Parents' Guide to

Do No Harm

By Kari Croop, Common Sense Media Reviewer

age 17+

Jekyll and Hyde-inspired medical drama has a dark side.

TV NBC Drama 2013
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Do No Harm, without a doubt, is ridiculous. But when you consider that it's based on a classic story that was written more than 100 years ago, the bitter pill of a brilliant neurosurgeon who transforms into a metaphorical monster every night at exactly 8:25 p.m. -- and has therefore managed to convince his colleagues that he can't work nights because he's a diabetic -- is a bit easier to swallow.

What really saves it though is Pasquale's charming portrayal of both characters, particularly his playful take on the evil Ian, who he imbues with dash of Dexter and a wink to American Psycho's Patrick Bateman. The result is a completely despicable human being you can't help but like -- even when you know you shouldn't.

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