Parents' Guide to

New Amsterdam

By Sierra Filucci, Common Sense Media Reviewer

age 16+

Love, crime mix in cop show with immortal twist.

TV Fox Drama 2008
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With some of the same appeal as author Anne Rice's popular vampire stories, New Amsterdam merges several compelling genres: the crime drama, the romance, and the period piece. These elements, along with good acting, directing, and high production values, make this Fox series a winner.

Though some of the show's conceits sound hokey, it has a romantic richness to it that inspires curiosity and creates compelling viewing. With its larger questions of life's meaning and the value of human connections, New Amsterdam goes deeper than a standard cop show.

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