Torchwood

TV review by Emily Ashby, Common Sense Media
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Common Sense says

age 15+

British sci-fi series offers intense alien action.

Parents say

age 16+

Based on 25 reviews

Kids say

age 13+

Based on 63 reviews

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Community Reviews

age 16+

Let Your Children Watch Torchwood if they can handle sex, Cussing and Gore

Violence 8/10 Strong Language (mostly f**k) 9/10 Sex 10/10 Role Models (Gwen Cooper) 9/10 Messages 6/10 Consumerism (Mostly Money On Pizza) 2/10 Drinking and Drugs (Mostly Drugs) 4/10 Blood and Gore (Mostly Blood) 10/10 Show your Children Torchwood if you let them watch Class (Doctor Who Spinoff Rated MA-15), The Matrix Trilogy (MA-15), and Doctor Who (TV-12).

This title has:

Great messages
Great role models
Too much violence
Too much sex
Too much swearing
age 15+

Torchwood is a darker side of Doctor Who

Torchwood is a much more darker sider of Doctor Who, where it goes to a bit more of measures with showing moderate sexual scenes. The violence can be very be very suprising where you come to first watch the show. Some scenes may disturb some viewers or even upset viewers as well, due to some characters die. There are scenes of suicidal natures invloved during the show, some characters resurrect back to life (mainly Jack). The swearing is used moderately (sometimes even a bit more in some episodes). With the use of swears include S**t & F**k. This show is really mainly set for mature teenagers and adults, but it is a spin off from 'Doctor Who' show, which includes some 'Easter Eggs' and one character from 'Doctor Who' who joins for 3 episodes in Series 2.

This title has:

Too much violence
Too much sex
Too much swearing

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