Parents' Guide to

Heli-Loggers

By Anne Louise Bannon, Common Sense Media Reviewer

age 13+

"Dangerous job" show is interesting but lacks depth.

TV TLC Reality TV 2009
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The show is competently made, and the loggers themselves get in on the action, taking shots from the tops of trees. They're clearly conscious of the fact that their method is a more
environmentally friendly way to harvest wood -- but they also swear a
lot and give each other tree-sized grief as they go.

Overall, while the show is impressive looking, you don't get to know the loggers very well. And without "characters" to care about, dramatic landscapes and potential danger doesn't really make for much of a show beyond one or two episodes.

TV Details

  • Premiere date: February 5, 2009
  • Cast: Gord Closson
  • Network: TLC
  • Genre: Reality TV
  • TV rating: TV-14
  • Last updated: February 24, 2022

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