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What Happens at the Abbey

By Melissa Camacho, Common Sense Media Reviewer

age 16+

Iconic bar gets reality treatment; lots of booze and sex.

TV E! Reality TV 2017
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This unscripted series showcases the colorful and energetic world the iconic nightclub is known for, but it ends up following the standard reality show format. It underscores the importance of the culture from which it comes from, but also highlights the reasons why The Abbey has diversified its clientele. However, most of these themes are overshadowed by the cast and the drama it creates thanks to its hedonistic and narcissistic behavior.

From taking clothing optional yoga classes, to chronicling the efforts of a gay man and lesbian woman are making to have a baby, What Happens At The Abbey doesn't lack for storylines. But trying to keep tabs on the all the sexual entanglements and gossipy conversations between cast members takes some effort. If you are a fan of catty of reality fare, it won't disappoint.

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