Beyond Scared Straight

TV review by Melissa Camacho, Common Sense Media
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Common Sense says

age 15+

Prison docuseries offers teens a tough reality check.

Parents say

age 11+

Based on 5 reviews

Kids say

age 12+

Based on 17 reviews

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Community Reviews

age 12+

Watch season 9 episode 9

The world needs to watch episode 9 on season 9. During the with that girl it is actually the cop who pushes the girl. The cops hand is on the prisoners right shoulder then pushes the with his own right hand. It's sad that police or show would allow that. Horrible people in Saint clair Illinois!!!!!!!! I hope the world looks down apon them forever.
age 11+

Beyond Scared Straight

I mean this is a really good show it does have a little bit inappropriate stuff a little bit of curse words and a little bit of sex and all the other kind of stuff it's not that bad I mean if you don't agree it would be like 14 and older but if your kids really want to watch it now responsible enough probably 11 and older 11 year olders my opinion 11 older is my opinion

This title has:

Too much violence
Too much swearing

TV Details

  • Premiere date: January 13, 2011
  • Network: A&E
  • Genre: Reality TV
  • TV rating: TV-14
  • Last updated: March 2, 2022

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