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

age 16+

Lots of gory medical horror in so-so Ryan Murphy show.

Netflix Drama 2020

Parents say

age 15+

Based on 8 reviews

Kids say

age 15+

Based on 14 reviews

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age 18+

Explicit torture scene, explicit sex.

This is NOT a show for teens under 18. There are many very explicit and disturbing sex scene, like too many Netflix production, the level of explicit is another level and at 30+ years old I am myself very disturbed. Not only the sex content is explicit but the violence too. We are talking about a nurse with psychopathic tendencies, trying to help her even more psychopathic brother in a psychiatric hospital in the 60's when lobotomies and other form of torture were used. We can see explicit scenes of lobotomy and tortures to patients. The violence is also very disturbing. This is a horror/thriller serie. I recommend for adults only, interested in understanding psychopathy, and with a taste for high quality direction, but definitely not an under age audience.

This title has:

Too much violence
Too much sex
age 12+

Great show

its an amazing show! Ryan did a great job casting and directing the show. I think if your kids are 12 and mature, its a great show to watch together!

This title has:

Great role models
Too much sex
Too much drinking/drugs/smoking

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