Parents' Guide to

Nowhere Boys

By Emily Ashby, Common Sense Media Reviewer

age 10+

Engrossing Australian drama series is great pick for teens.

TV NBC Drama 2017
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What you will—and won't—find in this TV show.

Community Reviews

age 12+

Based on 2 parent reviews

age 12+

Teen #drama #blackmagic #supernatural #evil #demons

Engaging and suspenseful; dark, somewhat violent and frightening at times; some postive elements amongst the suspenseful drama about good and evil. (Black & white magic). Peers discover common ground, putting aside differences, to work together, to "solve" and prove a series of mysterious supernatural events. *Fine BUT P.G. for under 12 years (for most kids, especially with anxiety) strongly advised!!

This title has:

Too much violence
age 11+
I think you shoud show this series to kids going into the Teens because it has quite a lot oficial good language anda rowmodels and aparte frontera that it Alsogaray has action and adventure as well as a bit oficial violence. This would help tour child to go into the Teens correctly and without no sevire changes in there behaviour. This has action, adventure and a little Bit oficial violence and this would make it entretaining forma them.

This title has:

Great messages
Great role models

Is It Any Good?

Our review:
Parents say (2 ):
Kids say (9 ):

This award-winning Australian drama series is slow to get started but picks up speed as the characters' supernatural predicament develops. Faced with the knowledge that they're anonymous even to their families all of a sudden, the guys retreat to the unlikely safe haven of their camaraderie, and their differences -- initially prominent and divisive -- fade away. In this way, Nowhere Boys is a positive tool for parents' discussions with teens about the pitfalls of making judgments about people.

What will sell teens on the show, though, is the drama and mystery that unfolds a little at a time, hinting at layers of secrets whose answers hold the key to the characters' plight. It's mildly addictive and highly entertaining, especially with regard to the boys' very distinctive personalities finding cohesion over time.

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