A Lot or a Little?
What you will—and won't—find in this TV show.
The historical, architectural, and social significance of the featured homes are briefly discussed.
Highlights how wealth and privilege allowed for the construction of grand homes. Also highlights why these homes are iconic, and the place they have in history.
Positive Role Models
The architects, decorators, and residents worked hard to ensure that their homes reflected wealth, social status, and purpose.
Sex, Romance & Nudity
Some of the artwork visible features nudes, but this is shown in context.
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Products & Purchases
Lots of conversations about expensive home furnishings and where they were procured. The organizations dedicated to preserving these homes are often highlighted.
Drinking, Drugs & Smoking
There are occasional references to having a drink.
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Parents Need to Know
Parents need to know that The History Of Home Presents…History's Greatest Homes is a reality series showcasing luxurious homes and castles that have an iconic place in history. Some of the homes' art work and statues feature nude figures, and some of the historical details surrounding the residences may point to difficult periods in the lives of those who lived there. There are also lots of conversations about the money spent on these homes and their decor, as well as the wealth and status of those who owned them. Most kids probably won't be interested, but if they are, there's not much to be worried about here.
Is It Any Good?
Each episode of this interesting series showcases historically significant residences in the Western world. From understanding the unique architectural design of Thomas Jefferson's Monticello, to learning more about the purpose behind royal and imperial residences like France's Fontainebleau and Britain's Hampton Court, historians and curators discuss the role these structures play in our understanding of the people who lived in them, and the political, economic, and social circles in which they lived. It also highlights the opulence of each home, noting the distinctive details that make each residence unique. Granted, some of the darker histories of these places aren't discussed, but If you like history, architecture, or both, you'll find that The History Of Home Presents…History's Greatest Homes has something to offer.
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