Castle

TV review by Will Wade, Common Sense Media
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Common Sense says

age 13+

Light crime procedural offers less violence than CSI.

ABC Drama 2009

Parents say

age 13+

Based on 17 reviews

Kids say

age 12+

Based on 57 reviews

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Community Reviews

age 18+

Season 4

The woman captain in season 4 is not likable at all! Why that character NEEDS to be so mean and always so tough? The captain who died he had relationship with the staff...this character has no personality
age 15+

This title has:

Too much violence
Too much sex
Too much drinking/drugs/smoking

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