Parents' Guide to

Storm Chasers

By Emily Ashby, Common Sense Media Reviewer

age 13+

Tornado team's intense quest best for teens+.

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A Lot or a Little?

What you will—and won't—find in this TV show.

Community Reviews

age 18+

Based on 1 parent review

age 18+

Not reality TV as promised!

I loved this series on season one but when season 2 aired, found a flaw that showed it is staged. The TIV intercercepted it's first tornado and in the drivers windo you can clearly see a white truck going past them while in the tornado. In the next frame the crew are in the same position and no truck was present. Very troubling that again Hollywood has to ruin a series I thought was truthful!

Is It Any Good?

Our review:
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Storm Chasers promises plenty of intrigue for viewers with an interest in meteorology in general -- and tornadoes in particular -- but there are lots of reasons to keep young kids and tweens and kids away. In addition to nonchalant references to death by both the subjects and the narrator (a team member prepares for a storm by stowing his cell phone and wallet, noting that his actions are "in case I die," for example), there's also frequent use of strong language as tension rises among the team.

The series could be especially upsetting for young viewers who live in areas where tornadoes are common, because they already have firsthand knowledge of the fear and devastation that accompanies these storms.

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