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Free Rein: Valentine's Day

By Emily Ashby, Common Sense Media Reviewer

age 6+

Sweet holiday special emphasizes friendship over romance.

TV Netflix Drama 2019
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This sweet holiday special is all about love, but not entirely in the traditional sense. Zoe's new relationship with Pin helps set up and close out the story, and other teens pair off in couples as well, but most of the focus is on the love that's shared among friends. Zoe, Becky (Kerry Ingram), and Jade (Manpreet Bambra) are the best of friends, and newcomer Gaby (Charlotte Jordan) is slowly finding her niche in the group. These are the relationships that prove most integral to the story and its eventual happy ending.

As for Zoe and her actual Valentine, there are some heartwarming developments as Pin opens up about himself and she starts to understand him better as a result. As teen romance on-screen goes, Free Rein: Valentine's Day's innocuous presentation paints a pretty mild picture of the construct, which is great news for the show's younger viewers.

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