Parents' Guide to

Zero Hour

By Kari Croop, Common Sense Media Reviewer

age 14+

Conspiracy theory thriller on the milder side; some blood.

TV ABC Drama 2013
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What you will—and won't—find in this TV show.

Community Reviews

age 12+

Based on 1 parent review

age 12+



This title has:

Too much violence
Too much swearing

Is It Any Good?

Our review:
Parents say (1):
Kids say (1):

Blending aspects of Dan Brown's bestselling novel The Da Vinci Code (and the 2006 film adaptation) with elements of National Treasure, Zero Hour makes an ambitious play for viewers with a sweeping premise set on a global scale. That's pretty gutsy for a television show. But Zero Hour largely delivers the goods with an effectively paced script and compelling plot points that succeed at drawing you in -- and making you think.

At times, the dialogue can get overly schmaltzy. But the best news if you're a parent is that you can watch with older kids without having to worry too much about content red flags. And with so many aspects of the plot rooted in real-life history, you're also bound to learn something while you're being entertained.

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