Parents' Guide to

Witches of East End

By Joyce Slaton, Common Sense Media Reviewer

age 13+

Playful supernatural drama with bits of edgy content.

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Based on 3 parent reviews

age 12+
It was amazing sad that they stop wish they could have done more then just 2 seasons
age 17+


It's very unusual story. It's more than I like it, I loved it. I'm really inrested with the movie it's very unique and this is the kind of movie that I like.

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Witches of East End is an excellent example of the way that timeworn TV tropes can be made newly compelling with good writing. Witches who have to band together to fight mysterious Forces From Beyond, oh, ho hum, seen it. But in other, blander takes on witchcraft, one of the witches wouldn't playfully tell another that they're preparing a vision potion "with peyote, so don't be surprised if the walls breathe." Nor would a woman respond to the revelation that she's a witch by telling her mom that her sister's going to be "really pissed" that mom sent her to therapy as a teen to dispel the idea she had special powers.

Writer/creator Maggie Friedman (Dawson's Creek) has made a similar show before: anyone remember Eastwick, the TV take on the The Witches of Eastwick? So you'd really think Friedman would have used up all her good ideas. Nope: Her girl-power witch stories aren't new, but they're cute, staffed with charming characters who say funny, fresh things to each other. Teen girls in particular, who often want to believe they have mystical powers just about to break loose, may relate to the characters and enjoy losing themselves in their story.

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