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Dare Me

By Melissa Camacho, Common Sense Media Reviewer

age 16+

Edgy cheerleading thriller has drinking, sex, and murder.

TV USA Drama 2019
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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 4 parent reviews

age 14+


I’ve been in love with this show from the get go, but it was sad to hear they canceled the show right at a cliffhanger and only at 1 season! Very frustrating and disappointing. You still should watch it though.
age 17+

Not suitable without talking about it first...

The show is interesting and I can see why people like it, but this is MATURE! There is a lot of bullying, peer pressuring, eating disorder behavior, inappropriate boundaries with coach, drug use, lots of alcohol use (its weird to see Beth NOT drinking...), casual sex, and sex with minors (the girls might be seniors, but still could be 17). I think someone would need to be very mature in order to watch this, but would recommend discussing these red flags with your teen regardless.

Is It Any Good?

Our review:
Parents say (4 ):
Kids say (11 ):

This edgy series mixes teen drama with a criminal whodunnit while simultaneously looking at the physical and psychological extremes competitive cheerleaders endure. It's not clear who has committed the crime, or who's out to do harm to another, which creates a compelling mystery. Meanwhile, viewers are offered some melodramatic moments, as the personal problems of specific characters reveal themselves throughout the story. But sometimes the efforts to create suspense are drawn out too long, making it frustrating to watch at times. But Dare Me offers enough guilty pleasure to make it entertaining.

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