See

TV review by
Melissa Camacho, Common Sense Media
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Compelling dystopian drama has brutal violence, nudity.

Parents say

age 16+
Based on 7 reviews

Kids say

age 15+
Based on 3 reviews

A lot or a little?

The parents' guide to what's in this TV show.

Positive Messages

Humans adapt to new conditions, but their drive to seek power and be violent never changes. If we don’t recycle, plastics and rubber will remain in landfills for centuries. 

Positive Role Models & Representations

Baba Voss is a strong leader, and can be violent. But he is also kind and protective of his community. Some villagers are loyal, while others are not. 

Violence

Violence is necessary evil to ensure survival. Bloody, brutal battles feature beheadings, stabbings, maulings, and other violent events. Weapons include axes, rakes, bludgeons, ropes, wild dogs, etc. 

Sex

Nudity and simulated sexual acts are visible. Childbirth is also shown, but not in graphic detail. 

Language

Curses ("bitch," "f--k") are audible. 

Consumerism
Drinking, Drugs & Smoking

What parents need to know

Parents need to know that See is a dystopian drama starring Jason Momoa about a world in the future in which humans no longer have the sense of sight. It features lots of brutal violence, which ranges from people being stabbed, bludgeoned, and nearly beheaded with primitive weapons to being mauled by attack dogs. There is some nudity, simulated sex, and cursing includes words like "bitch" and "f--k." The show does contain pro-environmental, strong ecological messages. 

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User Reviews

  • Parents say
  • Kids say
Adult Written byAwareness12 November 8, 2019

If this is appropriate for children everything is

There went allot, allot of creativity into this show, however I do not think parents come to commonsense media to rate a show as you would in Rotten Tomatoes or... Continue reading
Adult Written byDaniel1976 November 6, 2019

14+

See is a really good show but if your considering watching this with your child I think they should be at least 14. The nudity and the swearing isn’t really and... Continue reading
Teen, 16 years old Written byTypewriter101 November 7, 2019

Great but Unexpectedly Innapropiate

I am under 18 and have watched See. It is an amazing show and I do reccommend it. I believe it has a substantial amount of nudity, violence, swearing and sex th... Continue reading
Kid, 12 years old March 16, 2020

Interesting dystopian drama has violence, sex

See is an Apple TV+ series about a future Earth without sight. There is gory and disturbing violence, from chopping off people's heads with an axe to sendi... Continue reading

What's the story?

SEE is a dystopian drama about a world in the future in which humans no longer have the sense of sight. A deadly virus outbreak in the 21st century left less than two million people alive, but without vision. Centuries later, they survive using new ways to build, hunt, communicate, and battle, and do not believe that their ancestors had once been able to see. Primitive factions arise, including the Alkeny, a community living on a mountain, led by Baba Voss (Jason Momoa). But after a pregnant woman named Maghra (Hera Hilmar), is taken in by the leader, their existence is threatened by the mystic Queen Kayne (Sylvia Hoeks), who sends witch seekers to destroy her and the Alekeny village. As they fight for survival, the danger against them increases after they discover that Maghra’s twins have the gift of sight.

Is it any good?

This series is a beautifully produced, well-scored, action-packed show that is both brutal and compelling. It effectively intertwines a story of primitive survival with a mythology-driven narrative thanks to characters like Queen Kayne and Paris, Alkeny’s wise medicine woman (played by Alfre Woodard). Meanwhile, the tension created by the cast’s lack of sight is purposeful and consistent, leaving viewers enthralled by how they live their lives, and willing to suspend their disbelief during those moments that seem a bit too incredible. It also presents a strong ecological message, as most of what survives from the 21st century comes in the form of plastic and non-biodegradable rubber. See is a series that you can truly sink your teeth into.

Talk to your kids about ...

  • Families can talk about what the world might look like hundreds of years from now. Will it be as uncivilized and warlike as many dystopian films and TV shows make it out to be? Why or why not?

  • In See, not having sight is a normal human trait. What are some of the specific ways people communicate and move as a result? Are there limitations to what they can do? How do they overcome them?

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