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

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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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For proud trivia Geeks!
5 March 2002 | by (Bristol, CT) – See all my reviews

The ultimate anti-game show, where contestants answer questions in four categories: 1) music 2) movies 3) TV 4) a separate misc. category every show. Then later, four Geeks, respectively representing these categories, are challenged by the players, who get easy questions. But the Geeks must give up their medals if they miss their harder questions! And folks, these Geeks really do know their senseless trivia. When they answer right you'll be amazed! When they don't answer right, you'll be shocked! The final round pits one person against the Geek of choice. The questions ranged from easy to difficult.

Rather than being intellectual like "Jeopardy" or endless like "Who wants to be a Millionaire", it's merely brain-easy trivia. The all-knowing Geeks were the stars, and Comedy Central wrongly let them go by canceling this trivial fun-fest.


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