Parents' Guide to

The Underground

By Melissa Camacho, Common Sense Media Reviewer

age 18+

Raw sketch comedy values shock over humor. Pass.

TV Showtime Comedy 2006
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age 16+
I love it, waiting for a dvd or somthing to come out. I miss da show, wish i could be on there and show my skills as a actor. lol............

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Unfortunately, the prevalence of obscene language, nudity, and simulated sex acts (many of them extremely crude) in most sketches makes the show's political satire and social commentary difficult to appreciate. Plus, when it comes right down to it, a lot of the skits just aren't that funny, bad taste or no. As a result, anything positive that the show has to offer, including the celebration of urban culture, is undermined by its attempts to cross the lines of taste and purposely offend people of all walks of life simply because it can. It also makes the show a bad choice for kids.

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