TV review by Emily Ashby, Common Sense Media
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Common Sense says

age 11+

Strong female lead shoulders the weight of superhero series.

CBS Drama 2015

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age 13+

Based on 109 reviews

Kids say

age 11+

Based on 153 reviews

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age 16+


I am on season two. It seems they are less concerned with good writing and story arches than they are with pushing politics in your face. Whether you agree or disagree with their politics is not the point. The point is most of us turn off the news to escape and turn to Netflix (especially now) to escape it all. Relationships in the show are fickle and come and go with the episodes not even seasons. Although I like the characters I think the writing needs a bit of work. If you want to work politics into it fine, but do it well and in a story arch not a rushed piece. Also not recommending for kids. Although depends on maturity. I mean can you discuss racism with a 4 year old? Not in the way the show does. So probably leave it after 12 years old.
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age 14+


The first 2 seasons were pretty good. After that the writing really dropped and eventually the show became nothing but LGBTQ propoganda. Towards the end most of the characters were either trans or gay. The sex stuff and LGBTQ shoved down the throat isn't what I deem child appropriate.

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Too much sex
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