TV review by Will Wade, Common Sense Media
Caprica Poster Image

Common Sense says

age 15+

Slow-moving Battlestar spin-off best for big fans.

Parents say

age 16+

Based on 5 reviews

Kids say

age 14+

Based on 1 review

Did we miss something on diversity?

Research shows a connection between kids' healthy self-esteem and positive portrayals in media. That's why we've added a new "Diverse Representations" section to our reviews that will be rolling out on an ongoing basis. You can help us help kids by suggesting a diversity update.

A Lot or a Little?

The parents' guide to what's in this TV show.

Community Reviews

age 18+

Philosophy on high level

You like it or you don't and I like this prequel to B.C. It is so much food for thought this series . As was B.C. What faults do we make ? Why do we play an endgame whit us as superior beings ? All as actual as life itself . I am 58 . For me it is hard to say what age . When I was young I had terrible nightmares from Bambi when I was 8 So.........................
age 15+

Terrible story, a huge trainwreck!

I only saw the pilot and that was enough for me. Terrible spin-off, a disgrace of Battlestar Galactica's name. There is a virtual night club that shows people grinding, there is the occasional swear word, and smoking came up a lot. But the red flag shot up at the storyline. (They assume you know the BG universe, or at least can figure it out quickly) Some kids are part of an extreme monotheistic terrorist group that bomb a train and they are trying to create the first Cylon before the competing companies. Really a snoozer. The unnecessary sex and the whole nightclub thing was another big turnoff too. Sorry Caprica, but I bid adieu to you.

TV Details

Our Editors Recommend

  • Battlestar Galactica Poster Image

    Battlestar Galactica

    Exciting space drama has complex adult themes.

    age 15+
  • Lost Poster Image


    Excellent, sometimes scary drama for fearless families.

    age 14+
  • FlashForward Poster Image


    Complex drama blends action, mystery, questions about fate.

    age 14+

For kids who love science fiction

Common Sense Media's unbiased ratings are created by expert reviewers and aren't influenced by the product's creators or by any of our funders, affiliates, or partners.

See how we rate