Parents' Guide to

Operation Repo

By Melissa Camacho, Common Sense Media Reviewer

age 15+

Car repo docu is full of conflict, unlikable characters.

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Community Reviews

age 14+

Based on 6 parent reviews

age 18+

Fresh Mouth

As many times as I watched Operation Repo, I must say, as a Latina myself, I'm appalled at Lyndah Pizarro's behavior, despicable towards her family and colleagues. Especially the way she talks to her Aunt Sonia and is an instigator. If my Niece ever spoke to me like that, I'd bust her mouth open. She's a spoiled brat, rude, snob and walks around with a stick up her laurels and acts as if she knows it all. At that time, what can a 20 year old possibly know about life when she was just starting her life. I find her to be a big mouth and a show off with her high pitched voice. The other cast members I like except Lyndah. She had an answer for everything and talks over you disrespectfully. After all these years, I do hope Lyndah grew up finally into a woman, instead of acting like a bratty child. After all, she's nothing to look at absolutely ugly inside and out. Lyndah Pizarro is one ugly BITCH!!!

This title has:

Too much violence
Too much swearing
Too much drinking/drugs/smoking
age 14+


They have this show on channel 47 and its awful. They can't Spanish nor English that well. Waste of space on channel 47.

Is It Any Good?

Our review:
Parents say (6 ):
Kids say (5 ):

Operation Repo attempts to point out the occupational hazards that folks in the repossession business face as a matter of course when doing their work. But the show's real focus is on the outlandish behavior of the people whose vehicles are being taken away. The equally rude -- and sometimes violent -- behavior that members of Pizarro's team exhibit while on the job doesn't do much to help.

Although the series claims to capture real events, some of the behavior here is so outlandish (and the presence of the cameras so obvious) that it's difficult to believe that some of it isn't being performed for dramatic purposes. Meanwhile, neither the repossession team nor the people they deal with are in any way likable. Some folks may find this kind of thing funny to watch, but overall the show offers nothing more than a Jerry Springer-like picture of repossession work.

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