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Parents' Guide to

Hole in the Wall

By Melissa Camacho, Common Sense Media Reviewer

age 9+

Quirky game show is full of clumsy but funny moments.

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Community Reviews

age 8+

Based on 4 parent reviews

age 7+

This show is a piece of garbage!

MORE LIVE ACTION CRAP?! What in the world is wrong with you Cartoon Network! This show is really lame! THANK GOD they canceled this!
age 4+

Boring show, fails to entertain young ones :/

I'm not sure what's going on with CARTOON Network having all of these hackneyed "live action" shows all of a sudden, but by daughter really isn't pleased haha. I have an 8 year old daughter and a 1 year old son, and my daughter is entertained by and enjoys many of the old and new shows on CN, but when it gets to most all of their live programming she loses interest very quickly. Hole In The Wall is a family game show that does not exhibit any negative or inappropriate scenes, actions or language other than light trash-talking from team to team, but to put it bluntly, it's just plain stupid and uninteresting. The first time we found it on television I sat down with my daughter to watch and she asked to turn it about 10 minutes in. I'd rate it on for ages 4 and up, but I doubt your kids will hold interest...

Is It Any Good?

Our review:
Parents say (4 ):
Kids say (11 ):

This stunt-based game show almost looks like a live-action version of the video game Tetris as the players attempt to fit into openings of various shapes and sizes. But unlike the electronic version, this game is more about watching people awkwardly shift their bodies and get shoved into water by the moving barrier.

Unlike earlier versions of the show, the series aims at being family friendly by featuring teams of parents and children. While there is some competitive behavior, everyone on the show seems to be genuinely having fun. The overall humor isn't intended to be insulting, either. It's not the most intelligent of shows, but viewers will probably find themselves laughing at some of the antics.

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