Sharknado 3 Review, TV Ratings And Plain Silliness

Sharknado 3 Review and its TV Ratings

Sharknado 3: Oh Hell No is just as you would expect it to be. A phenomenal peice of literary self-mocking kind of entertainment. There's no pretending it is anything but a hokey piece of fun that requires beer to get through it. (Or any kind of libation you would prefer...)

The third Sharknado movie stars Cassie Scerbo, Tara Reid, Bo Derek, Ryan Newman (No, not him), Ian Ziering, and Frankie Muniz and is produced by the studio that tends to make knock off films more often than not, The Asylum.

Talk about making fun of yourself! Sharknado 3 starts out with the film mocking a James Bond opening scene with a black sihouette of Fin rip-starting a chainsaw inside a black silhoutte of shark jaws.

We then watch Fin moving through Washington DC. The secret service are called in to transport the package, Fin, to the White House... all to get a civilian award and a "golden chainsaw" award for his part in killing flying sharks.

A politician is asked, "How do you feel about the sharks falling out of the sky?" She replied "I feel bad for the sharks, but they're wrecking our parks and schools."


In the first few minutes, the cameos start piling in. We also learn that Fin can sense these storms now, and at his suspicion, they get the president to "the bunker!"

Then it starts, a micro burst of sharks, with a secret service agent being the first victim, and we go through various cameo deaths, including Lou Ferrigno, saying don't make me mad, before getting eaten, and then Christopher Judge gets chowed down on.

Later we meet Frankie Muniz and Cassie Scerbo as the story moves to Orlando, Florida, where of course, Fin's family is, and the next storm.

Well, from there on end, it's about two merging Sharknados, Using the space shuttle to destroy the biggest storm ever, etc., etc..

If anything, you have to stick around until Muniz's big scene. You will know what it is when you see it.

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First let's talk about some celebrity appearances and deaths: Lou Ferrigno (eaten), Diana Terranova, Kim Richards, Steve Guttenberg, Cindy Margolis, Mark McGrath, David Hasselhoff, Lorenzo Lamas, Holly Madison, Mark Cuban, GEORGE R.R. MARTIN (Yes, that one), Chirstopher Judge (Eatan early), Chris Jericho ("Bruce the Roller Coaster Guy"), Penn and Teller, NASCAR's Joey Logano and Brad Keselowski, whom NASCAR fans will love to know brad gets eaten almost the moment he shows up.

Sharknado 3 is exactly as you would expect... more of the same, with flying sharks falling out of the skies and our heroes cutting them up as they come falling down.

As long as you approach this movie with the right attitude, lots of friends, beer, you should be fine.

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Sharknado 3: Oh Hell No premiered on Syfy and pulled in 2.8 million sets of eyeballs. Of those, 1.1M were in the target demographic of money spending TV watchers.

Those 2.8M were the live+sameday numbers, not including the potential of a million DVRs that might have recorded the flick. (Like mine.)

To gauge how this flick rated amongst the other two films, it sat right in the middle. It pulled in fewer demo viewers than Shark 2, but still raked in twice as many viewers as the first film that started all this.

And as if these numbers weren't reassuring enough, or not, well, they've already announced a Sharknado 4, because, well, if ya got a good thing within a certain realm of TV cinematic performance, keep it going until you've saturated the market. If that's possible with this funny as hell franchise.

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