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Parents' Guide to

You're Cut Off!

By Melissa Camacho, Common Sense Media Reviewer

age 15+

Lessons about strength and independence get lost in reality.

TV VH1 Reality TV 2010
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A Lot or a Little?

What you will—and won't—find in this TV show.

Community Reviews

age 12+

Based on 1 parent review

age 12+
Its kind of fun to see upper class snobs have to deal with everyday problems like using a lawn mower and washing the dishes. Seems a little staged however.

Is It Any Good?

Our review:
Parents say (1 ):
Kids say (3 ):

The series is intended to show how these women must take responsibility for their narcissistic and egotistical behavior in order to understand that there is more to life than material wealth. It also underscores how the overindulgence of loved ones, as well as deep-seated psychological issues, also contributes to their behavior.

It contains some good messages, but the show focuses more on the cast members' attitudes, which are so entertainingly over-the-top that it makes the women seem more like caricatures than real people. In between the catfights and salty language, it also offers a lot of stereotypes about what constitutes being middle class or "average" in America. Bottom line? Like overindulgent parents, the producers of this show may have had some good intentions, but eventually lost site of what is really important.

TV Details

  • Premiere date: June 9, 2010
  • Cast: Laura Baron
  • Network: VH1
  • Genre: Reality TV
  • TV rating: TV-14
  • Last updated: February 25, 2022

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