The Good Guys

TV review by Will Wade, Common Sense Media
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Common Sense says

age 15+

Witty buddy cop comedy mixes guns, drinking with laughs.

Fox Comedy 2010

Parents say

age 13+

Based on 2 reviews

Kids say

age 10+

Based on 1 review

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Community Reviews

age 13+

Great fun, very good show, dads and sons can watch together.

One of the funniest takes on cop shows I've ever seen - great writing and super acting. The idea of taking a burned out supercop and allowing him to mentor a younger, straight arrow rookie detective is not new. What is fresh is the old cop's life-is-for living attitude. Parents may want to preview episodes before allowing kids to watch (and then parents will enjoy re-watching with the kids!), but there is little here to damage young minds. Good fun!

This title has:

Too much sex
Too much swearing
Great messages
Great role models
age 13+

Teens ok; a possible cult classic in the making

This show is like many of the cult classics that didn't get high enough ratings: clever writing and the actors are clearly having fun. While there is a fair amount drinking, etc., shown, it is derided or clearly shown as an adult behavior. Know your kids, but it should be fine for teenagers. Go bust a punk!

This title has:

Too much consumerism
Great role models

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