Everything Sucks!

TV review by Joyce Slaton, Common Sense Media
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Common Sense says

age 15+

Sweet, sensitive, authentic '90s-set teen drama is a winner.

Parents say

age 15+

Based on 36 reviews

Kids say

age 13+

Based on 50 reviews

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age 18+

19 year old actress making out with 13 year old kid

14 year old actress Peyton Kennedy who plays the role of Kate Messner on the show is much too young for this role. It's completely inappropriate for a kid (13 at the time it was filmed) to be making out with an adult, looking at porn magazines and attempting to masturbate. I don't care if it's acting. It's sick! Her parents should be ashamed. This is soft child porn and I'm shocked that NETFLIX would allow this. Definitely not for a 14 year old to watch.

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age 11+

Nice wholesome teen series

I’ve read other reviews from parents and I can honestly say I think they’ve made it out to be overly sexual and too mature haha. It really is not. Yes it goes into topics like sexuality and yes there’s a moment where a woman’s chest is on display...but is that really overly sexual??? It’s anatomy and I’m pretty sure it’s something the majority of the target audience possess themselves? I think this series is absolutely fine for preteens+, probably 11 and up I’d say so that they can really grasp and understand the plot and conversations within the series (but if you have a smart 10 year old then it wouldn’t hurt them watching this lol). I think this whole idea that it’s inappropriate to watch for younger teenagers is bizarre, it’s sheltering them and treating teenagers as if they’re not going to see or hear worse in their young lives- which can end up with teenagers growing into adulthood not secure with their own sexuality and even their bodies. I don’t know whether my opinion is different as I’m from a country where we go to Highschool at age 11. Or maybe it’s because I’m European and we tend to be less likely shocked by things like this. But I think it’s a lovely coming of age series and it really was a joy to watch... :) (I hope I don’t upset anyone by voicing a different opinion to the majority of the reviews on here haha)

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