A Lot or a Little?
What you will—and won't—find in this TV show.
Definite and unabashed sexual objectification of female dancers. Host Shatner refers to the dancers as "girls." Greed is part of the game-show formula.
Sex, Romance & Nudity
A main element of the show is group of female dancers dressed in slinky outfits who dance in a semi-provocative fashion.
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"Oh my god!" is as bad as it gets.
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Products & Purchases
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Parents Need to Know
Parents need to know that this game show proudly and prominently features 13 female dancers wearing very little clothing. They shake their bodies provocatively and in unison, and host William Shatner frequently refers to them as "girls." And then, of course, there's the greed factor inherent in all game shows.
Is It Any Good?
With so much focus on the scantily clad dancers, Show Me the Money does nothing for the feminist movement -- but at least it's unabashed in its retro stylings. And the addition of Shatner to the mix just ups the camp quotient. In a funny (sort of) meeting of then-and-now, Shatner's first guest is an obviously gay man; when it comes time to introduce the "group of gorgeous girls," Shatner pauses to say, "I don't know if you're interested. …" Though it feels like Shatner could make an inappropriate comment about his gay guest or one of the "girls" at any moment, it (thankfully) never happens.
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