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Nick Arcade was a game show hosted by Phil Moore, with Andrea Lively announcing, that aired on the Nickelodeon television network in America from 1992 to 1993 (in the first season, the shows were taped in 1991 and aired in early 1992), airing originally during weekend afternoons. The show was the first in America to regularly intermix live action with animation using a bluescreen (Knightmare was the first show worldwide). Two teams of contestants played two initial rounds, with the winner advancing to play against the video game wizard of the day. “Quiz show” redirects here. ... Phillip Slammin Sammy Moore (born August 16, 1961 in Orlando, Florida) is an American actor and comedian best known as the host of the Nickelodeon game show Nick Arcade. ... This article is about the TV channel. ... Motto: (Out Of Many, One) (traditional) In God We Trust (1956 to date) Anthem: The Star-Spangled Banner Capital Washington D.C. Largest city New York City None at federal level (English de facto) Government Federal constitutional republic  - President George Walker Bush (R)  - Vice President Dick Cheney (R) Independence from... The bouncing ball animation (below) consists of these 6 frames. ... The bluescreen setup. ... For other uses, see Knightmare (disambiguation). ...

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Face-Off

Each round would start with one of the following 30 second video games:

  • Meteoroids: Space Shooter where players moved targets trying to zap the most flying targets, which included asteroids and ships.
  • Laser Surgeon: Same shooter Game as Meteoroids, but with an inside-the-body theme.
  • Post-Haste: A side-scroller race type game where players control a mailman trying to dodge obstacles; inspired by Paperboy. Winner is the player who gets the farthest.
  • Jet Jocks: Same as Post-Haste, but with players controlling jet skiers avoiding obstacles in a river; however, the action moved up the screen.
  • Crater Rangers: Same as Post-Haste, but with players controlling vehicles avoiding obstacles on the moon, also side-scrolling.
  • Brainstorm: Players protect their neurons from an impulse that bounces from side to side, comparable to a sped-up Pong. The team whose side gets hit the fewest times wins. This game took on an inside-the-human brain theme.
  • Battle Of The Bands: Same dodge-game as Brainstorm, but with an On-Stage Concert theme using speakers and a sound wave bouncing from side to side.
  • Star Defenders: Same dodge-game as Brainstorm, but with players protecting their spaceships from a comet.

These custom Face-Off games were developed by Saddleback Live Studios, as well as Psygnosis, creator of the Lemmings video game series. Psygnosis has since merged with Sony Computer Entertainment and is now a part of Sony's European branch. 253 Mathilde, a C-type asteroid. ... Physical Features of the Human Body The human body is the entire physical structure of a human organism. ... Paperboy is a 1984 arcade game by Atari Games. ... Jet ski is the brand name of Kawasaki Heavy Industries personal water craft. ... This bridge across the Danube River links Hungary with Slovakia. ... This article is about Earths moon. ... PONG helped bring computerized video games into everyday life. ... Comet Hale-Bopp Comet West For other uses, see Comet (disambiguation). ... The logo that introduced most Psygnosis games was designed by fantasy artist Roger Dean. ... Lemmings, a computer game developed by DMA Design (now Rockstar North) and published by Psygnosis in 1991, was one of the most popular computer games of its time. ... Sony Computer Entertainment, Incorporated ) (SCEI) is a Japanese video game company specializing in a variety of areas in the video game industry, mostly in video game consoles and is a full subsidiary of Sony Corporation that was established on November 16, 1993 in Tokyo, Japan. ...


The winner of the face-off wins points for his/her respective team. If the face-off ends in a tie, a toss-up question was asked for the points. The team would also get control of "Mikey, the Video Adventurer".


Main Rounds

Host Phil Moore introduces Mikey, the video adventurer.

