Madam Secretary

TV review by Kari Croop, Common Sense Media
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Common Sense says

age 14+

Strong female lead in smart, teen-friendly drama.

CBS Drama 2014

Parents say

age 13+

Based on 7 reviews

Kids say

age 11+

Based on 8 reviews

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age 12+

Great unbiased and inspiring.

My kids love this show. Madam Secretary and the President in this show are stated 'Independents', and often the show presents both sides of a problem. In the last season they had three former Secretary of States on the show, Clinton, Allbright, and General Colin Powell. Both parties were 'advising' the fictional Madam Secretary, and how often does a family get to see that kind of unity and support anywhere in the world? There is occasional violence, which mars the show a bit , explosions and gunfire and silly plots, but the people in the show are humane and have wonderful supportive loving relationships. My daughters are now interested in politics.

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age 18+

Extremely Left Wing

For instance, they blamed the deaths of sailors on global warming, since the ocean increased and swamped the port. To tell you the truth, and you would need to investigate this yourself, the deaths of many young navy men has been caused by the lack of military funding. For instance, we had approximately 15 young men and women killed in two ship wrecks in the last two years, due to inept leadership. Research that, how we are allowing inept military to achieve status that they have not earned. If my son, who was the same enlisted rank and profession, were on either of those two ships, he too would be dead. This is not global warning. Let's wake up to the facts and quit pushing your agenda Mr. Morgan Freeman. Some of us have hard working, intelligent children, serving in the armed forces. Shame on you for making up propaganda for your own selfish leftist views. I hope your children are safe, while ours give their lives to their country just to see leftists make money on their backs. Your imagination runs amuck.

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