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Surviving Disaster

By Will Wade, Common Sense Media Reviewer

age 14+

Navy SEAL demonstrates how to handle dangerous situations.

TV Spike Reality TV 2009
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Community Reviews

age 7+

Based on 2 parent reviews

age 2+


i love this show, good for my 4 yr old i recomend it and upon watching it , i think that even a 2 yr old would be able to grasp what is going on in this wonderful nd educational tv show! -lots of love xx
age 12+

Surviving Disaster

Really cool show. Courtley explains in great detail how to survive various disasters that could go from every-day, to apocalyptic. I would recommend this show for all those mature enough to be able to handle these situations and understand Courtley's tips and concepts to survive.

Is It Any Good?

Our review:
Parents say: (2 ):
Kids say: Not yet rated

Courtley exudes confidence and competence as he explains what to do in a potentially deadly crisis. His calm demeanor makes viewers believe that, sure, they could fend off a bear or land a plane, if they had to. (Though, happily, the vast majority of viewers will never need to use any of these skills, and most would never want to try.)

But Courtley's bigger point is important -- people should be prepared, and a little bit of training can make a big difference. Viewers may not have much use for his advice about how to help the victim of a knife attack or what to do if they're taken hostage in a bank robbery, but car accidents and muggings happen all the time, and Courtley's basic advice on first aid and survival techniques might prove invaluable. Watching this highly trained warrior is both fun and inspiring; he makes you want to prove yourself.

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