Parents' Guide to

The Flavor of Love

By Lucy Maher, Common Sense Media Reviewer

age 15+

Cringe-inducing reality show leaves a bad taste.

TV VH1 Reality TV 2006
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Not only does The Flavor of Love paint a demeaning picture of male/female relationships and women in general, it also presents the mostly African-American contestants in an embarrassing light (none of them objects to being asked to cook a stereotypically "black" dish in the episode mentioned above, etc.). What's more, the women's sexually charged comments lend a seedy feel to an already smarmy show. There's really nothing redeeming about this show, which demeans everyone involved and seems to take pride in broadcasting crass, tasteless behavior.

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