Orange Is the New Black

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

age 18+

Quality true-story prison dramedy with sex, strong language.

Netflix Drama 2013

Parents say

age 16+

Based on 44 reviews

Kids say

age 14+

Based on 128 reviews

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age 16+

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Very creative and has a great storyline. There is language, sex, nudity, drugs and violence - but then again there is nothing new under the sun and good for mature teens that can handle the strong themes. There are great LGBTQ+ role models and examples (including the amazing Laverne Cox) and is a great watch for those who are into shows such as Prison Break that are outside the box and aren't predictable. Highly recommend!!
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age 15+

Age 15 and up.

this show is okay, its not AMAZING or anything like that. i dont think i would let my child watch this show unless i was with her. of couse this show is set in a prison so there is violence, drug abuse, sexual activity / harassment, etc. However if your child is mature enough to handle all this then i would tell you it is okay for them to watch. since it is set in a womans prison the show contains alot of lesbianism, which i personally dont mind, however some parents may not approve.
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