A Lot or a Little?
What you will—and won't—find in this TV show.
The series never fails to ask important questions about our natural world and the challenges our planet and its inhabitants face.
Positive Role Models
The show uses nature to promote curiosity and conservationism.
Violence & Scariness
Varies widely, from none to graphic violence of animals being slaughtered.
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Sex, Romance & Nudity
Varies; one episode showed gorillas mating.
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Parents Need to Know
Parents need to know that some of the widely varying content on Nature may not be suitable for small children, including images of animals being killed and catastrophic natural disasters. Programs can, however, be easily pre-screened by logging on to the show's Web site. Regular viewers will come away with a sense of the great diversity of the natural world and why it's important to protect it.
Is It Any Good?
This series covers an amazing variety of topics that are fascinating, beautiful, scary, and sometimes just downright cute. While most episodes have some sort of message, it's never heavy-handed and it's always interesting, usually reinforcing the need for conservation. If you're looking for a series to enjoy along with your children, Nature is waiting for you ... and you don't need cable (or an airline ticket) to see it. But because of its occasionally graphic realism, parents may want to pre-screen episodes to make sure they're appropriate for their kids.
Did we miss something on diversity?
Research shows a connection between kids' healthy self-esteem and positive portrayals in media. That's why we've added a new "Diverse Representations" section to our reviews that will be rolling out on an ongoing basis. You can help us help kids by suggesting a diversity update.