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It's a Knockout is a British game show first broadcast in The series was broadcast on BBC1 from 7 August to 30 Julythereafter a number of specials were broadcast until 25 December The series returned on Channel 5 from 3 September Rocky II . Knockout! - Various - Individuals 6 Januaryproduced by Richard Hearsey and Ronin Entertainment and using consultants Rocky II .
Knockout! - Various - Individuals games from the French production. It was developed for Channel 5 with Alan Nixon, and the first show featured Stuart Hall tied up with rope in his garage wishing the new presenters well with the series. It had Welsh teams battling against European contestants dressed in pink colours. Nia Chiswell and Iestyn Garlick presented. It featured teams representing a town or city competing tasks in absurd games, generally dressed in large foam rubber suits.
Games were played in the home town's park, with weather often turning grassland into mud. The team scoring most points would advance to the next stage. Teams could double points in one round by choosing to "play their Joker ". The games were refereed by former international football referee Arthur Ellis. The games were described as school sports day for adults. For example, teams would carry buckets of water over greasy poles or rolling logs.
Other teams would interfere, squirting water cannon or throwing custard pies. Limited budgets meant games were often a variation on what could be done with a long piece of elastic, a lot of water, a portable swimming pool and a roundabout. In its earliest form, the show emphasised skill or organisation applied in a bizarre way, for instance picking up eggs with an industrial excavatoras well as traditional village sports such as climbing a greasy pole.
Games of strength were included, for example, carrying a Mini Moke without wheels. From the beginning, a "mini-marathon" would run the length of the programme, with updates on progress between shorter contests.
The shift to spectacular displays, with or without costumes, came later, to improve audience appeal and to follow continental traditions. The teams scored points for how well they did in each event Version 1.3.4 - Eugene Thacker - Sketches For Biotech Research the winner gaining 3, and the second placed team scoring 2 with the loser achieving one.
The teams also had Rocky II . Knockout! - Various - Individuals joker card to before play on one event, which they would receive double points. Three local teams appeared in the UK show, with around 6 to 8 countries competing in the European finals. Almost Anything Goes! It was filmed in Melbourne. The season featured two complete competitions with initial heats and finals, while the and seasons featured only one each.
Following the grand final, the season finale featured a competition between the top two teams from the grand final and a team representing New Zealand.
An Australian version of It's a Knockout! The show was hosted by Billy J. Smith, along with Fiona MacDonald for the duration that it aired in Australia. They would arrive to the show in a golf buggy. The show was filmed in a field in Dural, New South Walesbut due to numerous complaints from local residents, the show was dropped in It was also adapted and shown in Argentina as Supermatch. This version was heavily edited, and the anchors were replaced by off-screen commentators. In Octoberit was announced Away In A Manger - Various - The Nashville Christmas Album Channel 10 Australia would re-launch a new version of It's a Knockout!
Due to insurance costs, the show was filmed in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia, and ran for eight 1-hour episodes between December and January and Petite Sheila - Les Chaussettes Noires - La Cassette DOr teams of 15 from each state of Australia.
In the first season, there were four regional events North, East, South, and West ; each had teams representing cities with populations of 20, or smaller from three different states, and each city had to be within miles of the other two. The four winners then met in a Beyond Time - Metallica - Полная Коллекция Альбомов final.
The second season consisted of 14 episodes, broken up into nine episodes where all three cities were from a particular state, three regional finals East, South, and West — there was no North regional in the second season consisting of three Rocky II . Knockout! - Various - Individuals winners, a national final consisting of the three regional winners, and a "Supergames" where the second season winner competed against the first season winner and a team of celebrities representing Hollywood.
Sports announcers Charlie Jones and Lynn Shackelford were the play-by-play and color men on this version which featured small towns across America playing the games. Sam Riddle, who was one of the producers, served as field reporter in along with Dick Whittingtonthe latter being replaced by Regis Philbin in Boulder City, Nevada won the series and Chambersburg, Pennsylvania won the series. In a showdown, Boulder City beat Chambersburg and a celebrity all-star team.
A syndicated celebrity version All Star Anything Goes! Two charity specials were made in the s. The Grand Knockout Tournament of featured four teams of celebrities, each figureheaded by a member of the British royal family. The event, held at the Alton Towers theme park, was widely derided as a failure, particularly in terms of public perception of the royal family.
Nevertheless, brought It's a Charity Knockout! The words "Jeux Sans Frontieres" are repeated as the chorus of the song, and the phrase "it's a knockout!
The show was also featured prominently in The Goodies and the Beanstalk as a motive for the Goodies to climb the giant beanstalk; the grand prize was puppies. From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia. Redirected from Its a knockout. British game show. This article has multiple issues. Please help improve it or discuss these issues on the talk page. Learn how and when to remove these template messages. This article includes a list of referencesbut its sources remain unclear because it has insufficient inline citations.
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