A Lot or a Little?
What you will—and won't—find in this TV show.
Jay's message is that he wants people to feel loved and embraced for who they are. But there is some bias toward or against certain religions.
Sex, Romance & Nudity
There's some mention of Jim Bakker's infidelity ("he had sex with a woman he shouldn't have had sex with").
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Drinking, Drugs & Smoking
Jay's followers congregate in a bar.
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Parents Need to Know
Parents need to know that this reality series addresses the potentially sensitive topic of religion, with some bias toward or against certain religions. Jay Bakker (the son of '70s and '80s TV evangelists Jim and Tammy Faye Bakker) mentions having a difficult time with religion as he was growing up, and he's now creating his own religion, which bucks some of the conventions of Christianity. This may upset viewers who have an unquestioning faith. It may prompt others to think about what they do or don't believe in.
Is It Any Good?
While today's teens may not know much about the Bakker saga, they'll probably be able to relate to Jay's story in many ways -- feeling confined as a child (in his case, by the rigid structure of religion), wanting to express himself in his own unique way and make his own mark in the world, and wanting to mend relationships with a parent but not knowing how. Jay's honest, straightforward manner draws viewers in as he embarks on his emotional and spiritual journey.
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