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Kevin (Probably) Saves the World

By Joyce Slaton, Common Sense Media Reviewer

age 12+

Inspiring series has spiritual themes, charming actors.

TV ABC Comedy 2017
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age 11+

Based on 12 parent reviews

age 18+

Kevin probably Saves the World should have never been cancelled

this was a great show and it wasn't about violence it was humorous it was funny without the improper jokes without violence but yet he's still got cancelled come on man what all the shows stupid shows that are out there this is the one you decided to take down? really?

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Great messages
Great role models
age 7+

Why Cancell A Positive Show?

I just found out that Kevin Saves The World was cancelled and I’m upset!!! These TV people only want violence in all their shows it seems, or sex!!! This show was happy, positive, good language, and showed someone doing things for others and NOT himself!! Our kids now a days seem to only think of themselves and what they’re gonna get. Really sad. We need more shows like this one. I’ll really miss Jason Ritter......

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Is It Any Good?

Our review:
Parents say (12):
Kids say (2):

The Touched by an Angel-esque setup is pretty hokey, and the show's tone is a bit scattered between sweet drama and sci-fi thriller, but ultra-charming actors put this one over. Jason Ritter and Kimberly Hébert Gregory are sympathetic and relatable enough to bring audiences (really) willing to suspend their disbelief on this journey of redemption, and audiences can expect this drama to quickly settle into a comfy "crisis and new character of the week" groove.

Kevin (Probably) Saves the World is not without problems, though, chief amongst them Gregory being stuck in the regressive role of an African-American woman who comes to earth to help a white guy out with his problems. Sigh. In addition, the show hits every one of those "average person visited by a heavenly presence" beats. No one else can see the angel? Check. She has to save him from death in order for him to believe? Check. Our Hero is the only one on earth who can accomplish this crucial task? Check. It's cheesy, but if that doesn't bother you, this is unchallenging whole-family viewing that occasionally meanders into inspirational territory.

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