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By Matt Springer, Common Sense Media Reviewer

age 15+

Occasionally astute comedy has heavy sexual tone.

TV NBC Comedy 2011
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Community Reviews

age 18+

Based on 2 parent reviews

age 17+

whitney needs to class herself up

this show is just kind of gross and immature.....
age 18+


i only watched part of this show one time and i sure did not like what i saw and what i heard from this promgam i mean a sex shop my god

Is It Any Good?

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

Created, executive produced, and starring comedienne Cummings, Whitney is almost a relic of a bygone age. A three-camera comedy "filmed before a live studio audience" in an era when single-camera shows dominate the networks, Whitney distills the star's stand-up act and comedic vision into an ensemble sitcom that explores the fallacies of modern romantic relationships from a number of angles.

In a sense, the stereotypical sitcom demands of a laugh every 5 to 15 seconds work against the show's desire to provide a more incisive view of relationships. There's also a heavy emphasis on sexuality, which is appropriate for a show about adult romance but becomes an easy crutch on which the writing frequently leans for cheap jokes. In the moments where the writing is able to cut through the haze of laugh tracks and callbacks, the show has some entertaining insights on how to negotiate a long-term relationship.

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