Parents' Guide to

Harley Quinn

By Amanda Dyer, Common Sense Media Reviewer

age 17+

Raunchy, gory comedy has themes of female empowerment.

TV DC Universe , Max Comedy 2019
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A Lot or a Little?

What you will—and won't—find in this TV show.

Community Reviews

age 16+

Based on 5 parent reviews

age 18+

Not for young people. Would say 21+

age 14+

I would say 14+ for most teens, since its very violent and stuff, but for teens who are into violence and gory stuff then 13+. I let my 12 year daughter watch this and she loved it. //Violence//: this show is very violent, its full of blood, gore, organs and everything, but the violence is made in dark humor, so its pretty funny. //Sex//: there is a lot sex talk, and there is a lot of kissing (not disney kissing, like full on tongue kissing), but all nudity is censored so most seen is a character butt. //Swearing//: this show has so many f bombs, and words like bitch and other, but if your child has internet then they probably know every swear word so I wasn't concerned much by that. //Alcohol and drugs//: for what I remember there wasn't much drugs, only one scene had weed from what I remember, and alcohol there wasn't much some drinking but not much.

Is It Any Good?

Our review:
Parents say (5 ):
Kids say (8 ):

Sex, drugs, blood, and guts galore, Harley Quinn is an action-packed adult comedy that is not suitable for teens. Although the series is well-paced and gives an interesting perspective on the consequences of abusive relationships, it doesn't make up for the crass humor and violent nature of its characters.

Older teens may enjoy seeing Harley take down the misogynistic supervillains that try to keep her "in her place." One of the major themes of the series is that women can be just as powerful and deadly as men, but with the increasing value of female villains comes a decreasing value of human life in general as innocent people, including children, are thoughtlessly slaughtered. The goal of overcoming a male-dominated society is a noble one, but the series pushes this theme a little too far and tends to cross the line into pandering instead of entertaining.

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