Mixed-ish

TV review by Joyce Slaton, Common Sense Media
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Common Sense says

age 10+

Funny, sly Black-ish prequel has a unique take on race.

ABC Comedy 2019

Parents say

age 11+

Based on 5 reviews

Kids say

age 9+

Based on 8 reviews

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age 10+

Teaches lessons,but quite racy....

This is a nice funny show,but it is very racy since this takes place in the early 80's. and please note that it is EXTERMLY confusing even i did not get it. beware and watch this with your kids. not for kids under their double digits.

This title has:

Great messages
age 13+

Woke-ish Show that Encourages Underage Dating

Mixed-ish is a woke-ish show with a smattering of superficial good messages combined with quite a few problematic ones too, like the episode that portrays the main characters treating their waitstaff terribly then complaining about racism rather than apologizing to their waitstaff who didn't do anything to deserved that awful treatment. There's actually quite a lot of pushing down in this show. It also encourages underage dating and depicts a 12-year-old girl kissing and going on dates with a boy.

This title has:

Too much sex

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