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Parents' Guide to

Tower Prep

By Emily Ashby, Common Sense Media Reviewer

age 13+

Tense thriller has surprisingly good messages for teens.

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

Community Reviews

age 9+

Based on 5 parent reviews

age 10+

Great Show

age 2+


This shouldn't get 4 stars! This should get 1 STAR! This show bores be to death!

Is It Any Good?

Our review:
Parents say (5 ):
Kids say (30 ):

Mystery, suspense, and thrills join forces to create this enticing action series that deserves to get teens' attention. There's a little something here for everyone, from empowering sentiments about determination to the power of free will. Although the characters' scenario is pretty extreme (not many teens can actually relate to being sent away to an off-the-grid forced boarding school), the underlying themes of isolation, trust, and the desire to assimilate while staying true to individuality are relatable issues for many teens.

Content-wise there's little here to keep parents from giving teens the go-ahead, though the show is so well constructed it might just entice those same parents to tune in along with them. Need another reason to like it? Amazingly there's nary a hint of sexual agenda among the coed cast.

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