A Friend of the Family

TV review by Jenny Nixon, Common Sense Media
Poster art for the Peacock drama series A Friend of the Family. Parents and their teenage daughter are pictured standing, with a rip superimposed over the image with a man's face peeking out with a sinister look.

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age 15+

Creepy, well-acted drama details a real-life kidnapping.

Peacock Drama 2022

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