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Truth Seekers

By Marty Brown, Common Sense Media Reviewer

age 13+

Horror comedy has genuine thrills without too much violence.

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

Community Reviews

age 15+

Based on 2 parent reviews

age 14+

Fun, quirky ghost hunting (with more f-bombs that you would expect)!

After I watched the series I wanted to share it with my kids, but while language is generally mild, there is a clear exception for the f-word. It's a bit strange because the show sometimes uses "poo" instead of the alternative, but still likes to work in a couple f's per episode. I tried watching on VidAngel with the kiddos, but I think that degrades the video and the audio and does not include subtitles. I gave up on that and just watched it with my 13-year-old and 15-year-old, who constantly hear foul language at school. Other than my quibble about the recurring use of one particular word, the characters are great, respectable "people." ;-) The casting is fantastic! The story is fun, quirky, and at times spooky.
age 15+

Good series for those who can stomach it.

Later episodes are very bloody and there is an instance or two of sexual content.

Is It Any Good?

Our review:
Parents say: (2 ):
Kids say: Not yet rated

Many of the best horror comedies work by commenting on other movies or characters, either through reference-heavy satires like Scary Movie or meta commentaries like The Cabin in the Woods -- but Truth Seekers stands alone beautifully. Nick Frost and Simon Pegg also write the series, which delivers genuine laughs and scares without gross-out jokes or gore. Best of all, instead of simply stretching a movie idea out to match the length of the series, Truth Seekers embraces the episodic format by deftly telling many intertwining stories while also making each episode a monster-of-the-week type of experience for those who want to stretch out their enjoyment of the series.

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