Only Murders in the Building

TV review by Joyce Slaton, Common Sense Media
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Common Sense says

age 14+

Language, some gory images in fun NYC murder mystery.

Hulu Drama 2021

Parents say

age 15+

Based on 20 reviews

Kids say

age 13+

Based on 27 reviews

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age 17+

Too much foul language.

I'm six episodes in and so frustrated I had to come write a review. The show flip-flops between being satisfyingly clever and endearing, and then annoyingly crass. Calling this 14+ seems really tone-deaf to me. There's more language and sexual innuendo than your average R-rated action comedy. Every F word hits you like a slap in the mouth because it's so out of step with the rest of the tone of the show. It's like a sweet grandma, cursing like a sailor and talking about condoms. This could be on CBS, but since it's not, the producers said, "let's just juice it up with some gritty language. Because we can." Too bad.

This title has:

Too much sex
Too much swearing
6 people found this helpful.
age 17+

Good but a little raunchy

There is reference to sex toys and talk about getting "finger f***ed" they show Selena in the shower but nothing else seen. Gory bloody. Overall pretty good but I am only 2 episodes in.
4 people found this helpful.

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