Race to Escape

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  • TV-PG
  • 2015
  • 1 Season
  • 7.9  (156)

Race to Escape is a thrilling challenge-based reality TV show that premiered in 2015. It features two teams of two contestants who are locked in a room filled with puzzles, riddles, and challenges that they need to solve before they can escape. The show is hosted by Jimmy Pardo, a popular American comedian and actor, who adds his own brand of humor and wit to the show.

The concept of the show is simple - two teams consisting of friends, family, or coworkers are locked in identical rooms and given a set of interrelated puzzles and challenges to solve. The teams have a limited amount of time, usually one hour, to solve all the puzzles and escape the room. The first team to successfully complete all the challenges and escape is declared the winner.

The rooms are designed to be challenging and are filled with hidden puzzles, secret codes, and other brain teasers that require the contestants to think outside the box. The challenges are often based on science, technology, and logical reasoning, but there are also elements of physical dexterity and luck involved.

The challenges are varied and range from tasks like piecing together a jigsaw puzzle to finding hidden objects using ultraviolet light. The puzzles are designed to be tricky and require the contestants to work collaboratively to find a solution. The teams are given a set of clues to help them, but they need to be able to think creatively and logically to solve the puzzles.

The teams are also allowed to ask for help from a set of advisors who are watching them through cameras and microphones. These advisors are experts in science and technology and can offer the teams valuable guidance and advice on how to approach the different puzzles.

Jimmy Pardo, the host of the show, is a perfect fit for the format. He adds his own humor and personality to the show and keeps things lively and entertaining. He also helps to explain the science and technology involved in the puzzles and makes the show accessible to a wider audience.

One of the highlights of the show is the tension and excitement as the teams race against the clock to solve the puzzles and escape the room. The tension is increased by the fact that the teams are competing against each other, and there is always the possibility of a tie.

Overall, Race to Escape is a fun and engaging show that combines elements of science, technology, and logic puzzles with a reality TV format. The challenges are varied and interesting, the production values are high, and the host adds a comedic touch to the proceedings. If you are a fan of puzzle-solving or just looking for an entertaining and engaging show, Race to Escape is definitely worth checking out.

Race to Escape is a series that is currently running and has 1 seasons (7 episodes). The series first aired on July 25, 2015.

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Where to Watch Race to Escape
Race to Escape is available for streaming on the Science website, both individual episodes and full seasons. You can also watch Race to Escape on demand at Philo, Amazon, Google Play and Apple TV.
  • Premiere Date
    July 25, 2015
  • IMDB Rating
    7.9  (156)