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By David Gurney, Common Sense Media Reviewer

age 13+

Mysterious but somewhat scary sci-fi thriller.

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The heavy science-fiction element in Surface makes it seem less connected to real life and more like the fantasy island of Lost, and it's definitely aimed at the audience members who made Lost into such a huge phenomenon in the 2004-2005 season. While the pilot is careful not to reveal too much about the creature(s), the human characters seem engaging enough. Based on the pilot, it will be appropriate for older tweens and above, as long as they are okay with the underwater suspense. Of course, as it progresses, the series will likely become more graphic.

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