A Lot or a Little?
What you will—and won't—find in this TV show.
Sends the message that it's OK to do anything -- specifically, bothering animals -- in order to get laughs. Although the guys do teach viewers a few things about animals and other cultures, any positive messages are buried pretty deeply beneath all the put-downs and critter-baiting.
Violence & Scariness
The stars constantly antagonize innocent wild animals (many of whom are unpredictable and dangerous) and purposely put themselves at risk -- they've been stung by scorpions, chased by lions, bitten by bears, and more. Some wrestling and other grappling; in one episode, one of the stars is turned into a human pinata.
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Sex, Romance & Nudity
The guys are pretty scantily clad in some sequences.
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"Hell," "ass," "screwed," "weiner," etc. Anything really bad is bleeped. Lots of "dude" talk.
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Parents Need to Know
Parents need to know that in this show, Jackass alums Steve-O and Chris Pontius explore the wild in countries from Australia to Belize. While there, they indulge in the hijinks they're best known for, including running around scantily clad and involving animals in their "stupid human tricks." Adults who have the sense not to try the stunts for themselves (and don't mind watching people painfully make idiots of themselves) may get some laughs, but for kids -- and animal lovers -- this is pointless shock TV.
Is It Any Good?
Many of the creatures that Steve-O and Pontius provoke (from snakes to lions and sharks) are deadly, and each stunt aims to be more outlandish than the last. All will probably be too much for sensitive viewers (or passionate animal lovers) -- even those with stomachs of steel may find themselves grossed out occasionally. Bottom line? Prepare yourself before tuning in, and be ready to turn the TV off if things get too twisted for comfort.
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