These honest old-timers are shocked and amused at the same time.
RuPaul’s Drag Race has become a part of pop culture history. But past generations never saw such a show where men dress as women to become the next global drag superstar. Until now.
In the “Elders React” series, older folks are given the task of watching videos that deal with modern trends and popular culture.
In this episode, the grey foxes and silver dames watch an episode of Drag Race and react to backstage drama, extreme costume designs and men putting on makeup.
For the most part, they seem amused if not a little confused by the setup, although one grandpa, Don, seems more indifferent than the rest of the panel.
When asked if it's important to have these types of shows on television to discuss community issues, Don responds, "Important? Not necessarily...it's of no real importance to me."
But others are more entertained by it and offer their own honest critiques.
"As long as it's entertaining, we're all going to probably watch," says Mary, "as long as no one's getting hurt."