Parents' Guide to

Special Forces: World’s Toughest Test

By Melissa Camacho, Common Sense Media Reviewer

age 13+

Celebs challenged by grueling military training.

TV Fox Reality TV 2023
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age 13+

Not “real civilians”

These people on this show do not live “real civilian life.” How about a regular single mom? The blue-collar construction worker. I love the concept but VERY disheartening that these are all RICH movie star athlete model types complaining about their hard times. It is disappointing because they have yet another platform for accolades. No. Should be regular true to life people.

Is It Any Good?

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This predictable unscripted series features a diverse group of pop culture personalities pushing themselves to survive grueling exercises that most people wouldn't dream of trying. As actors like Jamie Lynn Spears, reality stars like Kenya Moore, politicians like Anthony Scaramucci, athletes like Gus Kenworthy, and singers like Mel B. push themselves to the limit as they jump from helicopters and zip line across crevasses, they experience the inevitable breakdowns and personal breakthroughs that one expects from these sorts of challenges. Meanwhile, the theatrics of the "staff," all of whom are both ex-military and entertainment personalities in their own right, are designed to to make the overall series feel more edgy. Special Forces: World's Toughest Test also feels raw as the celebrity recruits openly cope with aging bodies, past traumas, and failures.

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