TV review by Joly Herman, Common Sense Media
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Common Sense says

age 10+

Tween comedy gets caught up in superficial stuff.

Parents say

age 10+

Based on 5 reviews

Kids say

age 9+

Based on 16 reviews

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age 10+

Has its pros and cons.....

This is a great show for tweens, but it does have its pitfalls. While language and violence aren't an issue, the dating, flirting, and occasional iffy references are something to watch for. Geena (who is 13) is seen flirting with a different guy in almost every episode and frequently gets busted at school for showing too much skin. Also, in one episode, Addie's skirt gets ripped off and viewers see her in her underwear. Later in the episode, she goes out with her friends (her skirt safety pinned) and the skirt's safety pins come out, leaving her (tuesday) underwear exposed once again. This prompts a guy to say "hello, tuesday!" and whistle at Addie. However, the positive messages and realistic point of view make Unfabulous okay for tweens.
not rated for age
This is a perfectly fine show for girls 9+.

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