The Andy Milonakis Show

Common Sense Media says

No redeeming value to this show whatsoever.

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What parents need to know

Positive messages

Part of the show is making strangers feel uncomfortable and laughing at that discomfort.

Violence
Not applicable
Sex
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Language

A few words are bleeped.

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Drinking, drugs, & smoking
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Parents Need to Know

Parents need to know that while this show may not have explicit references to sex, violence, or drug use, it's almost worse than shows that do because it's so stupid. Andy Milonakis makes people feel uncomfortable. That's all that happens. Parents should also know that some kids may be inspired to copy some of the dumb pranks on display here.

Parents say

Kids say

What's the story?

There seems to be a revolution on MTV. Where music videos were long ago replaced by shows like The Real World and Road Rules, recently it seems like stupid shows with stupid boys pulling stupid pranks seem to be usurping the entire network. One of the revolutionaries is THE ANDY MILONAKIS SHOW's star, a 30-year-old who looks like he's about 14. His shtick is that he acts like he's 14. That's it.

Is it any good?

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Sometimes Andy pulls pranks such as ordering Chinese food and then being tied up when the delivery guy shows up. The whole point of the prank is to make the delivery guy feel uncomfortable. Do people really find pranks like that funny?

The rest of the show is made up of short skits where Milonakis does something ridiculous, like opening a box with a giant Pez dispenser that dispenses chicken nuggets. Is this funny? No. Bottom line: Save a few brain cells and watch something else if you have time to kill.

Families can talk about...

  • Families can talk about why people find this show appealing. Is it ever funny to see people get hurt or humiliated?

TV details

Cast:Andy Milonakis, Ralphie Rivera
Network:MTV
Genre:Variety Show
TV rating:TV-PG
Available on:DVD, Streaming

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Kid, 10 years old November 3, 2012
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HEY REALITY SHOWS! LEAVE MTV ALONE! ALL AND ALL THIS SHOW, IS JUST A POOP ON THE LOG
Adult Written byTheKingzGeneral2007 April 9, 2008
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The Andy Milonakis Show is a show that......

The Andy Milonakis Show is a show that will never be considered as one of the most influencial shows to date, because it has nothing to offer, not even the entertainment value. There is no(I highly stress the word "no"), no structure, like Real World, Road Rules, Room Raiders, and Jackass. When I say structure I mean that there is no end result like a winning contestant(i.e.: Wild N' Out, Real World/ Road Rules, and Boiling Points) or any cool celebrities as cast and guest(Wild N' Out, Pimp My Ride and/ or Jackass). I know that Andy Milonakis had celebs as guest, I'm pretty sure all of them found him either annoying and/ or dumb.
Kid, 11 years old December 5, 2008
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its ok

its not that funny its pointless dont bother seeing it.

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