Parents' Guide to

Rita Rocks

By Emily Ashby, Common Sense Media Reviewer

age 13+

Mom's midlife woes will tickle adults.

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Community Reviews

age 17+

Based on 1 parent review

age 17+

good light hearted show

love it

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Great messages
Great role models

Is It Any Good?

Our review:
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Rita Rocks' subject matter certainly isn't groundbreaking, but it's still a highly enjoyable comedy about the implications of being a responsible adult. Backed by a strong cast, Sullivan shines as the long-suffering Rita in the throes of a full-fledged identity crisis. Women who can empathize with Rita's emotions and frustration over being their family's underappreciated work horse will find a hero in her -- not to mention get plenty of chuckles over relatable woes like disciplining a difficult teenager, maintaining romance with a husband, and carving out precious personal time.

Rita Rocks has some drinking, salty language ("hell" and "ass," for example), and sexual innuendo (much of which has to do with a teen couple's physical attraction to each other), but none of it is likely to be new to teens. That said, much of the show's humor is likely to be lost on teens, since they can't relate to the midlife troubles that fuel the series' laughs.

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