A Lot or a Little?
What you will—and won't—find in this TV show.
There is beauty and excellence, no matter where you come from. Extra emphasis on the neighborhood of Peckham, where characters are trying to bring business to the community, build connections, and support each other.
Positive Role Models
Each character is independent and focused on their goals; while also creating community amongst each other. They show up for each other at events, lend advice/ a listening ear, and celebrate each other's wins.
This show focuses mainly on the Black community in Peckham. There are candid talks about body representation/body types, mental health, and sexuality.
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Sex, Romance & Nudity
Sexual humor, partial nudity, romantic relationships are definitely focused on.
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Language includes "ass," "bitch," "f--k," "s--t," and "hell. The show's soundtrack includes explicit lyrics.
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Products & Purchases
Local business names and restaurants are sometimes highlighted but in the context of being from the Peckham community.
Drinking, Drugs & Smoking
Frequent social drinking, characters act out in intoxication.
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Parents Need to Know
Parents need to know that Peckham's Finest is a reality show that follows a group of young adults in Peckham, London. There is sexual humor, a focus on romantic relationships, and partial nudity. Strong language, including "ass," "bitch," "f–k," "s–t," and "hell." Local businesses and restaurants are highlighted but in the context of focusing on the community. Frequent social drinking and acting out in intoxication. This show focuses mainly on the Black community in Peckham. There are candid talks about body representation and body types, mental health, and sexuality.
Is It Any Good?
Despite it being the reality genre, there is a fine sense of authenticity that comes through in this show. The sense of community in what rounds out the people in Peckham's Finest; from the "candid" moments, to even the camera crew chatting to the cast in some scenes. Like most reality shows, there are some pacing issues and mundane moments from time to time. But overall, this show is easy to watch. It's a bonus if one is familiar with the neighborhood already, and if not, it's still entertaining since each cast member has their own unique story that ties into the overall community.
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Research shows a connection between kids' healthy self-esteem and positive portrayals in media. That's why we've added a new "Diverse Representations" section to our reviews that will be rolling out on an ongoing basis. You can help us help kids by suggesting a diversity update.