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By Melissa Camacho, Common Sense Media Reviewer

age 16+

Fish-out-of-water dramedy has some mature content.

TV Netflix Drama 2012
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Community Reviews

age 14+

Based on 2 parent reviews

age 13+


It's good

This title has:

Great messages
Too much sex
Too much swearing
Too much drinking/drugs/smoking
age 15+

Amazing series

Not for young kids for sure but for older teens OK. For adults great! The good characters are very likeable and brings to mind always what would you do differently if you were in that situation. Good characters don't hurt good people.

Is It Any Good?

Our review:
Parents say (2 ):
Kids say (1 ):

The series, which is Netflix's first original program, features an ensemble cast of characters who are likable and quirky. Frank's (AKA Giovanni's) personality adds depth to the show, thanks to his unique combination of warmheartedness and street-smart mobster tactics.

Despite the mixture of English and Norwegian conversations (some of which requires subtitles), the story is both easy to follow and entertaining to watch. If you're looking for a well-written, mature series that effectively balances drama and humor, this one fits the bill.

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