Twin Peaks

TV review by Elka Karl, Common Sense Media
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Common Sense says

age 14+

Surreal cult hit might be too disturbing for teens.

ABC Drama 1990

Parents say

age 11+

Based on 15 reviews

Kids say

age 13+

Based on 20 reviews

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age 14+

The Best TV Show of All Time

This show is terrifying, hilarious, endearing, heartbreaking, haunting, sweet, uncomfortable, and strange all in one. It is also iconic. This is the show that changed TV forever. There would be no Breaking Bad, no X-Files, no Sopranos, etc. without Twin Peaks. The characters are interesting and original, the acting is spot on, the shots are gorgeous, the music is just can't get better than this show. I watched it for the first time when I was about 14 or 15. I think that is an appropriate age. While there is no cursing, nudity, etc. some of the themes are pretty heavy, there is discussion of drugs/prostitution and there are definitely some scenes that will give you nightmares (at any age). (Also, please note that my review is of the original Twin Peaks- Seasons 1 & 2. The 2017 Return doesn't even come close and I would avoid it unless you prefer Eraserhead-era David Lynch).

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