Jonathan Strange & Mr. Norrell

TV review by Emily Ashby, Common Sense Media
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Common Sense says

age 14+

Brooding, book-inspired drama is a captivating watch.

Parents say

age 17+

Based on 2 reviews

Kids say

age 15+

Based on 2 reviews

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Community Reviews

age 18+

Great but has some nudity

If we are talking about families with kids, this show is great until episode 3. A good way into the episode, almost at the end, there is a scene where a slave woman is shown giving birth. We see brief but clear shots of her breasts, about 3 times. The scene does have context and is not senseless sexuality but if you aren't ready to have your kids see that kind of thing, you may want them to look away. Having read in previous reviews that this show was completely clean, I went into a great show with interesting characters, only to have the shock of episode 3. I haven't continued yet, so I don't know if there is more than just this scene or not, so be aware.

This title has:

Too much sex
age 15+

Common Sense Media is lacking

After finding the review on common sense, I decided to give this show a shot. The show is listed as having no sexual content or nudity, great! 3rd episode in they show a topless slave giving birth. So I got to start watching a show due to an incorrect review. I've found several like this, so it would be nice if the reviews were made better and not have a review of a whole show based on a single episode or snippet.

This title has:

Too much violence
Too much sex

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