Your kids might be asking if they can see this one. The star power and a little nostalgia are there! But can they? What is the true age rating of That ’90s Show? Can your kids watch this one? We’re covering the 7 big things parents need to know about the age rating for That ’90s Show in this parents guide.
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About That ’90s Show
It’s 1995 and Leia Forman is desperate for some adventure in her life or at least a best friend who isn’t her dad.
When she arrives in Point Place to visit her grandparents, Red and Kitty, Leia finds what she’s looking for right next door when she meets the dynamic and rebellious Gwen.
With the help of Gwen’s friends, including her lovable brother Nate, his smart, laser-focused girlfriend Nikki, the sarcastic and insightful Ozzie, and the charming Jay, Leia realizes adventure could happen there just like it did for her parents all those years ago.
Excited to reinvent herself, she convinces her parents to let her stay for the summer.
With a basement full of teens again, Kitty is happy the Forman house is now a home for a new generation and Red is, well…Red.
Revisit the best quotes from That 90s Show.
Age Rating of That ’90s Show: Parents Guide (7 Big Things)
Can your kids watch this one? What is the age rating of That ’90s Show?
This parent’s guide will help you decide if your family can handle the seven big issues with movies and shows: mature topics, gore, violence, language, sex, romance, and nudity. We’ll also give the That ’90s Show age rating and age-appropriate recommendations.
There’s some mild but frequent use of profanities in That 90s Show.
If you are a fan of the original series (That 70s Show) then most of these words and phrases will be familiar as they are pretty much being recycled.
Your kids will hear:
- Son of a b!tch
- bad @ss
- Oh my g-d
Age Rating of That ’90s Show: Is It Safe For Teens When It Comes To Sex, Romance, and Nudity?
This review is based on the first episode of the series.
There are references to teen sex (quite a few of them) with terms like “doing it” and “boned” and vagina, but the only sexual actions have been hugging and kissing.
One couple is featured as romantically involved. One character may be LGBTQ.
Periods, growing breasts, and puberty are also mentioned.
There is no nudity in That 90s Show.
Violence and Gore: Is That ’90s Show Too Scary For Kids Under 14?
Nothing scary has happened as far as violence and gore in the movie.
The only terrifying moment is when Eric and Donna realize they are “upstairs people” playing card games with Red and Kitty now. (shudder)
Is That ’90s Show Ok For Kids: Mature Topics
This is a reboot of That 70s Show, so much of the content will also be rebooted with a 90s spin.
The kids are still getting into mild trouble with adult behaviors like drinking alcohol, smoking pot, and climbing the water tower.
The main character is Leia, Donna and Eric’s daughter, who is looking to expand her friend group and life experience.
Sex is frequently mentioned.
Age Rating of That 90s Show: What Ages Can Really Watch This One?
That ’90s Show is rated TV-14 for language and mature content.
Parents Guide: Is That ’90s Show Appropriate For Kids Under 14?
As always, you know your family best.
If your kids have seen any of That 70s Show, then this one is going to be ok for them.
Due to the language, teen drinking, and smoking, we’d suggest parental supervision for your younger tweens, but feel kids 12 and up can safely enjoy this one.
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Patty Holliday is a parent movie reviewer, writer, and podcaster living in the Washington, DC area. Her goal is to bridge the gap between casual fandom and picky critic with parent movie and television reviews. As a lifelong fangirl and pop culture connoisseur, she’s been creating online since 2009. You can find her work at No-Guilt Disney.com, No-Guilt Fangirl.com, No-Guilt Life, and as host of the top-rated No-Guilt Disney Podcast.