Expedition: Africa

2009 NR 1 season

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Expedition: Africa

2009 NR 1 season
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With only a compass and some simple maps, four 21st-century explorers follow in the footsteps of journalist Henry Morton Stanley, who famously journeyed to the heart of Tanzania in 1871 to locate Dr. David Livingstone. Navigator Pasquale Scaturro, wildlife expert Mireya Mayor, survival pro Benedict Allen and journalist Kevin Sites travel 970 miles across the breathtaking African landscape in this gripping adventure series.
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Summary of Season 1 (2009) - 3 discs

With only a compass and some simple maps, four 21st-century explorers follow in the footsteps of journalist Henry Morton Stanley, who famously journeyed to the heart of Tanzania in 1871 to locate Dr. David Livingstone. Navigator Pasquale Scaturro, wildlife expert Mireya Mayor, survival pro Benedict Allen and journalist Kevin Sites travel 970 miles across the breathtaking African landscape in this gripping adventure series.
Format
Blu-ray DVD
Screen
Full Screen 1.33:1
CC
No
Audio
English: Dolby Digital 2.0 Stereo
Screen
Full Screen 1.33:1
CC
No
Audio
English: Dolby Digital 2.0 Stereo
Rating
NR - Not rated. This movie has not been rated by the MPAA.
age 10+
Common Sense rating OK for kids 10+
  • Benedict Allen
  • Kevin Sites
  • Mireya Mayor
  • Pasquale Scaturro
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Reviews

age 10+

Common Sense Note

Parents need to know that this compelling nature/adventure reality series includes plenty of tense exchanges and disagreements. As tempers flare, so does the strong language ("s--t" and "f--k," for example), but it's mostly edited and sporadic. The series shows great respect for both the natural splendor and inherent dangers of Africa and celebrates the adventurous spirit of explorers past and present.

Sexual Content

Not applicable

Violence

Plenty of tense exchanges and heated disagreements -- a la most reality TV.

Language

Sporadic instances of â¿¿f--kâ¿ and â¿¿s--tâ¿ are edited out.

Social Behavior

The series celebrates the adventurous human spirit and peopleâ¿¿s ability to conquer extreme elements and overcome challenges. The explorersâ¿¿ commitment to teamwork is challenged again and again, and egos often clash in tense situations, but they usually talk their way through the tough times and remain focused on their collective goal. Only one team member is a woman, and she admits to feeling disrespected by other explorers because of her gender.

Consumerism

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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