Reno 911!

2003 TV-14 5 seasons

Reno 911!

2003 TV-14 5 seasons
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Under the supervision of short shorts-wearing Lt. Jim Dangle, the quirky, inept officers of the Wahoe County Sheriff's Department do their darnedest to successfully collar criminals, intervene in domestic disputes and keep the streets of Reno safe.
Thomas Lennon, Kerri Kenney-Silver, Cedric Yarbrough, Carlos Alazraqui, Wendi McLendon-Covey, Niecy Nash, Robert Ben Garant, Mary Birdsong
  • SEASON  1
  • SEASON  2
  • SEASON  3
  • SEASON  4
  • SEASON  6

Summary of Season 1 (2003) - 2 discs

Barely able to manage their own lives, the group of misfits -- a closeted lieutenant in hot shorts, a former topless dancer, a bilingual police dog trainer and a few mentally unhinged deputies -- gamely set out to protect the city from wrongdoers.
Full Screen 1.33:1
English: Dolby Digital 2.0 Stereo
TV-14 - This program contains some material that many parents would find unsuitable for children under 14 years of age.
age 16+
Common Sense rating OK for kids 16+
age 16+

Common Sense Note

Parents need to know that a majority of the dialogue in this guerrilla-style, tongue-and-cheek parody is improvised by the actors, so, for the most part, anything goes. The motley crew of "cops" who make up the Reno police force also frequently swear and violate the law, and they generally make terrible role models. But there's good news, in a way: Their slip-ups aren't intentional; they're usually just the result of simple stupidity. No role models to be found here, but plenty of comedy.

Sexual Content

Officers regularly encounter prostitutes, strippers, and cross-dressers as part of their daily beats. Nudity (of the breasts and buttocks variety) is sometimes implied but always blurred out.


Since this is a show about law enforcement, guns are a regular part of the action. But all violent acts are committed in the name of comedy.


Minor swearing ("pissed," "damn," "whore," "bitch," etc.) is frequent, but usually used for comic effect. More serious infractions ("s--t," "f--k," "motherf----r") are also frequent but are bleeped out.

Social Behavior

The series makes law enforcement look like a joke, which is great for the sake of comedy but isn't meant to be serious message.


In Reno, "the biggest little city in the world," gambling is a visible cash cow.

Drugs / Tobacco / Alcohol

Drug busts involving cocaine, crack, and marijuana pop up on the police scanner from time to time. Cops are also occassionally called in to break up drunken brawls -- and sometimes take part in them, too.

  • 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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