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Where on Earth Is Carmen Sandiego? 

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The world famous thief, Carmen Sandiego, plays an intricate game of cat and mouse with teen ACME detectives, Zack and Ivy.
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Series cast summary:
Rodger Bumpass ...  Chief 40 episodes, 1994-1999
Jennifer Hale ...  Ivy 40 episodes, 1994-1999
Scott Menville ...  Zack 40 episodes, 1994-1999
Eric Monette ...  Player Z 40 episodes, 1994-1999
Dierk Torsek Dierk Torsek ...  Additional Voices 40 episodes, 1994-1999
Rita Moreno ...  Carmen Sandiego 39 episodes, 1994-1999
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An animated series based on the 'Carmen Sandiego' line of computer games. The world-renowned thief Carmen Sandiego has, with the help of her henchmen, stolen the landmarks of the world, and it's up to ACME Detective Agency sleuths Zack and Ivy to get them back. Like the computer game, this show's primary goal was to build up kids' knowledge of geography and world culture. Written by Jean-Marc Rocher <rocher@fiberbit.net>

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5 February 1994 (USA) See more »

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Carmen Sandiego See more »

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DIC Entertainment See more »
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1.33 : 1
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The original main theme is a version of the Opera "Die Entführung aus dem Serail", composed by Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart. See more »

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Carmen Sandiego: A philosopher once said, "Competition can make you stronger."
Player: Which philosopher said that?
Carmen Sandiego: Me!
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Featured in The Nostalgia Chick: Top 11 Villainesses (2008) See more »

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Where on Earth Is Carmen Sandiego? - Main Theme
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(Version of "Die Entführung aus dem Serail")
Composed by Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart
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Acme's worst detectives
21 June 2016 | by monsieurpriceSee all my reviews

I hate how the Chief of Acme is just a floating, surreal head. They should have a) made the chief an android/robot b) have the hologram be a live image of a human Chief with a complete body c) have the chief be a human that talks to Zack and Ivy in person.

Also why did the series have to be centered around two novice, teen "detectives" that do not take the initiative. Each episode should alternate between teams. There should have also been a variation of whether Carmen S. escapes or gets caught. Acme agents rarely use gadgets to catch Carmen while Carmen uses gadgets to steal and escape.

The C-5 is also cheesy. Why is ACME the only agency to have teleportation


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