Parents' Guide to

Obi-Wan Kenobi

By Martin Brown, Common Sense Media Reviewer

age 10+

Solid Star Wars action series has sci-fi violence.

TV Disney+ Action 2022
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Community Reviews

age 13+

Based on 16 parent reviews

age 15+

More of a tense thriller than a kids' series. Some disturbing scenes.

This is pretty dark and not really for younger kids at all. My 6 year old and older sibling have watched episodes 1-9 of the main star wars movies (albeit with some skipping of the more gruesome parts of episode 3). However I would not let them watch this. Each episode so far (I have watched parts 1-3) contains scenes of tension and darkness with significant emotional violence which will upset sensitive children of any age. I am enjoying it so far, but it will be a few years before I let the kids watch.
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age 15+

Entertaining and keeps you on the edge

I thought it was pretty good so far, there is quite a bit of violence. I thought maybe my 6yr old could watch but it’s definitely too violent for that age. The characters are also more on the scarier side for kids. Other than that very entertaining for adults and teens.
3 people found this helpful.

Is It Any Good?

Our review:
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The Star Wars universe's latest series attempts to recapture (and hopefully rehabilitate) the kid-friendlier vibe of The Phantom Menace. Star Wars series tend to work best as genre experiments that expand the universe while also telling unique stories that wouldn't fit anywhere else (the best example of this is the spaghetti western/space opera The Mandalorian. The series is unmistakably geared toward younger viewers in a way that, for example, The Book of Boba Fett isn't. The problem is that this attempt also replicates some of the major faults of Episodes I–III, resulting in a bland, familiar plot that ostensibly expands some minor characters' backstories without really adding anything compelling.

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