TV review by Matt Cabral, Common Sense Media
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Common Sense says

age 16+

Violent, mature take on sci-fi video game expands saga well.

Parents say

age 15+

Based on 8 reviews

Kids say

age 13+

Based on 12 reviews

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age 13+

Absolutely amazing

This is an amazing and very gory tv show. It is amazing and the visual effects are great! It is okay for 13 and up I think. There is a very gory scene at the beginning of the first episode, where three of the main character's friends get blown up and one of them is seen with their leg missing. (Blood is shown) You see many aliens with their heads ripped open from being shot by the spartans. Also, spartans repeatedly shoot aliens in the head. There is a lot of gore there, but the blood is blue. The main character has blood sprayed on her face for the first episode from the killings of her friends.

This title has:

Great messages
Great role models
Too much violence
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age 18+

Boring and inaccurate

Horrible… aside from the CGI and common sense writing issues, this is like the Disney Trilogy of Star Wars. Years of solid information and a universe of possibilities and instead, they go through a boring soap opera that breaks all the Lore and every story ever done in this universe. Spartans are now just very strong and immature children with mommy and daddy issues. Not the soldiers that accept their duty to defend humanity to the point of forgetting that they are part of humanity. Can I give this series a -5? It deserves much worse.
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