Parents' Guide to

100 Humans

By Melissa Camacho, Common Sense Media Reviewer

age 14+

Silly social experiments, snarky hosts in OK reality series.

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age 15+

Based on 12 parent reviews

age 15+

Not a science based show & only mildly entertaining

This show should come with a big disclaimer at the start saying “For entertainment purposes only”. There are no controls in any of the experiments. Viewers never find out how participants are chosen or if they duly represent their demographic. Lots of false conclusions and to add to all of those weaknesses it’s only mildly entertaining. If you had a child or teen who was science oriented it could be interesting to discuss how it would look to truly use scientific methods for the same topics. You could also discuss the dangers of pretending something is scientific of it is not.
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age 18+

Terrible "reality" show

First off, this is one of the typical reality shows. No actual science, all 100 humans are actors and actresses and not random people from across the country as they claim, and just filled with SJW and racist garbage. The hosts bring experts and scientists onto their show and don't listen to anything they say. A female Doctor during the Battle of the sexes episode was explaining how the women won in a category. One of the female hosts then asked the question "So women are superior to men?" The Doctor started to reply with "No" and was cut off by the host with saying "What she meant to say, was Yes" That brings me to Zainab Johnson, the black female host. There was an episode about race, because of course there is, where they attack toddlers in it. During the episode, Zainab was making a wild claim that white babies are born racist and prejudice towards POC because during a extremely small experiment, white babies chose to play with white dolls. Because of that experiment, Zainab then gives a warning to parents that if their white toddler has a play date with kids of other color, to keep checking on their kid to make sure they're not wearing a KKK hood and holding torches. This is the type of garbage they allow on TV and passed off as "educational" content.
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Is It Any Good?

Our review:
Parents say (12 ):
Kids say (7 ):

This mildly amusing series features pseudo-experiments meant to be more funny than enlightening. There are some tidbits of interesting information about human behavior, but neither the theories nor the experiments are particularly scientific. Many of the exercises make the test subjects look silly, too. Meanwhile, the hosts, two of whom are comedians, try to offer some edgy humor, which includes commentary that makes fun of the participants. 100 Humans is lighthearted enough for some people to find enjoyable, but after a while the overworked humor and endless examinations get a little tedious.

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