Project Mc2

TV review by Emily Ashby, Common Sense Media
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Common Sense says

age 7+

Whiz kids break stereotypes, make being smart cool.

Netflix Drama 2015

Parents say

age 7+

Based on 22 reviews

Kids say

age 8+

Based on 54 reviews

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age 11+

Vapid

My daughter saw the trailer and thought this would be like the movie Daphne and Velma which, despite some plot holes, features several smart, well defined, diverse (both in ethnicity and personality) female characters. This show features a trio of vapid "smart girls" presented as cool because they still love social media, fashion, and cute boys. So girls who don't like these things aren't cool? Of course, there is room for both, but the three girls' personalities are barely distinguishable from each other, and - believe me - you would not know they were smart if the script didn't keep saying so! The girls have zero common sense, and instead of ever apologizing for messing things up, they giggle. The writing is horrible and acting only slightly better. We're halfway through episode 3 and the plot seems to be held together with toothpicks and cream cheese. Screamingly bad.
age 9+

Nice concept but negatives

Smart girls, nice concept.. unfortunately being British found the American accent too fast/insta everywhere/1st series wanting to be a girlfriend.. would guess age 9+

This title has:

Too much consumerism

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