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Chicago Med

By Melissa Camacho, Common Sense Media Reviewer

age 14+

Medical drama revives classic themes, bloody scenes.

TV NBC 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 16+

Based on 6 parent reviews

age 10+

This show is an amazing show!

As Chicago med being my favorite show, I recommend it to anyone who is into medical stuff. Everything looks very real. Almost like someone it just carrying around a camera in an ER. I've seen lots of behind the scenes and they have an amazing special effects team. So in conclusion, I really think you should give Chicago med a try.
age 18+


Excellent acting and script couldn’t be better, in real life none of the Doctors and Nurses are like that. The show emphasizes in the compassion, care, understanding from a human to another humanr, In the USA one is afraid to go to a hospital because to afterward charges for life? And the Doctors in ER treat patients like a number or a subject like a number or subject.

Is It Any Good?

Our review:
Parents say (6 ):
Kids say (12 ):

This intense medical procedural weaves together dramatic story lines about doctors treating severely sick and injured patients and the efforts being made to treat them. Adding to the fray are the interpersonal relationships among the medical staff, which range from lighthearted and friendly to competitively tense.

The soap-opera-like tales featured here will feel familiar to fans of popular 1990s hospital dramas such as Chicago Hope and ER. Nonetheless, the overall series is both well-written and engaging. Meanwhile, the way characters from its sister shows, Chicago Fire and Chicago P.D., pop up in each episode adds an interesting crossover angle. If you're looking for some solid but standard medical stories, this show will fit the bill.

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