Parents' Guide to

I Shouldn't Be Alive

By Sierra Filucci, Common Sense Media Reviewer

age 10+

Gripping tales of survival for sturdy families.

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What you will—and won't—find in this TV show.

Community Reviews

age 11+

Based on 2 parent reviews

age 12+

I Shouldn't Be Alive

This show is epic, and great for families to watch together.

This title has:

Great messages
age 10+

This title has:

Great messages

Is It Any Good?

Our review:
Parents say (2):
Kids say (15):

The survivors' stories are so compelling that they overshadow the intrinsically corny dramatizations. Hearing the real people recount their experience, their voices full with emotion and disbelief, is enough to keep viewers glued to the set, eyes wide and hearts beating fast.

Both the reenactments and the photos from the real incidents can be grizzly. The emotional intensity may be too much for young children to handle, but depending on their sensitivity, tweens and teens may enjoy watching. The show is an option for families looking for something to watch together that's both exciting and devoid of sex, drugs, and guns.

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