A Lot or a Little?
What you will—and won't—find in this TV show.
The series showcases tricks inspired by traditional vaudeville acts and magicians. The fact that skill and technique is required to perform these tricks is underscored, but they are not revealed.
Positive Role Models
Goodwin claims that he is driven by the desire to test himself and by the desire to gain the admiration of his (now infant) daughter some day.
Violence & Scariness
Stunts include activities like eating broken glass, hanging off of tall buildings by a finger, getting slapped in the face, getting bitten by snakes, and being burnt or buried alive. The activities featured here are extremely dangerous, and can lead to seriously injury and/or death. Occasionally bloody wounds are visible.
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Sex, Romance & Nudity
Occasionally female witnesses are wearing cleavage-revealing clothing.
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Words like "ass" and "hell" are audible.
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Products & Purchases
Chevrolet trucks and Minis are sometimes visible, but their logos are not obviously featured.
Drinking, Drugs & Smoking
Occasionally tricks are done during meals where wine is being consumed.
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Parents Need to Know
Parents need to know that Dangerman: The Amazing Mr. Goodwin features lots of dangerous stunts that can lead to serious injury and/or death; viewers of all ages should be reminded to never try them at home. The show includes a bit of iffy language and occasional background drinking.
Is It Any Good?
Goodwin showcases a wide-variety of tricks that range from strange and freakish to frighteningly dangerous. He offers some brief insight into the mental and physical preparation that goes into performing some of these stunts, but unlike in One Way Out, stops short of explaining how any of them actually work or the scientific reasons he is able to accomplish what he does.
Some folks may find the show difficult to watch, especially when inflicting pain on himself as part of the performance. Others may question the motivation behind his willingness to risk life and limb over and over again, especially when he talks about his love for his family. It's not the kind of thing you want anyone to be imitating, but if you are looking for some nail-bitingly good entertainment, this show will fit the bill.
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