Parents' Guide to

Prank Encounters

By Melissa Camacho, Common Sense Media Reviewer

age 14+

Uneven but fun prank show can be brutal, has cursing.

TV Netflix Comedy 2019
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Community Reviews

age 11+

Based on 6 parent reviews

age 9+

Really good! 9+

Prank encounters is a 15+ for some reason which I don’t really get considering how squid game is WAY worse and it’s also a 15+ but I think only 9+ because the only reason why it is a 15+ is because of all the cursing, on the good side it has one of my favourite actors in it, Gaten matarazzo, I give it a 4 stars because it’s good to watch just not the best it’s still really good and funny, I reccomend it!
age 11+

Is It Any Good?

Our review:
Parents say (6 ):
Kids say (17 ):

This fun but uneven comedy series gets its laughs by showing how unsuspecting people react to the weird, outlandish, and downright freaky events they are made to face while doing what they believe is their job. The gags are well developed, but a few unfold a bit slowly, and others seem more goofy than scary. While some of the victims of these hijinks seem truly overwhelmed by what is happening, others don't appear as convinced. Nonetheless, Prank Encounters has its share of funny moments and is amusing enough to keep prank lovers entertained. There's definitely a conversation to be had with kids about pranks in general, and when they can go too far.

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