Dungeons and Dragons-style show that lets contestants explore a computer-generated fantasy world, with wicked special effects and cunning puzzles.

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Hugo Myatt ...
 Treguard, the Dungeon Master / ... (113 episodes, 1987-1994)
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 Pickle (47 episodes, 1990-1992)
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Children game show series telling the adventures of teams set out for a quest in a "Dungeon and Dragons" settings. The three-level Dungeon is set in an electronic world where the person actually going into the Dungeon would have to wear a helmet and will have his three advisors telling him what to do. Generally the quest was for either the cup, the sword, the shield or the crown and helping them was Treguard, the Dungeon Master and helped by Pickle and Majilda. The team usually come up against Mogdred and in most of the later series Lord Fear. The Dungeon is filled with people and things can either hinder or help the team defeat the "opposition" plans in an attempt to reach their object or the goal of their mission... Written by Lee Horton <Leeh@tcp.co.uk>

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"Knightmare" premiered on "Children's ITV" at 4:45pm on Monday September 7th 1987. See more »

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Treguard, the Dungeon Master: [to a team that's just reached the third and final level] From this point on, you can expect the opposition to get a lot tougher.
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Featured in 30 Years of CITV (2012) See more »

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Probably the best kids' show ever
21 July 2001 | by (havant, England) – See all my reviews

I loved this show when I was younger. It was one of the few kids' gameshows that has every been even vaguely taxing on the brain, featuring some reasonably complex puzzles and a lot of tricky (and very tense) timing exercises. It had fantastic visuals for the time, making use of a lot of bluescreen effects. And on top of all that it had a genuinely creepy atmosphere - something that I've never seen in any childrens' show. I'm nearly seventeen now, and if it was repeated on TV (or, even better, they made a new series of it) I would definitely throw style and social acceptance to the wind and make sure to tune in.


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