Parents' Guide to

Jake 2.0

By Will Wade, Common Sense Media Reviewer

age 12+

Upgraded hero show is fun for tweens and up.

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age 18+

Based on 1 parent review

age 18+



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Too much violence

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Jake Foley is one of a long line of TV heroes who -- through an improbable combination of radioactivity, chemicals, explosions, or other mishaps -- end up developing superpowers and invariably put their newfound talents to work fighting crime. But part of what sets Jake 2.0 apart from other series in the genre, which tend to center on handsome, suave, capable heroes, is that Jake keeps his geeky side despite his superpowers. This contradiction makes Jake seem more human and more believable, but it can also make Jake 2.0 seem a bit silly. Sure, it's part of the convention for the good guy to go down at least once before emerging triumphant, but viewers usually like to see a bit more smarts in their heroes.

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