The 100

2014 TV-14 5 seasons

The 100

2014 TV-14 5 seasons
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Earth has been devastated by a nuclear apocalypse, with the only survivors being the inhabitants of 12 international space stations. Three generations later, 100 young prisoners return to the planet to determine whether it's habitable.
Eliza Taylor, Paige Turco, Bob Morley, Marie Avgeropoulos, Henry Ian Cusick, Lindsey Morgan, Christopher Larkin, Richard Harmon, Isaiah Washington, Devon Bostick, Thomas McDonell, Kelly Hu, Eli Goree, Ricky Whittle, Zach McGowan, Tasya Teles
  • SEASON  1
  • SEASON  2
  • SEASON  3
  • SEASON  4
  • SEASON  5

Summary of Season 1 (2014) - 3 discs

Nearly 100 years after a nuclear holocaust hits the planet, resources are running low on a space station that houses the survivors and their children, and a group of young prisoners travel to Earth to determine whether it can be repopulated.
DVD Streaming
Widescreen 1.78:1
English SDH, Spanish (Neutral), French
English: Dolby Digital 5.1
TV-14 - This program contains some material that many parents would find unsuitable for children under 14 years of age.
age 15+
Common Sense rating OK for kids 15+
age 15+

Common Sense Note

Parents need to know that The 100 has a lot of graphic violence and death, often at the hands of a group of teens who hash out power through beatings, torture, and weapon use. Graphic images of characters impaled by spears, strung up in trees, and subjected to other abuse are common, as is the threat of capital punishment and selective murder by a powerful governing body. In other words, this drama -- based on a dystopian novel of the same name -- is heavy-handed and not for the faint of heart. That said, the violence isn't mindless, either, and is necessary to illustrate the show's messages about personal freedom and community rights, as well as the appropriate role of government influence in this particular society. Expect some strong language ("hell," "damn," and the like) and hints at romance, plus some partial nudity (a teen strips to her bra and panties to swim, for instance) in this thriller.

Sexual Content

Teens flirt with each other and hint at sexuality, but little beyond kissing is shown. Occasionally they do undress to their underwear for various reasons such as swimming.


Realistic violence, often with weapons such as guns or knives. In one scene, a teen is impaled on a spear and dies slowly. Teens threaten each other with weapons and engage in fistfights to settle differences. Peril exists at every turn, and enemies are often unseen. Mutated animals can be gruesome to look at, and some attack the teens. Capital punishment is the norm on the spacecraft, but the manner in which it's done isn't gory.


"Damn," "hell," "screw him," "sucks," and the like are frequent fliers.

Social Behavior

The series raises many weighty issues such as the delicate balance between individual freedom and community well-being, the authority of government, and postapocalyptic life. Theirs is a reality in which they sacrifice their kids to test theories and kill for the slightest wrongdoing, but they have valid reasons for doing so. As such, it's not always easy to distinguish right from wrong in their actions or in the characters themselves.


The show is based on a book of the same name and features popular musical selections in its soundtrack.

Drugs / Tobacco / Alcohol

Not applicable

  • Age appropriate
  • Not an issue
  • Depends on your child and your family
  • Parents strongly cautioned
  • Not appropriate for kids of the age

This information for parents is provided by Common Sense Media, a non-profit organization dedicated to improving kids' media lives.

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