The Patient

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

age 15+

Twisty, creepy drama focuses on complicated therapeutic duo.

FX Drama 2022

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age 14+

Based on 5 reviews

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age 14+

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Too much sex
age 15+

Love the show! A couple things caught me off guard...

this show is masterfully crafted! I love the in depth look into the psychology of the murder, I found it moderately educational to see the process of the therapy sessions throughout the show. there is a scene where the killer watches p*rn to divert him from murdering his victim. this caught me off guard. there is hardly any sex talk or activity in the show at all except for this one scene. there are about 4 or 5 F words per 20m episode, so not too much, but still more than a child should be watching. there is not much on screen violence, but the whole show is about a serial killer, so that is a constant theme throughout the show. no drugs, not much sex, brief gore, mildly scary, but an AMAZING show!

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Too much sex
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