Parents' Guide to

Cold Case Files

By Melissa Camacho, Common Sense Media Reviewer

age 16+

Docuseries brings closure to long-unsolved crimes.

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A Lot or a Little?

What you will—and won't—find in this TV show.

Community Reviews

age 10+

Based on 3 parent reviews

age 12+

This title has:

Educational value
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This title has:

Great messages
Great role models
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Is It Any Good?

Our review:
Parents say (3):
Kids say (3):

While some of the content is strong -- including crime scene photos showing close ups of victims' fatal wounds -- most of these images are shown in context as part of the detailed account of the investigation. The series is unique in that, without exploiting them, it places great importance on supporting people who have to cope with their loved ones' violent deaths. As a result, Cold Case Files offers mature viewers an opportunity to learn both about the science behind solving crimes and the emotional importance of solving them.

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