A Lot or a Little?
What you will—and won't—find in this TV show.
Oliver discovers how to be a better person by learning from positve historical role models.
Sex, Romance & Nudity
Teenage romance, but nothing at all racy.
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Parents Need to Know
Parents need to know that this entertaining, educational series revolves around the daily challenges of a growing teen being raised by his single mom. Famous historical figures help him learn about everything from forgiveness and social responsibility to communication and love (teenage romance plays a role in the show). The show may inspire kids to do further research on these famous folks and to develop a greater appreciation for history.
Is It Any Good?
In an age where celebrities, rap stars, and athletes are shaping the dreams of adolescents worldwide, Mentors offers young people a deeper, more fulfilling look at the historical heroes who have helped shape our world. Mentors takes the everyday realities and problems facing today's teens and offers them positive examples of role models who have insightful ways of dealing with the issue at hand.
Mentors is funny, entertaining, and historically interesting. The only drawback is that since Mentors was originally filmed in the 1990s, the technology may seem a little outdated to kids of the tech-friendly Generation Y. That aside, Mentors is a great historical program that may even inspire kids to develop a greater appreciation of history, science, philosophy, and civic responsibility.
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