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

age 9+

Action-packed adventure show has scares, great role model.

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age 9+

Based on 51 reviews

Kids say

age 9+

Based on 54 reviews

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age 9+

Don't binge watch at night especially

My kids and I haven't finished the series but we're close. We binge watched a lot of episodes today until bedtime which I regret. The show sucks you in for sure, kind of hard to stop watching. Once we stopped binging, I told my 10 and 6 year old we should take a break from that show or maybe we should just not watch it anymore. My oldest one agreed and he was a huge fan! The episodes today got undeniably dark in ways that we don't dwell on. Yes, we are aware of the fallen world we live in and the spiritual war we fight daily, and we know that with Jesus we win. This show touched plenty on spiritual warfare, but as it isn't a religious or Christian show, no godly representation. To me it's excessively dark. My youngest seemed to be angry and aggressive after watching it likely because of the overt violence and darkness that pervades the series. If we watch it anymore, it will be one episode at a time, but probably won't.

This title has:

Too much violence
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age 15+

Not for under teens

Great for adults or older teens as it draws you in like a good series should, but not for younger kids unless you’ve already let your kid be desensitized to violence, learn antisocial behaviour and some adult stuff. There is a lot of violence and death/talk about killing (From the 1st episode a troll commits suicide ), more adult references (prom block), and scenes that would be at home during regular and horror movies, but your 6, 7 or 8 year old is not going to notice some of this. But after they watch a whole season, kids remember and copy what they see and hear. Unless you sit and watch with your kid/s you might not have noticed either.

This title has:

Too much violence
1 person found this helpful.

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