Parents' Guide to

Dear Child

By Stephanie Morgan, Common Sense Media Reviewer

age 16+

Disturbing, bloody abduction story has sexual violence.

TV Netflix Drama 2023
Dear Child TV show poster: A little girl stands in the center of a shattered snow globe.

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Is It Any Good?

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This series manages to make your skin crawl while drawing you deeper into its mystery that captivates with an enthralling narrative and keeps you constantly on edge. Dear Child's ability to deliver unexpected twists makes it an engrossing experience, despite some moments where the behavior of adult characters might strain believability. Though the show's disturbing subject matter is sometimes hard to watch, the unfurling story is also hard to look away from.

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