A Lot or a Little?
What you will—and won't—find in this TV show.
Popular culture is relevant, interesting, fun.
Positive Role Models
Hardwick, guests are friendly.
Violence & Scariness
Occasional references to violence.
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Sex, Romance & Nudity
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"Hell," "damn"; "a--hole" and curses bleeped; all is audible in podcast version.
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Products & Purchases
The Nerdist is promoted; lots of film clips, references to celebrity-led companies, projects.
Drinking, Drugs & Smoking
Drinking, smoking occasionally discussed.
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Parents Need to Know
Parents need to know that Talking With Chris Hardwick, which is a televised version of the popular podcast, The Nerdist, contains some strong language and bleeped cursing (all which is audible in the podcast version). Celebs discuss their projects, company labels, and their lives, Depending on the guest, there are occasional references to violence, sexual innuendo, and comments about drinking and smoking.
Is It Any Good?
This light-hearted series plays up the podcast's vibe by featuring celebrities who have worked on films and other projects that appeal to people's geeky side. The in-studio discussions are held in a Comic Con-style format, which allows for some fun interactions, too.
The conversational style of Talking With Chris Hardwick allows for some in-depth discussions about the significance of the guests' work, ranging from their time playing popular characters, to non-mainstream projects that they are committed to. It has a lot to offer pop culture enthusiasts, and Nerdist fans will definitely enjoy it.
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