Parents' Guide to


By Kari Croop, Common Sense Media Reviewer

age 12+

Tech-driven drama celebrates brains over brawn.

TV CBS Drama 2014
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A Lot or a Little?

What you will—and won't—find in this TV show.

Community Reviews

age 12+

Based on 21 parent reviews

age 14+

This title has:

Educational value
Great messages
Great role models
age 18+


this show was fantastic ,without blood and guts but with brains, also i love all off ncis shows also.!!!!!!!!!

Is It Any Good?

Our review:
Parents say (21 ):
Kids say (18 ):

We hate spoilers as much as the next viewer, so we won't spill any plots, but suffice it to say that most of them are incredibly hard to swallow, bordering on flat-out ridiculous. Even if your high-tech knowledge amounts to zilch, suspension of disbelief is essential here -- and so is a generous sense of humor.

More noteworthy for parents, perhaps, are Scorpion's generally positive messages about embracing your quirks, working together, and high-tech problem solving, providing some strong (if not slightly flawed) role models for teens who might be struggling within the confines of standard molds. Scorpion shows that it's OK -- even cool -- to be an oddball, and that's a powerful lesson worth learning.

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