One Day at a Time

TV review by Joyce Slaton, Common Sense Media
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Common Sense says

age 12+

Worthy update of classic sitcom has heart.

Parents say

age 12+

Based on 34 reviews

Kids say

age 12+

Based on 104 reviews

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age 12+

Hearfelt and funny! I highly recommend even for kids 12 and up!

7th and 8th graders should have already had "the talk" at home and in school and should be able to handle and understand the topics. A lot of my students have already dealt with parents with addiction and this show openly discusses the subject and the struggles involved which makes them understand the issue even more. So there's a few swears; so what? That's how some people talk and worse. I personally don't and neither do my kids but they heard plenty of swears growing up. For young teens, this show will make them laugh, cry and perhaps become better; more understanding of others, more empathetic. They will learn about Cuba's culture and how festive, religious, and controlling a Hispanic abuela is! And everybody should know that Rita Moreno who portrays the abuela is an iconic legend from Puerto Rico. I highly suggest reading her bio online - a fascinating life! One of her biggest accomplishments is that she became the first (and only?) Hispanic to have won an Emmy, a Golden Globe, an Oscar and a Tony. Rita Moreno IS the show and she is hilarious. I highly recommend it!

This title has:

Educational value
Great messages
Great role models
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age 17+

Jokes about coke dealers

Season 1 episode 4, They joke about coke dealers, jokes about having sex. Inappropriate trash.

This title has:

Too much sex
Too much drinking/drugs/smoking

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