A Lot or a Little?
What you will—and won't—find in this TV show.
Typically for soap opera characters, manipulation and deceit are the name of the game. Sends the message that revenge is sweet -- until it goes awry.
Sex, Romance & Nudity
Sexual innuendo, heavy flirting, and kissing. Some skimpy outfits.
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"Son of a bitch," "hell," etc.
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Drinking, Drugs & Smoking
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Parents Need to Know
Parents need to know that one of the main characters in this intentionally melodramatic nighttime soap opera is a mother of two grown sons who recruits them to help her get revenge on the man who left her 25 years earlier. Her goal? Oh, just to demolish his business and family until he's left with nothing. Needless to say, this show is hardly about family values ... but fans of this kind of series wouldn't have it any other way.
Is It Any Good?
Because of its 8 p.m. time slot, Wicked Wicked Games lacks some of the overtly sexual scenes found in other telenovelas. But it definitely has its share of innuendo, most notably between the nubile young Crawford women and their dashing suitors. In one scene, for example, Brooke, coyly refusing to kiss Josh, takes an ice cube from her drink and runs it down his neck when he complains of overheating.
Soap opera fans will like Wicked Wicked Games -- particularly the show's production standards, which are higher than its daytime cousins'. Yes, it's trite and tacky at times, but it's nothing most teens haven't seen before. It's just too bad the younger characters aren't better role models.
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