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Parents' Guide to

Must Love Kids

By Anne Louise Bannon, Common Sense Media Reviewer

age 11+

Single-mom dating show is gentle but monotonous.

TV TLC Reality TV 2008
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While the show doesn't have the crass competitive edge of more over-the-top dating series like The Bachelor, Must Love Kids' charm is largely blown by its sheer monotony. The women are nice enough, and the men seem mostly the same, but hour-long episodes feel dragged out. The show would work much better in a half-hour format.

TV Details

  • Premiere date: July 15, 2008
  • Network: TLC
  • Genre: Reality TV
  • TV rating: TV-PG
  • Last updated: February 24, 2022

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