Parents' Guide to

Dr. Death

By Martin Brown, Common Sense Media Reviewer

age 15+

True-crime medical drama features blood, gore, drugs.

TV Peacock Drama 2021
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A Lot or a Little?

What you will—and won't—find in this TV show.

Community Reviews

age 17+

Based on 2 parent reviews

age 17+

Nudity and sexual scenes not mentioned

There is a full frontal nude male scene pretty early on. There are several stripper scenes and sexual act scenes not mentioned in the original review.

This title has:

Too much sex
4 people found this helpful.
age 16+

This title has:

Educational value
Too much sex
Too much drinking/drugs/smoking

Is It Any Good?

Our review:
Parents say (2 ):
Kids say (3 ):

It's tough to turn a true-crime story into a compelling drama, but this series threads the needle by beginning with the crimes and working backward to discover why they happened. Digging into Christopher Duntsch's personal and professional life, Dr. Death paints a detailed portrait of a possible sociopath. Meanwhile, as it follows the doctors trying to stop Duntsch, it reveals a broken medical system that allowed him to thrive at his patients' expense. By pulling off the two intriguing storylines at once, the series manages to be both unique and relevant.

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