Parents' Guide to

South Beach

By Pam Gelman, Common Sense Media Reviewer

age 16+

Eye candy without any substance or complexity.

TV UPN Drama 2006
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In the show's favor, the producers have captured the color and richness of the Latin community in south Florida. Many of the main characters are bilingual and use their knowledge of Spanish to get them out of sticky situations. Also, characters of color are both heroes/heroines, which provides a refreshing change from Hollywood's usual portrayal of Latino characters as villains.

Still, South Beach is about two things -- sex and money. It's not appropriate for kids. And with its predictable storylines and lack of character development, it's a waste of time for mature viewers, as well.

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