My Big Fat American Gypsy Wedding

TV review by Melissa Camacho, Common Sense Media
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Common Sense says

age 13+

Voyeuristic look into the world of the American Gypsy.

Parents say

age 14+

Based on 5 reviews

Kids say

age 12+

Based on 4 reviews

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age 15+

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age 10+

Relatable

I was raised as a gypsy, and this show is very relatable for me! Though I no longer act like this, it is very useful to show my children how I grew up! I was born in the wagon of a travellin' show My mama used to dance for the money they'd throw Papa would do whatever he could Preach a little gospel, sell a couple bottles of doctor good Gypsy's, tramps, and thieves We'd hear it from the people of the town They'd call us gypsy's, tramps, and thieves But every night all the men would come around And lay their money down Picked up a boy just south of mobile Gave him a ride, filled him with a hot meal I was sixteen, he was twenty-one Rode with us to Memphis And papa woulda shot him if he knew what he'd done Gypsy's, tramps, and thieves We'd hear it from the people of the town They'd call us gypsy's, tramps, and thieves But every night all the men would come around And lay their money down I never had schoolin' but he taught me well With his smooth southern style Three months later I'm a gal in trouble And I haven't seen him for a while, uh-huh I haven't seen him for a while, uh-huh She was born in the wagon of a travellin' show Her mama had to dance for the money they'd throw Grandpa'd do whatever he could Preach a little gospel, sell a couple bottles of doctor good Gypsy's, tramps, and thieves We'd hear it from the people of the town They'd call us gypsy's, tramps, and thieves But every night all the men would come around And lay their money down Gypsy's, tramps, and thieves We'd hear it from the people of the town They'd call us gypsy's, tramps, and thieves But every night all the men would come around And lay their money down

TV Details

  • Premiere date: April 29, 2012
  • Cast: Sondra Celli
  • Network: TLC
  • Genre: Reality TV
  • TV rating: TV-PG
  • Last updated: March 31, 2022

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