Contestants pursue the international thief as junior detectives who must answer questions about geography.
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 Himself - Host / ... (295 episodes, 1991-1995)
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 The Chief / ... (295 episodes, 1991-1995)
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 Themselves (295 episodes, 1991-1995)
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 Himself - Tenor: Rockapella (294 episodes, 1991-1995)
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One of Carmen Sandiego's many henchmen has stolen a rare cultural object. The Acme Crime Detective Agency hires three gumshoes (contestants) to find the crook and recover the loot. The gumshoe who captures the crook is then given the chance to locate and capture Carmen Sandiego by locating countries on a large map of a continent placed on the floor. The host, The Chief, and a variety of other guests help the gumshoes by supplying clues. A cappella music is performed at the beginning of the show, between game segments, and at the end by Rockapella. Written by Dan Dassow <dan_dassow@yahoo.com>

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This show holds the record for being the longest-running game show on PBS and as the second longest running children's game show in U.S. television history behind Double Dare (1986) (for which Greg Lee was a contestant coordinator; Double Dare host 'Marc Summers' also appeared here as a guest star). See more »

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AudienceGumshoeGreg Lee: Do it, Rockapella!
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Spun-off from Where in the World Is Carmen Sandiego? (1985) See more »

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Amazing, and a sad loss when it was cancelled
15 May 2002 | by See all my reviews

Ah the days when TV shows could be great shows and teach kids something in the process. You had to be smart to make it through the world of Carmen unlike some recent game shows which shall go unnamed *cough* Millionaire* *cough*. I watched Carmen as a kid, but if it ever came on again I would tape them all and watch them over and over again, to this day I still know all the word to the theme song. It's shows like this that are missing in the make-up of today's television...and the sooner we can bring them back the better off we will be.


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