Parents' Guide to

Total Wrecklamation

By Anne Louise Bannon, Common Sense Media Reviewer

age 8+

Resourceful host salvages overlooked treasures.

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A Lot or a Little?

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

Community Reviews

age 4+

Based on 3 parent reviews

age 2+

Now, more than ever!

Even though we should always be sensitive to taking care of the earth, tough economic times makes us NEED to be conscious about waste. This show highlights the lively, fun, and friendly side of finding bargains. Jodi Murphy creates an off-the-wall camp jubilee excitement around the hard work of reclaiming treasures from the wrecking ball. Jodi's wild sense of humor makes you forget you are doing the 'right thing' and makes you think you are just having a blast.
age 5+

Great concept, fun to watch

Really funny, unique way to look at recycling. Jodi is off the wall (in a good way) and the show is inspiring to established do-it-yourselfers and bargain hunters alike. I'm from the Chicagoland area and have attended one of Jodi's auctions. They're just as fun in person as they look on TV!Kudos to Planet Green for bringing this to the masses.

Is It Any Good?

Our review:
Parents say: (3):
Kids say: Not yet rated

The fact that Murphy is all but begs her buyers to increase their bids is a little off-putting. And while the show seems like the kind of thing that would work beautifully as a special, it's hard to imagine watching it week after week and seeing what appears to be pretty much the same thing every time. On the plus side, in our throw-away society, learning how to buy used isn't such a bad option.

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