The Cleaning Lady

TV review by Randa Awada, Common Sense Media
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Cleaning up crime gets messy in solid but predictable drama.

Fox Drama 2022

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age 15+

"The Cleaning Lady" covers crime, family, and immigrants in America

The Cleaning Lady is fresh and so clean clean! Seriously, It has multi-level suspense (including the auto-appeal of a darling, but very ill child), and leads who are as far as possible from white-bread, usual suspects. [I don't understand how this project ended up on Fox! These characters and their plight seem diametrically opposed to the profile of the usual Fox viewer. It would be wise for Fox to sell this gem to the highest bidder - anywhere else!] A doctor-in-her-country, *janitorial worker in America* Cambodian beauty meets a lush, Latin, high-level crime guy who (as his wife tells him) is seduced by how much "The Cleaning Lady" (named Thony) needs him. Thony's course to get desperately needed health care in America for her young son intersects Arman's need to cover crime scene evidence. But there's instant energy between them as we learn Arman's mother was also a cleaning lady. Lines of good and evil and right and wrong blur as they help each other's causes advance. Issues include immigration and health care.

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