Parents' Guide to

Trading Spouses

By S. Jhoanna Robledo, Common Sense Media Reviewer

age 13+

Cringingly funny reality show for tweens and up.

TV CMT, Fox Reality TV 2004
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A Lot or a Little?

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

Community Reviews

age 7+

Based on 3 parent reviews

age 3+

My Trading Spouses Fixin's are Superborino!!!

'. . . strongly encourage everyone to watch Trading Spouses! It gives you a truly incredible opportunity to see the many different ways in which life can be lived! From the standpoint of a child, a partner, or a parent. ' Http://
age 2+

I have a serious family issue I'd like to share.

I haven't done this before.. But if there is a website or a mailing address/email address I can tell my story.. please let me know.

Is It Any Good?

Our review:
Parents say (3):
Kids say (1):

Watching the women open their eyes, sometimes in horror, sometimes with joy, at the lives they must lead for the week is an irresistible sociological stunt. But enjoying the series' premise sometimes feels like rubber-necking at the site of an accident, since several of these women find themselves in serious emotional meltdowns. It's guilty pleasure that's heavy on the guilt, and that's not always so fun.

But the homecomings are what make watching the show worth it, with the kids overjoyed to see their moms back in the fold and the husbands relieved. Perhaps it's true: There's no place like home.

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