Parents' Guide to

Scream Queens

By Joyce Slaton, Common Sense Media Reviewer

age 15+

Graphic violence, snappy dialogue in serial-killer comedy.

TV Fox Comedy 2015
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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 2+

the good role models

its so good and good for kids and isnt scary.

This title has:

Educational value
Great messages
Great role models
1 person found this helpful.
age 7+


yes Ik what ur thinking there’s sex ima start off there why am I saying 7? bc little Liam watches it HES very intertanded but it’s also good for the old folk my 16 year old watches it too they all love it yes there’s death yes there’s blood the scariest scene was when miss bean got her face fried off in a deep fryer but that’s the only thing to worry bout

This title has:

Great messages
Too much sex
1 person found this helpful.

Is It Any Good?

Our review:
Parents say (21):
Kids say (62):

With sharp dialogue, clever twists, and a great cast, this is a fun show for adult and teen horror fans, but it's too violent and vulgar for younger viewers. On the funny-to-scary scale, it lands somewhere between showrunner Ryan Murphy's Glee and American Horror Story. Scream Queens definitely doesn't rise to the level of graphic sex and gore as the latter, but it's a lot creepier than Glee, though it does share that show's satiric sensibility. As on Glee, characters are racist, homophobic, and generally cruel to each other; older viewers may find it fresh and snarky, but again, younger viewers may take Chanel grousing about "ethnics" or "sluts" at face value. If you let younger teens watch, you may want to be available to counter iffy messages and watch for particularly gory scenes such as the hydrochloric acid bath or deep-fryer face-burning.

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