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Top Shot

By Will Wade, Common Sense Media Reviewer

age 12+

Marksmen contest features ace gun skills, but little drama.

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These marksmen (and a single female contestant) are certainly talented; shooting a round through a plate-size target at 600 yards is no easy feat, but they make it look easy. And that's the problem: There's little drama involved in watching them carefully take aim and fire. It's impossible not to admire their talent, but that doesn't make it exciting television.

Host Colby Donaldson is a veteran of Survivor: The Australian Outback, which clearly serves as the model here. He narrates the competitions much like the hosts of other well-made reality competitions, but it's hard to introduce excitement when his comments typically boil down to "Red team, missed another shot."

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