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Parents' Guide to

The Whitest Kids U' Know

By Will Wade, Common Sense Media Reviewer

age 16+

Subversive comedy skits straddle, sometimes cross, the line.

TV IFC Comedy 2007
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A Lot or a Little?

What you will—and won't—find in this TV show.

Community Reviews

age 14+

Based on 4 parent reviews

age 17+

Controversial sketches + cursing = 17+

I highly recommend for adults who like dark humor. Kids should go elsewhere. They have skits but also songs, like those about date rape, drug use, pedophilia, explicit gay sex, drug selling operations, etc
age 16+

Hillarious!!! But Parents Be Warned!!!

This show is funny. But there is a lot of language. Some episodes only say the "f" word once. Others say it 1-10 times. A lot of skits contain violence, blood, and gore. Sex usually doesn't include nudity, but sometimes cartoon penises and breasts. Other times it show Real breasts but only once in a while. They also talk about sex and genitalias. They sometimes talk about and use drugs. The messages aren't positive and role models aren't good.

Is It Any Good?

Our review:
Parents say (4 ):
Kids say (5 ):

The Whitest Kids U' Know pushes the edge of "acceptable" to the limits -- and when it works, it can be quite funny. For example, a group of revolutionaries who come to blows arguing over who has to make T-shirts and who must tend the nuclear reactor core is a sharp statement on the lunacy of anarchy.

But other skits aim far lower and can be plain old crude -- and/or needlessly violent, such as a sketch about a reality show that encourages participants to commit suicide. The Whitest Kids are clever, but they don't always know when they're going too far.

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