Parents' Guide to

Extreme Engineering

By Sierra Filucci, Common Sense Media Reviewer

age 7+

Bridge-and-tunnel show will wow construction fans.

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

Community Reviews

age 7+

Based on 1 parent review

age 7+

Great show for the family to watch together

Is It Any Good?

Our review:
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Kids say: Not yet rated

Though Forster attempts to build excitement through each project's many steps, some episodes are less interesting than others. For example, one that detailed an extremely complicated Swedish project called the Hallandsas Ridge Tunnel is dull despite the narrator's enthusiasm and the pre-commercial break cliffhangers (what will happen after the dynamite blast to that wall?!). The episodes that deal with issues that are more familiar to viewers -- like the one exploring the Big Dig -- are more attention-grabbing. So kids with a particular interest in engineering, construction, science, and math may well find Extreme Engineering fascinating, but others probably won't be converted.

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