TV review by Kari Croop, Common Sense Media
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Common Sense says

age 15+

Bloodless, gripping crime drama deals with child's murder.

Parents say

age 17+

Based on 5 reviews

Kids say

age 14+

Based on 10 reviews

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Community Reviews

age 18+

A boring sermon

Episodes were too stretched out; could have made the story tighter; many subplots that had nothing to do with the main plot. Unbelievable in some instances; why was Ellie"s son so antagonist? why so many references to son's computer with no decisions? Ellie's sex scene was unrealistic-did not fit with her image. And why have the scenes with barrister and her son? Lent nothing to the plot. Finally, the 'embrace' between the two women barristers added nothing to the story. Could have been done in fewer installments; omit the sensationalism!
age 18+

Sex scene not mentioned in overview.

Thankfully I was not watching season 2 in the living room like I had been season 1. Season two has BDSM references and sex scenes.

This title has:

Too much sex

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