The Strain

TV review by Kari Croop, Common Sense Media
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Common Sense says

age 17+

Mature horror series is too dark and intense for kids.

FX Drama 2014

Parents say

age 16+

Based on 5 reviews

Kids say

age 15+

Based on 3 reviews

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age 18+

The Strain

I was drawn in by youtube videos on the series and at first the story was so good I was willing to overlook its flaws. But by season 3 it just got absolutely brainless. obvious glaring flaws. No more use of UV light. No equipping soldiers with uv lights and silver infused armor. Icorst always allowed to miraculously escape. Either the dumbasses in this show only get up at 5 pm or day light only last about 3 hrs. The list of stupid goes on and on. If it wasn't for the Borne and Oldman this show would be a 1000% waste of time.
age 16+
brutal a gory a some scary

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Too much violence

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