Parents' Guide to

Too Hot to Handle

By Melissa Camacho, Common Sense Media Reviewer

age 16+

"No sex" reality show has drinking, cursing, mixed messages.

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A Lot or a Little?

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

Community Reviews

age 16+

Based on 6 parent reviews

age 12+

i am a parent and i watched this with my daughter that just turned 13 and think this is a really good way to teach your kids young what to do it gives a good message
age 12+

Nudity is blurred and I loved this show

Is It Any Good?

Our review:
Parents say (6 ):
Kids say (12 ):

Much like Netflix's Love Is Blind, this voyeuristic reality competition is designed to encourage participants to actively focus on things other than sex when trying to connect with another person. But watching cast members engage in some sort of sexual activity is at the forefront of the show gives it a Love Island-like feel as cameras record the model-type contestants talking, drinking, and (inevitably) enjoying sexual encounters. The constant talking about who is pairing up, and who is having sex (and costing them money) makes it equally tedious. As a result, Too Hot To Handle is only nominally entertaining, and misses its mark when it comes to offering constructive messages about building healthy intimate adult relationships.

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