Parents' Guide to

Escape the Night

By Emily Ashby, Common Sense Media Reviewer

age 14+

Web celebs star in mediocre pseudo-reality horror series.

TV YouTube Comedy 2017
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A Lot or a Little?

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

Community Reviews

age 13+

Based on 14 parent reviews

age 2+

The Best and Most appropriate show I've seen out there

Anyone can watch so good My 4 year old loves this show.
age 14+

It's for 14 year olds!

It has once sence that has sex on it its very sexual well kind of it has flirting and a woman who spider but shes dressed sexy lots of volience.

Is It Any Good?

Our review:
Parents say (14 ):
Kids say (43 ):

Seizing on the popularity of the escape room fad, this overacted pseudo-reality show is more a platform for B-list actors and internet personalities than it is must-see TV. YouTube stars such as Justine Ezarik, Timothy DeLaGhetto, and Shane Lawson join a smattering of small-screen stars as '20s characters assigned personalities such as the "Jazz Singer" (GloZell Green) and the "Big Game Hunter" (Oli White). Between trying to outdo each other's performances and fading in and out of character as the drama ebbs and flows, there's a lot going on but little that's particularly riveting.

Escape the Night's campy humor and assembly of internet stars will draw some interest from teens especially, and if they're OK with being entertained by a show that doesn't take itself too seriously, they may stick around to find out whodunit. Some moments are more interesting than others, some characters less grating than their peers, and so on. In the end this is a fairly innocuous, if not particularly academic, way to while away time in 30-minute segments.

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