A Lot or a Little?
What you will—and won't—find in this TV show.
The show paints a fairly unrealistic picture of responsible employment, with characters shirking actual work and finding plenty of time to goof off. Hollywood is portrayed as a shallow, selfish place overall.
Positive Role Models
Although many of those around her are at least mildly unscrupulous (using trickery and deception to win favor or seem more industrious than they really are, etc.), Gillian sticks to her values even when it means risking her career. In one scene, for instance, she refuses to shoplift to impress her Hollywood crush. On the downside, Zak and the other execs are self-absorbed and eccentric and make unreasonable demands of their subordinates, and celebrities are portrayed as juvenile and spoiled -- but much of this behavior is intended to be obviously petty and is portrayed with humor.
Sex, Romance & Nudity
Some kissing and flirting and occasional references to topics like porn and sexual orientation. In at least one scene, a man enters wearing only a small costume covering his genitalia and butt. The characters work for a production company named "Kinky Bunny."
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Multiple uses of words like "ass," "bitch," "hell," "sucks," and "damn."
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Drinking, Drugs & Smoking
There's mention of drinking (including underage drinking), but nothing is shown.
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Parents Need to Know
Parents need to know that the biggest concern in this mostly benign series targeted at teens is sporadic strong language like "hell," "damn," "ass," and "bitch." The young adults at the heart of the show sometimes deceive each other to impress their boss and further their careers, but teens will be able to see this behavior in the humorous light in which it's cast. And main character Gillian shows impressive character when she faces tough choices, so teens will find an admirable role model in her. Brief kissing scenes and casual references to sex and drinking are mild compared to other choices for this age group.
Is It Any Good?
This lighthearted comedy takes a few jabs at the Hollywood caste system and imparts some sympathy for the unrecognized grunts who grease the wheels for eccentric execs and stars. The show's humorous nature makes the characters' occasional bad behavior forgivable -- teen viewers certainly won't be misled into thinking it's an accurate representation of a work environment.
In the end, only Gillian emerges as a character worth admiring, but she demonstrates good sense and a strong character when she faces difficult decisions. Parents' biggest concern with this series is likely to be the sporadic strong language, but chances are none of it will be new to teens.
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