Parents' Guide to

Stargirl

By Melissa Camacho, Common Sense Media Reviewer

age 12+

Fun DC superhero show has fantasy violence, strong language.

TV CW Drama 2020
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A Lot or a Little?

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

Community Reviews

age 13+

Based on 7 parent reviews

age 12+

Very good

It is a good entry level series for Super hero storylines. There are some deaths but not allow and not gory.
age 12+

Slow then SUPER POWERED!

This is a fun super hero show with its story steeped in the Golden Age of DC Comics that starts a little slow, but after a few episodes, really takes off! There are some dark moments and bloody violent scenes as season 1 progresses, and you really start to see the stakes being raised when one innocent child is killed a few episodes in while Stargirl is fighting a villain. Also, some of the themes such as texting inappropriate pictures and the consequences of that are shown. And the language can be rough at times, especially when some of the villains speak up. So this isn't for younger children. But, overall, this is a fairly lighthearted and fun show that should be good entertainment for everyone 12+. Come on season 2! Hopefully the CW doesn't ruin this one.

Is It Any Good?

Our review:
Parents say (7 ):
Kids say (13 ):

This fun series, based on a newer DC character, offers all the expected comic-style heroics plus a healthy dose of teen angst. Courtney Whitmore is young, energetic, and doesn't always listen, but she also doesn't shy away from standing up for what she believes is right. Her new role as a superhero gives her a larger sense of purpose, but it's the relationship with her stepfather that makes her journey all the more interesting. The tension created by some of the villains' high school-aged progeny also adds to the fray. Overall, Stargirl tells a fresh, fun story, and is an entertaining addition to the DC Comics TV universe.

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