Parents' Guide to

Who Is America?

By Martin Brown, Common Sense Media Reviewer

age 17+

Sacha Baron Cohen's return mixes politics and poop jokes.

TV Showtime Comedy 2018
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While he's clearly trying to repeat past successes like Da Ali G Show, which deftly straddled a comedic line between politics and entertainment, Cohen's shtick sadly peaked more than a decade ago. Because of this, Who Is America? understandably feels a little dated, like watching third-tier Daily Show sketches. Many times, he's just pushing his guests to see if they break, like the art gallery owner whose portrait he paints using feces and other bodily fluids. But occasionally, Cohen strikes gold, like he does with the already-infamous fake commercial where congressmen advocate a program where preschool children are given firearms. For fans of his style, this is more of the same, but for those on the fence, it's not as compelling as his earlier stuff.

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