The Great North

TV review by Joyce Slaton, Common Sense Media
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Common Sense says

age 14+

Occasional rude humor on sweet animated family show.

Fox Comedy 2021

Parents say

age 16+

Based on 2 reviews

Kids say

age 12+

Based on 4 reviews

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age 14+

Warm, tolerant characters and much humour and goofyness.

I love this show. While I can't claim to know anything about Alaska, the family relationships remind me of my own family. I disagree with the assessment that this show exists only to be "woke". If anything, the show brings up darker aspects, such as absent or neglectful parents, and how that can affect one's life. None of the characters are perfect, and they all have their struggles. However, there is a great deal of love, and a lack of malice, that I find refreshing. Is it always believable? No. There are times when even I feel like it is a little unrealistic. But most of the time, I really don't mind. Sex jokes, crude language and adult themes exist. A little bit of drinking, as well. But not in a way that I would necessarily find harmful for a teen. It is a show for adults, however, so it might be a good idea to watch it with them - if they can agree to that! There may be things that need to be discussed or explained.

This title has:

Great messages
Great role models
Too much sex
age 18+

Not good

This show exists solely to be woke. It’s not even good or funny. It spends its whole time checking politically correct boxes instead of entertaining its audience.

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