Russian Doll

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

age 16+

Drugs, sex, language, strong women in terrific show.

Netflix Drama 2019

Parents say

age 15+

Based on 3 reviews

Kids say

age 14+

Based on 6 reviews

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Community Reviews

age 16+

One show just for the adults

It's a great show but completely unsuitable for under 16s. There is constant smoking and drug taking, sex and cheating, alcohol abuse, suicide and the leads die in many different ways. There is little showing of the consequence of these negative actions. While the message of the series is a positive one it does also normalise a lot of behaviours that children should be shielded from until they are mature enough.

This title has:

Too much drinking/drugs/smoking
age 12+

Entertaining, yet Educating.

A sort of 'Happy Death Day' show with less scares and more substance abuse. The main character despite first appearing as obnoxious later shows to be a great strong female lead. She's smart, funny, beautiful and edgy and a glimpse into her life educates the audience on the darness that pollutes some peoples lives. Overall Great show however there is often violence,sex, cussing and substance abuse to add to the effect of her dark comedy.

This title has:

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

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