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By Melissa Camacho, Common Sense Media Reviewer

age 15+

Time travel sci-fi with bloodless violence, tough heroine.

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

Community Reviews

age 16+

Based on 5 parent reviews

age 14+

Great world to get lost in!

This is fascinating take on time travel. Cool relationship between Kira Cameron and the brilliant science kid. It shows the evils of consumerism and the dangerous place our future could go if things are left unchecked. No sex (that I can remember) A lot of good guys with good morals. I think this is a sleeper that didn't get enough press. Informational , educational and I always love shows that make smart kids look cool (because being smart and having a purpose is so much of a better message to put in teens brains that those popular, shopping, drinking kids of many mainstream shows).

This title has:

Great messages
Great role models
age 14+

Is It Any Good?

Our review:
Parents say (5 ):
Kids say (4 ):

While the time travel theme isn't completely original (think Doctor Who), the show succeeds at telling a well-developed story that combines elements of police procedurals with hi-tech fantasy. Also adding to the show's flair are the constant moral dilemmas that Cameron faces as she negotiates the importance of doing her job with her heartfelt desire to return to her family.

Continuum is an intelligent show, but one that also relies on some violent story lines and action-packed scenes filled with gun fire to tell it. However, like most Canadian productions, the amount of blood and gore visible is limited. Stateside sci-fi fantasy fans will definitely enjoy it, but it has enough here to appeal to those simply looking for a a well developed series to tune in to.

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