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Scott Baio Is ...

By Kari Croop, Common Sense Media Reviewer

age 15+

Faded TV star shines by exposing his flaws.

TV VH1 Reality TV 2007
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Baio's televised emotional journey is both entertaining and engaging, but not necessarily for the reasons you might expect. Baio is immediately likeable, and you want him to succeed. But it's not because you adored him as Chachi or Charles -- it's because he's humbly putting it all on the line as Scott Baio, the person.

The refreshing thing is that, unlike a lot of other reality fare, SCOTT BAIO IS... doesn't have to rely on exploitation or extremes, and that's what makes it such a pleasure to watch. It's been a long time since Baio has starred in his own series, but playing himself is his best role yet.

TV Details

  • Premiere date: July 15, 2007
  • Cast: Scott Baio
  • Network: VH1
  • Genre: Reality TV
  • TV rating: NR
  • Last updated: October 11, 2020

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