Parents' Guide to

Summer Job

By Stephanie Snyder, Common Sense Media Reviewer

age 14+

Entitled, partying players earn their keep in reality show.

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This show is the definition of cringe-worthy. The premise of Summer Job is admirable, but the portrayal of young people as anything but responsible is totally irresponsible. The character roles that the contestants take on are stereotypical at best, and while viewers may tune in to see how the experience changes the participants, the contestants play up their debaucherous tendencies. Parents may want to use this show to instill the importance of hard work in teenagers, but with mixed messaging and reality show ratings at play, it's an idea best skipped.

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