Finding Carter

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

age 14+

Engaging teen drama has mature themes and risky behavior.

MTV Drama 2014

Parents say

age 14+

Based on 5 reviews

Kids say

age 14+

Based on 6 reviews

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Community Reviews

age 14+

Best show ever

I love this show I watch it every Tuesday an since I don't have cable I watch it on the MTV app

This title has:

Great messages
Great role models
age 16+

So much possibility. .

I have watched this show since episode 1. I was a bit concerned from the onset about the casual drinking, drugs and sex but I attributed it to the fact Carter had been raised by an abductor. I also attributed the lack of parenting by her birth parents to them having lost so much time with her. I have since seen the show morph to parents being "friends" but not parents, Carter working in a bar and dating a married man and one teen character lamenting the fact that she's never had an orgasm with ANY of her partners! Wow! Seriously, these are high school kids! Conceptually this show had tons of potential but even that has fallen flat now that Carter is reconnecting with her abductor... It is a sad day when the characters in this show are being portrayed as "normal" teens and encouraging teens to disobey, lie to and disrespect parents. It is equally as sad that parents are portrayed as puppets to be played by said teens!

This title has:

Too much sex
Too much drinking/drugs/smoking

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