Free Rein

TV review by Emily Ashby, Common Sense Media
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Common Sense says

age 6+

Likable British drama boasts exceptional female role model.

Netflix Drama 2017

Parents say

age 9+

Based on 30 reviews

Kids say

age 9+

Based on 62 reviews

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age 6+

Great show for all ages!

I LOVE this show! There’s romance but it’s all very pure and innocent. Finally a show that doesn’t try to force adult content on children! 💞

This title has:

Educational value
Great messages
Great role models
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age 15+

Too romantic

I started to watch this with my daughter, the review said it was good. While we were watching I had to cut it off. It’s too much romantic stuff, teen drama that really only teens should would understand the concept of it. Younger kids could take the concept and misguide them. I really would not recommend for little kids. The romance is really what got me the most. Too much for our young ones.
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