What is Children Ruin Everything (TV) About?
‘Children Ruin Everything’ is a comedic television series from Canada, which aired on CTV. It debuted on January 12, 2022, showcasing the trials and tribulations of Astrid and James, a young couple coping with the demands of parenting two children. Portrayed by Meaghan Rath and Aaron Abrams, the protagonists grapple with the often humorous consequences of balancing their individual ambitions and personal interests with their responsibilities as parents to their lively offspring, including their son Felix and daughter Viv. The narrative highlights the sacrifices parents make in their social lives, and how the addition of children transforms the dynamics within their professional and personal relationships. The series, while acknowledging the overwhelming aspects of parenting, ultimately paints a heartwarming portrait of the unconditional love and joy that family life brings. Created by Kurt Smeaton, ‘Children Ruin Everything’ offers a relatable glimpse into the everyday chaos and fulfillment of modern family life, wrapped in the packaging of a situational comedy.
The first episode of Children Ruin Everything aired on January 12, 2022 and the most recent episode to air was on November 29, 2023.