Parent reviews for Away

Common Sense says

Gripping series balances space thrills with family drama.
Based on our expert review

Parents say

age 14+
Based on 6 reviews

Kids say

age 12+
Based on 3 reviews

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Adult Written byAdultchecker September 14, 2020

Really good

This show caught my eye the other day so i decided to check it out with my family. After watching it all, i can give you my honest review. This show is definitely acceptable for kids. The whole plot and such is ok for even 8+. The only reason i gave it 12+ is because of the 'sex scene' at the start. This scene doesn't show any nudity nor any sounds. It just shows a lot of bare skin. If you just skip a couple of minutes of that then you should be good to go. That is the only scene that is a bit meh. Its around the 15 minute mark on the first episode. After that, it's smooth sailing. I highly recommend you check it out as it's a fantastic show for all ages.

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Adult Written byKKH September 13, 2020


Moved sloooow and was boring. I had trouble finishing the first episode. Has some language and the first episode there is a sex not for kids.
Adult Written byCollegekid57 October 10, 2020

Aside from a few scenes, it could be totally family friendly

Spoilers ahead. There’s a few times where an erection is mentioned, the beginning where there’s a little nudity but once you get past the first episode that’s pretty much gone. There’s a lot of intense and dramatic scenes regarding the spaceship and will they make it or not so if your kid doesn’t like those scenes then it would be a hard show to watch. The girl disobeys her mother/father and sneaks out with her boyfriend and does other things she shouldn’t do. Overall it’s a good show to demonstrate the power of family and it portrays disability in a decent light, as one character ends up in a wheelchair quickly. My 13 year old sister lost interest in the show after 3ish episodes. I don’t remember if there was cursing or not but I think there’s a couple s—t in there just because of spaceship malfunctions and such.

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Adult Written bywesternsky September 20, 2020

Pretty bland

Good show, there is a sex scene during the first episode and some same sex romance. Other than that it's okay.
Adult Written byMAnders84 September 14, 2020

Somewhat conservative

As stated, there is a bare skin, no nudity sex scene between husband and wife in first episode. It's like a flashback between two scenes for a few minutes.

Episode 3 reveals 2 women in love with flashback scenes to them almost kissing and spending the night together (but not touching or anything sexual), just chemistry. One of the women is married with a child.

Episode 4 there's talk of self sacrifice due to infection. There's visual of open wounds/ blood/needles. A flashback of a ritualistic you boy being burned post mortem.

Episode 5 there is talk of a dick falling off in space. A daughter lying to her parents & sneaking out with a boy. In space they talk about arousal & orgasms over vegetables & drinking vodka.

The rest of the show has lots of drama and pulling your heart strings.
Will update, once we've watched more.

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Adult Written byYankeebatts September 11, 2020

Fun story with very very positive themes

This is a fun Sci-Fi story with a lot of good characters. The story is a great combination of the complexity of space travel and that of family life. The themes are all positive and will leave viewers with a sense of the trinity that is science, God, and nature.

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