The Wonder Years (2021)

TV review by Joyce Slaton, Common Sense Media
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Common Sense says

age 10+

Gentle nostalgia, keen insight in race-flipped reboot.

ABC Comedy 2021

Parents say

age 13+

Based on 8 reviews

Kids say

age 13+

Based on 6 reviews

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Community Reviews

age 15+

Porn is normal and healthy?? Umm.

I had high hopes, but a clear message in episode 3 was that porn is normal and healthy for both children and adults to look at. What in the world?! Such a bummer. Hopefully this will warn others to look elsewhere for a family friendly show.
8 people found this helpful.
age 11+

Too much! Episode 4

I like the show so far and love watching images of a loving black family. I was a fan of the original series and was excited to see the reboot. Much to my surprise I watched episode 4 with my children and it discussed porn and sex and I was uncomfortable with it. It went in a direction I was no t prepared for. They did it tastefully sure, but the word “porn” was tossed around and I now have to have conversations I didn’t want to have on a Sunday afternoon. Children have access to content easily through so many mediums and platforms where as a child their age I definitely would have had to search for. Even with parental blocks content is served up to our children in music magazine and innocent family sitcoms. I just want some shows that I can watch without having to prescreen and that aren’t cartoons to watch with my girls. I will continue to watch the show but sigh…this episode disappointed me for that reason alone.
4 people found this helpful.

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