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