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Worst-Case Scenario

By Melissa Camacho, Common Sense Media Reviewer

age 10+

Urban survival series is both dramatic and educational.

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

Community Reviews

age 7+

Based on 1 parent review

age 7+

This title has:

Too much swearing
Great role models

Is It Any Good?

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The series uses spectacular images of accidents, collisions, and other treacherous situations to create teachable moments designed to help people survive unexpected disasters and/or violent events. Grylls offers explanations of the specific hazards associated with each event, and offers practical advice about what to do and what to avoid when trying to help themselves and/or other people. Also helpful is the repetition of key steps at the end of each demonstration.

There's a lot to be learned here, but younger and/or more sensitive viewers may find some of these scenes a bit frightening. But for those who can handle it, the show offers a wealth of practical information designed to save lives. And no matter what your idea of a worst-case scenario is, the show's message about avoiding panic, being prepared, and using common sense whenever confronted with a bad situation will be helpful in any situation.

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