How to Get Away with Murder

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

age 15+

Tense legal procedural is steamy with some violence.

ABC Drama 2014

Parents say

age 13+

Based on 28 reviews

Kids say

age 14+

Based on 39 reviews

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Community Reviews

age 14+

So so good - NOT as sexual as everyone says

I love this show so much - it has a black woman as the main character and a lot of diversity (homosexuality, different races) and it actually shows us what it's like to be a black woman nowadays. It's so interesting, I've never seen anything like this. I don't know what it is, it's just absolutely addicting and interesting with an AMAZING cast. I admire them all. It's well written and has a different way to tell the story which is so unique and worked out very well. However it does have a lot of sexual references, jokes etc and sex is a key theme but they never show anything. No nudity, no sex scenes (oral sex is briefly shown though but it's covered). It can be a little rough at some point, because you get to see abusive unhealthy relationships and such things but that's a part of the story. So for me as a teenager it's so weird that adults actually consider this should be a TV-MA. It does not contain graphic sex scenes, nor graphic violence or language. So the TV-14 rating is just fine. The violence is not graphic. We see a little blood on screen but that's basically it. Highly recommend it.

This title has:

Great messages
Great role models
Too much sex
2 people found this helpful.
age 16+

Show Was Meh, Nice twist and turns,But woah

Not for anyone under 16 for sure because of sex in every episode, Language in every episode, Sexual References in every episode No Nudity thank God Watched it with my 17 year old he didnt make it through 2 seasons I am on Season 4 episode 3 Honestly I dont plan on clicking this one again

This title has:

Too much violence
Too much sex
Too much swearing
Too much drinking/drugs/smoking

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