Star Trek: Discovery

TV review by Emily Ashby, Common Sense Media
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Common Sense says

age 14+

Darker, more violent Trek still has positive messages.

CBS Drama 2017

Parents say

age 15+

Based on 39 reviews

Kids say

age 14+

Based on 19 reviews

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age 15+

StarTrek Melodrama

My head is constantly in hands trying to grind through this show. I only wish i could grab the writers shoulders and shock them out of the hard left agenda they're pushing. I'm all for LGBTQ rights and freedoms but that's not at all what this show is supposed to be about. It's about discovering the unknown and pushing the boundaries of science and exploration not half hour marathons and interpersonal melodrama. They are supposed to be a more advanced society who relies on logic more so than expressing their feelings constantly. Please sort your self out writers!

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Too much consumerism
2 people found this helpful.
age 18+

Great Show - Heavily disappointed in the absolutely unnecessary trash scenes

I was never a Star Trek fan but my parents liked it, and we'd watch it every now and then as a family. I was a fan of the star trek movies though. It is very hard these days to find family-friendly entertainment and I figured Star Trek would be a great way for us to have something to watch together. So sad that CBS / Star Trek now is no different than all of the other "shock media" types throwing in completely unnecessary nudity and sexual scenes that really have ZERO pertinence to the story line. The story wouldn't lose one iota of depth without these stupid scenes. I will probably no longer watch this series since I can't watch it with my kids. Such a shame really.

This title has:

Too much sex
2 people found this helpful.

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