Parents' Guide to

The A List

By Melissa Camacho, Common Sense Media Reviewer

age 12+

Teen supernatural drama has some suspense, violence.

TV Netflix Drama 2018
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Community Reviews

age 11+

Based on 5 parent reviews

age 9+

Ok program but confusing story line

Season 1 is good but season 2 is confusing
age 13+

Mature themes

Only watched first episode. But it appears directed at teenagers. Flirting between boys and girls at camp. Strange themes, jealously and competition between girls for friendships and boys attention. Stopped watching as our boy is 10 and didn’t seem the right fit.

Is It Any Good?

Our review:
Parents say (5 ):
Kids say (58 ):

The character-driven series combines teen drama with the supernatural to create a engaging, but creepy, narrative. The cast plays cliched characters, including the arrogant popular girl, the antihero, the stereotypical airhead, and the geeky social outcast. The interactions between them reveal the details about what is really happening on the island, creating a growing sense of suspense. Like most young adult television, the plot lines are pretty farfetched, but still offers enough twists and turns to make them compelling. However, because The A List relies on dialogue, rather than action, to move the story along, some may find it a little slow. Nonetheless, tweens and teens who tune in may find it worthy of binge watching.

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