Parents' Guide to

Tyler Perry's For Better Or Worse

By Melissa Camacho, Common Sense Media Reviewer

age 14+

Adult relationship comedy has laughs and mature themes.

TV OWN Comedy 2011
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Is It Any Good?

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The series combines the drama of adult relationships with the ethnic humor that Tyler Perry is best known for. While the show's story lines, and many of its jokes, are guided by contemporary African-American cultural experiences, it also highlights universal themes about marriage, dating, family, and love.

It's a situation comedy, but there are scenes that feel more like they are coming straight out of a reality show. It's an interesting approach, but some of the dialogue feels more awkward than funny due to the absence of a laugh track or a studio audience that can help energize these moments. It's definitely not for everyone, but Tyler Perry fans will still find it entertaining.

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