FlashForward

TV review by Will Wade, Common Sense Media
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Common Sense says

age 14+

Complex drama blends action, mystery, questions about fate.

ABC Drama 2009

Parents say

age 15+

Based on 7 reviews

Kids say

age 14+

Based on 7 reviews

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Community Reviews

age 17+

Grown-ups only!

I've been watching this on Roku AFTER my 15 year old goes to bed. My husband typically passes through the room mumbling about "your creepy show." This is NOT for kids--realistic violence, some sexual scenes, and a realistic portrayal of alcoholism, plus the "creepy" premise and tone, make this inappropriate for kids. However, the sci fi premise, story, and acting make this worthwhile. Joseph Fiennes (of Shakespeare in Love fame) and John Cho (Sulu in the most recent Star Trek movie) are terrific.

This title has:

Too much violence
Too much sex
Too much swearing
Too much drinking/drugs/smoking
age 17+

Loved it, Until....

This show is crossing the line. Last week's episode included a sex scene I would expect to see on HBO, not ABC at 8pm. It's disappointing that people think it's okay to put stuff like that on television - and that people watch it!

This title has:

Too much violence
Too much sex

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