Parents' Guide to

Secret Girlfriend

By Kari Croop, Common Sense Media Reviewer

age 15+

Raunchy comedy series relies on sex and dumb stunts.

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A Lot or a Little?

What you will—and won't—find in this TV show.

Community Reviews

age 11+

Based on 3 parent reviews

age 13+

Secret Girlfriend

Its an ok show is your day is boring or is you had a crappy day at work/school. Other than that, its pretty pointless.
age 2+

nothing wrong with anything

an absolutely perfect kids show.

This title has:

Great messages
Great role models

Is It Any Good?

Our review:
Parents say: (3):
Kids say: Not yet rated

Apparently, Comedy Central picked up Secret Girlfriend because it did well on the web, where (according to its production company) it "probably got a million" views. Still, it's hard to believe that the show will find the same success on television. It does stand out for using an unusual convention: having all of the actors talk into the camera as if it were the main character, which supposedly allows the viewer to "become" part of the story. But it's a gimmick that gets old fast -- and in the end, the show just isn't that funny.

That said, parents should be warned that the show's immature antics will probably appeal to teenage boys, who are more likely than most to find these guys (who hold auditions in their apartment for unpaid "acting" gigs that require nudity and gorge on mac 'n' cheese from the local strip joint's all-you-can-eat buffet) amusing. But having your teens become part of this particular story? Well, it's the last thing most moms and dads would want.

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