Footballers' Wives

2002 NR 2 seasons

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Footballers' Wives

2002 NR 2 seasons
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The world of British football serves as a hotbed for intrigue and racy romance in this humorous drama series. While their husbands pursue their athletic careers, the titular wives backstab, betray and plot their rivals' downfalls with gusto.
SEASON  1
  • SEASON  1
  • SEASON  3

Summary of Season 1 (2002) - 2 discs

Their husbands are superstars, beloved by many and chased by a conniving few. But although their lives are far more glamorous than they ever imagined, these "football wives" struggle with the same pressures as everyone else. Like others, they work on fashioning their true self and hope their spouses will stay faithful -- only they have to manage under the spotlight. Catch the first season of this British series that unmasks husbands and wives alike.
Format
DVD
Screen
Full Screen 1.33:1
CC
No
Audio
English: Dolby Digital 2.0 Stereo
Rating
NR - Not rated. This movie has not been rated by the MPAA.
age 17+
Common Sense rating Not for kids
  • Gillian Taylforth
  • Zoe Lucker
  • Alison Newman
  • Chad Shepherd
  • Gary Lucy
  • Jesse Birdsall
  • Sarah Barrand
  • Laila Rouass
  • John Forgeham
  • Peter Ash
  • Ben Price
  • Susie Amy
  • Ben Richards
  • Helen Latham
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Reviews

age 17+

Common Sense Note

Parents need to know that there's very little to do with sports in this imported English soap opera. Instead, it's a down-and-dirty look at the life led by superstar footballers (aka "soccer players") and their wives. Life out of the sporting arena is more menacing than anything that unfolds on the field.

Sexual Content

Is there anything else? Seduction is the name of the game, as are numerous couplings, lots of risque outfits, and partial nudity.

Violence

Brawls and catfights are common -- as are more insidious, mental battles, such as blackmail.

Language

Racy behavior is accompanied by equally racy language (e.g. "You look like s__t"). Though expletives don't pepper every scene, double entendres do (for example, a woman propositions another by peeking at her breasts and saying, "I've seen worse").

Social Behavior

No one behaves in this over-the-top drama. A partial list of crimes: Kidnapping, extortion, infidelity. You name it, it's here.

Consumerism

This is an affluent world, and the wives parade in only the best clothing and jewelry. Some clearly luxury brands.

Drugs / Tobacco / Alcohol

Drinking, Viagra abuse, smoking: Not much is left untouched.

  • Age appropriate
  • Not an issue
  • Depends on your child and your family
  • Parents strongly cautioned
  • Not appropriate for kids of the age

This information for parents is provided by Common Sense Media, a non-profit organization dedicated to improving kids' media lives.

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