Parents' Guide to

The Ripper

By Martin Brown, Common Sense Media Reviewer

age 17+

True-crime docu features graphic violence, sexual abuse.

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A good true crime documentary does more than just relay facts from the past -- it also reveals something about the present. The series of killings featured in The Ripper may have been fascinating at the time, but the series lacks a point-of-view that makes them feel relevant today. As a result, the series is simply a rote retelling of the investigation, which makes for faily forgettable viewing, though true crime junkies will likely be entertained.

TV Details

  • Premiere date: December 16, 2020
  • Network: Netflix
  • Genre: Educational
  • TV rating: TV-MA
  • Last updated: February 18, 2023

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