Takeshi's Castle (2002–2004)

TV Series   |  Action, Adventure, Comedy


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Comic highlights from a physical Japanese gameshow presided over and commentated by Craig Charles.


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30 November 2005 | mowgli-jigga
Brilliant game show made funnier by Craig Charles
For those who don't know, Takeshi's castle is a hilarious gameshow! The concept is 100 Japanese contestants start at the beginning of the show. Guided by their leader "General Lee" (get it?), the contestants have to make their way through various challenges such as Knock Knock, Wipeout, High rollers, Skipping stones and Bridge ball (my personal favourite). The people who survive get to battle Takeshi and his "emerald guards" in the "final showdown". I've watched many episodes and so far have only seen 4 winners! In the USA there is a conversion of the original Japanese show called "Most extreme elimination challenge". In this version, everybody's voice is dubbed in English in comedic ways. However, in the English show, there is running commentary by Craig Charles (Lister from Red Dwarf). His funny comments include; "You wazzok!", "they look like extras from the water margin" and "big black balls, banging off his backside".

Takeshi's castle is a funny, brilliant concept for a gameshow made funnier by Craig Charles. If only they brought this cult show to DVD!!!

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Action | Adventure | Comedy | Family | Game-Show

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9 November 2002

Language

English, Japanese


Country of Origin

Japan, UK

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