Parents' Guide to

United We Fall

By Melissa Camacho, Common Sense Media Reviewer

age 9+

Unoriginal but enjoyable sitcom has positive messages.

TV ABC Comedy 2020
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A Lot or a Little?

What you will—and won't—find in this TV show.

Community Reviews

age 18+

Based on 2 parent reviews

age 18+

Profanity and Vulgarity

The mother calls her child the B word in the first episode, and another episode is entirely about sex and child drinking alcohol. I don’t appreciate this show being passed off as a family friendly show when it is most definitely not. I was disgusted at much of the low-brow humor and material. I would not suggest this show for families, or anyone really.

This title has:

Too much sex
Too much swearing
Too much drinking/drugs/smoking
age 18+

Vulgar, Offensive and Inappropriate

If you think it’s funny to scream and call your toddler child a b*^%% or forget your preschooler in the car (something that actually kills many children each year), or laugh about a child experiencing rectal prolapse, which can be a sign of sexual abuse, then you might like this show. Otherwise, I would strongly advise skipping this terrible program. This show glorifies child neglect, abuse and bad parenting. To top it off, the writing and acting is horrendous, and the characters are flat and one dimensional. HARD PASS.

This title has:

Too much swearing

Is It Any Good?

Our review:
Parents say (2 ):
Kids say (3 ):

This predictable series offers the familiar trappings we come to expect from a family comedy. There's the well-meaning, but imperfect parents, the precocious child who sounds like an adult, and the loving, but nosey, extended family members who join the fray. The plot lines, which includes parent-teacher conferences and having to rush their children to the emergency room, aren't particularly unique either. But United We Fall is upbeat, and the family's multiethnic heritage, as well as Will's sensitive nature, adds a very slight twist to the formula. It's not the freshest of shows, but it's worth tuning into if you're looking for something that feels positive and familiar.

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