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Most Extreme Elimination Challenge 

A silly Japanese game show on which contestants are painfully eliminated through barely possible stunts and events, most taking place above pools of mud.
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Series cast summary:
Victor Wilson Victor Wilson ...  Vic Romano 79 episodes, 2003-2007
Christopher Darga ...  Kenny Blankenship 79 episodes, 2003-2007
John Cervenka John Cervenka ...  Captain Tenneal / ... 75 episodes, 2003-2006
Mary Scheer ...  Female Voices 75 episodes, 2003-2006
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A silly Japanese game show on which contestants are painfully eliminated through barely possible stunts and events, most taking place above pools of mud.

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The World's toughest competition in town!


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Official Sites:

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USA | Japan

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English

Release Date:

13 April 2003 (USA) See more »

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MXC See more »

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The name Captain Tenneal is a play on words. He's named after pop group The Captain and Tennille (1976), a husband and wife duo that had a few chart hits in the 1970s. See more »

Quotes

[repeated line]
Captain Tenneal: Get it on!
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Bizarre beyond belief
6 April 2006 | by CanvoodooSee all my reviews

The wonder of this show (in my reckoning) is trying to figure out what the heck was happening in the Japanese original. I'm not a huge fan of the 'added' hosts and overdubbed commentary, but I get a certain weird fascination (probably related to the peculiar attraction that highway accidents have) in trying to figure out just what the contestants in the original "Takeshi's Castle" were trying to accomplish. People are doing bizarre and pretty dangerous things here -- I don't think you could do this in North America, and if you did, you'd attract personal injury lawyers like a magnet attracts iron filings.

It did give me my own entertainment concept -- the idea of taking American Reality shows (I'm thinking here of "The Apprentice", but it would work for almost any of them), and overdubbing the audio (just like Most Extreme Elimination Challenge) for overseas broadcast in non-English speaking countries. Foreign broadcast rights for TV shows are cheap, as is vocal talent. In the right hands, it could probably be a moneymaker. I'd relish writing lines for Donald Trump...


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