Parents' Guide to

The Prince

By Melissa Camacho, Common Sense Media Reviewer

age 15+

British royals-themed parody is more insulting than clever.

TV Max Comedy 2021
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age 16+

Based on 1 parent review

age 16+

Entertains me, not recommended for Under 16.

Funny and enjoyable to watch. More for those who like Family Guy, Solar Opposites, Hell and Back and the like. Don't read too much into it as it is a cartoon, I do love Frances de la Tour as the Queen and Alan Cumming as Owen.

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The flat series attempts to deliver irreverent humor by poking fun at the royal family. The narratives present the royal family as obnoxious caricatures and their staff as devoted but tortured souls. The show also takes swipes at some of the monarchy's more recent problems, like Prince Harry and Meghan Markle's choice to step down from their royal duties. But despite the all-star cast, and guest appearances from media celebs like Andy Cohen and Lisa Rinna,The Prince lacks the smart writing and comic timing a good parody requires. As a result, it goes too far, especially when it comes to its characterization of the late Prince Philip, and by including the young royal children in the fray. However, the biggest problem is that fails to offer any clear commentary about the British royals through the comedic devices it uses. The result is a TV show that is neither funny nor relevant.

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