Halt and Catch Fire

TV review by Kari Croop, Common Sense Media
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Common Sense says

age 16+

Period tech drama is fascinating, but expect sexy stuff.

AMC Drama 2014

Parents say

age 16+

Based on 1 review

Kids say

age 13+

Based on 1 review

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age 16+

Outre Sexual Practice Depictions Not For Younger Viewers

In the first 5 minutes there's a depiction of hook up rough sex that our 14 year old wasn't comfortable watching. I don't suppose it got too graphic, but we prefer healthy sexuality depictions, not people physically hurting each other. Is it any wonder Americans have issues understanding consent? Given the timing it was gratuitous, and we are sorry to not be able to watch it at this time. Also disappointing that the premise seems to be that male and female engineers couldn't work together in the 80's without tearing each others clothes off (or banging with them on).

This title has:

Too much violence
Too much sex

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