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By Melissa Camacho, Common Sense Media Reviewer

age 14+

Fun crime solving drama with strong, flawed female lead.

TV ABC Drama 2019
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age 13+

Based on 1 parent review

age 13+

Good show, I hope they make more seasons!

Good show, fun and easy to watch - bit sad at times. Diverse cast that doesn’t feel forced. It’s about a woman who is trying to find her way in the world after serving five tours in Afghanistan, it follows her new job she stumbles into. There is implies sex, you never see anything, just the before and after and never any nudity. Quick scene at a female strip club, no nudity. An episode at a male strip club, no nudity. There is drugs, you see it wrapped up, they don’t glorify it and show it’s bad. There is also violence, the main character gets into fights; fist fights and gun fights. There is drinking, too. She was becoming an alcoholic but she seems to get a hold of it.

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This entertaining series uses lots of action and sharp wit to to tell the story of a troubled woman who's still finding her way a decade after coming back from the war in Afghanistan. Its storylines are sometimes predictable, but there are some twists and turns that keep it interesting. Meanwhile, Cobie Smulders' ​​​​performance as Dex Parios, a strong and edgy female character who is honest about her major flaws and unapologetic about her attitude, adds a fun angle to what could be a standard crime drama. As a result, Stumptown is an easy show to keep tuning in to.

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