After the face-off, a cartoon character called "Mikey" would be navigated over a thematic game-board by the teams. The game-board was divided into 18 squares, and Mikey was moved around the board (in every direction, but not diagonally) towards a "Goal" space on the board. When new squares were landed on, various things would be uncovered, including trivia quizzes, video based puzzles, bonus instant-win prizes, automatic point adding squares, evil enemies, and "Video Challenge" squares. The latter involved one player of the team playing one of five video games in an attempt to beat a certain score within 30 seconds. Image File history File links Nick_Arcade_Mikey. ... Image File history File links Nick_Arcade_Mikey. ... A cartoon is any of several forms of illustrations with varied meanings that evolved from its original meaning. ... “Computer and video games” redirects here. ...


The following home systems were used in the Video Challenge:

The object was to get Mikey to the Goal, as discussed above. More often than not, the round would end prematurely due to time constraints. In such cases, a question was asked and the first team to buzz in received the goal points. Round 2 was played the same way, but with point values doubled. “NES” redirects here. ... The Super Nintendo Entertainment System or Super NES (also called SNES and Super Nintendo) was a 16-bit video game console released by Nintendo in North America, Europe, Australasia, and Brazil between 1990 and 1993. ... The Sega Mega Drive ) was a video game console released by Sega in Japan in 1988, North America in 1989, and the PAL region in 1990. ... NEC Corporation (Japanese: Nippon Denki Kabushiki Gaisha; TYO: 6701 , NASDAQ: NIPNY) is a Japanese multinational IT company headquartered in Minato-ku, Tokyo, Japan. ... For information on the Japanese version of this console, see PC Engine The TurboGrafx 16 is a video game console released by NEC in 1989, for the North American market. ... SNK Playmore (formerly SNK) is a Japanese video game hardware and software company. ... Neo-Geo is the name of a cartridge-based arcade and home video game system released in 1990 by Japanese game company SNK. The system offered comparatively colorful 2D graphics and high-quality sound. ... To meet Wikipedias quality standards, this article or section may require cleanup. ...


Mikey's World

Mikey's World had 11 different areas of exploration. These areas included:

  • Pirate's Cove: An old-fashioned port area including a skull-shaped island.
  • Cape Cosmos: A space center that transports Mikey into outer space where his adventures begin for the players.
  • Camelittle: A medieval-themed area where knights, princesses, and dragons roam and fantasy becomes alive.
  • Specific Ocean: An underwater exploration area where the denizens of the deep abound.
  • Forgotten Desert: An Egyptian-style area that harbors mystery and intrigue.
  • Slurpy Gulch: A traditional lawless Wild West town with a southwestern feel.
  • Volcano Jungle: A rainforest jungle with a live volcano and a village nearby.
  • Creepyville: A haunted mansion near a spooky swamp.
  • Mikey's Neighborhood: A normal suburban neighborhood, home to Mikey as well as a bully nicknamed "Game Over".
  • WeGot'Em Mall: A shopping center near Mikey's neighborhood.
  • Time Portal: A vortex that Mikey travels through visiting his neighborhood both in the past and the future.

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Moving Mikey

Mikey moves on a 3 x 6 grid of squares which contain several different spaces.

There were eight different types of spaces Mikey could land on: Image File history File links MovingMikey. ... Image File history File links MovingMikey. ...

