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By Andrea Graham, Common Sense Media Reviewer

age 6+

Extreme game show will delight action fans.

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Community Reviews

age 6+

Based on 3 parent reviews

age 12+

D-d-d-d-did they have the GUTS to make a good gameshow?

Yes, they did! Nickelodeon may be horrible today but back then they had the GUTS to make good shows! I would recommend it to the whole family to watch!
age 2+

Please put this on The 90s Are All That!

This show is perfect for all ages! It has positive role models.The contestents i'll ALWAYS look up to!

Is It Any Good?

Our review:
Parents say (3 ):
Kids say (4 ):

GUTS is different from many other sports competition series and game shows because it mixes male and female athletes together -- and the female players often win. This sets a good example for young athletes, who see that both men and women can excel in sports. GUTS also promotes good sportsmanship, because all of the contestants get a medal at the end of the episode and are applauded for their efforts.

Overall, GUTS is a fine choice for young athletes, especially those who are into skateboarding, rock climbing, and fast-paced action sports. Even though the show is old (it originally ran from 1992 to 1995 and still airs in repeats), the action has remained just as exciting. GUTS is an entertaining, positive outlet for action-minded viewers -- just make sure that they know that extreme sports like these always require a helmet.

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