Arrested Development

TV review by Marjorie Kase, Common Sense Media
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Common Sense says

age 15+

Brilliant, innovative comedy for mature viewers.

Parents say

age 12+

Based on 17 reviews

Kids say

age 13+

Based on 66 reviews

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age 2+

Arrested funny

Great show everyone should be able to watch
age 13+
One of the greatest shows of all time. There is no violence the language gets much worst in season 5 the sex gets worst in season 5. Overall this show is one of the classic comedies and is a great show for kids 13 and up.

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