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PG, really? A new report on innuendo in 'family' media

Published on: December 30, 2013

The "family" movies that some parents like best are the ones with "something for the adults" - often, thinly veiled innuendo or even outright sexual language. It's everywhere, and, according to the American Academy of Pediatrics, it's not going over kids heads like we're all hoping it will.

Caroline Knorr, blogging on the excellent, excellent website Common Sense Media sums it up:

Millions of kids saw Toy Story 3 earlier this summer, and many were frightened by the scene in which the toys are heading toward almost certain death on the incinerator's conveyor belt. But it was another scene in that movie that made my hair stand on end: It's when Ken first meets Barbie, and the song Dream Weaver ("I believe you can get me through the night") starts to play. Ken says to Barbie, "Love your legwarmers," and Barbie purrs, "Nice ass-cot."

Read the full story, "Racy Talk: Kids are Listening" here.

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