The Astronaut Wives Club

TV review by Kari Croop, Common Sense Media
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Common Sense says

age 13+

Space, big secrets, ambition -- and a clichéd sisterhood.

ABC Drama 2015

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My Daughter and I Love This Show!

My twelve yr old daughter and I love this show! The Astronaut Wives Club is the true story of the lives of the Mercury 7 Astronauts and their families. Even though the title makes it sound like the wives just stand there, smiling for the camera and supporting their husbands, it is completely different. The wives are bright and independent. An example is my daughter's favorite character, Trudy Cooper, who is a trained pilot and wants to eventually become part of the Mercury 13 (a later group of female pilots). There are hardly any content issues. The sexual content doesn't go much beyond kissing between married couples. There is occasional drinking or smoking. Overall, this is a great show that illustrates what it's like to have a real friend and changes your perception on the typical '60s housewife.

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