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 11+

Based on 22 reviews

Kids say

age 10+

Based on 41 reviews

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age 12+


First off, the acting is distractingly bad. The main character, Young Dylan, is disrespectful, constantly talking back to adults and breaking rules. His behavior is not charming...it is bad role modeling. In addition, his rapping skills are lacking. Finally, the laugh track is EXTREMELY annoying. I am surprised this show is on Nickelodeon...it is that bad. There are many talented black directors, writers and actors out there...they were clearly not asked to be part of this show.
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age 11+


Very disappointing and disturbing. Basically in Nick fashion children are all knowing and parents are portrayed as idiots. This character is disrespectful, loud and glorifies a child out of control and has the ability to take the family down hill with him. It reminds me nothing of The Fresh Prince and is not funny at all...not even with the ill timed laugh tracks.
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