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.
Did You Know?
In the Room of the Golden Idols, no player ever successfully "hugged an idol" to progress downward from the room. Only one player ever tried doing this and the door didn't open. Likewise, in the Treasure Room, the room that replaced the Golden Idols, only one player ever opened the treasure chest to progress downward. See more
As listed in trivia, temple runs were often filmed without an audience. In episodes where there was no audience when a temple run when is filmed, it is clearly, if a viewer was to look carefully, shown the seats are empty by the temple gate, usually in the second and third seasons. See more
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During the Stone Stanley Entertainment logo at the end of the credits, Olmec can be heard making a "Hmmmm...." noise, as if thinking. See more