Another Life

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

age 14+

Cliche-laden sci-fi series has strong women, some language.

Netflix Drama 2019

Parents say

age 16+

Based on 12 reviews

Kids say

age 15+

Based on 3 reviews

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age 18+

Commonsense review underplays the worst in this series

Who wrote the commonsense review? Did the person even watch the entire series or just the first episode? It completely downplays significant content that a parent or guardian might want to know. Contrary to the Commonsense review the series DOES contain more than a few F-bombs, the word seems to be a universal expression used at least 50 times per episode. The main character also uses "Jesus Christ" a lot which I find offensive for the sheer fact that Jesus doesn't have anything to do with what's going on- on that ship. The only character that doesn't use this language is the AI "William" but he's got other issues. Also the sex scene of the threesome is basically porn, the sex between a human and AI is just...(I can't even with that), then you have everyone hooking up with everyone and no real sense that anything more than lust is driving these encounters. At least in daytime soaps there's some effort to build a relationship not just odd glances in the middle of space. It's really sad because I was excited to watch this after seeing "Away," and "Lost In Space," Netflix needs to realize that if you have good writing, you don't need to infuse the script with gratuitous cursing and sex, that masquerades as love. And commonsense please pay me, I'll watch the full program and write a review that actually reflects the full content.

This title has:

Too much sex
Too much swearing
2 people found this helpful.
age 12+

if I could give this 0 stars I would

Don't bother. The acting is disappointing, the characters are mediocre at best and the storyline is boring. This is full of US terms such as 'blowing smoke up your a**'. There is a reason this has such a low rating on rotten tomatoes.

This title has:

Too much swearing
Too much drinking/drugs/smoking
1 person found this helpful.

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