Parents' Guide to

Out There

By Joyce Slaton, Common Sense Media Reviewer

age 15+

Iffy content in series about realistically mopey teen boys.

TV IFC Comedy 2013
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Community Reviews

age 11+

Based on 1 parent review

age 11+


I love this show so frigging much it gets me. Its awkaward and coming of age I compleatly and uterly adore this. I comical and histarical

This title has:

Great messages
Great role models
Too much sex
Too much swearing

Is It Any Good?

Our review:
Parents say (1):
Kids say (3):

In the grand tradition of shows and movies featuring teenaged boys (written, of course, by ex-teenaged boys), Chad and Chris are big losers, succeeding neither with girls or with their peers at school. But that only makes them more lovable to viewers, who will recall hatching big fantasies about revealing their love to a classmate and then escaping from school in a hot-air balloon.

Chris and Chad are more thoughtful than Beavis and Butt-Head, less coarse and more realistic than the buddies on South Park. Thus Out There will probably attract older and more thoughtful viewers, who served their time in high school and remember the "best years of their lives" sucking hard. Teens living out their own high school experience might find some humor in the show too, but with a casual approach to drugs, smoking, and language, some parents might want their teens to sit this one out.

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