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Parents' Guide to

Tournament of Laughs

By Marty Brown, Common Sense Media Reviewer

age 15+

Comedy competition has edgy content, questionable laughs.

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Based on 1 parent review

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It’s okay

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There are plenty of genuinely funny people in this world, but most professional comedians tend to need time to write, test, and refine their jokes before they can actually make people laugh. Working at home in the absence of collaborators or audiences, the competitors on Tournament of Laughs -- successful joke-writers, all of them -- are at a severe disadvantage. They're basically exposing their rough drafts, so the good jokes are unfortunately few and far between. More often than not, the sketches result in a comedian's worst nightmare: dead air.

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