MythBusters (2017)

TV review by Melissa Camacho, Common Sense Media
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Common Sense says

age 10+

A slightly edgier (but still fun!) reboot has new hosts.

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age 11+

Based on 2 reviews

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age 12+

No Chemistry

The new hosts, Jonathan & Brian, are NOT Jamie & Adam ... No Where Even Close. There is no chemistry, not camaraderie, no thoughtful interaction. IMHO, this lackluster attempt at bringing back one of the most successful shows is a TOTAL BUST. I think you'd get more out of watching paint dry, but to each their own.
age 10+

New Mythbusters

I like the Myths on the show but I don’t like Jonathan and Brian as the host I think Adam , Tory ,Grant, and Kari should be the host of the show.

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