Parents' Guide to

Undercover Boss: Celebrity Edition

By Melissa Camacho, Common Sense Media Reviewer

age 10+

Celebs pay it forward in fun, feel-good series.

TV CBS Reality TV 2018
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What you will—and won't—find in this TV show.

Community Reviews

age 13+

Based on 2 parent reviews

age 18+

Best TV Ever

This really shows people that hard work always pay off good at the end. I really enjoy watching all the undercover boss shows. Sometimes I need a tissue towards the end of the show.

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Great messages
age 8+

Always work hard & treat people with respect, the rewards are plenty!!!

This show is an excellent version of Undercover Boss, with the Celebrities, such as Idina Menzel (singer "Frozen"). The episode with Idina Menzel was breathtaking and a real tear jerker - in a good way. She meets talented people with various hardships, and helps them in more ways than you can imagine. This isn't just her giving $5,000 or $10,000, it is that plus a job, plus a place to live even (to 1 girl). It is a very optimistic show. Great to watch with the kids. (only possible con would be to caution older children that this is a show, & it is more about working hard and being good, than expecting this to happen to you)

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Great role models

Is It Any Good?

Our review:
Parents say (2):
Kids say (1):

The fun, "feel good" reality series features celebrities paying it forward as they go out of their way to help others. A lot of the fun comes from the celebrities and how play their undercover characters. But the real focus is on the people they meet, all of whom have the talent and the drive, but who are limited by the lack of funds, mentorship, and networking opportunities required to go farther.

Each episode contains lots of lighthearted moments, and usually ends with happy tears from inspired celebs and grateful donation recipients. Overall, Undercover Boss: Celebrity Edition underscores how important and rewarding it is to help others, especially when you're in a unique position to do so.

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