Parents' Guide to

No Good Nick

By Emily Ashby, Common Sense Media Reviewer

age 11+

Sympathetic teen scams a family in edgy sitcom.

TV Netflix Comedy 2019
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age 13+

Based on 46 parent reviews

age 10+

Save no good nick

I need it back i cant cope i need answers why doe she have photo of her family, did she know them is she related, is she responsibl for what hapend to nick's mum i must know. It was such an amazing show keeped me guesing every episode, m emotions were all over the place felt every emotion going it is so crule to leave people hanging. It is going to drive me mad.and i think it dose have a good message as yes she dose wrong how ever in the end she learns reveng dose not make you happy and is not right so it teaches you not to be a nick throught be real nick who knows right from wrong
age 2+

I liked the show until part 2 came along. It became based on revenge plus a daughter thinking her dad being in prison was the other people from opposing restaurant were in the wrong over her dad who was put in prison because of his life choice. She blames the other family and what kind of lesson does that teach young viewers? That it's okay to think like "Nick", because her dad's restaurant failed? I think her problems were much more than because of a simple review. Her dad chose to commit a crime, his bad decision led her to be in foster care, and her bad decision to become a criminal led her to where she is right now. I can't watch anymore of this garbage!! It makes her appear as though she's justified in doing wrong, when in simpler terms, she's reaping what her father sowed. Or karma taking them out because of their bad decision making.

Is It Any Good?

Our review:
Parents say (46 ):
Kids say (106 ):

Packaged as a sitcom but involving some darker themes, this series takes time to gain traction and build intrigue. The characters' chemistry doesn't impress right off the bat, and despite her efforts to ensure otherwise, the many holes in Nick's story practically beg discovery from the all-too-naïve Thompsons. As her foster parents multitask to help cover her lies and cons and as another shadowy figure pulls strings from the background, a lot is left unresolved. Eventually viewers' persistence is rewarded with a plot that becomes more enticing as it plays out.

No Good Nick benefits from a veteran crew of actors and actresses, both among the adults and the teens. This is bound to help boost audience counts initially and really helps sell an unusual plot that otherwise might struggle to get off the ground. With so many familiar faces, No Good Nick makes for a fun, outside-the-box watch for families with tweens and teens, and its surprisingly frequent heartwarming moments emphasize the emotional rewards to come of close relationships in traditional and nontraditional families.

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