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Long Island Medium

By Melissa Camacho, Common Sense Media Reviewer

age 12+

Suburban psychic balances family and spirits in mild show.

TV TLC Reality TV 2011
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Community Reviews

age 8+

Based on 3 parent reviews

age 10+

Heartfelt, reassuring, with greiving and comedy interspersed

I realize that some parents may object to the subject of mediums channeling spirits who have crossed over. I don't have any problem with that, and I love this show. There is plenty of comic relief interspersed with heartfelt messages that are reassuring that our loved ones are still with us in spirit. This has been especially helpful in our household this year, as my children lost their grandmother a few months ago. The show can get heavy at times, as you see people deal with their grief, and in some cases, you hear about the circumstances of the death of their loved ones. That's why I would say ten and up rather than all ages.
age 8+

One heck of a gal !

I absolutely love L.I. medium. She might be fun to be a friend to. Actually I know she would be. Not just because she is gifted, but her personality is perfect !

Is It Any Good?

Our review:
Parents say (3 ):
Kids say (5 ):

The likable Caputo views her abilities as a God-given gift that should be used to help people. As such, much of the show focuses on her readings, as well as the positive reactions of her clients and friends.

It's pretty mild, and folks who like this sort of thing will find the quirky normalcy of this family to be entertaining. The voyeuristic nature of the personal readings will only add to this. Skeptics will surely reject what is being shown here, but it's still full of positive messages about family, love, and acceptance.

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