Parents' Guide to

The Conners

By Melissa Camacho, Common Sense Media Reviewer

age 14+

Comedy spin-off is familiar, fun, and socially relevant.

TV ABC Comedy 2018
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Community Reviews

age 13+

Based on 19 parent reviews

age 11+

The new Connors sucks

2 people found this helpful.
age 16+

Black dwarf of what it used to be

With Roseanne, it poked fun at the life of a blue collar, working class family, like mine. The humor was random, like real life. It was self-depricating without being insulting. It was a shining star in our regular evening viewing schedule. Now, it's a burned out remnant, as every political bulletpoint needs to be addressed, nothing fun or light-hearted. It's nothing more than an extension of the leftist push to re-educate conform the viewer. Pure political trash.
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Is It Any Good?

Our review:
Parents say (19 ):
Kids say (3 ):

This lighthearted series picks up the family narrative left behind after the controversial cancelation of the original show's reboot- - this time without Roseanne Barr. The absence of her semi-autobiographical character may prove jarring for long-time Roseanne fans. However, the show still pays homage to her character's head strong personality, and maintains the snarky, blue-collar vibe that she made famous.

To its credit, The Conners still feels both nostalgic and familiar as other long-time cast members take the spotlight. Like its parent series, it also addresses a wide-range of relevant social issues. But there is a also an intentional mildness to it, perhaps to underscore the fact that despite a major loss, people can still come together and move forward.

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