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It's not a great message when a convict is plucked from jail before his sentence is up to help the local police, but he does his job well and doesn't revert to crime.
Violence & Scariness
The main character gets involved in fistfights but primarily uses his wits and cunning to one-up his opponents.
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"Ass," hell," and "son of a bitch" are used.
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Parents Need to Know
Parents need to know that the protagonist of this crime drama (which is also known as Tom Stone) is an ex-con who's sprung from jail when the local police realize they need his wily ways to help them nab criminals. This could send the wrong message to younger viewers: that punishment isn't set in stone. Like MacGyver, the main character relies more on smarts than weapons to get out of jams, but this is a series about crime, so there is some unsavory behavior.
Is It Any Good?
The tug-of-war between Stone and Di Luzio is compelling, as are the ways in which Stone infiltrates the worlds that his suspects inhabit. There are often fistfights and tussles when the suspects discover Stone's true identity, but the show never gets too violent. It doesn't exactly break the crime drama mold, but if older tweens are interested, there's not too much here that parents will find offensive.
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