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By Amanda Dyer, Common Sense Media Reviewer

age 17+

Gritty, graphic, violent coming-of-age superhero comedy.

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A Lot or a Little?

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

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age 13+

Based on 12 parent reviews

age 12+

Give your kid a chance

Honestly, just let your kid watch it. Kids deserve a small bit of freedom with their television viewing. And if we don’t give them that, they’re going to see us as strict, oblivious parents. Violence and language is the only bad part of this show, but what show doesn’t include those? If your kid has handled those fine, invincible is no problem for them.

This title has:

Great messages
Great role models
Too much violence
Too much swearing
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age 11+

Hear me out

Now hear me out. Invincible really isn’t as bad as it’s made out to be. As a parent, I know my kids have seen their share of gore and violence from all over the internet and television, what’s new? Besides, this is animated, as opposed to some of the realistic gore our kids are seeing these days. Language is in everything kids are seeing. If you don’t hear your child swearing constantly, chances are they don’t repeat things they hear in shows. And sex and nudity is not common place in this series at all. There are a few references, but nothing a child in middle school hasn’t heard before. I think anybody in 6-7th grade and up can handle this.

This title has:

Too much violence
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Is It Any Good?

Our review:
Parents say (12):
Kids say (31):

This lurid animated series combines the levity of a classic coming-of-age comedy with the trend of increasingly gritty superhero dramas. Invincible is your average teenager, just trying to get through school and find his first girlfriend, but his struggles become seemingly alleviated after inheriting his father's superpowers. However, as Invincible gets involved in his first battles, he begins to discover that being a teenage superhero is not smooth sailing. The first episode of the series is deceivingly tame as we watch Mark learn how to use his powers. However, the final 10 minutes of the episode show an incredibly bloody and disturbing murder sequence that aligns more with the overall tone of the rest of the series.

Like Amazon's other original superhero drama The Boys, this series shows heroes as imperfect beings that also have many mysterious ulterior motives. These complex concepts -- along with the very graphic violence and sexual content of the series -- make it suitable only for mature viewers.

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