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By Emily Ashby, Common Sense Media Reviewer

age 14+

Teens will scoff at corny British sci-fi comedy.

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age 16+

Based on 1 parent review

age 16+

A satirical British Star Trek

This is a brilliant series that pokes fun at space travel and how “pre” Star Trek would look when each nation has its own space fleet. Typically English and humour that goes over the heads for our friends across the pond. The only downside to this series is that they only made two of them. Nick Frost heads a brilliant cast of British comics doing what they do best….. exploring space!!! Sorry making people laugh.

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Chock full of cornball comedy, Hyperdrive may garner a few chuckles from viewers who can appreciate the multiple spoofs on sci-fi clichés (like oddball aliens and gadgets so technologically advanced that they outsmart human users, for example), but teens will probably roll their eyes at the goofiness and tune out. If tweens show an interest, be sure to give it a once-over first, since there are lots of sexual references that may be too much for them.

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