Monsters Inside Me

TV review by Anne Louise Bannon, Common Sense Media
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Common Sense says

age 11+

Show about nasty parasites isn't for the faint of stomach.

Parents say

age 11+

Based on 5 reviews

Kids say

age 11+

Based on 9 reviews

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Community Reviews

age 15+

it's gross

very bad but great messages are in there
age 10+

Interesting, but not for the faith of the heart

Monsters Inside Me is a great show in my option, it shows how different parasites, parasitic infections, diseases affect the person's body. Sometimes, they will even focus foreign objects entering the body. However, parents should be aware that the dramatizations are beyond disturbing as it shows worms burrowing though the brain, entering the bloodstream, mating to produce eggs and many other factors. If you have a weak stomach, then I would highly not recommend this show. Also, some people have died from these diseases as well and usually have a low survival rate. Dan Riskin will often tell you the agent and life cycle of the parasite. The narrator tells the viewer how to protect themselves from parasites. The vast majority of the clients often travel over the seas in which they get the infection. Overall, Monsters Inside Me is an educational show but is highly disturbing.

This title has:

Great messages
Too much violence

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