Parents' Guide to

Race to the Center of the Earth

By Ashley Moulton, Common Sense Media Reviewer

age 8+

Awe-inspiring adventure competition has scariness, language.

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Community Reviews

age 10+

Based on 1 parent review

age 10+

Really Enjoy but not fair amongst teams

Team North America has been climbing rocks and many of their tasks are life threatening. the other 3 teams are paddling rivers, taking trains and planes and busses and boat rides where they don't even drive the boat. That's the only drawback but the show itself is very good
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Is It Any Good?

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This adventure series is a very fun watch for kids and their grown-ups alike. As would be expected from National Geographic, the cinematography is mind-blowingly beautiful, showcasing both natural beauty and local culture as the competitors travel through various regions. The competitors on the show are also fantastic role models for kids. The women on the teams are portrayed as brave, strong, and capable, and the men aren't afraid to show emotional vulnerability when they face challenges. The teams demonstrate impressive endurance and teamwork as they traverse challenging terrain around the world. There's no reality show drama needed- there's enough built-in dramatic tension in the incredible physical feats the teams achieve. Little kids might be over-adventured by this series, but Race to the Center of the Earth is perfect for families with older kids to watch together.

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