A Million Little Things

TV review by Jenny Nixon, Common Sense Media
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Common Sense says

age 14+

Weepy drama explores mature themes like suicide, infidelity.

ABC Drama 2018

Parents say

age 17+

Based on 2 reviews

Kids say

age 13+

Based on 4 reviews

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age 18+

Episode with one agenda vs. offering choices - disappointed viewer

Although I normally think the show is very good at addressing the topics of the day - suicide, depression, identity, last night I watched the most recent episode where Maggie told her radio audience that she had an abortion. She had a girl on the air that was contemplating ending her pregnancy due to her personal situation. Instead of directing her to help that could offer her choices, she counseled her to one specific organization - Planned Parenthood. There are so many options for women including counseling to offer more that just that one choice to end a pregnancy and no one ever talks about the after effects of having an abortion on the person etc. I think the show could have done a better job with this issue pointing out options, not just the one so called "choice". Bias goes many ways, this definitely showed that this show's agenda is not to offer options - at the end of the show on suicide or depression they offered resources - at the end of this one only one choice. I think it was poorly done.
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age 16+

Men can't get pregnant! That is my headline! This show has gone way downhill.

The show started out good, but has added storylines that are horrible! Also, the writers are stating a man can get pregnant! That is so ridiculous sounding, it's comical! The show needs new writers, because the characters have continually said, 'We're pregnant." Katherines storyline with her new love is repulsive. This show is a 3 now, when it was a 5, before the sick storylines were added!!

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