Parents' Guide to

The Arrangement

By Melissa Camacho, Common Sense Media Reviewer

age 15+

Underdeveloped stories of an arranged Hollywood marriage.

TV E! Drama 2017
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What you will—and won't—find in this TV show.

Community Reviews

age 17+

Based on 1 parent review

age 17+

WARNING: Is really 3+ Stars of Violence

WARNING: HEINOUS BLOODY SHOOTING MURDER IN EP 6. We stopped watching at that point. Has lesbians. Recommend avoiding.

Is It Any Good?

Our review:
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This stylized series presents the most dramatic side of Hollywood, characterized by whirlwind romances, guilty pleasures, and unapologetic narcissistic tendencies. Meanwhile, despite claims made by the show's producers that the show ism't based on the Church of Scientology, the dark cult-like culture of the fictional Institute seems to personify some descriptions of the real-life organization and its members.

Some folks may find the show entertaining, but the narratives often feel underdeveloped. There is some edge to it, but The Arrangement doesn't take these moments far enough either, despite the fact that it features some very mature themes. As a result, it falls somewhere between a teen drama series and an adult-oriented guilty pleasure.

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