TV review by Joyce Slaton, Common Sense Media
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Common Sense says

age 13+

Blood, booze, mild menace in mystery period piece.

PBS Drama 2015

Parents say

age 16+

Based on 1 review

Kids say

age 14+

Based on 2 reviews

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age 16+

Good with Inappropriate Moments/Themes

Really enticing story, if sometimes predictable. Parents should be aware that some episodes contain sex scenes that go further than the Common Sense Media rating of 2/5. Things are BEYOND implied, with *ahem* loud noises and camera angles that leave little to the imagination. These situations include both heterosexual and homosexual relationships, with homophobia and the struggles surrounding gay life during the time period being a relatively constant theme. One such episode involves the use of a public bathroom for men to liaison with each other; the acts in the bathroom are heavily implied. Parents should also be aware that many Christian church leaders are involved in a variety of "non-Christian" practices like fornication, and in particular drinking and smoking abundantly, with many allusions to alcoholism and the dependency on liquor to remove painful memories. A church leader is a closeted homosexual. Very little [if any] concrete references to God.

This title has:

Too much sex
Too much drinking/drugs/smoking

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