  • The Four Ps ("Points, Puzzles, Pop Quizzes, and Prizes"): Note that all point values listed below were doubled in the second round.
    • Points - The team that moved Mikey was automatically awarded 25 points (50 in round 2) and kept control.
    • Pop Quiz - A question based on the area Mikey is traveling in was asked. The teams could buzz in in the middle of reading of a question. If a team guessed correctly, they earned 25 points (50 in round 2) and control of Mikey. (Note: In early episodes, the team in control of Mikey would choose one of four categories.)
    • Prize - The team that moved Mikey won a prize and kept control. Any prize the team lands on was theirs to keep, regardless of the outcome.
    • Video Puzzle - Different puzzles were played. The team that solved the puzzle received 25 points (50 in round 2) and control of Mikey. Examples of video puzzles:
      • "Video Repairman": Identify the artist in a music video with a scrambled picture.
      • "What Was That?": A video of an object being destroyed is rewound, and the object was to identify it.
      • "Credit Crawl": Credits appeared identifying a person, place, or thing and the object was to identify it.
      • "Fast Forward": A sped-up video clip was shown, and the object was to predict the outcome beforehand. In the first season the teams were given three possible answers. Each team would use a Magna Doodle to write the answer that they thought was correct. In season two, this video puzzle was played in a manner similar to The Price is Right. Each team used their Magna Doodle to predict how much of a certain activity that the person in the video could do. The team that comes the closest without going over received the points and control of Mikey. If the teams were tied in prediction, they both scored the points, but the team that moved Mikey last would get control.
      • "Robot Vision": A thermographic video clip identifying an activity.
      • "Hyper Channels": A montage of original TV-style clips identifying an actor or musician.
      • "Video Text": A basic rebus puzzle, usually forming a phrase.
      • "Flash Frame": A montage of images is flashed rapidly, and the object is to guess 3 of the 5 themed objects.
      • "Hidden Camera": A miniature video camera is placed somewhere, like in a trash can or a grocery bag, and the object is to guess where the camera is.
      • "Split Screen": Images of an activity being performed, initially arranged in a "matrix" of very small images on the monitor, were shown to the players. The images would gradually become larger, and the first team to correctly identify the activity would get the points and control.
  • Video Challenge - One of the contestants from a team chose one of five video games on stage to play (each game could be played only once). The goal was to beat the "Wizard's Challenge" (renamed "Expert's Challenge" in season 2) which is to achieve a certain score in 30 seconds or less for the game chosen. The other team member used a Magna Doodle to wager an amount from their score on whether or not his/her partner would meet or beat the score. If the player met the challenge, the wager was added to their score and the team kept control of Mikey. If not, they lost the amount of their wager and the other team gained control. Teams could wager any amount from zero to their current score (or the value of one question in that round if the team had less).

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  • Enemy - An animated enemy, which changed with the setting of the game board, "attacked" Mikey, and the team that moved Mikey lost control. The Enemies included:
    • Game Over, the town bully in "Mikey's Neighborhood" who would hit Mikey in the face with cream pies. Game Over also appeared in the "WeGot'EmAll Mall", the "Time Portal", and on the beach in the "Specific Ocean".
    • Silly the Kid, a baby armed with baby-bottle pistols in "Slurpy Gulch"; a spoof of Billy the Kid.
    • A Witch Doctor in the "Volcano Jungle", who would blow up a voodoo doll of Mikey and then let it fly off and deflate.
    • Two Giant Smooch Aliens, creatures with pigtail wigs and big lips, found in "Cape Cosmos", that would surround Mikey, kissing him until he becomes dizzy and powerless.
    • A Fire-Breathing Dragon in the medieval realm "Camelittle", who would burn Mikey by breathing fire on his shorts.
    • A Ghost who would scare Mikey away in "Creepyville".
    • A Djinni (Genie) in the "Forgotten Desert" who would cast a spell on Mikey, turning him into a chicken. (Note: He reappeared in the "Enchanted Flight" stage of the Video Zone in Season 2, casting lightning bolts on the player.)
    • A Hammerhead Shark, found in the "Specific Ocean", who would flatten Mikey with his hammerhead, turning Mikey into a coin with his face on it. The Hammerhead Shark also appeared in the underwater areas of "Pirate's Cove".
    • Blackboard the Pirate, a pirate shaped like a chalkboard, found in "Pirate's Cove", who would attack Mikey with his ruler sword (he actually faces the screen and comes closer to it as he attacks).
  • Time Bomb - In the rare occurrence that Mikey moved to a space that was already landed on, a Time Bomb would occur. The team controlling Mikey had to spell a word, alternating back and forth between team members (within a 10-second time limit). If they succeeded, they kept control. If they failed, the other team controlled Mikey. No points were awarded regardless. As previously stated, this was very rare. It was only used on a couple occasions (one episode had at least 2 uses of the time bomb). In order to prevent this from occurring more often, host Phil Moore would dissuade teams from choosing to move to a square that had already been occupied, or simply tell the team that they could not make that move.
  • Goal - The Goal worked in two ways. If the team that moved Mikey moved him to the Goal, they alone were asked a question based on a category chosen from a list by their opponents. If they were right, they earned 50 points (100 in the 2nd round) and the Goal for that round. If they answered wrong, the opponents got 1/2 the points (25 points in round 1 or 50 points in round 2), and the Goal by default. If time was running out before Mikey reached the goal, a sudden death Pop Quiz question was asked for 50 points (100 points in the 2nd round). Usually, because of time constraints, the goal would not be reached, and the sudden death situation was usually seen at the end of a round.

