The Politician

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

age 16+

Violence, murder, dark dealings in high school-set drama.

Netflix Drama 2019

Parents say

age 15+

Based on 6 reviews

Kids say

age 13+

Based on 19 reviews

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age 15+

Great show but not for kids

I recently finished both seasons of the show, it’s definitely one of my favorite shows out there but really isn’t appropriate for anyone under 15. I haven’t seen anyone else really comment about this so I thought I should. While season 1 doesn’t go past the mention of sex and some very brief scenes, season 2 is almost entirely about sex. It’s mentioned consistently and you watch it happening, just, minus the nudity. Plus, the first half of the second season revolves around polyamorous relationships. The show is wonderfully written and to any parents reading this who are concerned by what I just said, your 15 year old kid knows more then you think. Watch it with or with out your kid, a lot of parents are saying that things need to be explained to your child while/after you’re watching but fun fact your kid knows what sex is at 15 and they probably know what polyamory is too. It’s a fantastic show overall
age 17+


Great but very innapropiate

This title has:

Too much violence
Too much sex
Too much swearing
Too much drinking/drugs/smoking

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