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By Joyce Slaton, Common Sense Media Reviewer

age 15+

Cursing, constant violence in alluring, quippy sci-fi show.

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A Lot or a Little?

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

Community Reviews

age 17+

Based on 3 parent reviews

age 17+

Fun Show

Sex ratings are way, way off.
age 18+

Extremely graphic language...

This show has terribly profane language... someone get's called "trash"

This title has:

Too much swearing

Is It Any Good?

Our review:
Parents say (3):
Kids say (1):

Quippy, kicky, and boasting smart writing and appealing actors, Killjoys is the kind of buzzy show that sci-fi fans will appreciate, even though you've seen its setup and characters before. The details of the world that these interplanetary bounty hunters (who'd prefer to be called "reclamation agents") inhabit are sketched in quickly: futuristic government entity, futuristic weapons and tools, futuristic capabilities. Nothing is explained to the audience, which is perfect. We don't have to know what's in that hypodermic needle to know it's bad business; we don't need to understand how the Quad came to be to know the same thing.

Instead, Killjoys concentrates on racing through the plot, showing its audience some gee-whiz ideas, and advancing the story lines of its intriguing characters, chiefly John-Kamen as Dutch, a Ripley-esque badass whose unusual past is revealed in Kung Fu-like flashbacks. It's a lot of fun, comes with a healthy dose of camp, and overall is light enough for mature tweens or teens and parents to watch together.

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