The Night Shift

TV review by Joyce Slaton, Common Sense Media
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Common Sense says

age 16+

Boilerplate hospital drama has gore, children in danger.

NBC Drama 2014

Parents say

age 10+

Based on 2 reviews

Kids say

age 14+

Based on 1 review

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age 11+

Rly good would recommend

Whilst the show has go huge amounts of blood and gore it is all medical and season 1 ep 2 is the worst as there is dismemberment and nazi symbols so avoid this episode they are all on Netflix and the show is rated 12 for language violence sex and references andild drug misuse.

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Too much violence
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age 9+


This is an ok show, but please tell me why they show the doctors in the military? Are these flashbacks of their time there? Is this a group that has left the hospital to do doctoring in the military? If so, it doesn't look like it. It looks like two separate tv shows. Once, I thought I had changed the channel! It is frustrating. There are a few actors that have been in so many other shows, that I find myself having memories of those shows. This is distracting. Also, not being able to remember what now defunct show they were on. Casting could be better. Recently, a really cute show, one that was very creative, was taken off. But they will put this retread stuff on. Pablum for the masses, I guess.

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