Parents' Guide to

Ellen's Game of Games

By Melissa Camacho, Common Sense Media Reviewer

age 9+

Ellen's family-friendly game show has laughs, silly stunts.

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Community Reviews

age 15+

Based on 15 parent reviews

age 18+

Mean Queen

Ellen is sick and twisted. She has a vile way of sinister fun. That show should be canceled. When mean becomes a form of 'fun' entertainment it's only going to get worse...
age 9+

Good time show

All these people on here complaining about how completely the show is and how mean Ellen is needs to get a life. Come on people this is what is wrong with this world, get a freakin sense of humor. No one is getting humiliated and no one is doing anything that they didn’t sign up for! The show is so fun and makes you forget about what is going on in the world. That is until you read these uptight bad reviews on from people that come up with the most ridiculous crap! GET A SENSE OF HUMOR and quit bringing more negative shit into this world. Go watch your bible shows and leave these shows for the non pansies!

Is It Any Good?

Our review:
Parents say (15 ):
Kids say (11 ):

This silly series features folks playing larger-than-life adaptations of some of the games featured on The Ellen DeGeneres Show. From challenges like "Blindfolded Musical Chairs" to "Tuba Toothpaste," which requires contestants to answer questions correctly before (you guessed it!) getting covered in toothpaste, each challenge is designed to be difficult while generating laughs. Adding to the fray are slow-motion replays and Ellen's trademark humor.

The contestants appear excited and happy to be there, but there are a few moments when Ellen comes close to crossing the line between being mischievous and being mean-spirited, especially when she laughs at the contestants taking tumbles or crying out in frustration or discomfort. But it's all in fun overall, and families looking for a light game show to enjoy will find a fun choice in Ellen's Game of Games.

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