Raising Hope

TV review by Melissa Camacho, Common Sense Media
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Common Sense says

age 14+

Quirky family sitcom about young dad has lots of heart.

Fox Comedy 2010

Parents say

age 13+

Based on 7 reviews

Kids say

age 12+

Based on 21 reviews

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age 16+

Concern for certain influences.

My 11 yr old had a friend over for the weekend who introduced this to my daughter. After a couple of episodes, I told them I wasn't ok with it and to watch something else. This is not for younger kids, and younger kids don't have the maturity to know what's best for them or not. It's why they don't have jobs and support families, but rather they have parents who are there to make decisions for their best interests. This show has heavy influences in wrong directions, such as making lying into something funny, encouraging the belief that chasing someone else's significant other is ok, borderline pornography and sexual influence, etc, etc. Thereis already enough idiocracy in the world, and shows that influence stupidity. Our younger, and most easily influenced, children should be raised to be a bit more respectable and better decision makers. They shouldn't be watching things that are misguiding about life choices.

This title has:

Too much sex
Too much swearing
Too much drinking/drugs/smoking
age 11+

Binge worthy

Great show, a little iffy for younger kids but ok for older kids

This title has:

Great messages
Great role models
Too much sex
Too much swearing
Too much drinking/drugs/smoking

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