A Lot or a Little?
What you will—and won't—find in this TV show.
Paranormal activity and government conspiracies are major topics. Caring for a child is also a key theme. Life milestones like divorce and illness are addressed.
Positive Role Models
Sheriff Jo Evans is a good officer who goes by the book. However, she is willing to break some rules in order to protect Piper and her family, and asks others to do so when necessary.
Violence & Scariness
Crashes, police chases, attempted kidnappings, and scary moments are consistently featured. Blood is sometimes visible.
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Sex, Romance & Nudity
Occasional moments contain innuendo. Divorce is a theme.
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Words like "damn" and "hell" are sometimes used.
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Drinking, Drugs & Smoking
Prescription medications are shown being consumed according to directions. References to lab experiments are also made.
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Parents Need to Know
Parents need to know that Emergence is a mystery series about a police officer who finds a mysterious girl at the site of a plane crash. It features some violent moments, including fatal car accidents, chases, and child kidnapping attempts. Supernatural activities are also suggested. Themes also include divorce, cancer-related illnesses, and other mature topics.
Is It Any Good?
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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