Overall, the show’s violence includes “scenes of people being mowed down by guns, shot in the head, scenes of dead bodies piled up, and even depictions of organ harvesting,” per the Parents Television and Media Council. Council President Tim Winter said parents may be tempted to let their children watch Squid Game.
Should I let my child watch Squid Game?
In an emailed statement, a Netflix spokesperson said that “Squid Game” is intended for mature audiences, which means it may not be suitable for ages 17 and under. Rocco Kotler, 9, recently got to sit with his father and two older brothers to watch two episodes on the family TV.