Smallville

TV review by Melissa Camacho, Common Sense Media
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Common Sense says

age 13+

Superman's origin story gets sexier, more violent over time.

Freeform, CW Drama 2001

Parents say

age 13+

Based on 29 reviews

Kids say

age 12+

Based on 77 reviews

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age 16+

Not For Kids

Good show - one of the best Superman series ever made, second only to Lois and Clark; however, it is can also be really violent and gory, especially in later seasons. I even have a hard time watching it as an adult. If you don't think it can affect young kids - consider this - I still remember a horrible preview (overseas movie theaters didn't have censoring on their previews) before a movie from when I was 8 years old and it makes me cringe to this day, more than 30 years later.

This title has:

Too much violence
age 15+

Sexual

I know the show based on DC Heroes but inappropriate Lex and Lana in Clark's nightmare and the one episode when Clark get caught doing it with Lana,only the age of 20's should watch it and not for under age of 15 or under.

This title has:

Too much sex

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