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Where In The World Is Carmen Sandiego?; Sonic Tectonic Catastrophe

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Series
Where In The World Is Carmen Sandiego?
Program
Sonic Tectonic Catastrophe
Program Number

346R

Series Description

Challenging and exciting daily quiz show based on the best-selling computer game of the same name (which was created by Broderbund Software.) Contestants compete to recover exotic treasures from infamous thief Carmen Sandiego, and audience learns geography in the process. Aimed at 6-13 year olds. Stars Greg Lee as the host, Lynne Thigpen as "Chief,"features the four-man a cappella group Rockapella. In each episode, contestants decipher a variety of clues to determine where master criminal Carmen Sandiego is hiding out with the day's stolen loot. Clues come in the form of animations, wacky live characters, props and "reports" from a wide range of celebrities. Grand prize: a trip to anywhere in the contiguous US. Series release date: 11/21/1995

Program Description

Series Description: Challenging and exciting daily quiz show based on the best-selling computer game of the same name (which was created by Broderbund Software.) Contestants compete to recover exotic treasures from infamous thief Carmen Sandiego, and audience learns geography in the process. Aimed at 6-13 year olds. Stars Greg Lee as the host, Lynne Thigpen as "Chief,"features the four-man a cappella group Rockapella. In each episode, contestants decipher a variety of clues to determine where master criminal Carmen Sandiego is hiding out with the day's stolen loot. Clues come in the form of animations, wacky live characters, props and "reports" from a wide range of celebrities. Grand prize: a trip to anywhere in the contiguous US.

Duration

00:34:00

Asset Type

Broadcast program

Media Type

Video

Genres
Game Show
Children's
Topics
Geography
Creators
Taylor, Kate (Series Producer)
Citation
Chicago: “Where In The World Is Carmen Sandiego?; Sonic Tectonic Catastrophe,” WGBH Media Library & Archives, accessed December 6, 2016, http://openvault.wgbh.org/catalog/V_1AFA745AE82F4832A299791E4E415E0F.
MLA: “Where In The World Is Carmen Sandiego?; Sonic Tectonic Catastrophe.” WGBH Media Library & Archives. Web. December 6, 2016. <http://openvault.wgbh.org/catalog/V_1AFA745AE82F4832A299791E4E415E0F>.
APA: Where In The World Is Carmen Sandiego?; Sonic Tectonic Catastrophe. Boston, MA: WGBH Media Library & Archives. Retrieved from http://openvault.wgbh.org/catalog/V_1AFA745AE82F4832A299791E4E415E0F
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