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Parents' Guide to

The Imperfects

By Stephanie Morgan, Common Sense Media Reviewer

age 15+

Fast-paced anti-hero monster action; language and gore.

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A Lot or a Little?

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

Community Reviews

age 13+

Based on 2 parent reviews

age 12+
age 13+

Decently gory

Fine as long as your kids can handle gore and slightly scary

Is It Any Good?

Our review:
Parents say (2 ):
Kids say (1 ):

Striving to stand out from the pack of "high school kids discovering they have super powers" shows, this one centers on a slightly older crew and the blurred lines between superheroes and monsters. While focusing on the seldom-featured banshee, chupacabra, and succubus, The Imperfects also includes a lot more blood and gore than the typical teenage hero origin story. Instead of Spiderman, think a less raunchy, refreshingly more diverse version of The Boys. No, the acting in The Imperfects isn't nearly as emotive, nor the writing as good. Fortunately, though, the found family plot does contain a number of exciting twists, and the impressive CGI and soundtrack combine to create an intensity capable of propelling viewers through the season. Comic book fans, especially older teens and young adults, turning to this show for a fun and fast-paced romp won't be disappointed.

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