TV review by Martin Brown, Common Sense Media
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Common Sense says

age 17+

Meta-superhero show is deep, violent, challenging.

HBO Drama 2019

Parents say

age 15+

Based on 6 reviews

Kids say

age 13+

Based on 6 reviews

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age 14+

Am amazing show. Talk your kids about the themes, and some of the issues. It has turned about to be extremely prescient.

Quite frankly the 1 star review for "positive messages" brings this legitimacy of this site into question. The whole show is about complex messages around the trauma of racism passed down through generations. If you can't find something to build a positive message on out of this, what is this site even for? On the on the other hand some nude people, and a very brief, in no way explicit, short sex scene is apparently "5 stars" bad for sex. What is wrong with this reviewer?

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Great messages
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age 12+

Watchmen review

I thought it was an amazing adaptation of a graphic novel. After I watched it myself I invited my 13 year old to watch it. It’s a great show for anyone above the age of 12. I would say this only due to the complexity of the plot. Younger children might be bored

This title has:

Great messages
Great role models
2 people found this helpful.

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