The team with the most points at the end of two rounds won the game. If there was a tie at the end of both rounds, a tie-breaker question was asked worth 100 points. The winning team advanced to the Video Zone. This article is about the baked good, for other uses see Pie (disambiguation). ... Henry McCarty (November 23, 1859[1] – July 14, 1881) was better known as Billy the Kid, but also known by the aliases Henry Antrim and William Harrison Bonney. ... Voodoo (Vodou, Vodoun, Vudu, or Vudun in Benin, Togo, southeastern Ghana, Burkina Faso, and Senegal; also Vodou in Haiti) is a name attributed to a traditionally uten West African spiritual system of faith and ritual practices. ... For other uses, see Lip (disambiguation). ... It has been suggested that European dragon be merged into this article or section. ... This article or section does not adequately cite its references or sources. ... This article does not cite any references or sources. ... The flag of 18th-century pirate Calico Jack Piracy is a robbery committed at sea, or sometimes on the shore, by an agent without a commission from a sovereign nation. ... Sudden death (or a sudden death round) is a way of providing a winner for a contest or game (typically a sport) which would otherwise end in a tie. ...


"The Video Zone"

The contestants would challenge one of the three wizards in the last round: Mongo, Merlock, or Scorchia

The Video Zone was a live-action video game with three levels. Using a video monitor to see themselves, the contestants would be on a sound stage, climbing ladders in front of a blue screen attempting to achieve previously explained goals (which was always to get three of an object) for each level of the game. Image File history File links NickArcadeWizards. ... Image File history File links NickArcadeWizards. ... otheruses|Magician}} The Enchanted Garden of Messer Ansaldo by Marie Spartali Stillman: a magician makes his garden bear fruit and flowers in winter. ... A sound stage is a hangar-like structure, building or room, that is soundproof for the production of theatrical motion pictures and television, usually inside a movie studio. ... For other uses, see Ladder (disambiguation). ...


As in a real video game, players could be "damaged" by enemy characters. If they lost all of their power (five units, as shown by an on-screen gauge) they would have to start the stage over, and repeat its objectives until successful. In addition, each level contained a 'power up' that appeared periodically, that, when touched, gave the player an added advantage to clearing the level -- destroying all enemies onscreen, freezing the enemies for 5 seconds and that the players could not be damaged, or refilling their power meter to maximum, etc.


The team had a time limit of 60 seconds to clear all 3 levels. Each item they touched won the team $50 to split, and each level cleared won a prize of increasing value. Successfully beating the wizard in the third and final level won the grand prize, which was usually a vacation. If time ran out before they could get through the entire game, a sort of "laugh" sound played, the screen faded to red, and the words "GAME OVER" appeared on the screen. This article or section does not cite any references or sources. ...


