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By Melissa Camacho, Common Sense Media Reviewer

age 12+

Supernatural mystery has strong cast, lots of violence.

TV ABC Drama 2019
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age 13+

Based on 2 parent reviews

age 10+


I love this show the cast the music the story line and yes it handles very hard to talk about things like cancer and divorce but it does so in a very considerate manner .I would not have a problem watching this with my 11 year old grandaughter

This title has:

Great messages
Great role models
age 16+

Kids might not understand

Emergence is a great show, however there are many scenes of violence. Kids under sixteen may not understand Emily, Kindred or Piper. There are also many scenes with blood and drugs that kids may not understand. Great show though with a very inspiring cast and plot!

This title has:

Great messages
Great role models
Too much violence
Too much drinking/drugs/smoking

Is It Any Good?

Our review:
Parents say (2 ):
Kids say (7 ):

This supernatural mystery series offers a strong but sometimes frustrating story that has more questions than answers. But the show's ensemble cast is very solid, making the story world a compelling one. The pace of the action allows the events to unfold in a way that's easy to follow, but it's fast enough to remain interesting. While some of the dramatic events are predictable, the show still manages to be entertaining, again thanks to its great crew of actors. If you're looking for a mystery show to watch, Emergence will fit the bill.

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