Parents' Guide to

The Real Housewives of D.C.

By Melissa Camacho, Common Sense Media Reviewer

age 15+

These housewives are all about social politics and power.

TV Bravo Reality TV 2010
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Community Reviews

age 10+

Based on 2 parent reviews

age 2+

Very terrible show

The same thing over and over across its 69 other series
age 17+

shallow superficial total waste of time

This title has:

Too much consumerism
Too much drinking/drugs/smoking

Is It Any Good?

Our review:
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This installment of the Real Housewives franchise is best known for its "White House party crashers" controversy, thanks to Michaele and husband Tareq Salahi's well-publicized (and uninvited) attendance at a state dinner, which resulted in a federal investigation. But what really sets this iteration apart from the others shows is its focus on power and politics rather than just material wealth.

Thanks to a combination of higher education and the unique sociopolitical hierarchy they must navigate in D.C., the cast members of this show appear slightly more sophisticated than many of the housewives featured in Atlanta , New Jersey, and Orange County. But, like their fellow housewives, having money and the ability to spend it still plays a major role in their lives.

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