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Where in the World Is Carmen Sandiego? 

Contestants pursue the international thief as junior detectives who must answer questions about geography.
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Cast

Series cast summary:
Greg Lee ...  Himself - Host / ... 296 episodes, 1991-1995
Lynne Thigpen ...  The Chief / ... 296 episodes, 1991-1995
Rockapella Rockapella ...  Themselves 296 episodes, 1991-1995
Sean Altman Sean Altman ...  Himself - Tenor: Rockapella / ... 295 episodes, 1991-1995
Barry Carl Barry Carl ...  Himself - Bass: Rockapella / ... 295 episodes, 1991-1995
Elliott Kerman Elliott Kerman ...  Himself - Baritone: Rockapella / ... 295 episodes, 1991-1995
Scott Leonard Scott Leonard ...  Himself - High Tenor: Rockapella / ... 295 episodes, 1991-1995
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Storyline

One of Carmen Sandiego's many henchmen has stolen a rare cultural object. The Acme Crime Detective Agency hires three gumshoes (contestants) to find the crook and recover the loot. The gumshoe who captures the crook is then given the chance to locate and capture Carmen Sandiego by locating countries on a large map of a continent placed on the floor. The host, The Chief, and a variety of other guests help the gumshoes by supplying clues. A cappella music is performed at the beginning of the show, between game segments, and at the end by Rockapella. Written by Dan Dassow <dan_dassow@yahoo.com>

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USA

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English

Release Date:

30 September 1991 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Mais ou se Cache Carmen Sandiego See more »

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Trivia

During the first week, contestants started with 125 crime bucks and answered questions to get rid of them. The loot, warrant, and crook could be found in any order to win round 2. After that, contestants worked to get crime bucks, and they had to find the loot, warrant, and crook in the correct order to win round 2. See more »

Quotes

The Chief: All these people want to know: where in the world is Carmen Sandiego?
Scott Leonard - High Tenor: RockapellaSean Altman - Tenor: RockapellaElliott Kerman - Baritone: RockapellaBarry Carl - Bass: Rockapella: [singing] Where in the world is Carmen Sandiego?
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Referenced in The Puzzle Place: The Mystery of the Fabulous Hat (1995) See more »

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Great show!
2 May 2000 | by sofia_eSee all my reviews

This game show was one of the greatest of all time. It certainly blows "Who wants to be a millionaire?" out of the water. It had a great host, great questions, and it actually had some sort of plot. I watched this when I was younger and it really taught me a lot about geography while being a really cool show. It also had great music done by Rockapella. I guarantee the theme song will be stuck in your head for weeks. If you ever get a chance to see re-runs, I highly recommend that you do!


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