Parents' Guide to

Sweet/Vicious

By Melissa Camacho, Common Sense Media Reviewer

age 16+

Edgy series tackles sexual assault with comedy, violence.

TV MTV Comedy 2016
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age 18+

Based on 1 parent review

age 18+

Sweet/Vicious Is a great Show

This is show is a self motivating show to stand up for your self if your put down not only by taking the law into your hands but also by speaking up for you and others. What I find to be great about this show is that you never know what's gunna happen, it's always changing and moving in better direction. Also, during commercial breaks they talk about sexual assault awareness, which gets more people a chance to be heard. It's full of suspense and controversies which makes the show boundary breaking unsuccessful in millennium era.

Is It Any Good?

Our review:
Parents say: (1 ):
Kids say: Not yet rated

It's hard to imagine using comedy to address campus rape, but this teen-oriented, edgy, and offbeat series manages to do it successfully. The flawed, woefully mismatched duo is amusing, as are some of the campier qualities of the overall show. But it isn't completely silly, and throughout it all Jules and Ophelia represent themselves as empowered women who choose to seek justice for those who can't get it from law enforcement or who are too afraid to speak out.

The series tells an entertaining story, and there is no doubt that this duo will have its fair share of fans. But this doesn't overshadow the fact that it centers on sexual assault, and it underscores the fact that women are frequently raped at colleges and universities across the country. Some folks will find the premise disturbing, but Sweet/Vicious can be used as an unconventional vehicle from which to begin conversations about sexual assault.

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