Where in the World Is Carmen Sandiego? (1991–1996)

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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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 Himself - Tenor: Rockapella (294 episodes, 1991-1995)
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 Himself - Baritone: Rockapella (294 episodes, 1991-1995)
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 Himself - High 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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After the first season, many geographical changes happened, particularly the dissolution of the U.S.S.R. Due to the high number of changes, the first season was never shown in reruns and the second season ended with a message from Lynne Thigpen that all geographical information had been verified at the time of filming. See more »


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Great show!
2 May 2000 | by (U.S.A.) – See all my reviews

This game show was one of the greatest of all time. It certainly blows "Who wants to be a millionaire?" out of the water. It had a great host, great questions, and it actually had some sort of plot. I watched this when I was younger and it really taught me a lot about geography while being a really cool show. It also had great music done by Rockapella. I guarantee the theme song will be stuck in your head for weeks. If you ever get a chance to see re-runs, I highly recommend that you do!


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