Murder in the First

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

age 15+

Decent police procedural has violence, slow-burn plot.

TNT Drama 2014

Parents say

age 16+

Based on 4 reviews

Kids say

age 14+

Based on 2 reviews

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Community Reviews

age 18+

Bad cursing

Just like most shows lately, they get you hooked and then start dropping the F word and GD.

This title has:

Too much swearing
age 14+

serious

serious

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