Parents' Guide to

Ice Lake Rebels

By Melissa Camacho, Common Sense Media Reviewer

age 12+

Hazardous living, rough language on sub-Arctic reality.

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age 12+

Based on 1 parent review

age 12+
this show is fake. And if you go to old town in Yellowknife you can see all the house boats from the doc they don't live off grid.

Is It Any Good?

Our review:
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The series showcases a group of people who have made the conscious decision to live free from government regulation -- and modern convenience -- by living in houseboats that can't be tethered to dry land. Although this lifestyle offers the autonomy many people crave, these people are clear that this nonconformist lifestyle is primitive and extremely dangerous -- so dangerous that few are successful at it.

It's interesting, particularly when the cast demonstrates how ignoring seemingly minor details can result in disastrous consequences. The designs of the houseboats, wherein space is a premium and conveniences are few, also is fascinating. Mostly, this show underscores the trade-offs people are willing to make to live a life they believe is truly free.

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