Parents' Guide to

I Survived Bear Grylls

By Melissa Camacho, Common Sense Media Reviewer

age 13+

Lively survival simulation contest has mild peril, logos.

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I Survived Bear Grylls TV show poster: Bear Grylls' face against green backdrop with someone holding on to a rope.

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Community Reviews

age 8+

Based on 2 parent reviews

age 13+


In mom's gonna kill me Jordan didn't spray Derrick or even michelle anywhere near as much as Zach I recorded the show so I was able to rewind it he had the hose on him pretty much the whole time he was on that wall
age 2+

I wouldn't mind this show so much if that Jordan guy wasn't so corny. Would be better without him or even someone else please

Is It Any Good?

Our review:
Parents say: (2 ):
Kids say: Not yet rated

The energetic series features diverse participants attempting to demonstrate that they have the strength and skills to survive in the wild just like Bear Grylls. From a woman who claims to be one of Grylls' biggest fans, to a man who has spent years bulking up and developing what he believes is enough mental discipline to see each challenge through, contestants attempt to climb up slippery hills, sift through animal feces-filled tanks, jump in icy pools of water, and eat things like raw ostrich eggs and ox lips to stay in the game. Granted, the challenges often seem silly compared to the real thing, especially when dishwashing liquid is used to create a slippery mountain, and stuffed toys and coolers replace animals and camping gear during the game. Jordan Conely's comments, sound effects, and CGI also add some humor. Despite all of this, the legitimate efforts contestants make to complete each difficult activity is acknowledged in positive ways.

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