Level 1

  • Jungle Fever: A jungle setting where the player must climb palm trees to obtain three bunches of bananas sitting at the top while avoiding coconut-throwing monkeys, as well as toucans, piranhas (seen once the player was above the waterfall), and snakes. The player could go under the waterfall or touch a golden idol and a rope would appear to help them get across it.
  • Alien Moonbase: An intergalactic mechanical building where the player was required to turn off three anti-matter reactors, while trying to avoid steam vents, an insectoid, and a laserbot. Pressing the main computer immobilized the aliens for five seconds and activated a "light bridge", which made the reactors easier to reach.
  • Ancient Tomb: A Mayan temple where the player had to grab three coins while trying to avoid bats, a statue's hammer, arrows that shot up from the ground, fireballs, and a mummy. By touching a beam of sunlight, all the enemies were eradicated and all doors opened.

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Season 2 only

  • Monsters on the Loose: A city under attack by alien UFOs, where the now-giant player had to rescue three humans from being abducted by the UFOs (but only while they were in the tractor beam) while avoiding other monsters such as a laser-firing eyeball, a slimy earth creature, and a monstrous cockroach. Touching a power rod released cosmic radiation and temporarily cleared the screen of any monster.
  • Haunted Museum: A haunted mansion scene, where the player was required to collect three statue busts hidden inside moving bookcases while trying to avoid certain dangers such as a gargoyle, tentacles, a vampire, and the "Hand of Doom". These dangers could be eliminated by pulling back a curtain and bathing them in sunlight.

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Level 2

  • Runaway Rail Car: The player travelled through a Wild West town and some abandoned mines on a railway car; he or she had to obtain three coins while avoiding vultures, hanging timbers, cactuses, tumbleweeds, and rats. If the player touched a green luck stone, he or she regained full power.
  • Nile River Raft: The player floating on a fast-moving Egyptian river with a wooden raft must grab three lost gems while avoiding flies, alligators, rats, vultures, and a mummy. Touching the legendary Eye of the Pharaoh Diamond restored full power.
  • Mind Maze: A Mayan room gauntlet where the player had to collect three coins while dodging fireballs, spears, and electrified squares. If the player touched a power square, he or she became immune to all damage.
  • Cliffhanger: Taking place on a cliff with a network of caves, the player had to clear the cave openings to find three coins while avoiding rock slides, snakes, vultures, and giant lizards. Touching a TNT artifact would blow open every cave and reveal all of the coins.
  • Food Frenzy: A school lunch room setting where a food fight was taking place. The player had to grab three textbooks that were scattered on the floor, while avoiding flying food, and the gym coach. Opening a locker with stinky gym shoes stopped the chaos for five seconds.

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Season 2 only

  • Sub Search: An ocean scene with the player in a waverunner; the player had to collect three treasure chests while avoiding dangers such as sharks, eels, giant lobsters, explosive mines, and squids. Touching a solar fuel cell, however, restored all power.
  • Enchanted Flight: A magic carpet scene, where the player had to grab three rings while avoiding swordsmen, gate traps, cobras, a royal guard, a baby dragon, guard dogs, and a genie that shot lightning bolts (the same Djinni from the Forgotten Desert in Mikey's World). Touching a magic lamp restored the player's health.
  • Snow Slingers: An arctic scene where the player had to hit three elves with snowballs while dodging those of the elves. The player also had to avoid skiing foxes, and hitting an ice skating Polar Bear by mistake. Hitting a snowman made it play a song to make the elves dance in place for five seconds.

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Level 3 (The Wizard Level)

Both players teamed up for the last level, which was a face-off with one of three villains that rotated throughout the show's run: "Merlock", a Gandalf-esque evil wizard that shot lightning balls; "Scorchia," a fireball-throwing sorceress; and "Mongo", a spiked armor-wearing troll who tossed balls of energy. To defeat them, the players had to touch three orbs before time expired, while trying not to come in contact with the Game Wizard, the ghostly creatures flying around the room, or the beams of lightning, fire, or energy (depending on who the Wizard was) that erupted from the ground. If either player touched a spinning hourglass that randomly appeared, the Game Wizard, the creatures, and the beams would become frozen for five seconds, and the players could not be damaged. “Bad guy” redirects here. ... In J. R. R. Tolkiens legendarium, Gandalf is a central character in The Hobbit and The Lord of the Rings, where he appears as a fairly archetypal wizard, albeit one as equally at home using a sword as employing magic, taking a key role in the latter books... For information on lightning precautions, see Lightning safety. ... otheruses|Magician}} The Enchanted Garden of Messer Ansaldo by Marie Spartali Stillman: a magician makes his garden bear fruit and flowers in winter. ... For other uses, see Hourglass (disambiguation). ...


