RuPaul's Drag Race

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

age 15+

Drag queen contest is campy, fun, has positive messages.

Parents say

age 13+

Based on 20 reviews

Kids say

age 12+

Based on 38 reviews

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age 16+

Not for kids, only adults

What might have started off borderline ok for teens. Has now become a show that talks about sexual acts, and drugs. I agree about the show being positive on fashion and self confidence. But to have adults talk about sex, sexual act and viewing other people as sex objects is not ok for teens. They even have games with men in thongs and them pulling cards from their croch. While doing this the contestants are taking about how the why to have sex with them. This is not appropriate for kids, it's for adults only.

This title has:

Too much sex
Too much drinking/drugs/smoking
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age 14+


Sorry if I’m clutching my pearls but watching with my 11 year old was pretty cringey. The common fare of bleeped words was expected. But words said into the great wide open included lots of b****, titt***, a**, and ass****, horny, slutty, whore. Soooo much sexual innuendo. Watching just one episode included talk of STDs, blue balls, a big wiener between 2 buns, a cape that looked like a huge anus and much more. As an adult, I liked the show and the naughty humor. BUT, whew, too much for a child. I would just suggest watching one episode to see if the content is suitable for your family. I should have done that myself, instead of reading reviews and going off of other parent’s experiences. So shame on me!! But I think high school age is probably more appropriate. .

This title has:

Too much sex
Too much swearing
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