Parents' Guide to

Day Break

By Sierra Filucci, Common Sense Media Reviewer

age 16+

One bad day lasts forever. Too bloody for kids.

TV ABC, TV One Drama 2006
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The show's complexity, along with the tense momentum, makes it hard to resist, despite its somewhat gimmicky nature. Though some events remain the same each time Hopper wakes up and does the day over, he finds that his choices can change the course of events. As one of his enemies says again and again, "For every decision, there is a consequence." If Hopper skips coffee, someone dies. If he protects one loved one, another gets hurt. As the day repeats, Hopper tries to gather enough information to get at the truth; along the way, he learns what he really cares about.

Both Diggs and Moon Bloodgood (who plays Hopper's girlfriend, Rita) are gorgeous, making the show easy to watch despite the gallons of blood shed throughout the course of each episode. But the pace is intense and the gunshots frequent, making Day Break stuff for mature teens and adults only.

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