Patrick Melrose

TV review by Mark Dolan, Common Sense Media
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Common Sense says

age 18+

Joyless miniseries dwells on drug use and child abuse.

Parents say

age 18+

Based on 2 reviews

Kids say

age 15+

Based on 6 reviews

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age 18+

This title has:

Too much swearing
Too much drinking/drugs/smoking
age 18+

Very disturbing and uses profanity, drugs, sex on a regular basis. Not for children or Christians or religious.

Very disturbing and uses profanity, drugs, sex on a regular basis. Not for children or Christians or religiou

This title has:

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

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