The Chase

TV review by Martin Brown, Common Sense Media
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Common Sense says

age 11+

Jeopardy-inspired show covers history, science, culture.

Parents say

age 15+

Based on 10 reviews

Kids say

age 10+

Based on 1 review

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age 10+

Rigged.

Rigged. Until we see the chaser also select an answer, I have no faith or reason to believe this game show is legit. The commentary the chaser gives for selecting the correct answer seems entirely rehearsed. A lot of times they even claim to not know the answer, but have a suspicious, simple and quick explanation to how they chose correctly. Which, as trivia champions it could possibly be part of the acquired skill from years of challenges. I’m suspecting that it doesn’t actually matter which answer the chaser selects, as they will automatically get it right. Otherwise, why not show us? It would make the show more entertaining- especially if the contestant and the chaser select different answers. That little moment of suspense to see who got it right would add a lot more excitement. However, if you just watch for the trivia aspect, and like to play at home, this is a good show. The trivia questions have a very decent range from easy to hard, and consist of many different categories and topics. I enjoy it just for the trivia alone. It’s fun to sharpen my brain skills while working on other projects such as folding laundry.
age 16+

The BEASTS HAVE THE ADVANTAGE….CONTESTANTS WORK FOR NOTHING

The rules on this show are a JOKE. Contestants are “TEASED” into thinking they can earn thousands, only to find they are competing against high IQ Professionals who HAVE BEEN TRAINING TO ANSWER QUESTIONS through the experience on the show. The Contestants only have 1 experience! DO YOU HONESTLY think “2Steps” Levels the Playing Field??? My advice would be to be a contestant on the “Wall” where you have the opportunity to make a lot more money and play against YOURSELF.

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For kids who love trivia and game shows

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