New Girl

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

age 14+

Heartwarming roommate comedy with innuendo, drinking.

Fox Comedy 2011

Parents say

age 14+

Based on 23 reviews

Kids say

age 13+

Based on 79 reviews

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age 15+

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Great messages
Too much sex
age 14+

Sweet show, but lots of mature sexual content

I watched this with my 12 year old and I really think he was too young. But we were already pretty far along when I realized this. The benefit is that it gave me a chance to discuss some of the issues that come up in the show, including masturbation, casual sex, dating, and what is realistic for life as an adult (hint: not this show). For instance, one episode is called "Bansgiving" where everyone is trying to have sex with people on Thanksgiving. Schmidt, while he ultimately becomes a sweat heart, talks about having sex with women in degrading ways. There is a LOT of casual sex. That said, the characters are sweet, many of them grow and change for the better, and people on the show do care for each other. I'd suggest watching it with your child if you are going to watch so you can discuss what comes up on the show.

This title has:

Too much sex

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