Splitting Up Together

TV review by Joyce Slaton, Common Sense Media
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Common Sense says

age 12+

Divorced but still loving family works to figure it out.

ABC Comedy 2018

Parents say

age 16+

Based on 3 reviews

Kids say

age 13+

Based on 4 reviews

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Community Reviews

age 16+

Don’t think Hollywood has kids...or they just don’t care

If you think talking about and encouraging your teens masturbation practices, their friends getting Syphyllis from the hot girl at school, like it’s a good thing, STD’s, teen sex, etc with your young kids and especially your teenagers friends, then this is the show for you and your family.
age 14+

Very realistic view of parents doing the best they can in a rotten situation

I think it’s a great show. The kids are the most realistic bit. They all have their own personalities and instead of the same weird roles and typecasts they always seem to throw sitcom kids into, these kids have realistic reactions to adult situations, interact with one another realistically, and are a good focus for what divorced couples should really focus on; the well-being of the children. The adults get into funny ADULT situations. They make mistakes like ANY other parent. The fact they addressed 21st century dating for newly divorced couples is hilarious. The dad dating the younger woman (nailed it). Its not “seventh heaven” because its not meant to be. Its meant to lightheartedly show how people attempt to coparent when their marriage falls apart and i think its doing an excellent job. The adult issues and situations my be too much for younger kids, but if you have your kids in the living room duringf 90% of other primetime shows, this is nothing. I’d give it a 10/10, but i have a feeling this is going to fall into the “theyre together, now their not” plot loophole that destroys most sitcom plotlines.

This title has:

Great messages
Great role models
Too much sex

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