Degrassi: Next Class

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

age 13+

An edgier Degrassi for the digital age still has heart.

Netflix Drama 2016

Parents say

age 14+

Based on 12 reviews

Kids say

age 13+

Based on 40 reviews

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Community Reviews

age 13+
While I will say that it was a fairly good show it did have some things that weren't mentioned. One girl attempts suicide by overdose, another girl self harms and posts about it on social media. A girl whose mother died of suicide is a bully and supplies one boy with drugs. There is also a girl that has an abortion. It was a hard show for me to watch personally because I relate to some of the scenarios shown. It does have useful information about topics not usually talked about, but take precaution so you do know what you will be watching.

This title has:

Great messages
Great role models
Too much violence
Too much drinking/drugs/smoking
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age 16+

An honest Degrassi review from a young adult.

I am on my second time watching this show, the first time I watched it I was a senior in high school. This show touches on a lot of subjects a lot of other shows would not. While this can be a good thing, sometimes it can be a bit too much. Overall, this show has many great messages, but it also has some that I would consider a bit intense for a younger teen. Some of the topics Degrassi covers are mental illness, abortion, drug abuse, sex, sexuality, relationships (romantic and friendship), racism, religion (discrimination), body image, and more.

This title has:

Great messages
Too much sex
Too much drinking/drugs/smoking

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