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Parents' Guide to

All Rise

By Marty Brown, Common Sense Media Reviewer

age 13+

Earnest courtroom melodrama has good intentions, violence.

TV CBS Drama 2019
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A Lot or a Little?

What you will—and won't—find in this TV show.

Community Reviews

age 10+

Based on 4 parent reviews

age 8+

Reasonable lifetime movie

Teaching for the leader, lawyers, truthfully judgement.
age 11+


It is most kid friendly and some substances that involve sex and others violence but Most is still kid friendly

Is It Any Good?

Our review:
Parents say (4 ):
Kids say (2 ):

While certainly well-intentioned, this series consistently undermines and trivializes its messages of social equality by using hot-button issues in melodramatic ways. In the first episode of All Rise, for example, a courtroom is held hostage by a bigoted man having a breakdown, but other characters don't seem to be upset by it at all, making the event feel manufactured and exploitative. Additionally, the main character, Judge Carmichael, is presented as a flawless hero who breaks protocol (not to mention the law itself) to ensure that justice is applied fairly to those that enter her courtroom -- but assuming that a single person can always understand who's actually innocent and who is guilty is pretty much the opposite of what actually makes the court system work.

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