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Comedy/Family. A crew of firefighters (John Cena, Keegan-Michael Key, John Leguizamo, Tyler Mane) have to take care of a trio of children (Brianna Hildebrand, Christian Convery, Finley Rose Slater) they rescue.

Content elements

  • Infrequent portrayals of peril to main characters - no blood or detail; infrequent portrayal of accidents in a slapstick context - no blood or detail
  • Infrequent references to bodily functions in a humorous context - some detail

Thematic elements

  • The families we make
  • Duty and priorities
  • Order versus chaos

Classification rationale

Rated G for material that is unlikely to disturb most viewers

Classification date

October 28, 2019