Sons of Tucson

TV review by Kari Croop, Common Sense Media
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Common Sense says

age 13+

Kids lie to get by in this cheeky, so-so sitcom.

Fox Comedy 2010

Parents say

age 18+

Based on 1 review

Kids say

age 10+

Based on 1 review

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age 18+

Horrendous Show

The premise is based on theft, deception, lying, and fraud. Three underage brothers (13, 11, and 6) steal a huge amount of money from their criminal father's bank account, buy a house in another town far away from their own home and hire a drunken, drugged out loser to pretend to be their father. Inappropriate situations abound and this show is absolutely not suitable for kids of any age. In one episode the 11-year old does a suggestive dance in front of a hidden webcam wearing nothing but a pair of tight fitting briefs much to the delight of his brothers who have secretly put his performance online. Tight shots of the boy's jiggling rear end make up most of the scene. In another episode, the 6-year old is taken to a sex convention by his phony father and his friend. The kid comes away with a gift bag containing edible underwear, sex lube and a vibrator. In addition to the shocking sexual content, the show routinely ridicules kids who are considered weird or different. That includes a young boy with a stutter who is viciously mocked and a handicapped boy who is made to feel broken, inferior and unloved. This show was actually cancelled by Fox after 4 episodes which must be a record. I think even Fox (not known for wholesome shows) was embarrassed and shocked at the content. A total of 13 episodes were made and eventually shown by the network. I am not by any means a prude or a social conservative but the blatant immorality, sexualization of children and the mean spirit of Sons of Tucson was too much for me to handle.

This title has:

Too much violence
Too much sex
Too much swearing
Too much drinking/drugs/smoking

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