The Young Pope

TV review by Dana Anderson, Common Sense Media
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Common Sense says

age 16+

Pope has attitude in dramatic but not-that-fun series.

HBO Drama 2017

Parents say

age 15+

Based on 5 reviews

Kids say

age 14+

Based on 1 review

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Just why?

The show is thought provoking, yes, but after the third episode it’s just weird. It’s shot beautifully but that does not make up for how long this storyline has dragged on with nothing new and no end in sight. The pope is at times a complex character but most of the time he is just unlikeable. Not to mention how much explicit sex is in this show. I mean, I guess I should have figured since it’s hbo but damn. It was a little intense but not too bad until a full on threesome randomly gets thrown in with no warning. It was like a full on porno? For what? Just don’t bother. I’ll save you some time, Jude law is a rude pope that hates everyone and there’s lots of body parts that you don’t really want to see without warning.

This title has:

Too much sex
Too much swearing

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