Parents' Guide to

My Big Redneck Vacation

By Melissa Camacho, Common Sense Media Reviewer

age 13+

North meets South with stereotypes, but friendship, too.

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The show offers a voyeuristic chance to see how people from a very different cultural background make sense of (and slightly adapt to) a community where wealth and class is central. It relies on stereotypes about the rural South and generalizations about the Hampton community for laughs, but also manages to show the willingness of the Clampets and the people they meet to learn from each other.

There are some funny moments, but unfortunately, none of them come from Tom Arnold, whose role as host seems completely unnecessary. But if you can get past this, you'll find that the series is entertaining. It also has some surprisingly positive moments.

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