Parents' Guide to

Who Wants to Be a Superhero?

By Kari Croop, Common Sense Media Reviewer

age 10+

Kid-friendly message suffers from stupidity.

TV Syfy Reality TV 2006
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In theory, the show sounds like it could be fun. But in reality, Superhero is just too ridiculous to amount to anything that's actually worth watching. Despite the show's noble aims to find a real-life action figure in the flesh, most of the contenders are so painfully mortal that it makes the competition seem kind of sad. Try as they might, these hopefuls don't reveal themselves to be superheroes, just people in costumes -- and that's all.

TV Details

  • Premiere date: July 27, 2006
  • Cast: Stan Lee
  • Network: Syfy
  • Genre: Reality TV
  • TV rating: TV-PG
  • Last updated: December 16, 2022

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