Parents' Guide to

The Other Two

By Joyce Slaton, Common Sense Media Reviewer

age 14+

Frank sex and language, genuine family love in sweet comedy.

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Community Reviews

age 17+

Based on 5 parent reviews

age 18+

Sigh. Thought this would be a safe pick to watch with my parents given the existing CSM reviews. This was… not the right choice. I’d watch this show on my own, but it was way too uncomfortably sexual to watch with my parents, even featuring ridiculously unnecessary masturbation in the first episode. Definitely an 18+ situation overall. And maybe not super Boomer friendly, for the most part.
age 18+

Vulgar language. NOT SUITABLE FOR YOUNG TEENS.

This TV series is a hot mess. The language is disgusting , vulgar and over-sexualised. Centres around a mother, her 13 year old teen (who becomes a pop sensation overnight) and his two older siblings who aren’t as successful in their own lives and basically just follows their sex life. Crass humour. Not funny. Not suitable for under 17.

Is It Any Good?

Our review:
Parents say (5 ):
Kids say (2 ):

Smart, fresh dialogue, a promising premise, and the interactions of a family who genuinely love each other make this comedy an absolute pleasure to watch. A comedy about siblings left behind while their younger brother rockets to fame could have been crass, ugly, and snarky, filled with characters we'd love to hate. Instead, it's instantly clear that Chase, Brooke, and Cary deeply care about each other in The Other Two. Brooke and Cary are naturally a little jealous of their little brother, as well as interested in soaking up the spoils of fame (cue red-carpet-clubs-and-limos montage), but they're also protective of Chase and care about what happens to him.

Not that that makes Brooke and Cary feel any better about their lives, with Brooke broke, stuck in a dead-end job, and intent on a quest to "see 50 d--ks" in one summer, while Cary works as a waiter, dances half-heartedly in a street revue for NYC tourists, and just had a callback for a commercial to play the part of "man at party who smells a fart." Both wanted fame, they both chased it. And yet Chase was inexplicably, instantly, and effortlessly able to achieve what they weren't. You'd have to be a saint to handle that, and Brooke and Cary are far from it. But watching them struggle to roll with the changes sure is fun.

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