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Robert Niles

Game show + Roller coasters = ?

Published: June 10, 2009 at 3:00 PM

I don't have cable (yeah, I'm cheap), so I didn't find out about this until reading Deadspin this afternoon, but Cartoon Network is debuting a new game show on June 20 called Brainrush, where contestants will have to answer questions... while riding a roller coaster.

From the clip, it appears that the questions are ridiculously simple, given that you get the answers from the host. But can you remember jack while flipping upside down at 60+ mph? Hmmm, we'll see.

That said, I totally want to do this show. I've done game shows. I've done TV on roller coasters. I'd have this in the bag... which is why they'd never let me on in a zillion years.

Still, it looks a lot more exciting than "Cash Cab." Your thoughts?

Replies (11)

Published: June 10, 2009 at 3:46 PM

Eli Katzman

Published: June 10, 2009 at 4:51 PM

Wow, looks like fun and amazingly hard! ... That was silver bullet, correct? KBF? Anyway, when I go to BGE, they could put me on Alpie! Just kidding, but I'd love to do it!

Published: June 10, 2009 at 5:01 PM

That looks... stupid...
christian giovannini

Published: June 10, 2009 at 5:42 PM

Is this true like there really making a show like this... omg i would love to be on it but yea i bet its hard

Published: June 10, 2009 at 8:34 PM

Sounds fun to me, count me in!
Brandon S

Published: June 10, 2009 at 9:23 PM

Haha that was hilarious. I'll definetly watch that show a couple times.
Robert Niles

Published: June 10, 2009 at 10:05 PM

"Okay, now for $1,000... spell 'Mabillard'!"

(Cackles like Sideshow Bob.)

W McDougal

Published: June 11, 2009 at 7:39 AM

Amusing to watch once or twice, but will get old real fast.
Anthony Murphy

Published: June 11, 2009 at 10:44 AM

Seems similar to the British and American Gameshow Distraction which used to be on Comedy Central.

Published: June 11, 2009 at 1:16 PM

Could his reactions after the lift hill be any faker. I love coasters but definantly don't plan on watching this.
M. Ryan Traylor

Published: June 12, 2009 at 12:17 AM

any information on how to be a contestant?

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