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Parents' Guide to

NCIS: New Orleans

By Melissa Camacho, Common Sense Media Reviewer

age 15+

NCIS spin-off with NOLA flavor, lots of violence.

TV CBS Drama 2014
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A Lot or a Little?

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

Community Reviews

age 15+

Based on 3 parent reviews

age 13+

Good show but...

Every show seems to include one or more scenes highlighting the lesbian lifestyle. This detracts from an otherwise enjoyable program.
age 18+

Fantastic addition to the NCIS franchise, but NOT FOR KIDS!

NCIS New Orleans is a brilliant addition to the franchise, but the series isn't for children and anyone under the age of 18. Why did the BBFC in my country the UK rate it 15? NOT age appropriate for 15-17 year olds as well as kids. Here is why it should and definitely be re-rated to 18. Violence: Extremely gory with blood in almost every scene, very graphic in many scenes, gunfights and bombings in most episodes, torture in some episodes and intense action. Parents around the world, do NOT let young people watch this until they turn 18!

Is It Any Good?

Our review:
Parents say (3 ):
Kids say (2 ):

As with its sister shows, this series offers the same crime scenes, autopsies, and occasional quirks but this time with the kind of flair that New Orleans is known for. In fact, much of what makes NCIS: New Orleans interesting is the local culture in which these stories take place, which brings with it the local cuisine, music, and history.

NCIS fans will find it worth watching. However, newcomers to the series may be put off by the endless array of violent images, which range from gun fights to mutilated body parts. Nonetheless, if you're looking to be entertained by an upbeat crime series, this one will fit the bill.

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