Parents' Guide to

Star Wars Resistance

By Emily Ashby, Common Sense Media Reviewer

age 7+

Lighthearted series addition has action, downplays violence.

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What you will—and won't—find in this TV show.

Community Reviews

age 6+

Based on 3 parent reviews

age 8+

age 6+

Great Star Wars series!!

From the first episode it seems to be a great show! Enough action to keep my boys entertained but not overly violent, not a ton of bad language and great family-oriented messages about overcoming adversity and believing in yourself. We will definitely be watching more of this show!

Is It Any Good?

Our review:
Parents say (3 ):
Kids say (7 ):

As Star Wars installments go, this action-packed series is less focused on the pervasive evil threat than it is on the antics of its mostly young adult cast. Kaz's infatuation with flying and the circle of peers he meets at his post make for mostly lighthearted plots in which potential doom is more of an add-on. A lot of the action comes in the form of aerial races and drama in the sky from malfunctioning ships and such. Rather than focusing on a hero who's facing off with evil the way most Star Wars stories do, Resistance puts Kaz in the unusual position of filling time before an enemy presents itself.

Even with tie-ins to known characters like Poe, BB-8, and Leia, this series charts its own path in the Star Wars chronology by introducing new folks and positioning itself in a time of relative pause in the major drama. Viewers who know the story of The Force Awakens (said to take place shortly after the events of Resistance) can see how this series heralds its arrival, but that's not a necessity in order to enjoy the vivid animation and high-flying action that dominates this series.

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