Parents' Guide to

Trust Me

By Melissa Camacho, Common Sense Media Reviewer

age 15+

Ad agency series sells lightweight drama; some iffy stuff.

TV TNT Drama 2009
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Although Trust Me is set against the backdrop of the high-stakes advertising business, much of the show's focus is on the relationships between the characters, rather than sophisticated plot lines. But some of them don't seem fully developed and appear more like caricatures who are placed in the scene for forced comic relief. Meanwhile, while some of the dialogue is witty, the show's writers seem to be trying to create drama by using some strong (and sometimes profane) language rather building on the story.

Still, despite the series' lack of depth, Cavanagh's brilliant comedic performance makes for some very funny moments. It's not the most thought-provoking of shows, but older teens and adults who are interested in what goes on in the world of advertising may find something lightly entertaining ... if not entirely "trust"worthy.

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