Cities of the Underworld

2007 TV-PG 2 seasons

Cities of the Underworld

2007 TV-PG 2 seasons
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Put on your headlamp and descend into the dark, secret tunnels and subterranean spaces hidden deep below the great cities of the world, from underground mobster lairs in Chicago to undisclosed Soviet military installations in Ukraine.
Don Wildman, Eric Geller
  • SEASON  2
  • SEASON  3

Summary of Season 2 (2008) - 4 discs

Journey deep underground to discover the hidden world of secret passageways and concealed rooms beneath both contemporary and historic cities in this second season of the intriguing program hosted by Don Wildman.
Full Screen 1.33:1
English: Dolby Digital 2.0 Stereo
TV-PG - This program contains material that parents may find unsuitable for younger children.
age 10+
Common Sense rating OK for kids 10+
age 10+

Common Sense Note

Parents need to know that each episode of this series is a detail-packed mini history lesson about the tunnels, caves, cisterns, dungeons, and tombs that have been discovered beneath the streets in cities all over the world. Kids may find some spaces and descriptions frightening -- like those involving prisons, tombs, and torture dungeons -- but thanks to the high-definition video and dramatic music and camera angles, this show will hold the attention of school-aged children interested in history, archaeology, or engineering.

Sexual Content

Not applicable


Torture chambers are discussed and explored -- acts described (but not shown) include burning out prisoners' eyes, castration, cutting tongues, being buried alive, slaughters, etc.


When rafting through water that contained feces, the host called it "ancient s--t," but "s--t" was bleeped. In general, no swearing.

Social Behavior

Sends the message that history is cool for all ages and that asking questions and exploring your surroundings can lead to exciting discoveries.


Not applicable

Drugs / Tobacco / Alcohol

Not applicable

  • Age appropriate
  • Not an issue
  • Depends on your child and your family
  • Parents strongly cautioned
  • Not appropriate for kids of the age

This information for parents is provided by Common Sense Media, a non-profit organization dedicated to improving kids' media lives.

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