The Nanny

TV review by Emily Ashby, Common Sense Media
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Common Sense says

age 9+

Blue collar meets blue blood in this funny sitcom.

Parents say

age 11+

Based on 10 reviews

Kids say

age 9+

Based on 52 reviews

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age 18+

Sad Stereotype!

The Nanny has to be one of the funniest sitcoms I've seen over the years. However, despite the widely positive reviews given by other reviewers, I believe it to be inappropriate for children and teens. While there's no violent or sexually blatant material (the innuendos will fly over most kids' heads), I will never allow my children to watch shows that depict this desperate single woman stereotype. Fran (along with her mother) is overly age-conscious and seems less concerned about who'll she'll marry as when she'll marry. She constantly tries to manipulate Maxwell to gain his affections, and continues to wait for him for years, even after he takes back his 'I love you'. In fact, the character reminds me a lot of Charlotte from 'Sex and the City'. It's shows like this that reinforce to impressionable young women that they have to be partnered/married to feel good about themselves, and that they should remain in relationships in which they are not being appreciated rather than risk being single.
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age 2+

The Nannys a show i prefer

Kids will learn from the many mistakes made in the show and The Nanny is a show i prefer more than most TV shows on in todays TV world its SEX SEX SEX. To be exact theres a show name Sex In The City

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