Parents' Guide to

The Mick

By Melissa Camacho, Common Sense Media Reviewer

age 15+

Irreverent comedy is fun, full of risky behaviors.

TV Fox Comedy 2017
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A Lot or a Little?

What you will—and won't—find in this TV show.

Community Reviews

age 15+

Based on 9 parent reviews

age 14+

This title has:

Too much swearing
Too much drinking/drugs/smoking
age 12+

Why did fox take The Mick off the air?!?! smh

I thought this show was awesome. Yes, there is mild language and drinking during the show. References to drug use and sexare also present in some episodes. That’s why they tell the viewer about anything that may be inappropriate for younger viewers at the beginning of each episode and when returning from commercial breaks. It may not have been the most wholesome show on tv, but it was never billed as such. If you’re looking for some pretty hilarious shenanigans and don’t get offended every time someone on tv rips a fart, then I highly recommend The Mick. On the other hand if you’re way too uptight and have ever retreated to a “safe space” you may wanna stick to Little house on the prairie, or maybe The Walton’s. Oh, I will say this. The one thing I really don’t like that is found in this show is that Mickey smokes a lot. Not a fan of cigarettes.

Is It Any Good?

Our review:
Parents say (9):
Kids say (7):

This irreverent series offers a humorous look at how an unlikely parental figure takes over a seemingly perfect family, only to discover that they're just as dysfunctional as she is. However, the show is less about the kids actually learning positive lessons and more about Mickey's attempt at being a decent parent despite her obvious flaws.

There's lots of outrageously bad behaviors, some of which are more disturbing than amusing. But thanks to some good timing, watching Mickey dispense bad advice and try to outwit her charges is still fun, especially when it all backfires. It's not the most kid-friendly, but if you're just tuning in for some laughs, The Mick certainly delivers.

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