Viva La Bam

TV review by Kate Pavao, Common Sense Media
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Common Sense says

age 15+

Adolescent boy behavior at its worst.

Parents say

age 12+

Based on 6 reviews

Kids say

age 12+

Based on 29 reviews

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age 12+

Jack ass humor for the skater crowd.

I have to say this was my guilty pleasure as a teen. So I'm not going to totally write it off. Now that I'm an adult do I fully realize how blah it is. It can be interesting and funny, but it's mostly Jack Ass, immature stuff. They're constantly smacking around Vito and Bam's dad. Even though Bam's parents seem cool to let him do what he does. Thing is, he's rich so he can afford to clean it up and I'm sure his parents act out for tv. I would say it's okay for older preteens, watch a few episodes with them. Just cross your fingers they know never to attempt the same stuff seen on the show. Even with all the warnings.

This title has:

Too much violence
Too much sex
Too much swearing
Too much consumerism
Too much drinking/drugs/smoking
age 12+


Although this may not be for the younger audience, it is great. It's a show for teens.

TV Details

  • Premiere date: October 26, 2003
  • Cast: Bam Margera
  • Network: MTV
  • Genre: Reality TV
  • TV rating: TV-PG
  • Last updated: February 28, 2022

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