On The Spot Fast-Paced Trivia Game

Watch On The Spot Fast-Paced Trivia Game

  • 1969
  • 2 Seasons

Each episode of On the Spot is a lightning fast game of entertaining trivia from different categories, including: untold history, globetrotting, origins, supernatural, in sickness and in health, myths, now and then, record setters, mad science and bad ideas. The answers will amaze you. On the Spot...it's quite simply the game show with everything you need to know about everything!

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Origins, Untold History, Inventions
18. Origins, Untold History, Inventions
 
From the origin of the bedroom, bathroom, and kitchen, to the history of bathing, laundry, and staying up late, to some groundbreaking inventions that made life at home much easier.
Mystery Solved, Globetrotting, On the Menu
17. Mystery Solved, Globetrotting, On the Menu
 
From the truth behind the Bermuda Triangle, the face on Mars, and New England's Dark Day, to the world's most extreme marathons and climbing Everest, to the world's great appetite for bugs.
Fact or Fiction, Oddities, Identify This
16. Fact or Fiction, Oddities, Identify This
 
From incredible facts and fictions about the NBA, Napoleon, and politics, to some odd remedies for hiccups, heartburn, and crying, to the world's most famous skylines, landmarks, and the value of the White House.
Record Breakers, Ridiculous Theories, In Sickness & In Health
15. Record Breakers, Ridiculous Theories, In Sickness & In Health
 
From the most venomous, toughest, and loudest animals on the planet to the most ridiculous theories the scientific community has ever had, and some answers for how to stay healthy and happy when flying.
Mad Science, Myths, Claim to Fame
14. Mad Science, Myths, Claim to Fame
 
From the science behind invisibility to what's really behind sightings of zombies and vampires, to the mummy's curse, presidential claims to fame, and the world's most amazing streets.
Origins, Supernatural, Bad Ideas
13. Origins, Supernatural, Bad Ideas
 
From the first hot air balloons and submarines to the common origin of many car companies, to time travel, superheroes, mermaids, geniuses, and immortality, to three-wheeled cars, flying cars, and the brave first test of a flight suit.
What Could Have Been, Get Creative, Identify This
12. What Could Have Been, Get Creative, Identify This
 
From crazy ideas for exploring space to the amazing plan for an unsinkable aircraft carrier, the surprising uses for goat's milk and spider webs, to hybrid animals, animals that can paint, and the most extreme close-ups of everyday things.
Untold History, Globetrotting, Oddities
11. Untold History, Globetrotting, Oddities
 
From gladiators to an amazing escape, the world's shortest war to its longest, to the amazing sights off Route 66, zorbing, graveyards, and a petrified giant.
What's In a Name?, Now and Then, Myths
10. What's In a Name?, Now and Then, Myths
 
From the history of French Fries and fast food, to whether or not cell phones can pop popcorn, cause fires, and disorient planes, to the truth about ninjas, Viking warriors, and Billy the Kid.
Problem & Solution, Who Said That?, Supernatural
9. Problem & Solution, Who Said That?, Supernatural
 
rom the home remedy for itches to the best solutions for missing recipe ingredients, to famous quotes from comedians, politicians, writers, and actors, to the secret behind crop circles, bigfoot, and the Loch Ness monster.
Record Breakers, What It's Worth, In Sickness & In Health
8. Record Breakers, What It's Worth, In Sickness & In Health
 
From breaking the sound barrier on land and in the air, to selling the Eiffel Tower and the price of some very famous dentures, to working out in zero gravity and the astounding weight of all the bacteria in your body.
Bad Ideas, Oddities, Mad Science
7. Bad Ideas, Oddities, Mad Science
 
From plane crashes in Beverly Hills and airbag underwear, to teenage popes and wild Arizona camels, to the doctor who tested catheters on himself and superhero mice.
What Could Have Been, Conspiracies, Identify This
6. What Could Have Been, Conspiracies, Identify This
 
From the wrong turn that started World War I and how the Titanic disaster could have been averted, to code cracking and a $2 million car, to braving Niagara Falls in a barrel and the world's biggest Ferris wheel.
Untold History, Get Creative, Origins
5. Untold History, Get Creative, Origins
 
From cannibalism to the jobs dictators had before they were dictators, to the Golden Age of Television and the "armonica" instrument, to the origins of the Pony Express, wedding gowns, candy canes, and gift shops.
What's In a Name, Now and Then, On the Menu
4. What's In a Name, Now and Then, On the Menu
 
From the origin of the words "trivia" and "sideburn," to how Vegas, the Grand Canyon, and Earth itself have changed, to unusual foods such as poutine, blood pudding, and "toad in the hole" to the Museum of Burnt Food.
Supernatural, In Sickness & In Health, Record Breakers
3. Supernatural, In Sickness & In Health, Record Breakers
 
Synopsis: From Roswell to alien radio signals, how to tame claustrophobia to that bacteria laden piece of technology in your pocket, and records broken in surfing, cookies, hula hoops, and fishing, to the hilarious story of how the Guinness Book of Records got started.
Mad Science, Myths, Who Said That?
2. Mad Science, Myths, Who Said That?
 
Synopsis: From a headless chicken to Martian radio signals, the truth about alligators in sewers to the man-made objects you can see from outer space, and what Juliet really means when she asks "wherefore art thou Romeo" to the real origin of the phrase, "Elementary, my dear Watson."
What It's Worth, Problem and Solution, Globetrotting
1. What It's Worth, Problem and Solution, Globetrotting
 
From the value of a first edition of the Bible to a 1943 penny, the breakfast food that can kill ants to the food you can use to shave, remove makeup, and polish your shoes, and the world's most dangerous pool to its most dangerous beach.
Description

Each episode of On the Spot is a lightning fast game of entertaining trivia from different categories, including: untold history, globetrotting, origins, supernatural, in sickness and in health, myths, now and then, record setters, mad science and bad ideas. The answers will amaze you. On the Spot...it's quite simply the game show with everything you need to know about everything!