A Lot or a Little?
What you will—and won't—find in this TV show.
Nothing redeeming here -- the housemates backstab each other to get what they want and frequently disrespect each other.
Sex, Romance & Nudity
The housemates hook up with each other and prowl bars in search of members of the opposite sex. No shortage of skimpy bathing suits.
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Words/phrases like "bitches," "what the hell," and "bulls--t."
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Drinking, Drugs & Smoking
Lots of drinking, including wine with meals and shots at bars.
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Parents Need to Know
Parents need to know that this reality show revolves around a group of singles who share a beach house. They spend their weekends drinking heavily, cavorting in skimpy bathing suits, and prowling local bars looking to meet members of the opposite sex. Basically, it's a lot like every other pretty-people-in-a-house reality show.
Is It Any Good?
It's no surprise that One Ocean View is the brainchild of The Real World producers Jonathan Murray and Joey Carson. After all, they've basically taken the format that made MTV's pioneering show so successful -- throw a bunch of strong personalities together in a house, shake, stir, and see what happens -- and re-jiggered it for primetime. There's even an appearance by The Real World: New York heartbreaker Eric. If you're a fan of Real World-type drama and shenanigans, you'll probably enjoy One Ocean View, too, but there's really nothing new here. And parents should know that kids who tune in will get an eyeful of fluffy, for-older-teens-only fare.
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