Tyler Perry's Young Dylan

TV review by Melissa Camacho, Common Sense Media
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Common Sense says

age 9+

Fun series celebrates extended family; very mild sexy stuff.

Parents say

age 10+

Based on 23 reviews

Kids say

age 10+

Based on 36 reviews

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age 11+

This is the fresh prince of bel air all over again adults don't let kids watch

Ok so it has mid sexy things it's like the fresh prince of bel air but pg version

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Too much violence
Too much sex
age 11+

This is the WORST Nickeloden show ever.

Basically, my 7 year old cousin came over to watch Spongebob on an average Saturday afternoon, but then we saw an ad about the new Nickeloden show ("Tyler Perry's Young Dylan") and technically it was created by Tyler Perry so I checked the age rating and it was "kid-friendly," so I thought it should be good. We tried to watch at least two episodes that were on demand, and literally that was the hour of my life I can never get back. I mean, not only was it wacky, sterotypical, and terrible acting, but it was including converstations that could be a little inappropriate for younger kids. The actors straight up are dry, and tried way too hard to be funny and cool, especially Dylan. Dylan can't even last 3 minutes without starting to rap, and we got a sassy macho black girl, a boy who is very naive and half of the time lost into space, and the grandma who's watching a commerical about foot cream! Not only is it the actors, but the editing! They just have to add a laugh track every 3 seconds, even in the moments its getting a little serious or tense. Like, where is the plot in this show? And the humor? I mean the actors can't even deliver a dialogue with the right expression on their face! Honestly, I really expected better from Nickeloden over the years. And what's terrible now, is that the show is making more episodes, and streaming them every Saturday, with more horrible plots and stories. Hopefully they don't include more innappropriate dialogues unlike the first or second season. I do NOT recommend to watch this show. Tyer Perry needs to improve the plot, acting, and the age restrictions on this show.

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