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Family BrainSurge

By Emily Ashby, Common Sense Media Reviewer

age 6+

High-energy game show puts kids' memories to the test.

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A Lot or a Little?

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

Community Reviews

age 7+

Based on 5 parent reviews

age 6+

Family Brain Kill

I Love It Its Its The Best Mom Dad Connie Kenny Mummer Bob Kenzie Colton
age 13+
i love this i'm gonna put my child in brain surge

Is It Any Good?

Our review:
Parents say (5 ):
Kids say (41 ):

BrainSurge sticks to tradition when it comes to content -- its oversized set and use of slippery substances bring to mind the station's slime-covered classic Double Dare. Kids are sure to appreciate the messy nature of the entertainment, but parents will be most excited about the fact that the show's challenges actually do put kids' brain power to the test, and that it's easy for viewers at home to match wits with the contestants.

Despite some mild but recurring potty humor (in one level eliminated contestants are escorted away on a chair that makes farting noises), this fast-paced show is a fun, safe choice for grade-schoolers.

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