Parents' Guide to

Between

By Kari Croop, Common Sense Media Reviewer

age 15+

Gritty sci-fi series targets teens with blood and realism.

TV Netflix Drama 2015
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A Lot or a Little?

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

Community Reviews

age 15+

Based on 12 parent reviews

age 15+

Not a thorough review.

I am 3 episodes in and there is a scene with 2 people in the bed in the morning and it appears as if they are naked. I have very particular about the Sexual Content and this review is not complete.
age 17+

Mysterious and Thrilling

I think it is a great show for adults and maybe older teenagers, but not for younger kids. While the first season is pretty clean, someone almost gets raped and there is a lot of implied sex. The language is not too bad, but it is also violent and a bit gory (as victims get shot or die and blood pours out of their mouths). The second season features a implied sex and a girl stripping down to her underwear. Just be wary, it is not as clean as the review says it is.

Is It Any Good?

Our review:
Parents say (12 ):
Kids say (12 ):

Although the initial premise is intriguing, in the end there's nothing spectacular about the way Between spins its story or shapes its characters, resulting in an average piece of entertainment aimed squarely at teens. The show plays so much like a young adult novel that it's hard to believe it isn't based on one. On the plus side, creator Michael McGowan's original story does breed some weighty themes to ponder amid all the teen angst, including whether the 21-and-under set could run the world if they had to -- or whether they'd effectively destroy it.

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