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$#*! My Dad Says

By Kari Croop, Common Sense Media Reviewer

age 15+

Sitcom based on salty blog is tamer than you'd think.

TV CBS Comedy 2010
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Fans of Justin Halpern's profanity-driven Twitter feed will be sorely disappointed with this ill-conceived adaptation that essentially kills the essence of the content that inspired it. But thinking you could take a man who doles out gems like "Does anyone your age know how to comb their f--king hair? It looks like two squirrels crawled on their head and started f--king" and sanitize his rants for prime time was a bad idea in the first place.

Producers are clearly pinning the show's hopes on Shatner and the kooky cult of personality that surrounds him. But, in truth, this role doesn't really suit him, and his distracting habit of looking just off-camera when delivering some lines (almost as if he were reading a cue card) isn't helping. We will say that he looks awfully good for 79 (yes, 79) much so that he almost isn't believable as a 72-year-old.

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