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Parents' Guide to

Swamp Thing

By Jenny Nixon, Common Sense Media Reviewer

age 14+

Sci-fi meets Southern Gothic in gory, gross suspense series.

TV DC Universe , CW Drama 2019
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A Lot or a Little?

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

Community Reviews

age 15+

Based on 3 parent reviews

age 11+
age 15+

I love it!

This show is very good, although, there are some very gory parts, a lot of F- words, and one part with male backside nudity. I say 15+, but if you fastfoward some parts, I’d say 13+.

Is It Any Good?

Our review:
Parents say (3 ):
Kids say (6 ):

Combine a solid cast with a classic "misunderstood monster" storyline, add in a great blend of practical and CGI effects, and you've got a show that proves you can do true horror on a TV budget. Swamp Thing is smart to keep its titular hero from being too overexposed early in the series, which amps up the curiosity factor and makes the creature that much more impressive when you finally see him in all his glory, dripping mud and kicking the butts of evil-doers in a confused and tormented rage. There may be too many slimy tentacles and dismemberments here for kids, but viewers with a stomach for "body horror" who love a good Southern Gothic suspense tale will find much to enjoy.

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