Cable Girls

TV review by Jenny Nixon, Common Sense Media
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Common Sense says

age 15+

Spanish soap set in late-1920s Madrid is worth a binge.

Netflix Drama 2017

Parents say

age 14+

Based on 5 reviews

Kids say

age 15+

Based on 4 reviews

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age 18+

Soft core porn, plus it’s terrible writing

I cannot believe there is anyone here who thinks this is okay for underage children, let alone the person who said EIGHT is okay!! Holy smokes. Every 2-3 episodes includes very graphic sex, full frontal female nudity, full back for men, and very explicit and erotically shot. Not okay for underage whatsoever. Show also depicts a relationship between two females and a male, and of course they kiss a lot and show their threesome in bed. The one female eventually reveals she actually believes she’s a male trapped, and so begins her transition to present male, and the two girls cut out the man and become exclusive, and she renamed herself Oscar. On top of all this, the show is about scandal. Deceit upon deceit. Cheating, abuse, murder, kidnapping, affairs, homosexuality, depiction of rape. You name it. It’s in there. Even if you’re okay with all of this, the show itself is not worth it. It is nothing but a very terribly written evening soap opera, that’s shot so beautifully that you are blind to this until you’re way too deep. But the writing is so contrived, and actors work so hard to make it seem authentic, but it’s just so, so dumb. It’s the same plot line over and over: I love him, I can’t be with him, I love him, I hate him, I love him, I can’t be with him. For every single relationship. And once they’re together, then any slight inconvenience or doubt… they can’t be with them. Feigned problems, created drama. No real depth, no development of characters, just silly falsified problems on repeat. Terrible, boring, gratuitous show. Do not waste your time.

This title has:

Too much sex
1 person found this helpful.
age 8+

Not Bad!!!!

Had some sex and killing but I think you can watch it a 8 years old!!

This title has:

Great messages
Great role models

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