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By Marty Brown, Common Sense Media Reviewer

age 14+

Nonlinear heist drama has drugs, violence, language.

TV Netflix Drama 2023
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age 12+

Based on 1 parent review

age 12+

Amazingly creative show

I would highly recommend this for young teens who LOVE drama because if they don't what's the point I mean if they watch it for Gus from breaking bad it's their choice but I think it has great messages on trust and royalty the only downside is the violence and I mean unless you care so much if your kids hear the F words it's fine as all the YouTube they watch has cursing anyways...

Is It Any Good?

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Any great show that leads with an ingenious gimmick needs to back it up with an even more ingenious story, and this one doesn't quite get there. The trouble with Kaleidoscope's randomized episode order is that it doesn't actually make up for the fact that the heist at its center is fairly routine. Even the things that are exciting about this type of nonlinear plot, like seeing characters show up in unexpected ways, could have been achieved without the randomizer, which makes the gimmick here feel more like a marketing trick than a storytelling one.

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