Beat the Geeks (2001–2002)

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Beat the Geeks is a game show where contestants must match their knowledge against the geeks. The three main geeks of each episode are the TV geek, Movie geek and Music geek. Each episode ... See full summary »

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 Co-Host (12 episodes, 2001-2002)
Marc Edward Heuck ...
 Movie Geek (12 episodes, 2001-2002)
Paul Goebel ...
 TV Geek (12 episodes, 2001-2002)
Andy Zax ...
 Music Geek (10 episodes, 2002)
J. Keith van Straaten ...
 Himself - Host (9 episodes, 2001-2002)
Blaine Capatch ...
 Host (9 episodes, 2002)
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Beat the Geeks is a game show where contestants must match their knowledge against the geeks. The three main geeks of each episode are the TV geek, Movie geek and Music geek. Each episode as a geek who specializes in a different field such as Star Wars, comic books, KISS, or the Sopranos. The contestants get easier questions than the geeks and must accrue the most points to make it to the final round. Written by FMJ_Joker

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quiz show | non fiction | See All (2) »

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You teased them in school, threw spitballs at them and gave them atomic wedgies. Now it's their turn.

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Comedy | Game-Show

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On Howard Stern's radio program (July 1, 2002), Mark Cronin guest starred to plug the second season of Beat The Geeks. In honor, Howard Stern played an on-air version of the show. Two contestants played for $10,000 and challenged different geeks. 'Stuttering' John Melendez was the Star Wars Geek, Gary Dell'Abate was the Rock 'n Roll Geek, Artie Lange was the Sports Geek, and Howard Stern was the Superman Geek. Vinnie Favale served as Host. See more »

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Blaine: First you have to survive the toss up round, hands over your buzzers, the first one to buzz in with the correct answer will get 10 points and the chance to go up against a geek. Now here's how the follow up works. If you beat the geek you get ten points. If he beats you, you get knocked back 5.
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Referenced in Tosh.0: Looking for a Girlfriend (2010) See more »

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19 August 2002 | by (north carolina) – See all my reviews

i love beat the geeks...when i first started watching it i thought it sucked but the geeks possess a charm that draws me to them. a few minor changes like the prizes from troma have also really enhanced the show. it's probably the only show i would like to be on. blaine capatch is the epitome of that really cute geek that you aren't supposed to like (but do) and he brings with him even more appeal. as with many other excellent and under appreciated shows- beat the geeks will most likely be canceled in the near future but hopefully comedy central will be able to produce more innovative entertainment in the vain of beet the geeks and avoid crap like win ben stein's money.


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