Upon their defeat (if the players were successful), depending on who the players faced, Merlock would fizzle into dust, Scorchia's body would disintegrate into ash and blow away, and Mongo would disappear in a flash of light, leaving only his armor behind. Defeating the wizard also caused the message "You did it! You beat the game." to appear on-screen.


In Season 2, the appearances of the wizards' rooms were retooled, but the premise was the same as before.


Prizes

Typical grand prizes awarded in the bonus round included trips to U.S. Space Camp, a return trip to Universal Studios Florida, bicycles, video game systems and Macintosh Classic computers. Consolation prizes usually consisted of British Knights sneakers, supplies of candy, or video game cartridges. The actual consolation prizes are impossible to determine because, as was the case with other game shows that Nickelodeon re-ran, the consolation prize plugs were edited over with "sponsorship" plugs. Towering rockets in the Rocket Park are a daily sight for campers at U.S. Space Camp. ... Nanna Juulsgård Andersen is like a indianerhøvding Taken in December 2004, this picture shows a walkway bridge (right) and the giant studio entrance (back) at Universal Studios Orlando. ... “Velo” redirects here. ... Macintosh Classic Demand for another all-in-one Mac, such as the popular Macintosh Plus and the SE, spurred the introduction of the Macintosh Classic. ... British Knights is a shoe company founded in 1980 by the Jack Schwartz Shoes Inc, based in New York. ... This article needs additional references or sources for verification. ...


Trivia

  • Three shows in the second season featured casts from other Nickelodeon shows playing for charity. Featured was the casts from Clarissa Explains It All, Welcome Freshmen, and Salute Your Shorts.
  • An early alpha build of Sonic the Hedgehog 2 appeared in two episodes, one of which featured the cast of Clarissa Explains It All. A recent prototype (Sonic 2 Alpha) has been dumped which is similar, if not identical, to the build from the show.[1]
  • Gravis Advanced joysticks were used as buzzers for both teams.
  • All of the custom games used on Nick Arcade were implemented on Amiga computers [2], and Commodore supplied the show with Amiga 500 systems for endgame prizes.
  • Moore would often create nonsense lyrics during the theme to the Video Challenge as he and the contestants moved into position and then back to their podiums, and would also do the same during the 'think music' for the wagering.
  • There were 80 episodes of Nick Arcade produced (40 in each season), however, there are 15 episodes that Nick GAS has never aired for an unknown reason.
  • The Mikey walking cue was recycled for 43 The Block.
  • The Nick GaS tagline for Nick Arcade is The Place Where No Game Goes Unplayed.
  • Joey Fatone of *NSYNC was a contestant. His team (the yellow team) lost.

