A Lot or a Little?
What you will—and won't—find in this TV show.
Viewers will learn some interesting facts about animals that Key encounters and will see how people work to clean up the environment in order to help animals.
Key has built a life around animals and nature and shows viewers how to care for the environment. She helps viewers understand how everyone plays a role in caring for other creatures and gives us insight into how these creatures function.
Positive Role Models
Key is a very positive role model. She respects others and her environment and shares her awe in the beauty around her throughout the show, in her blog and her photography.
Products & Purchases
While the consumerism is not overt, Key lists the types of cameras she uses in order to capture some amazing images of her world.
Parents Need to Know
Parents need to know that Under the Sea with Key is a live-action series that shows viewers how a young woman, Key, interacts with sea life in her home state of Hawaii. The beauty of Hawaii, both in and out of the water, is featured, and nature-loving kids will enjoy seeing how Key works to make a difference to all of the creatures around her. Key is also a photographer and shows viewers how she captures some amazing shots, thereby inspiring others to consider nature and do the same.
Is It Any Good?
This beautifully filmed series is a spectacular way to expose kids to the beauty that exists beneath the water's surface. Not only do we see amazing creatures, but we hear Key talk about her efforts in conservation and the importance of keeping the environment above and below sea level clean, as every type of pollution can negatively affect animals. Under the Sea with Key not only educates but inspires viewers to care for our planet.
Did we miss something on diversity?
Research shows a connection between kids' healthy self-esteem and positive portrayals in media. That's why we've added a new "Diverse Representations" section to our reviews that will be rolling out on an ongoing basis. You can help us help kids by suggesting a diversity update.