Parents' Guide to

In the City

By Emily Ashby, Common Sense Media Reviewer

age 17+

Racy British soap wallows in drugs and sex.

TV BBC America Drama 2007
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There's little to rescue this soapy series from its quagmire of sex, drugs, and crime. Partial male and female nudity leaves little to the imagination, some characters use sex for personal gain and use power to get sex, drugs are shared among friends and enemies, and nearly everyone has an ulterior motive. Amid it all, the few well-intentioned characters usually suffer at the hands of criminals and thugs. In the City's decidedly mature content should make parents wary of giving teens the go-ahead, and adults will find the storylines redundant and the performances somewhat forced.

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