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By Pam Gelman, Common Sense Media Reviewer

age 13+

Blasé family comedy OK (but boring) for teens.

TV ABC Comedy 2004
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age 7+

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age 7+

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Ultimately, Rodney is innocuous for older teens but probably boring, too. Keep an ear open for the show's mild profanity and sexual innuendos (references to sexy underwear and how women carry their breasts).

That said, the other characters -- including Rodney's best friend Barry (Nick Searcy) and flirty sister-in-law Charlie (Amy Pietz) -- don't add much to the show's depth. They just tag along on Rodney's adventures, usually delivering predictable punch lines. The show also suffers from a blatant lack of cast diversity; all of the main and supporting characters are white.

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