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By Kari Croop, Common Sense Media Reviewer

age 14+

Grisly crime drama is predictable and unmemorable.

TV CBS Drama 2011
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age 14+

Based on 4 parent reviews

age 15+

This show is Unforgettable!

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age 18+

Did Anyone Watch the Pilot?

In the pilot the main character is pictured totally nude in bed with a man lying against her, kissing her neck. You get the entire naked side of her. How can CSM say no nudity? Can I depend on your reviews?

Is It Any Good?

Our review:
Parents say (4 ):
Kids say (2 ):

The concept of a television crime-solver with extraordinary abilities is certainly nothing novel, whether it plays out as a legitimate psychic who uses her gifts to crack stubborn cases (Medium) or a phony medium who uses mind games to catch criminals (The Mentalist). So the only new thing Unforgettable is really adding to the mix is a really long but rather fun-to-pronounce word: hyperthymesia.

Of course, illustrating the concept of hyperthymesia presents a bit of a challenge, because it requires a lot of replay -- sometimes painfully slow replay -- of a scene in excruciating detail to prove that Carrie, like an elephant, never forgets. But, unfortunately, it gets a bit tiresome, and the show itself is ultimately unmemorable.

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