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Parents' Guide to

Game of Arms

By Melissa Camacho, Common Sense Media Reviewer

age 14+

Gritty arm-wrestling reality show has violence, profanity.

TV AMC Reality TV 2014
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From training in their basements, out in the woods, and on city streets, to competing in warehouses and garages, the arm wrestlers of Game of Arms offer a voyeuristic look at a sport that isn't played in mainstream venues. It also offers details about the rules established by the American Armsport Association, how matches are judged, and the various traditions and rituals wrestlers follow before and during each match.

Much of the show's appeal comes from the unbridled passion these folks have for the sport, even if it means risking serious injuries and spending more money to compete than they can possibly win. Scenes of the contestants wrestling in slow motion also add some drama. It's certainly not for everyone, but folks interested in learning more about some people's unique interests and activities will probably find something here.

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