Parents' Guide to

Roadtrip Nation

By Brenda Kienan, Common Sense Media Reviewer

age 13+

Recent college grads travel the road of life.

TV PBS Reality TV 2004
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Viewers used to the histrionics and excitement of most reality TV shows might find this one slow, but so much more impactful. Roadtrip Nation's camera shots are mostly of passing scenery and talking-head interviewees. They're cleverly edited into a kind of visual collage, which quickens the pace a bit. As anyone who's gone on a long road trip knows, spending long days in a vehicle provides big-time opportunity for deep self-reflection, which -- if not exactly the stuff of high drama -- is usually very meaningful.

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