Parents' Guide to

The Finder

By Kari Croop, Common Sense Media Reviewer

age 14+

Bones spin-off keeps tone and content light and quirky.

TV Fox Drama 2012
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What you will—and won't—find in this TV show.

Community Reviews

age 13+

Based on 3 parent reviews

age 12+

Tween boy favorite

Perfect show for my almost 13 & 14 yr old boys, especially following Chuck & White Collar. We really missed all these characters! Only drawback to this one is that it was only one season. It felt a bit slower than the others due to less action, but it set the perfect Key West location perfectly. The characters are interesting, well-acted & full of heart.

This title has:

Great messages
Great role models
age 13+

good show

I like this series. It's not because of all of the violence (which doesn't happen THAT often), it's because of the sense of investigation. I like it because they are trying to find things. A mystery. And I like mysteries, from person to item, this show is well done.

This title has:

Too much violence

Is It Any Good?

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

Based on characters introduced in one of the last episodes of Bones' sixth season, The Finder shifts the action to Key West for a decidedly sunnier outlook on solving mysteries that steers clear of Bones' propensity for lifeless bodies. The result is a fun (and admittedly unrealistic) procedural romp with a quirky, appealing comic lead.

The rest of the team is just fine (although original co-star Saffron Burrows, who appeared in the original Bones episode, is noticeably absent). But the real bonus here is that families with older kids can actually watch this together without worrying too much about troubling content.

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