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By Emily Ashby, Common Sense Media Reviewer

age 16+

Dark, violent series tells story of young DC superheroes.

TV Max Drama 2018
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age 15+

Based on 33 parent reviews

age 16+

Good show, not for younger viewers

Good show, worth watching if you have nothing else to watch. It’s violent and gory, so it’s hard to find time to watch it. So it’s certainly not for young kids, this is an ADULT superhero show! They’re quite subtle with the gore, burns and injuries, from memory - probably mostly due to keeping it looking as realistic as possible. When they fight they fight, they don’t really hold back. There is nudity, in season 1 and 3 you see a couple male characters naked but no nudity, their genitals are covered - the most you see is their butts. Neither are sexualised. You do see breasts, though. There is a scene in season 1, or maybe 2, where you see dancers topless with tassels in the background, but then in bras in a comedic close up. Later however you see a dancer fully topless and up close, it’s not sexualised though. In season 3 you see a woman at some pervy dirty place completely naked with a (typically clothed) man who she performs with. You see her topless for an extended amount of time going between being up close and uncovered and partially covered by her arm as she talks to the guy watching, it’s kinda sexualised because she’s clearly some kind of live pornstar thing but she also doesn’t do anything sexual, she’s just very exposed for a long while. There is sex as well, but you don’t see anymore beyond their bums or bits of bra - no nudity during sex scenes. There’s a bit of drinking, not sure about swearing though.

This title has:

Too much violence
Too much sex
4 people found this helpful.
age 13+

Fine for mature 13 year olds, Nudity is something you will have to discuss there is only 2 nude scenes in the show.

its a descent show I don't like the rating of TV-MA just in general, this is because I think a 13 year old would be completely fine watching Titans. The only thing really bad enough for it to be TV-MA is that there is two scenes of female frontal nudity in the entire show. I could see why this would be enough to scare parents from letting there children watch this but I think that the parents should either just skip the nudity scenes, there is also like one sex scene that I would consider bad. The scene is showing the sex but there is actually no nudity present in this scene I don't think that it is a bad enough sex scene to make the show TV-MA. but the nudity is the only reason I see this show being TV-MA. The language is another reason this show is TV-MA but I don't see why the f word is too bad for a TV-14 rating. anyways the whole show is filled the the f word, personally I don't find the f word bad at all. For the violence I don't see why people are finding the violence and blood too bad for a 13 year old, throughout the whole show I have only seen one scene where the violence and gore was possibly bad enough to make it TV-MA and I think that TV-MA would be an extreme rating for that scene. there is blood in every episode but it looks very fake and isn't that bad. and it comes in small splatters and only last half a second each time. Finally for drugs/alchohol there isn't much alcohol in this but there is drugs in the 3rd season as one of the characters in it was addicted to a drug that made him never fear anything and it brain washed him, he wasn't willingly taking the drug he was being forced to by the villain. its rated TV-MA for Language, Violence, Nudity, Drug use, and blood. I think it should be fine for most 13 year olds they hear worse language in elemtary school, the violence they should be able to handle unless they have problems with violence, drug use is not too bad, most middle schools have people that are already smoking weed, vapes, and ciggarettes. the nudity is the only thing I would be concerned about, you are going to have to skip those scenes but if they are watching on their own just talk it over, but 13 year olds usually are informed about sex and nudity at like 10 in fifth grade and then again at 12 in seventh grade, so they already see nudity in school up to you I would let a mature 13 year old watch it.

This title has:

Too much violence
Too much sex
Too much swearing
Too much drinking/drugs/smoking
1 person found this helpful.

Is It Any Good?

Our review:
Parents say (33 ):
Kids say (50 ):

These youthful DC characters transition to live action in dark, foreboding fashion in this gritty and very violent drama series. The severe tone is obvious from the start as Rachel wrestles with impulses she doesn't understand, disturbing visions she can't control, and a trauma that sends her fleeing for her own safety. Meanwhile Dick balances his day job on the police force with vigilantism learned from his years alongside Gotham's masked avenger, and Koriand'r finds herself in an unexpected place with more questions than answers. Eventually their paths cross and their new shared destiny begins.

Titans will draw DC and superhero fans who like re-imaginings, but unlike most hero tales, this isn't a series that's meant for the family. The graphic violence and profanity makes it iffy even for most teens and certainly inappropriate for kids who will recognize the characters' names from the popular Teen Titans animated series. Adults who watch will find that the plot develops very slowly and methodically, which can go either way depending on your expectations.

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