Parents' Guide to

Nurses

By Melissa Camacho, Common Sense Media Reviewer

age 14+

Medical procedural has strong language, bloody injuries.

TV NBC Drama 2020
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What you will—and won't—find in this TV show.

Community Reviews

age 15+

Based on 1 parent review

age 15+

Good, CSM forgot somethings though.

This is an amazing hospital/medical show. But, here are things to look out for. Violence: Bloody injuries shown, everything you would expect for a medical show. 2-5 Language: F--k used 3 times in one episode, b-tch, a-s, damn and hell used frequently D--k used once. 4-5 Sex/Suggestive: Same Sex and Opposite Sex kissing, a lot of innuendo throughout also. 3-5

Is It Any Good?

Our review:
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This formulaic procedural offers all of the predictable hospital-related drama one comes to expect from these types of TV series. The nurses, each with their own individual backstories and conflicts, stumble through their first weeks as they work with patients, interact with doctors, and cope with the emotional ups and downs that come with the job.

While it's a bit gentler than most U.S. medical TV shows, there are still lots of harrowing and sad moments that will make sensitive viewers want to turn away. But it successfully highlights the fact that professional nurses, while on the front lines, barely get the recognition (and sometimes the respect) they deserve for the work that they do. If you like this sort of entertainment, Nurses won't disappoint.

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