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By Melissa Camacho, Common Sense Media Reviewer

age 15+

Disappointing action spin-off is violent, has cursing.

TV USA Drama 2019
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age 14+

Based on 1 parent review

age 14+

Definitely Jason Bourne, but not for kids

I recently saw the review for another series out now called 'See' and it has some really explicit scenes. Knowing that I am not rating here for Rotten tomatoes and that this site is geared towards parents I will review appropriately. Treadstone's has some violence and there is some swearing apart from this there is no explicit scenes yet, although there is a reference to drug use. Apart from this, this is a series that really fit into the Jason Bourne genre and it is done well, I love it!

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This overly-packed spin-off, based on Robert Ludlum's popular spy novels, offers viewers a chance to explore the beginnings (and current operations) of Jason Bourne's fictional world. The characters, especially CIA deputy director Ellen Becker (Michelle Forbes) have great potential, but the bad writing keeps any of them from having any substance in predictable, orchestrated scenes. This, combined with flashbacks, creates a story so confusing that even the most die-hard Bourne fans will find it difficult to follow. Some folks may find it entertaining, but Treadstone lacks the depth and suspense that the franchise is known for, which is pretty disappointing.

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