Parents' Guide to

You vs. Wild

By Marty Brown, Common Sense Media Reviewer

age 10+

Interactive survival show lets viewers decide star's fate.

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A Lot or a Little?

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

Community Reviews

age 6+

Based on 5 parent reviews

age 5+


He learned a lot, stayed engaged, was keen to find all the options, it lead to learning and investigation beyond the show which is what you want as a parent. Exciting but not scary or gorey. Excellent for homeschoolers starting a unit.
age 5+


It is good because it is very interacto and cool

Is It Any Good?

Our review:
Parents say (5 ):
Kids say (5 ):

Netflix's investment in interactive programming pays off in a big way with Bear Grylls' survival adventure, which is immersive and gratifying while feeling like there are actually big things at stake for your decisions. There are plenty of ways to enjoy You vs. Wild -- as a pure survival show; a test of your critical thinking skills; a race to the finish line -- and with each decision, Grylls talks you through the outcomes, succeed or fail, so that you're constantly learning about survival skills and critical thinking. This series is an incredible fusion of form and content that also happens to be a lot of fun. It's nothing less than a breakthrough.

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