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 ... See full summary »
Dee Bradley Baker,
Sixty-five episodes of this syndicated show were produced in 1990 and 1992. The shows featured children in physical competition using unusual equipment, e.g., go-carts, tennis guns, et ... See full summary »
Three kids dawning the different colors blue, red, and purple compete in relatively cool-looking olympic-style games to achieve as many points as they can. At the end of every episode, they climb a big fake mountain, braving tumbling rocks made out of styrofoam, sparkling glitter, shooting steam, and loud sounds while trying to hit all the "Actuators" along their way to the summit including the ... See full summary »
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 <firstname.lastname@example.org>
If a gumshoe found the loot, warrant, and crook in the right order on their first turn in the Jailtime Challenge, they earned a chance to find a $100 savings bond hidden behind one of the 12 remaining landmarks. Gumshoe Ali Haider won the Jailtime Challenge early in the first season, and was the only contestant to do so. He didn't find the savings bond after five picks from the board. See more »
And this man is Acme's senior agent in charge of training new recruits: Greg Lee!
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I loved this show. This show was great for children of all ages. I still remember the theme song. Anyways, the show had great games and is was very entertaining to watch. I wish this show would be back on. I recommend this show to anyone who loves children game shows.
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