Parents' Guide to

Owner's Manual

By Melissa Camacho, Common Sense Media Reviewer

age 12+

Some dangerous stunts, collaboration in unique reality.

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From understanding how to keep from blacking out during G-force tests to flying stunt planes, the duo shows how their different ways of learning and solving problems can be used together to accomplish their goals. It also highlights how important it is for them to be able to communicate with one another, despite their different approaches.

Owner's Manual is not the most sophisticated of shows, but watching how the two handle various challenges -- most of which involve sophisticated and/or powerful machinery and technology -- is interesting. The competitive banter between the two might also elicit the occasional chuckle. But the messages it sends about working together are definitely positive.

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