Parents' Guide to

Phat Tuesdays

By Marty Brown, Common Sense Media Reviewer

age 13+

Joyful comedy night doc features sex and violence jokes.

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age 18+

Based on 1 parent review

age 18+

Really bad

My gosh it has so much sex and all these things and so graphic. Definitely not for under at least 17.

Is It Any Good?

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Kids say: Not yet rated

Talking heads documentaries are about as omnipresent now as stand-up comedy shows were in the mid-'90s; this documentary's joy and enthusiasm sets it apart. Footage from the original Phat Tuesdays comedy night is still fun and entertaining, even (sometimes especially) when the comedy itself doesn't work. And the interviewees' sincere love for the subject allows them to speak on it in a way that is loose and, yes, funny. The documentary makes Phat Tuesdays not only feel like a pivotal moment in entertainment history, but still alive and inspiring in 2022.

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