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By Anne Louise Bannon, Common Sense Media Reviewer

age 10+

Secrets of the infomercial exposed; OK for older kids.

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age 17+

Based on 1 parent review

age 17+


This show says it features new inventions but what I have seen is it copies other peoples products and features them as there own. Not very good for business... The GATORBLADE is a full blown copy of the Scrublade that has been on the market for 4 years and is patent pending. Sully & Billy have known about this for a long time but have decided that there ratings are more important then there character. Put real inventors on the show not people that steal product and name them something different! How do you sleep at night "So CALLED INVENTOR?!"

Is It Any Good?

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Pitchmen is suprisingly fun. While watching Mays and Sullivan bicker might get grating after an episode or two, the process is fascinating and the storytelling is clean and even funny at times. And there are lots of engaging interviews with the inventors.

While the hosts clearly relish their role in helping inventors make their dreams come true, they do place a lot of emphasis on products. That said, a lot of those products are designed to make people's lives better, and ultimately, that's what sells -- so it's a win-win situation, with or without a special bonus offer thrown in.

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