Parents' Guide to

Pretty Little Liars: Original Sin

By Melissa Camacho, Common Sense Media Reviewer

age 16+

Fun, spooky series spin-off is violent; has cursing, nudity.

TV Max Drama 2022
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Community Reviews

age 15+

Based on 2 parent reviews

age 17+

Very mature… did not like at all.

I’m a big fan of the original series, and I got about 25 minutes into the reboot before I had to turn it off. I’m 18, but it was just too dark for me. Really bad language, gore, lots of nudity and sex. I really hate when HBOMax makes reboots like Gossip Girl because they make them way darker and more mature than the originals. In my opinion, not worth watching.

This title has:

Too much violence
Too much sex
Too much swearing
Too much consumerism
Too much drinking/drugs/smoking
1 person found this helpful.
age 13+
It's not inappropriate for 12/13 + but the acting is pretty bad.
1 person found this helpful.

Is It Any Good?

Our review:
Parents say (2 ):
Kids say (5 ):

This Pretty Little Liars spin-off combines soapy elements with traditional horror movie cliches to create an edgy, and addictive, viewing experience. Viewers get to see how the mysterious and sinister "A" wreaks havoc on the teens' lives, and the deadly harm the "assailant" causes to those around them. But as this unfolds, viewers are also pulled in to each character's personal narratives, in which different secrets are revealed. Woven throughout are pieces of the mothers' story. It's a lot to keep track of, and the way all these storylines connect is a little blurry. But overall, Pretty Little Liars: Original Sin is an entertaining series that fans of the franchise will enjoy.

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