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By Lucy Maher, Common Sense Media Reviewer

age 16+

Sexed-up British sketch series isn't for kids.

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While adults may be able to appreciate Swinging for the ironic spectacle that it is, the constant barrage of sexual content might be too much for all but the most mature teens. Some of the vignettes might even be considered emotionally distressing; in one episode, a girlfriend asks her husband -- who's admiring a female bartender -- if he finds her attractive. "No, you're attractive," he says. "She's stunning." Ouch.

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