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Series cast summary:
 Himself - Host (120 episodes, 1993-1995)
 Announcer / ... (120 episodes, 1993-1995)


Six teams compete through a series of physical and mental challenges as it narrows down to only one team given the privilege to enter a mysterious temple in order to retrieve an artifact from a well known figure in a limited amount of time.

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There were different results for each team completing the temple runs. Examples of such include, the Red Jaguars made it to the Temple Run 17% of the time. The Blue Barracudas made it to the temple 19 times. The Green Monkeys won 33% of their Temple Runs. The Orange Iguanas made it to the most Temple Runs. The Purple Parrots made it to the least Temple Runs. And, the Silver Snakes hold the winning percentage record. See more »


In his Temple Run commentary, it's clear Kirk Fogg often forgot about the diagonal passage connecting the Shrine of the Silver Monkey and the lower left-hand room. See more »


Kirk Fogg: Ah, Oh no! Looks like the temple guard got you!
[pause takes extra long breath]
Kirk Fogg: ... But don't worry guys... you're not going to Space Camp but at least you've got those remote control trucks and your confidence.
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Crazy Credits

Most temple runs ran the full 3 minutes, and thus the closing credits scrolled by very quickly. However, if a temple run was cut short either by a player retrieving the artifact or the team getting caught my 3 temple guards, the credits would scroll by much slower to make up for "lost time." See more »


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One of the greatest shows to watch but would have been even better to be on it.
11 September 2005 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

Your moving through a dense jungle. Moving big leaves out of your way. When you finally come to a clearing you see a giant stone head. Suddenly the eyes light up the mouth moves and it says with a deep booming voice "Welcome to Legends of the Hidden Temple! Hosted by Kirk Fogg and here he is now." A man that you can only assume is Kirk Fogg makes his entrance. As the crowd greets him with a thunderous applause he thanks them saying "Thank you.", then turns to the stone head and says "and thank you Olmec." The stone head we now know is Olmec. Now that we are introduced to the hosts Kirk gives us a little summary of the game. He explains that six teams will have to face tough challenges in order to retrieve an artifact from the hidden temple. Then he turns to Olmec and asks what is the legend that they will be hearing bout today. Olmec in his deep booming voice responds. Then Kirk turns his attention to twelve children standing on the opposite side of pool of water. Each team is made up of two children. One is a boy and one is a girl and each of them are wearing a colored shirt with a picture of an animal on it. One by one Kirk Fogg introduces each team. "The Red Jaguars, The Blue Barracudas, The Green Monkeys, The Orange Iguanas, The Purple Parrots and The Silver Snakes.

That was the beginning to a show called Legends of the Hidden Temple. The show premiered on Nickelodean in 1993. It lasted for three seasons. It was canceled in 1995. Why? I am not sure. This was one of the best shows I have ever seen. Not just on Nickelodean but on all of television. To this day there has not been many shows, or at least game shows, that has compared to this one. One thing is for sure is that this show is better than any other show that is on Nickelodean now. Not many things are what they used to be. The kids that are growing up now missed out on some good times. I wish things now where like the way they were when I was younger. Yes, I know I am in my twenties now but the things that where around when I was younger were so enjoyable that I could enjoy them now. Besides the show being a great show that anybody could enjoy at any age but I really enjoy this show because it was a part of my childhood. I remember watching it whenever I could and always wanting to be on it. When it was canceled I was a little upset but there were still other good shows I could still watch so it did not completely bother me but now that times have changed and there's not as many shows worth watching I really miss it. Then again even with a a lot of good shows worth watching if you had watched this show and had not seen it for awhile you would want to see it again. I know I did. When the show was canceled it was off the air for awhile. I had not completely forgot bout it but I didn't think bout it every day of my life. I finally got the chance to see it again when I was over a friends house and he had a channel that I did not have. Its name is NICK GaS. The GaS stands for Game and Sports. Whats great about Legends of the Hidden Temple is that it kind of fit into both of those categories. What makes Legends of the Hidden Temple so great is that its a show that is diverse. It has the six teams face four rounds of tough challenges that would require different skills such as strength, strategy, speed, memory, and wits.

There was never a dull moment. Every round had something special bout it. All around this is a great show and if you ever have a chance to watch it, DO.

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