Star Trek: The Original Series

TV review by Jane Boursaw, Common Sense Media
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Common Sense says

age 8+

A cultural icon that's lived long and prospered.

Parents say

age 8+

Based on 13 reviews

Kids say

age 8+

Based on 30 reviews

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age 8+

Ignore the virtue-signallers - it's great fun!

There's a lot of pious types on here showing their moral worth by complaining about some very minor issues that they have discovered. Like with all witch hunters, if they look hard enough they'll find a witch. The rest of us, young and old alike, can get on with enjoying classic entertainment like this. It really is timeless, imaginative, unsanitised TV. The role model traits of heroism, self-sacrifice, taking responsibility, non-harm, courage and strength are all there, as well as a lot of very deep philosophical concepts. Just enjoy it and don't fall into the miserable censorious reality of the neo-puritans who will soon be sitting staring at blank walls in case they view something sinful.

This title has:

Great messages
Great role models
age 5+

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Occasionally sexist undertones, but wonderful series for all-ages.

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