Parents' Guide to

Driving Force

By Lucy Maher, Common Sense Media Reviewer

age 14+

High-speed reality show is OK for teen car lovers.

TV A&E Reality TV 2006
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John Force is a gruff character, and his harsh exterior belies his heart of gold. The show's humor comes from his interaction with his family; though they respect him, his daughters sometimes think he's out of touch, and their jokes and banter let him know it. Laurie isn't afraid to wear the pants, and it's entertaining to see her put John in his place.

Still, the Forces are a pretty unorthodox family, and viewers might be put off by their language and lifestyle (in one episode, for example, John jokes that he and his wife only get along because they live apart –- in two homes near each other.)

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