Parents' Guide to

Samantha Who?

By Sierra Filucci, Common Sense Media Reviewer

age 14+

So-so amnesia sitcom tackles grown-up issues.

TV ABC Comedy 2007
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age 12+

Based on 1 parent review

age 12+

Great for all kids 12 and up.

Samantha Who? is a very funny show. Christina Applegate has a really great comic timing, delivers zingers with sass, and she seems to have fun. Maybe not great for kids under 12, but they're sure to have a good time.

Is It Any Good?

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The show's somewhat silly premise is bolstered by Applegate's knack for comedy, which she honed during her days on Married... With Children. And while Samantha Who? doesn't shake the tired sitcom format, it still provides plenty of lightweight laughs.

Grown-up issues like alcoholism and affairs, along with several instances in which Sam is downright mean to others, make the show best for older teens and adults. That said, even these serious topics are treated lightly and don't get too edgy.

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