Parents' Guide to

The Twilight Zone

By Will Wade, Common Sense Media Reviewer

age 10+

Classic morality tales still make you think.

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A Lot or a Little?

What you will—and won't—find in this TV show.

Community Reviews

age 10+

Based on 15 parent reviews

age 9+

Best 50s and 60s show

This title has:

Too much violence
Too much drinking/drugs/smoking
age 4+

Excellent series.

All-ages, wonderful, thoughtful science fantasy.

Is It Any Good?

Our review:
Parents say (15 ):
Kids say (67 ):

Despite passing the five-decade mark, these stories have aged surprisingly well. That said, today's kids may be put off by the show's black-and-white images, outdated clothes, and rather straitlaced moral conventions. And anyone used to the fast-paced editing of modern action shows or music videos may find The Twilight Zone's pacing overly slow. But don't mistake any of these quibbles for flaws; this show is a true classic, and it deserves to be appreciated by each new generation of viewers. Once your kids watch a few episodes (it should only take a few), they'll be hooked.

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