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    Family Guy question

    Is Family Guy suitable viewing for Beavers and Cub age kids?

    Simple question.
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    a simple question requires a simple answer. NO

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    Definitely not suitable for Beavers and Cubs. Probably not suitable even for Scouts.
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    As a big family guy fan, I would say that No its not suitable for Beavers & Cubs. I know many of my scouts watch it though. We've even had a request for Kool Aid as drink for camps......Oh Yeahhhh!!!

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    No.

    It's only ever shown late at night - so there's your answer.

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    NOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOO !!!!!!!

    Nasty, revolting little show.


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    A big no! Although our Scouts probably watch it I wouldn't show it to them either.

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    If you buy it as a DVD I'm pretty sure it's 15 rated...

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    Much as I expected...

    Cubs on a trip were discussing their favourite TV shows. Family Guy came up as the favourite, they were all allowed to watch it and others of that genre like American Dad, and Archer etc..

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    Ewan Scott

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    Most of my Cubs seemed to watch it and it was more of a favorite than the Simpsons, or Futurama.

    FWIW I go by the ratings on the DVD's if its age appropriate I would show it, would I let my Grandkids watch it - No not yet
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    I'd say no based on having watched it.

    The rating is indeed a 15, so based on that it'd again be a no from me.

    Our troop currently also wouldn't get to watch it on a scouting event.
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    In a word, no.

    How do they watch these things when they're on at 10:30 at night? And if they record them, why do their parents not realise?

    Ian - whose 11 year old boy is the odd one out in class, all his friends all play Call of Duty and Grand Theft Auto and watch Family Guy all the time - or at least say they do.
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    I wouldn't let my Cubs watch Family Guy either, so no. I really like it though, especially Brian.

    It's on at a reasonable time on Digital telly and Sky.....

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    In a word, no.
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    Quote Originally Posted by ianw View Post
    In a word, no.

    How do they watch these things when they're on at 10:30 at night? And if they record them, why do their parents not realise?
    Different parents (and YP) have different standards. So parents may well record it for them.

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    South Park was the Family Guy of my generation. Everyone said they watched it, but most didn't really. Or not often, and usually not to their parents knowledge.
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