TV review by Melissa Camacho, Common Sense Media
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Common Sense says

age 15+

Gripping medical/moral drama isn't for kids.

Fox Drama 2004

Parents say

age 14+

Based on 43 reviews

Kids say

age 13+

Based on 138 reviews

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age 12+

House M.D.

This show is on FOX so you need to expect a pretty dark show and they deliver perfectly. If your kids are younger but want a medical show try Scrubs the show is tamer and there is a character just like House, Dr. Cox they are almost the same. Dr. House is a doctor who handles cases no one else can so it can be very graphic cases at times and there are graphic back stories like a episode in season 7 its a porn star but they dont go in great detail only a small clip of sound from House´s computer but nothing is shown. Language wise Ass, Bitch, and S--- every once in a while and for a while a character is called Cutthroaght bitch. The language is very infrequent. There is a decent amount of gore so don´t eat while watching. Sometimes they go into a inside of the body scene which is like a X-Ray in Mortal Kombat X its very cartoon like. Drug use is high but this is a medical show but House pops Vicodin 40 times a episode but it cuts down after a couple seasons. Also there is cocaine and booze are consumed and shown. House handles real life issues like teen pregnancy which is a huge problem and is a great family show. In the end this is one of the best FOX shows for the ages 10/10

This title has:

Great messages
Great role models
Too much drinking/drugs/smoking
age 14+

This title has:

Too much swearing
Too much drinking/drugs/smoking

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