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Sydney school begs parents to ban their kids from watching Squid Game as kids recreate ‘dangerous’ games from Netflix show on playground










A primary school in Sydney’s Dulwich Hill has urged parents to ban their children from watching Netflix’s Squid Game.

Linda Wickham, the principal of Dulwich Hill Public School, messaged parents about the dangers of South Korea’s survival drama, The Daily Telegraph reports.

“Squid Game features scenes depicting extreme violence and bloodshed, strong language and terrifying moments that, by the rating, are simply not appropriate for primary and early secondary school children,” wrote Ms Wickham.

Look away! An elementary school in Sydney’s Dulwich Hill has urged parents to ban their children from watching Netflix’s Squid Game in case they are negatively affected by the show.

‘The series plays an aggressive version of a well-known children’s game, red light, green light. This and other inappropriate content negatively impacts playground games.”

In Red Light, Green Light, participants have to walk up to a giant robot doll, who has her back to everyone.

When she turns around and sees someone moving, they are shot on the spot.

Squid Game has become the biggest launch in Netflix history, with 111 million people watching the show since its September 17 debut.

'The series plays an aggressive version of a well-known children's game, red light, green light.  This and other inappropriate content negatively impacts playground games,

‘The series plays an aggressive version of a well-known children’s game, red light, green light. This and other inappropriate content negatively impacts playground games,” said Linda Wickham, the principal of Dulwich Hill Public School.

The series has become quite the pop culture phenomenon, easily surpassing the 82 million accounts that Bridgerton watched in the first 28 days of that show.

Squid Game is currently the #1 show on Netflix’s Top 10 lists in 94 countries around the world, also becoming the first South Korean show to become the #1 show in the United States, according to CNN.

The 111 million viewers represent more than half of Netflix’s worldwide subscriber base of 209 million.

Brutal: In Red Light, Green Light, participants have to walk up to a giant robot doll, who has her back to everyone.  If she turns around and sees someone moving, they are immediately shot dead on the spot

Brutal: In Red Light, Green Light, participants have to walk up to a giant robot doll, who has her back to everyone. If she turns around and sees someone moving, they are immediately shot dead on the spot

Minyoung Kim, Netflix’s vice president of content for Korea, Southeast Asia, Australia and New Zealand, said the show “has broken beyond our wildest dreams.”

“When we first started investing in Korean series and movies in 2015, we knew we wanted to create world-class stories for key K content fans in Asia and the world,” Kim said.

‘Squid Game’ gave [Netflix] more confident that our global strategy is heading in the right direction.’

Popular: Squid Game has become the biggest launch in Netflix history, with 111 million people watching the show since its September 17 debut

Popular: Squid Game has become the biggest launch in Netflix history, with 111 million people watching the show since its September 17 debut

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