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What Parents and Carers need to know about Squid Game


A free online safety guide on Squid Game.


With themes of horror and violence, it’s important for parents and carers to understand the potential risks posed to young audiences by the nine-episode Netflix-exclusive TV show, Squid Game. The series, rated 15+, is about a world where contestants who are deeply in debt play children's games to win cash prizes. The losers, however, are violently killed. The show’s popularity has meant it has spread in various guises across online platforms, with a heightened risk of children and young people potentially viewing unsuitable content. That's why we've created this guide to help parents and carers understand exactly what Squid Game is all about.In the guide, you'll find tips on avoiding potential risks such as inappropriate content, viral spin-offs and scene re-enactments. This is part of NOS Social Media category.