Control Z

TV review by Melissa Camacho, Common Sense Media
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Common Sense says

age 16+

Mature, binge-worthy teen drama has tons of bullying, sex.

Netflix Drama 2020

Parents say

age 14+

Based on 3 reviews

Kids say

age 15+

Based on 9 reviews

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age 13+

really good show


This title has:

Great messages
Great role models
age 14+

Pretty good, not as bad as Common Sense makes it out to be

Common Sense has exaggerated the innuendo and content of this show. Genitalia is never shown, only slightly implied.(eggplant). Images are shown in short bursts, nothing innapropriate. A high tech version of Gossip Girl. A girl's secret is being transgender and she gets exposed. Her boyfriend breaks up with her and kids bully her. The hacker offers revenge by telling her she can expose others secrets. There is another girl who tries to solve the mystery with her Sherlock Holmes like skills. She is smart, capable, and funny. Teens can solve the mystery along with her. Parents can discuss cyberbullying. This show will heighten your kids' problem solving skills as it has mysteries for them to solve with clues. There is some swearing but it's all in Spanish and there are a few slurs, mainly towards the trans girl. Obviously tell kids not to use it.

This title has:

Great messages
Great role models
Too much swearing

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