Parents' Guide to

The Gil Mayo Mysteries

By Emily Ashby, Common Sense Media Reviewer

age 13+

Quirky Brit detective series is light on violence.

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age 13+

Really funny and entertaining, I give it 5 stars, it’s a shame they didn’t continued with more seasons

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Although the show revolves around murder and much of the characters' time is spent doing detective work, it's impossible to lump The Gil Mayo Mysteries in with modern-day crime dramas. It has a marked lack of violence, and its parallel storylines delve into the personal lives of the characters. Sometimes it really feels more like a romantic comedy than anything else, what with Mayo's constant wisecracks and his playful banter with Jones. That blithe tone means that this is one that families with teens and older tweens can enjoy together.

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