A Lot or a Little?
What you will—and won't—find in this TV show.
Unsuspecting friends, family members, and other wedding guests are the victims of practical jokes that probably aren't as funny for them as they are for viewers. Some are clearly distraught before the prank is revealed.
Sex, Romance & Nudity
Couples kiss at their wedding.
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"Hell" is audible; various forms of "f--k" are bleeped.
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Drinking, Drugs & Smoking
Wedding reception guests drink champagne and wine.
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Parents Need to Know
Parents need to know that this hidden-camera series from some of the folks behind Punk'd isn't as mean-spirited as its MTV cousin. Unsuspecting wedding guests find themselves at the receiving end of elaborate practical jokes designed and choreographed by their friends and a team of improv actors. While most of them handle their victimization well in the end, their emotional distress is obvious as the jokes play out. Parents' main concern here is occasional strong language ("hell" is the worst of it, and rare uses of "f--k" are bleeped), but young tweens may need to be reminded that although practical jokes can be funny, it's not always fun to be the one in the hot seat.
Is It Any Good?
When this show's practical jokers reveal their true identities, it's anyone's guess as to how the unsuspecting wedding guests will react. (Some are quite distraught, though most recover their good spirits relatively quickly.) Inspired by the hit movie The Wedding Crashers and produced by the Punk'd duo of Ashton Kutcher and Jason Goldberg, The Real Wedding Crashers is lots of fun for viewers who love practical jokes. And since there's little to worry about beyond occasional strong language, older tweens and teens can join their parents for the good-natured pranks -- just be sure to remind your kids that when they're taken too far, jokes can be hurtful.
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