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Parents' Guide to

The Bedford Diaries

By Lucy Maher, Common Sense Media Reviewer

age 16+

College students gone wild. For mature viewers.

TV WB Drama 2006
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Viewers looking for intelligent programming will be sorely disappointed. That's because The Bedford Diaries is like Felicity on a steroid/Viagra cocktail. The ivy-decked buildings and snow-covered walkways are the only things that resemble a typical college campus. Instead of studying, students are thinking about sex, having sex, or discussing sex. Instead of focusing on choosing a major, the students are choosing their next bed partner.

Indeed, the show is so racy that The WB voluntarily deleted two controversial scenes from the pilot in the hopes of avoiding an FCC fine (the uncut version is available on The WB's Web site). Likewise, parents who allow their teens to watch should do so with caution.

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