Clarissa Explains It All was an American situation comedy television series from Nickelodeon starring a then unknown Melissa Joan Hart. ... Welcome Freshmen was a television show that ran on Nickelodeon from 1991 to 1993. ... Salute Your Shorts was an American comedy television series that aired on Nickelodeon from 1991–1992 and in reruns until 1998. ... Sonic the Hedgehog 2, or simply Sonic 2, is a platform game developed by Sonic Team in collaboration with Sega Technical Institute, and published by Sega for the Mega Drive/Genesis. ... It has been suggested that this article or section be merged with prototyping. ... Sonic the Hedgehog 2, or simply Sonic 2, is a platform game developed by Sonic Team in collaboration with Sega Technical Institute, and published by Sega for the Mega Drive/Genesis. ... Advanced Gravis Computer Technology, Ltd. ... Joystick elements: 1. ... A buzzer or beeper is a signaling device, usually electronic, typically used in automobiles, household appliances such as a microwave oven, or game shows. ... The original Amiga 1000 (1985) with various peripherals The Amiga 500 (1987) was the most popular variant of the Amiga. ... Commodore, the commonly used name for Commodore International, was an American electronics company based in West Chester, Pennsylvania which was a vital player in the home/personal computer field in the 1980s. ... Missing image A500 The A500, also known as the Amiga 500, was the first low-end Commodore Amiga 16_bit multimedia home/personal computer model. ... WUAB, identified on-air as My 43, WUAB, is the My Network TV affiliate in Cleveland, Ohio. ... Nickelodeon Games and Sports for Kids (commonly referred to as Nickelodeon GAS, Nick GAS or GAS), is a U.S. cable television network which was launched on March 1, 1999 as part of MTV Networks suite of digital cable channels. ...

References

  • Nickelodeon Arcade page at Travis' Game Show Jackpot site. Retrieved on January 2, 2005.
  • Nickelodeon Arcade Review Page
Game Shows on the Nickelodeon Network
Premiered between 1986-1989:

Double Dare | Super Sloppy Double Dare | Family Double Dare | Finders Keepers | Make the Grade | Think Fast! This is a list of television programs formerly and currently broadcast by the childrens cable television channel Nickelodeon. ... Double Dare is a childrens game show, originally hosted by Marc Summers, that aired on Nickelodeon. ... Double Dare is a childrens game show, originally hosted by Marc Summers, that aired on Nickelodeon. ... Double Dare is a childrens game show, originally hosted by Marc Summers, that aired on Nickelodeon. ... Finders Keepers was a childrens game show that aired on the Nickelodeon network in America from November 2, 1987 to June 30, 1990. ... Make the Grade was a childrens game show that aired from October 2, 1989 through December 29, 1991 on Nickelodeon. ... Think Fast Think Fast was a TV game show airing on Nickelodeon from May 1, 1989 to June 29, 1991. ...

Premiered between 1990-1996:

Get the Picture | Nickelodeon GUTS | Global GUTS | Legends of the Hidden Temple | Nick Arcade | What Would You Do? | Wild and Crazy Kids | NickAmerica Get the Picture was an American childrens game show aired from 1991-1993 on Nickelodeon. ... GUTS logo from Nick. ... GUTS logo from Nick. ... Legends of the Hidden Temple was a physical challenge game show hosted by Kirk Fogg that aired on Nickelodeon from 1993 to 1995. ... What Would You Do? was a 30-minute television show hosted by Marc Summers on Nickelodeon from 1991 to 1993. ... Wild and Crazy Kids was a game show on Nickelodeon, that aired from 1990-1992, in which large teams, usually consisting entirely of children, participated in head-to-head physical challenges. ... Nickelodeon Games and Sports for Kids (commonly referred to as Nickelodeon GAS, Nick GAS or GAS), is a U.S. cable television network which was launched on March 1, 1999 as part of MTV Networks suite of digital cable channels. ...

Premiered between 1997-2003:

Figure It Out | Figure It Out: Family Style | Figure It Out: Wild Style | You're On! | Double Dare 2000 | Nickelodeon Robot Wars | Scaredy Camp Billy the Answer Head. ... Billy the Answer Head. ... Billy the Answer Head. ... Youre On! was a Nickelodeon television game show which aired from 1998-1999, which took a premise similar to Candid Camera. ... Double Dare is a childrens game show, originally hosted by Marc Summers, that aired on Nickelodeon. ... Nickelodeon Robot Wars was a game show that aired on Nickelodeon from August 25, 2002 to October 6, 2002. ... This article does not cite any references or sources. ...


 
 

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