Parents' Guide to

On Becoming a God in Central Florida

By Melissa Camacho, Common Sense Media Reviewer

age 16+

Superb dark comedy about pyramid scheme has cursing.

TV Showtime Comedy 2019
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What you will—and won't—find in this TV show.

Community Reviews

age 17+

Based on 2 parent reviews

age 17+

Common Sense Expert review was totally off

Was watching this with my dad and younger sister. I checked Common Sense before to make sure there were no graphic sex depictions. Their rating on the sex was totally off. It says “occasional innuendos.” If you get more than 4 episodes in, there is quite a bit more than that. Otherwise, there’s a lot of violence and blood, but if you’re used to that it’s not a problem.

This title has:

Too much violence
Too much sex
age 16+

This title has:

Too much swearing
Too much consumerism
Too much drinking/drugs/smoking

Is It Any Good?

Our review:
Parents say (2):
Kids say (1):

Kirsten Dunst and Alexander Skarsgard give superb performances in this outstanding dark comedy, which shows the lengths to which some will go to reach their version of the American dream. It's also a funny look into the world of pyramid schemes and multi-level marketing ventures, while simultaneously reminding us of how people fall prey to these types of programs. Travis' desire for greater material wealth is what makes him easily susceptible, which makes Krystal's initial distrust appear more pragmatic, even as she ultimately chooses to fight her way towards financial success in the same get-rich program that set them up for failure. But even if you're not sure how to feel about her choices, On Becoming a God in Central Florida is certainly entertaining.

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