Parents' Guide to

The Buccaneers

By Polly Conway, Common Sense Media Reviewer

age 14+

Lively period adaptation has lots of romance, drama.

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This series' modern actresses don't always embody an 1870s vibe, but it's still mostly bubbly fun. The Buccaneers, like other recent period shows like Apple TV+'s earlier hit, Dickinson, has lots of anachronisms (some seem very purposeful, like the inclusion of an Olivia Rodrigo song, others less so). The settings and costumes are sumptuous and the lively vibes are undeniable -- plus, teens will enjoy the unbridled romance and drama.

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