Parents' Guide to

Imposters

By Melissa Camacho, Common Sense Media Reviewer

age 15+

Fun, soapy con artist tale combines comedy and tragedy.

TV Bravo Comedy 2017
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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 2 parent reviews

age 18+

Lots of language

I’ve almost finished the entire season and at this point I’ve heard f**k probably at least ten times, among other curse words. There was one episode in which a character says it four times. Not sure how this got rated TV-14 and not TV-MA. There have also been several sex scenes and also a murder. The violence is mostly implied but there is a lot of blood and some graphic content. Lots of drinking and some drugs.
age 14+

Entertaining

I would not rush to have my 14 yr old watch this but wouldn't cringe much if he joined us while we were watching. There is definitely questionable morality portrayed in this show with a fair bit of premarital and marital sex, but the sex is PG-13 not R rated as so one finds in so many shows these day. The characters plot and scheme to con various people and if you think your kid's character isn't yet set toward the positive path, maybe don't give them any ideas. But if your kid is already pointed toward the good you can talk about issues of trust and morality. There definitely is a message of how people can get heart broken when they are lied to and taken advantage of.

Is It Any Good?

Our review:
Parents say (2 ):
Kids say (7 ):

This compelling series combines romance, crime, and humor as it follows the paths of people who were taken advantage of in a long con. The portrayals of these victims are believable, and Inbar Lavi's portrayal of a woman who can easily con powerful men is more entertaining than it is troubling.

There are some poignant moments, but they're balanced with a comic lightheartedness that makes the show easy to watch. It's a little edgy, but what makes Imposters an engaging show is that it tells a good story without being overly complicated. If you're looking for something that's fun, this series should foot the bill.

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