Parents' Guide to

Lost Girl

By Matt Springer, Common Sense Media Reviewer

age 17+

Sexual violence and fantasy are central to dark sci-fi.

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A Lot or a Little?

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

Community Reviews

age 16+

Based on 7 parent reviews

age 17+
age 16+

This title has:

Too much violence
Too much sex
Too much swearing

Is It Any Good?

Our review:
Parents say (7):
Kids say (7):

Unfortunately, Lost Girl has more in common with SyFy's Megashark Vs. Giant Octopus than it does with Battlestar Galactica or Warehouse 13. Acquired from a Canadian network, the series uses a string of horror and fantasy cliches to thinly connect various titillating sexual encounters. A sexy succubus nearly seduces a steamy female doctor, just after being examined in the nude; earlier, she finds herself changing from one short-skirted tight outfit to a zip-up leather bodysuit so we can catch a quick glimpse of her naked torso and underclothes.

If the show was executed with more wit, originality, or humanity, it might be possible to engage with the characters and make sense of the rampant sexual situations. To be fair, there are occasional moments where a hint of humor will peek through and it's possible to relate to the people cavorting on screen. Then the show lunges for another cheap thrill, and Lost Girl gets lost.

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