Some Assembly Required

TV review by Emily Ashby, Common Sense Media
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Common Sense says

age 7+

Mundane comedy plays superficial characters for laughs.

Parents say

age 10+

Based on 21 reviews

Kids say

age 8+

Based on 45 reviews

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Community Reviews

age 10+

Don’t do it!

This show is so painfully bad. The acting is horrendous and the awful stereotypes abound...dumb jock, ditsy blonde. There is no redeeming value to think of.
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age 7+

Harmful Drivel

For some reason this is on the "Everyone's Watching" list on Netflix, and my son turned it on this morning. We made it 11 minutes into the first episode before we turned it off and I opened an account here to write a review. This show is full of offensive stereotypes that I would never expect to see in a show written this side of 1990. There's the hot dumb blonde girl, the gibberish speaking, bumbling "foreign" cleaning lady (hired because she was "the cutest one"), the effeminate boy into fashion, the nerd, and the big, dumb surfer type. The blonde girl is reading a fashion magazine called "Bimbo", and shrieks "eww!" and throws it when she finds out it's actually a business magazine. All the boys encourage her to wear shorter skirts. And that was literally only in the first 10 minutes. I guess the only positive is that this show spurred a conversation about stereotyping with my 6 year old this morning. Netflix should be ashamed of pushing this backwards, ignorant drivel on our kids.
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