For All Mankind

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

age 15+

Intriguing historical fiction space drama has cursing, sex.

Parents say

age 12+

Based on 5 reviews

Kids say

age 13+

Based on 3 reviews

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age 12+

Fun but flawed show has cursing

Episode 1: VIOLENCE: None, several people are thought to be killed and reckless behavior is shown throughout such as scenes where drunken men throw glass bottles at walls, race fast through the road. LANGAUGE: "F*ck" is used 2 times, "Shit" is used infrequently also along with "goddamn", "hell". Language is never used frequently. ALCHOHAL/DRUG/TABACCO USE: Men get drunk, act reckless. Drinking and getting drunk are a big part of the episode. SEXUAL CONTENT/NUDITY: A woman is shown getting dressed non-sexually with no nudity or explicit angles. Mild and brief suggestive jokes are subtly said, which will fly over young kids heads. OVERALL: 12+

This title has:

Great messages
Too much drinking/drugs/smoking
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age 12+

Decent but flawed what-if drama that borders on soapy

This is a pretty ok show. I’m watching it with my 13 year old and she is bananas for it. The women astronauts and engineers are uniformly amazing. The housewives, not so much. Some of the drama can get a bit soapy. There is an infidelity. As for age appropriateness, I don’t see anything a 12 year old couldn’t handle. There is no blood and gore as the other review freaks out about. It’s a painting and it’s fairly cartoonish. The adults are expressing their fears with it. There are some graphic scenes of the holocaust in episode 2. There is no sex in it, just the aftermath. If naked backs and one bit of side boob bothers to then you should pass. Later in the show (spoiler) a child dies. It’s a bit ham-handed, but traumatic none the less. However, you never actually see the boy or his accident. It’s only discussed. All in all this is a good show for inspiring girls and showing boys how to except girls as equals, and occasionally superiors. Also has good messages regarding never passing up a good opportunity, no matter how hard the work.

This title has:

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1 person found this helpful.

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