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By Melissa Camacho, Common Sense Media Reviewer

age 18+

Edgy, honest Southie single mom comedy is for adults.

TV Showtime Comedy 2017
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This semi-autobiographical comedy offers an honest, unglamorous portrayal of what life is like as a single mom in a working-class urban neighborhood. As indicated by the title (which stands for "single mom I'd like to f--k"), sex and intimacy is a key theme. But it also uses humor to highlight all the ups and downs that come with the job.

It's edgy, and Bridgette, like all moms, isn't perfect. But she is committed to her son and tries to do the best she can. Tutu, though sharp-tongued and critical, also has a lot of good to give. As a result, SMILF shows how unbalanced and complicated single motherhood is, but manages to do so with a lot of heart.

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