A Lot or a Little?
What you will—and won't—find in this TV show.
Family, friendship, and redemption are all themes. Stereotypes abound.
Positive Role Models
Vernon isn't a bad person but consistently makes bad decisions.
Violence & Scariness
Robberies and post-drunk driving scenes are more comical than violent, but guns visible. References to getting stabbed, killed. Death is a theme. Some cast members are in and out of jail.
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Sex, Romance & Nudity
Strong innuendo. Women scantily dressed, on stripper poles.
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"Hell," "damn," "ass," "bitch"; rude gestures.
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Products & Purchases
Billy Ray Cyrus sings his music on occasion.
Drinking, Drugs & Smoking
Lots of beer drinking, drunken behavior, and cigarette smoking. A DUI, prescription abuse presented in humorous context.
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Parents Need to Know
Parents need to know that Still the King is a comedy series that follows the antics of Vernon Brownmule (Billy Ray Cyrus), a country singing one-hit wonder hoping to make a comeback. It has some strong sexual innuendo and lots of drinking, with humorous references to DUIs and substance abuse. There are lots of references to violent moments, and a robbery at gunpoint is shown, but these are all shown in a funny context. The language is strong ("ass," "bitch," etc.), too. (Note that later episodes of the series offer stronger language than earlier installments.) Redemption, single parenthood, and friendship are all addressed, but stereotyping is also common throughout.
Is It Any Good?
This series combines surprisingly solid wit with silly, sometimes stereotypical country humor to create its unique narrative. Colorful characters played by folks like Jon Sewell, Justin Dray, and Leslie David Baker add to the fray, and guest appearances by actors like Randy Travis and Erik Estrada round out the fun.
There are some uneven moments, and at times the gags get a little repetitive. The endless womanizing and alcohol-related humor gets a little tiresome, too. Nonetheless, if you can get past this, Still the King offers a solid story and enough side jokes to make it entertaining.
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