Three's Company

TV review by Emily Ashby, Common Sense Media
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Common Sense says

age 10+

Classic comedy of errors is still swingin'.

Parents say

age 14+

Based on 9 reviews

Kids say

age 9+

Based on 13 reviews

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age 14+

Emily Ashby?

Not sure how this CS reviewer thinks this show is appropriate for kids 10+. Considering all the parental reviews suggest it's for older kids, shouldn't she reconsider this review. I don't really care about this show in particular but it just happens to be one that I've seen many times. But it does concern me thinking about other shows I haven't seen on this site. My question is: at what point do CS reviewers consider changing their reviews.

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Too much sex
age 10+

A really positive family viewing experience

Starting from when I was 8 or 9, three's Company was my favorite TV show. Since becoming a parent, I've often wondered why my parents were okay with me watching this show and when I saw CSM's 10+ raiting, I was a little surprised. I expected it to be older. But a few weeks ago, when we had exausted a lot of other movie night options, we decided to pop in the DVDs and see how it went. It proved to be a really positive family viewing experience. My 10 year old really enjoied it and laughed and laughed and Mr Roper's antiquated views on homosexuality provided really good discussion points about how our society has evolved and become more enlightened and accepting in regards to the LGBTQ community. And, as always, it was just a lot of fun to share a childhood memory with my son.

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