Private Practice

TV review by Emily Ashby, Common Sense Media
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Common Sense says

age 15+

Grey's spin-off is entertaining, but for adults only.

ABC Drama 2007

Parents say

age 15+

Based on 3 reviews

Kids say

age 14+

Based on 13 reviews

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Community Reviews

age 18+

Adult Context

While I enjoy watching this show myself as it forces me to think about controversial topics I would not recommend for children of any age. It shows drug use (oral, sniffing and intravenous). There are many adult issues in the cases the doctors in the show have as well as in their personal lives.

This title has:

Too much sex
Too much drinking/drugs/smoking
age 12+

This title has:

Too much sex
Too much drinking/drugs/smoking

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