WKRP in Cincinnati

TV review by Emily Ashby, Common Sense Media
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Common Sense says

age 12+

Classic sitcom still entertains, raises relevant issues.

CBS Comedy 1978

Parents say

age 14+

Based on 1 review

Kids say

age 11+

Based on 1 review

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age 14+

As God is my witness, I thought turkeys could fly.

WKRP in Cincinnati is one of the best sitcoms ever made. It has an excellent ensemble cast and sharp writing. The title of my review comes from the famous turkey drop Thanksgiving episode. WKRP is set at a radio station, but is much better produced than 90s knock off NewsRadio that is also set at a radio station but average at best. WKRP does not have crude language or much sex. There is drinking from time to time, and recurring mention of drug use from Johnny Fever. Almost all of the episodes are well worth watching, but I would skip the 2-parter Filthy Pictures from season 2 that is a lot trashier than usual for this show.

This title has:

Great messages
Great role models
Too much drinking/drugs/smoking

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