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The parents' guide to what's in this TV show.
What parents need to know
Parents need to know that Amazingness is a talent competition that features amateur and viral acts that range from impressive and potentially dangerous to risqué and weird. It contains lots of bleeped cursing, crude comments, and sexual innuendo. Partially bare bottoms and vaping are visible during some acts.
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What's the story?
AMAZINGNESS is a a talent competition featuring a collection of unique performers vying for bragging rights and cash. Hosted and judged by Rob Dyrdek, each episode features six acts competing for a chance to win $10K. Helping him decide which acts are the best is his panel of friends, including Eddie Huang, Krystal Bee, and his cousin, Chris "Drama" Pfaff. From walking tightropes and executing acrobatic hip-hop stunts to "hand-farting" the Star-Spangled Banner, the series showcases the diverse amateur and viral talent that exists today.
Is it any good?
This amusing reality competition features folks from all walks of life performing in front of a studio audience, hoping to impress and excite while being judged. Some offer outstanding performances of more traditional acts, while others carry out unexpected tricks that range from interesting to just plain weird.
To fit into Rob Dyrdek's edgy style, there are lots of explosions, as well as acts that feature vaping and tricks incorporating nearly bare behinds. Some are so weird that viewers might think Amazingness should be a version of the classic goofy talent series The Gong Show. Overall, Dyrdek fans and lovers of viral vids will enjoy it.
Talk to your kids about ...
Families can talk about the different talents people have and how they display them on Amazingness. What is your talent? What makes it unique? Do you perform it?
Do you consider everyone featured on Amazingness to be talented? Why?
What do you think about shows featuring smoking and vaping activities as a kind of talent? What are the risks of doing so?
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