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Where In The World Is Carmen Sandiego?; Big Ness Mess, The

07/29/1991

Dolby A NR Stereo.


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Series
Where In The World Is Carmen Sandiego?
Program
Big Ness Mess, The
Program Number

104F

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.

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Duration

00:27:45

Asset Type

Broadcast program

Media Type

Video

Genres
Children's
Game Show
Topics
Geography
Creators
Taylor, Kate (Series Producer)
Citation
Chicago: “Where In The World Is Carmen Sandiego?; Big Ness Mess, The,” 07/29/1991, WGBH Media Library & Archives, accessed December 5, 2016, http://openvault.wgbh.org/catalog/V_7510437AD0E442B993080076D352184D.
MLA: “Where In The World Is Carmen Sandiego?; Big Ness Mess, The.” 07/29/1991. WGBH Media Library & Archives. Web. December 5, 2016. <http://openvault.wgbh.org/catalog/V_7510437AD0E442B993080076D352184D>.
APA: Where In The World Is Carmen Sandiego?; Big Ness Mess, The. Boston, MA: WGBH Media Library & Archives. Retrieved from http://openvault.wgbh.org/catalog/V_7510437AD0E442B993080076D352184D
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