Parents' Guide to

Coroner

By Marty Brown, Common Sense Media Reviewer

age 14+

Police procedural about grief features gore, sexual content.

TV CW , CBC Television Drama 2020
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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 1 parent review

age 16+

Thought Provoking

This show is not for children as the content is geared toward complex adult realities.

Is It Any Good?

Our review:
Parents say: (1 ):
Kids say: Not yet rated

Having a lead character work in a morgue is certainly one way to live up to the "body of the week" trope embraced by most detective procedurals. Coroner's unique take on the familiar formula is that the main character has to work through her own anxiety and grief to do her job. Living with an anxiety disorder is an important topic to explore, but Coroner falls into another TV cliche by allowing rudimentary research dictate Dr. Cooper's motivations and actions, painting her pathology with broad strokes rather than the nuance the complex character deserves.

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