Parents' Guide to

Dual Survival

By Will Wade, Common Sense Media Reviewer

age 10+

Wilderness survival tips families can watch together.

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What you will—and won't—find in this TV show.

Community Reviews

age 13+

Based on 8 parent reviews

age 18+

Dual Survival

I enjoy watching this show I always learn something while I'm watching it however it seems like they can't survive without having props already in the show for them I would like to see a show where they have to find water food and shelter by themselves.. No tin cans no empty bottles no cars no mirrors in the ground no nothing just them in the woods I was waiting for the mountain one in the snow but then they ran into a car that had gasoline and a battery and then they found a man of mine in and out house.... No I have yet to be in the woods where I found anything I want to see them be able to survive without finding any props
age 12+

Good show.

A great show about surviving in many different places. Some language, and violence. They show animals getting killed.

This title has:

Great role models
Too much violence
Too much swearing

Is It Any Good?

Our review:
Parents say (8):
Kids say (5):

The congenial hosts have very different approaches to wilderness living, and sometimes butt heads. Canterbury is a former Army sniper, with a straightforward, old-school style. Lundin is something of a free-spirited hippie who hasn't worn shoes in two decades (but he does deign to put on wool socks when he ventures out into the snow). Canterbury sometimes has little patience for Lundin's ideas -- use a plastic sheet to screen the entrance to their shelter and block the heat from the fire? Outlandish!

But Lundin's skills are based on hard science; he explains why the sheet will create a greenhouse effect and trap the heat, and Canterbury is quick to admit that the shelter is the warmest he's ever had. Despite, or perhaps because of, their differences, the men work well together. Their confidence and common-sense decisions make survival seem easy. It's fun to watch, and these basic tips might someday save a viewer's life.

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