Parents' Guide to

Double Dare

By Emily Ashby, Common Sense Media Reviewer

age 6+

Kid game show revival is slimy, messy fun for families.

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Based on 5 parent reviews

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Host is really good

The new host is funny and really good with the kids on the show. Keep in mind people she is talking to kids making kid jokes it's for the adults its for the kids. Myself and my wife both really like her and of course summers is awesome that he's on the show again all of my kids love this show and it's actually appropriate for them.

Is It Any Good?

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Few game shows even attempt to compete with this level of epically messy entertainment, and that's a big part of why the show keeps coming back. It's almost impossible to watch contestants slide through nacho cheese, scale oily ramps, get sprayed by foam, and yes, get doused by a gush of slime from an oversized nose and not enjoy it at least a little. And if you happen to be a grade-schooler with a soft spot for this kind of over-the-top material, all the better.

Double Dare's timing is impeccable for the prospect of family viewing since the original show's viewers are nostalgic parents now. Much about the show's format hearkens back to the first go-round, and the involvement of Marc Summers as the announcer adds to the nostalgia. As with any competition show, there are many opportunities to talk about fair play and sportsmanship as the contestants vie for top honors.

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