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Parents' Guide to

Magic for Humans

By Melissa Camacho, Common Sense Media Reviewer

age 12+

Magic series mixes illusion with humor, has some language.

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A Lot or a Little?

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

Community Reviews

age 13+

Based on 12 parent reviews

age 16+

Episode included subject matter about jerking off and a sex doll

This is a delightful show and totally not for kids-which is terribly sad. My 11 year old was enjoying it with us until Justin started talking to college students about roommate problems like obsessive jerking off and other sexual issues. We fast forwarded. The next episode he mentioned a sex doll in one of his tricks. So sad that this basically great show is not safe to watch with kids. We won’t watch anymore.
age 14+

Skip the last episode

This would have been fun and family friendly until the last episode where there are a ton of sexual references. It was not necessary.

Is It Any Good?

Our review:
Parents say (12 ):
Kids say (9 ):

This fun series combines magic tricks, elaborate experiments, and good-natured wit as Justin Willman shows off his illusionist skills. Adding to the entertainment are people's reactions, which range from an adult stunned into silence when Willman pulls his wife out of a bag to young girls telling him that one of his tricks should be more gender inclusive -- all of which the illusionist takes in stride and with a sense of humor.

The tricks are impressive, and it's easy to find yourself accusing Willman of using the magic of television to make them happen, despite his assertions to the contrary. But Magic for Humans is as much about the easygoing, charming way Willman interacts with his audiences. Even if you're not a magic buff, it's an entertaining series that offers some lighthearted teen and adult fun.

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