Star Trek: Deep Space Nine

TV review by Will Wade, Common Sense Media
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Common Sense says

age 10+

Strong spin-off is more violent than the others.

Parents say

age 11+

Based on 5 reviews

Kids say

age 11+

Based on 12 reviews

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age 12+

Deals with Peritent and Serious Topics

I think this is by far the best Star Trek series. It deals with serious topics - slavery, war, fascism, grief, genocide. Sisko is a great positive role model. He makes his choices based on his moral code and not what is easiest or convenient. He is a good father and deeply respected many other characters. The other characters are well written and acted, have their own personal strengths and weakeness and come together as a team to solve crises and respond to difficult situations. I loved the show as entertainment and the social and political subtext.

This title has:

Great messages
Great role models
age 12+

Great sci-fi show, but deals with some challenging themes.

Terrorism, slavery, war, racism, bereavement and suicide are some of the many difficult subjects this programme deals with. Because of this, some episodes are fairly violent and tough to watch. There are also some implied sex/nudity scenes, but language is pretty mild.

This title has:

Great messages
Great role models
Too much violence
Too much sex

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