FBI

TV review by Melissa Camacho, Common Sense Media
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Common Sense says

age 15+

"Law & Order" spin-off is entertaining, violent.

CBS Drama 2018

Parents say

age 14+

Based on 4 reviews

Kids say

age 14+

Based on 4 reviews

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Community Reviews

age 13+

Supervised viewing....some episodes not suitable

Great show, lots of action, likeable characters, but unfortunately some episodes refer to sexual assault, rape, trafficing, etc, so we just skip the ones, and watch the straight forward cops chasing the baddies :)

This title has:

Great role models
Too much sex
age 15+

Strong Female Leading Roles

I like the fact that critically-acclaimed actor Sela Ward, and talented Missy Pellegram have strong, independent female roles in this fast-paced FBI drama/action. It sets great precedent for female actors and smart role-models for women and young women alike. “OA” (Zeko Zaki) plays an ethical Middle Eastern American agent/partner to Missy’s character. “OA” is a breath of fresh air, adding more diversity to this smart FBI series. Jeremy Sisto is another powerhouse actor who adds depth and strength. It is somewhat violent and has some language, but this is clearly a modern, real-world representation of crimes in the US.

This title has:

Great messages
Great role models

TV Details

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