Parents' Guide to

Kyle XY

By Emily Ashby, Common Sense Media Reviewer

age 14+

Teen savant tackles the mysteries of his past.

TV Freeform Drama 2006
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A Lot or a Little?

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

Community Reviews

age 14+

Based on 5 parent reviews

age 13+

I don't understand producers

I don't understand producers and movie makers how they can just give axe because of the ratings. i think this shows needs to a second chance and it was just getting good.

This title has:

Great messages
age 13+

This title has:

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

Is It Any Good?

Our review:
Parents say (5):
Kids say (11):

Kyle XY's premise is intriguing, but viewers may find aspects disruptive to the overall mood. While Kyle apparently can't understand what's said to him, his voice-over narration shares his very intuitive thoughts. It's difficult to reconcile his perpetually bewildered expression with his ability to formulate thoughts and questions in response to people's actions. Plus, the speed with which he learns to communicate in full sentences (within a few days of being found) seems unrealistic, leaving the show feeling a bit far-fetched.

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