The OA

TV review by Melissa Camacho, Common Sense Media
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Common Sense says

age 16+

Strange, supernatural sci-fi series has disturbing content.

Netflix Drama 2016

Parents say

age 16+

Based on 19 reviews

Kids say

age 15+

Based on 13 reviews

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age 18+

Do better Commonsensemedia!

Garbage, thanks for the heads up CSM. I shouldn’t have to read every other review to find out there’s pornography in the very first episode. Was about to switch it off when I got assaulted with it. What a waste of talent and a deplorable excuse for entertainment. A good case for cancelling Netflix over. This site is useless from “the experts".. What parent thinks it’s a good idea to let a 16 year old girl watch this?

This title has:

Too much sex
age 18+

Why oh why must you kill it with sex and language?

Yes one day not only Netflix, but all film makers will understand how graphic sex and unsavory language destroys a potentially fabulous viewing experience. I wanted to watch this with my young adult children. Season 2 was even worse. The language!!! I like the mystery, creativity and the quest for justice. However, there is no explanation for the extreme scenes of sexual content and the offensive language. The creators are cutting away a good chunk of the viewing public.

This title has:

Too much sex
Too much swearing

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