Parents' Guide to

The Divide

By Melissa Camacho, Common Sense Media Reviewer

age 16+

Death penalty drama is mature and violent.

TV WE Drama 2014
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Written by the creators of The Walking Dead, the thoughtful series highlights how the pursuit of justice becomes a casualty when members of the criminal justice system are divided by politics, race, and personal and professional ambitions. It also highlights some of the loopholes in the system that allow for mistakes to be made, and misconduct to take place.

There are some predictable moments, but the ongoing development of the story with each episode offers enough plot twists to keep it interesting. The cast of flawed characters also adds some authenticity to the show. It certainly isn't lighthearted fare, but folks who like good crime and legal-themed dramas will appreciate what they find here.

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