Game shows have been around for a long time, but they were always geared towards adults: then the 80s hit.
Nickelodeon may have got the ball rolling, but soon other networks realized that marketing game shows towards kids was the way to go.
Here are the best of the best: the shows EVERY kid dreamed about being a contestant on.
Enjoy messy challenges that give you the opportunity to slime or pie your parents?
Then this was the game for you.
Family teams competed against each other in back and forth trivia questions with awesome physical challenges mixed in.
The show culminated in the ultimate obstacle course of slime and goo.
Did we mention it was hosted by Marc Summers?
So basically it was the fun physical challenges from "Double Dare" and hosted by teenagers.
Teams of kids would compete against each other in random games that included everything from regular sports with new twists, to a giant game of Battleship and Twister!
Think "Ninja Warrior" with teens performing various athletic tasks mostly strapped to bungee cords for added effect.
The ultimate challenge, the Aggro Crag, was what every kid dreamed of racing up; a man made mountain with falling rocks, blasts of glitter snow, and climbing walls.
The ultimate Nickelodeon game show, "Legends of The Hidden Temple" lasted only three short seasons, but was seared into old video game show on nickelodeon hearts.
Six teams competing to earn the right to run through Olmec's Temple to old video game show on nickelodeon a historic item.
While learning the legend and answering questions about it were necessary, everyone longed for the final three minutes of watching the winning team struggle through the Guard invested Temple; we all thought we were smarter than the team competing.
That one word about sums up the entire show.
While there were other various challenges, the show made the act of pieing someone exciting and new.
From the original Pie Pod, to the Pie Wall, Pie Slide, and Pie Coaster, the show was filled with people taking pies to the face, and we loved them for it!
This show delighted children for fifteen years!
Every kid that ever watched wanted a chance to play "Bozo's Grand Prize Game," for a chance to win fun prizes by tossing a ping pong ball into a series of small buckets; kids are so easy to entertain.
A game of questions and answers with a twist: kids would have to figure out distorted images to win money.
The games were all visual puzzles with one called "airport security" where contestants had to look at an x-ray of luggage and identify the contents within a time limit; so basically what actual airport security people do.
This show old video game show on nickelodeon the concept of "What's My Line?
A panel of Nickelodeon celebrities, many of whom were "All That" cast members, would take turns asking questions to discover a secret talent of that day's guest.
The best part was the "secret word" gag, where panelists would be slimed if they 'used' that day's secret word.
Contestants worked their way through a series of challenges that included a multi-stage maze.
Mario Lopez hosted this underrated show that I simply loved growing up.
A game show centered around Video Games?
Heck yeah, what kid didn't want to be on it.
Contestants actually got to play real games like 'Sonic the Hedgehog,' 'Mario,' and a whole list of others.
The best part was "entering" the game at the end and competing against the game wizard!
This was basically Nickelodeon's version of the popular BBC and American show "Robot Wars.
The famous teams and their bots from the original show made appearances, but the biggest departure from the original was that the operators were all kids associated with the teams.
It was also toned down slightly for a much younger audience.
Contestants had to get random strangers to complete tasks while unknowingly being filmed!
This More info show was a lot of fun, and encouraged kids to try silly things.
This PBS entry is probably one of the best on the list.
Kids competed to find click to see more Carmen San Diego had escaped to.
The show featured the singing group Rockapella that sang the theme song, a song that likely every 80s and 90s kid can still sing.
The final round was the most exciting, watching kids run around on a giant map trying to find locations the titular character might be hiding.
It was always unfortunate to see a map of a continent you didn't know, but we all cheered when it was a map of the US!
Every kids dream is to get to run through a house on an exciting scavenger hunt without being yelled at, and that is exactly what contestants got to do!
Teams competed in rounds to find random objects throughout different rooms of a house in an "I Spy" like format.
Contestants competed in a series of rounds that old video game show on nickelodeon games such as "Simon" where contestants punched numbers in order on a very large telephone keypad, and a crazy version of golf called "Flog.
Top 10 Children's Game Shows
Deep down in the Pacific Ocean in the city of Bikini Bottom lives a square yellow sea sponge named SpongeBob SquarePants. SpongeBob lives in a pineapple with his pet snail, Gary, loves his job as a fry cook at the Krusty Krab, and has a knack for getting into trouble without really trying.
Quite right! I like your idea. I suggest to take out for the general discussion.
Prompt, where I can find it?
I think, that you are not right. I can prove it.
Personal messages at all today send?
It agree, a remarkable idea
Well, and what further?
Excuse for that I interfere � But this theme is very close to me. Write in PM.
Also that we would do without your remarkable phrase
Excuse, the message is removed