Season 1, Episode 1 - The Catfish


Content: +1 Discernment required for young children.
Number:Season 1, Episode 1
Air Date:04/15/2019

What You Need To Know:

NO GOOD NICK is a family sitcom on Netflix starring Sean Astin and Melissa Joan Hart as Ed and Liz Thompson, two busy working parents of teenagers whose lives are changed when a distant relative who’s been orphaned arrives on their doorstep. Already a busy family with two teenagers, Ed and Liz are reluctant to bring Nick into their home, but they eventually make the right decision and do. What they don’t know is that she’s conning them so she can rob them.

NO GOOD NICK is a cute premise that sometimes lacks creative writing. Sitcoms need fast faced, zingy comedy to hold your attention, and the show isn’t always successful at this. However, Sean Astin and Melissa Joan Hart are fun to watch, so it’s a particular joy to see them in a series together. Positively, as Nick enters the lives of the Thompson family, while hardened and emotionally distant at first, they begin to let go of their selfishness. That said, there are a few light profanities and obscenities, so caution is advised for Episode One of NO GOOD NICK.


(BB, C, PC, L, M):

Dominant Worldview and Other Worldview Content/Elements:
  Strong biblical worldview of a family that is selfish at first, but in the first episode shows signs up growing in selflessness, family love is also a theme, father character does say that Nick showed up in their life for “a reason,” AND one of the daughter characters is a politically correct granola activist, but this is portrayed in a comical way;

Foul Language:

Two light “h” obscenities and two light OMG profanities;

  No violence;

  No sexual content;

  No nudity;

Alcohol Use:
  No alcohol use;

Smoking and/or Drug Use and Abuse:
  No smoking or drug use;

Miscellaneous Immorality:
  Young teenage character is a con artist who lies and plans to steal from a family (it’s not condoned) and characters are selfish at points.



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