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By Melissa Camacho, Common Sense Media Reviewer

age 13+

Military-themed drama shows teamwork, family, violence.

TV CBS Drama 2017
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What you will—and won't—find in this TV show.

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age 17+

Based on 9 parent reviews

age 18+

Season 5 turned this from a TV-14 show to TV-MA.

This show was great until season 5 when Paramount Plus took it over. Drastically increased mature language and increased sex scenes. Watch through season 4 then stop and it is PG-13. We loved it up until season 5 because of the correctness of the military jargon used and their attention to detail.

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Too much swearing
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age 18+


Really liked this but after Oct 31 episode when the F word was used multiple times and then s...t. My goodness why do producers and writers think the Fword is necessary. Makes me cringe, Yellowstone has become the same way. Please take the bad words to the Train Station

This title has:

Too much swearing
1 person found this helpful.

Is It Any Good?

Our review:
Parents say (9):
Kids say (3):

This pretty predictable series combines family drama with covert missions in an attempt to underscore the sacrifices Navy SEALs make to serve their country. It's fiction, but the plots rely heavily on current international affairs to make it relevant. Adding to this are the expected personal demons and family tensions that arise as a result of being committed to the job.

Slow-moving scenes are used to highlight the strategic precision each covert operation requires, which can sap the energy of the show. Nonetheless, SEAL Team still delivers a fair amount of fire power to keep it moving forward. The camaraderie between the team members also adds some substance to the show. It may not offer anything particularly new, but fans of military-themed television will find it entertaining.

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