Parents' Guide to

The Grinder

By Melissa Camacho, Common Sense Media Reviewer

age 12+

Brothers try to bond in goofy but fun courtroom comedy.

TV Fox Comedy 2015
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age 13+

Based on 1 parent review

age 13+

Brothers who are complete oposite make this show pure hilarious

Ok so I have stuck with this show from the beginging and its only getting funnier I love it however there are a few issues with content "some language the grinder himself is a total playboy who is always trying to get women " other than the issues mentioned its a perfect show exspesually for brothers or sisters for that matter of almost any age and the parents will get a good dose of laughter too exspesually If they grew up With the always hilarious Fred savage

This title has:

Great messages
Great role models
Too much violence
Too much sex
Too much swearing

Is It Any Good?

Our review:
Parents say: (1):
Kids say: Not yet rated

Despite the unrealistic premise, the show's formula combines some good writing and well-timed comedic performances to create some laugh-out-loud moments. Lowe takes his character just far enough to be obnoxiously funny without being silly, gliding on his usual charm, while Savage offers the balance and understated humor that makes their on-screen relationship work.

There's some courtroom language, but the overall series isn't meant to be cerebral or take itself too seriously. Instead, it offers a fun way to understand the relationship between two brothers who have lived very different lives but somehow have found each other again. Ultimately, if you're looking for an entertaining half hour of TV viewing, there's a good chance you'll find it here.

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