TV review by Martin Brown, Common Sense Media
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Common Sense says

age 16+

Intriguing docu about female inmates can feel exploitative.

Parents say

age 16+

Based on 2 reviews

Kids say

age 14+

Based on 2 reviews

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Community Reviews

age 13+


I think it's a great show and I think it shows kinds of age that you don't want to go down the wrong past because of you do, this could be you, A jailbird

This title has:

Great messages
age 18+

Brutal expletive-rich reality of life in a jail cell - too real and exploitive of participants...

I can't imagine a scenario in which sharing this with children makes sense.

This title has:

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

TV Details

  • Premiere date: May 10, 2019
  • Network: Netflix
  • Genre: Reality TV
  • TV rating: TV-MA
  • Last updated: February 27, 2022

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