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By Melissa Camacho, Common Sense Media Reviewer

age 12+

Tech company keeps superheroes afloat in OK comedy.

TV NBC Comedy 2017
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age 14+

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I was surprised with this rating. The word Bitch is used very frequently and surprised by the rating given as I am not sure about my 13 year old listening it to. Your rating states no rating for language I suggest you re watch. Cute show. No violence and some sexual innuendos but nothing showeb

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Too much swearing

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Kids say: Not yet rated

This quirky workplace comedy centers on a Silicon Valley-type group of tech developers trying to stay ahead of the security game in a place buzzing with superhero activity. There's a little action as villains make their way in and out, but these events are never fully incorporated into the story and only serve as a backdrop for the challenges the tech team faces as it tries to remain relevant in the business.

Powerless is mildly funny, but many of the laughs come from the stereotypical personalities of the cast, the likes of which are often associated with people in the tech industry. There's also a lack of balance between the show's superhero/villain activity and what transpires behind company walls that makes the overall show feel unevenly developed.

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