TV review by Joyce Slaton, Common Sense Media
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Common Sense says

age 14+

Boilerplate police procedural has violence, kids in danger.

CBS Drama 2017

Parents say

age 16+

Based on 25 reviews

Kids say

age 14+

Based on 4 reviews

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Community Reviews

age 16+

Watchable only if you can block out the agenda.

I watch it for the action and try to ignore the rest which boils down to Black people - good, white people - bad and racist Illegal immigrants - good, law enforcement - bad and racist Women - good, oppressed by the patriarchy, Men - bad and racist and sexist Polyamorous (whatever it means) relationship - good, Everyone who may not think so - bad and racist and sexist and intolerant and a hater Every day is a new opportunity for Hondo to be the victim of some racial injustice. In season 5 he is still going strong. The lesbian chick (or whatever she identifies as) has toned down the whole "I like boys and girls at same time" talk but is always on some kind of crusade, the latest one being "it is too hard for women to get into SWAT because of too many pushups. What is the last time you had a pushup competition with a perp?" I'd love to buy the writer that came up with this a beer and be enlightened by more super solid logic like this. They try to add some balance with the Deacon character, but that doesn't do much. If you can overlook/ignore all of that the show becomes nothing more than an upscale version of a Seagal movie. If you are into that you may even enjoy it. Bottom line - it is watchable, but definitely not family or kid friendly.
age 18+

Super Woke

Anti-white racism in nearly every episode. This show is about normalizing everything from the lefty agenda. Not worth supporting even for the few good moments.

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