Parents' Guide to

This Is Pop

By Martin Brown, Common Sense Media Reviewer

age 12+

Music docu only skims topic's surface, has profanity.

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Community Reviews

age 13+

Based on 1 parent review

age 13+
Too much profanity but overall good. 13 plus

This title has:

Educational value
Too much violence
Too much swearing
Too much drinking/drugs/smoking

Is It Any Good?

Our review:
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Kids say (1 ):

This anthology series casts a wide net for its episode subjects, and the documentary's diverse range of interests and eras is its greatest strength. One of the exciting things about pop music is that it has a seemingly infinite range of sounds, from guitars to synthesizers to doo-wop harmonies, and sometimes all of them at once. Unfortunately, like some pop music, This Is Pop doesn't often feel like there's a ton of substance underneath the surface. The episodes never go too deep into their subjects, which makes them pleasant enough for casual viewing but potentially unsatisying for the die-hard fans.

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