Orphan Black

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

age 17+

Twisty sci-fi show is thrilling but full of violence, sex.

Parents say

age 15+

Based on 10 reviews

Kids say

age 14+

Based on 31 reviews

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Community Reviews

age 16+

Great show, but has violence against women

I love this show, but after checking for violence against women, including sexual violence on this website, I thought I should let other's know that there is a forced marriage, where one of the female clones is drugged and abused. The woman is seen being carried to by her 'husband' and is operated on (by having an invasive procedure having her egg cells removed) while semi-concious . I found this deeply disturbing and wanted to let others know who use this webiste to screen themselves from violence against women on tv and films.

This title has:

Too much violence
Too much drinking/drugs/smoking
age 11+


I think it’s perfectly fine for 11+ There’s some violence and death but I don’t think that it’s a problem.

This title has:

Too much violence
Too much sex
Too much swearing
Too much drinking/drugs/smoking

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