TV review by Jill Murphy, Common Sense Media
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Common Sense says

age 14+

Excellent, sometimes scary drama for fearless families.

ABC Drama 2004

Parents say

age 13+

Based on 59 reviews

Kids say

age 12+

Based on 197 reviews

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age 18+

All Over the Place

Sometimes while your really interested in something going on within the show, the new episode bounces to something entirely different. They need to know how to take the screen time away from the less like characters
age 14+

Our pandemic series

This series was our perfect pandemic show in spring/summer 2020 -- it caught our mood, was deeply engrossing for our 14-year old son, and ended up being a good series for the three of us to watch together. We found ourselves spending our days discussing the dilemmas and situations in the show -- the characters accompanied us on many pandemic family walks. Yes there is violence, but the characters and situations are so interesting and complex and entangled that the point is never the violence, but rather the moral challenges of survival and community. There is also some sex but much more about love and its complications amidst stress and difficulty; the sex is never exploitative or for its own sake, and it's actually surprisingly rare. You are much more compelled by the relationships and the way they move back and forth. It ended up being a wonderful series to watch with our teen when we ourselves were cut off from the outside world.

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