Parents' Guide to

Sit Down, Shut Up

By Kari Croop, Common Sense Media Reviewer

age 15+

Colorful 'toon aims crude humor at consenting adults.

TV Fox Comedy 2009
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A Lot or a Little?

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

Community Reviews

age 15+

Based on 3 parent reviews

age 15+

It was cancelled already

This show has been cancelled, so it doesn't matter how bad it was
age 16+

Hit and Miss

Its an alright show, but i think adults will find it a lot funnier than kids will since more of the jokes are directed at adults. On the other hand the show is a hit and miss because some of the jokes are pretty funny but it just seems like all the plots to the episodes have been done either in a movie or some other t.v. show. I might watch it once in a while, but it really isnt anything that great... I'd rather watch King Of The Hill

Is It Any Good?

Our review:
Parents say (3 ):
Kids say (10 ):

Fans of the now-canceled comedy classic Arrested Development will really want to like this cheeky Fox cartoon dreamed up by Arrested Development writer Mitchell Hurwitz and producers Eric and Kim Tannenbaum of Two and a Half Men. But for some reason, the jokes in Sit Down, Shut Up just don't play out with the same freewheeling hilarity that Hurwitz probably intended.

Yes, we get that even the characters' names are jokes in themselves -- Larry Littlejunk is pretty obvious, Andrew Legustambos (a play on the Spanish words for "he likes both"), less so. But maybe Sit Down, Shut Up falls flat because it relies too much on sophomoric body-part puns instead of the smart comedy viewers were expecting. With all the potential of that wasted voice talent, it's a definite disappointment.

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