Lost in Space

TV review by Joyce Slaton, Common Sense Media
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Common Sense says

age 13+

Remake of 1960s sci-fi series is classic fun; some violence.

Parents say

age 12+

Based on 48 reviews

Kids say

age 11+

Based on 73 reviews

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age 8+

Fast-Paced Sci Fi Fun for the Whole Family

This show is about a super-smart, brave, resourceful family surviving one unforeseen calamity after another and finding their way out of it. The language is mild and the action is not overly graphic. It is 3 seasons long and *spoiler alert* it has a very satisfying ending.

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age 7+

The perfect introduction to big ideas

We watched this with our seven-year-old daughter and were stunned by the powerful storytelling. This series delves into beautiful philosophical questions about things like personhood and humanity, and it does so in a way that is accessible to young kids - and is quite moving. There are plenty of scares, but as I always say to my daughter, all the best stories are scary in the middle. Some of the peril is intense, but the themes and ideas expressed in this all-time great show are well worth the ride, even for young kids. We were all blown away by just how beautiful this narrative was, and how funny, exciting, intelligent - and complex - the characters were. I honestly think the world would be a better place if more kids grew up watching shows like this.

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