A Lot or a Little?
What you will—and won't—find in this TV show.
The series presents a fantastical journey about good fighting evil.
Positive Role Models
No one is perfect in this series, but the Vox Machina gang eventually commit themselves to helping the innocent.
The realm features beings from all walks of human and mystical life. The main voice cast is primarily White.
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Violence & Scariness
Lots of bar fighting and monster slaying, bloody fantasy violence and gore. Lots of weapons, including axes, swords, knives, bows, guns, and magical devices.
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Sex, Romance & Nudity
There's some strong innuendo, including crude language and references to having sex and sex acts. Nudity (bare breasts/buttocks) is visible.
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Words ranging from "hell," "ass," "bitch," "s--t," and "f--k" are consistently used.
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Products & Purchases
The series is based on the game Dungeons & Dragons, and the web series Critical Role, both of which have lots of associated merchandise.
Drinking, Drugs & Smoking
Some scenes feature heavy drinking, drunken behavior, and vomiting. The quest begins thanks to a big bar tab.
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Parents Need to Know
Parents need to know that The Legend of Vox Machina is an irreverent Dungeon & Dragons-inspired animated series intended for older viewers. It has lots of gruesome fantasy violence, profanity including "hell," "ass," "bitch," "s--t," and "f--k." Nudity includes bare breats and butts, and there's some strong sexual innuendo. Drinking and drunken behavior is also visible.
Is It Any Good?
This well-written and well-performed series offers lots of irreverent humor as it tells the Dungeons & Dragons-inspired story from the popular YouTube and Twitch live series Critical Role. The original ensemble cast of voice actors reprise their roles, while other well-known talent, including David Tennant, Indira Varma, and Tony Hale bring other characters to life. If you're a D&D fan, or if you're just looking for a fun, animated fantasy series, The Legend of Vox Machina promises to be entertaining.
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