A Lot or a Little?
What you will—and won't—find in this TV show.
Some mixed messages about materialism and celebrity worship mixed in with an appreciation for craftsmanship, creativity, hard work, and providing for one's family.
Positive Role Models
Will Castro comes across as a sharp businessman and a devoted family man, working hard to please his clients and bring in new business, but never forgetting that the goal is to take care of his wife and young daughter.
Sex, Romance & Nudity
Some scenes feature scantily-clad women at parties.
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Very mild swearing. "Badass" is about as rough as it gets.
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Products & Purchases
The entire series promotes car-customizing entrepreneur Will Castro and his Unique Autosports brand. It follows the ups and downs of the business as he opens a Miami shop. His clients include many well-known athletes, singers, and actors who are often mentioned by name and sometimes make appearances on the show. High-end cars make repeat appearances as the team turns them into one-of-a-kind automotive works of art. Some liquor brands are shown at parties.
Drinking, Drugs & Smoking
Some liquor brands are shown at parties.
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Parents Need to Know
Parents need to know that this reality show -- which follows Will Castro, the owner of the well-known New York custom-car shop Unique Autosports as he opens up a new shop in Miami -- portrays Castro as a hard-working, family-oriented man whose business relies on wealthy clients, often celebrities. These celebrities often make appearances on the show, as do Castro's family members. The show heavily promotes the Unique Autosports brand and several high-end car models, and will likely appeal to anyone interested in custom cars.
Is It Any Good?
Unique Autosports: Miami is an interesting mix of business and mechanics. Boss Castro clearly takes pride in his work, and carefully explains how his team starts with a standard vehicle and transforms it into something special. The details here will please any fan of custom cars.
But Castro's priorities clearly include more than just the work. He often talks about his family, and his wife and young daughter sometimes appear on the show to remind him why he puts in the long hours. Yes, he likes the customizing, and he clearly enjoys hanging out with his many celebrity clients. But for Castro, family is even more important, and it's nice to see a businessman who has some perspective on the important things in life.
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