Parents' Guide to

The Firm

By Matt Springer, Common Sense Media Reviewer

age 15+

Dense legal drama with strong hero has mature themes.

TV NBC Drama 2012
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Community Reviews

age 13+

Based on 1 parent review

age 13+

great start for the new year

i was not so sure if i would like this show or not but as it turned out i did not like it i loved it but it has a very violent story plus some mild language so just be careful with realy young kids but great show though

Is It Any Good?

Our review:
Parents say: (1 ):
Kids say: Not yet rated

Though The Firm is packed with action, it tends to suffer from confusing plot mechanics and all-too-brief info dumps. The producers clearly believe that there's an audience out there that's intimately familiar with the details of a book and movie that came out many years ago. Unfortunately, they don't provide enough bread crumbs for more forgetful viewers to follow into the story.

Thankfully, The Firm is full of great acting by some underrated players -- two Battlestar Galactica vets, Tricia Helfer and Callum Keith Rennie, provide supporting roles. Juliette Lewis and Lucas also bring life to the proceedings. They all do the best with what they're given, and the show's episodes have their moments, but the unclear execution of the series' central storyline makes The Firm fall somewhat flat.

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