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By Joyce Slaton, Common Sense Media Reviewer

age 15+

Mesmerizing drama ponders the mysteries of life and death.

TV Netflix Drama 2016
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age 14+

Based on 1 parent review

age 14+

Heavy stuff

If you don't want you kids dwelling on the topic of death and any possible afterlife, skip this program. The characters are well acted.

Is It Any Good?

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Mysterious and intriguing, this (kinda) zombie drama brings a freshness to what is now a somewhat well-traveled premise, resulting in an ideal binge-watch. For American viewers, just relaxing into the show's slow, simmering pace could be a bit of a challenge -- Glitch doesn't dole out a cliffhanger every seven minutes to keep viewers watching; its revelations are less predictable and thus a lot more of a gut punch when they arrive.

Just hours after realizing his adored late wife has returned from the dead, James takes the time to lie back on a playground merry-go-round with Kate, the camera pulling up to focus on their faces, blissful in this one moment. But not for long -- seconds later she asks, "Why am I here? Why am I back?" "I don't know," answers James. "But I'm going to take care of you. No matter what." And James is trying, desperately, to take care of Kate, to take care of this whole crazy situation. But bit by bit, it's spinning out of control. Start watching this series late at night and you might still be pushing that "Yes, I'm still watching Glitch" button when the sun comes up.

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