Silent Library

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  • TV-PG
  • 2009
  • 4 Seasons
  • 6.2  (468)

Silent Library was a popular television show that aired on MTV from 2009 to 2011. It was a game show that featured a cast of six contestants who were put through a series of bizarre and often painful challenges, all while trying to remain perfectly silent. The show was based on a Japanese game show of the same name and was hosted by Zero Kazama, Chase Vacnin, and Bettina Mangiaracina.

The premise of the show was simple yet entertaining. The contestants were split into two teams of three, and each team was given a set of cards. The cards contained different challenges, ranging from simple tasks like drinking a glass of water without using your hands to more difficult and painful challenges such as getting a tattoo or undergoing a waxing treatment. The teams took turns choosing cards and performing the challenges, with the goal of completing them all without uttering a single word.

The challenges were set in a library, which was dressed up to look like a haunted house or a funhouse. The library was filled with hidden compartments, secret doors, and other surprises that often caught the contestants off guard. The challenges were designed to be difficult, and some of them required a lot of skill or courage to complete. For example, one challenge required the contestant to hold their breath underwater while their teammates piled books on top of them. Another challenge required the contestant to crawl through a maze of pipes while being sprayed with water.

The show was made even more entertaining by the hosts, who added humor and commentary to the action. Zero Kazama was the main host and acted as the referee, making sure the contestants didn't make any noise. Chase Vacnin and Bettina Mangiaracina were the co-hosts, and they often teased the contestants and commented on their performance. They also acted as timekeepers, as each challenge had a time limit that the contestants had to beat.

The contestants themselves were a mix of ordinary people and minor celebrities. Some of the contestants were chosen for their physical abilities, while others were chosen for their personalities or comedic value. One of the most popular contestants was Bam Margera, a professional skateboarder and reality TV star. He was known for his wild antics and often pushed the limits of the challenges, much to the delight of the audience.

The show was a hit with audiences, and it ran for three seasons before being canceled. It was praised for its creativity and humor, as well as its ability to create suspense and tension without relying on dialogue or sound effects. The show's popularity also spawned a number of spin-offs and adaptations, including a mobile game and a Japanese version of the show.

In conclusion, Silent Library was a unique and entertaining game show that challenged contestants to complete difficult challenges while remaining silent. The show was hosted by Zero Kazama, Chase Vacnin, and Bettina Mangiaracina and featured a mix of ordinary people and minor celebrities. The challenges were designed to be difficult and often painful, but the show's humor and commentary kept it entertaining. Although the show only ran for three seasons, it has become a cult classic and is still fondly remembered by its fans.

Silent Library is a series that is currently running and has 4 seasons (89 episodes). The series first aired on June 15, 2009.

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Ep. 30
30. Ep. 30
June 15, 2011
Toothpaste cookies and hot sauce snow cones are on the menu today in the Silent Library.
Ep. 29
29. Ep. 29
June 14, 2011
Six friends battle a donkey, a turtle and an Italian chef in the Silent Library.
Ep. 28
28. Ep. 28
June 13, 2011
Six friends are slapped, pecked, and beaten in this episode.
Ep. 27
27. Ep. 27
June 13, 2011
Ranch dressing and rancid ice cream are on the menu today in the Silent Library.
Historic Chest
26. Historic Chest
May 9, 2011
A painful inscription, a knock from some funny bones, and a spotty dog pose a challenge Mike, Vinny, Chris, James, Lenny, and Z must overcome.
Ep. 25
25. Ep. 25
June 9, 2011
A toothless man, a boxer and a fruit hot-wearing lady punish six friends.
Ep. 24
24. Ep. 24
June 8, 2011
Today six friends get shot, licked, and hammered down to win money.
Drunk Cup
23. Drunk Cup
May 4, 2011
Friends from Yonkers, New York, attempt to conquer a drink from an interesting cup, receive a fishy kiss, and take a seat on some uncomfortable barstools.
Ep. 22
22. Ep. 22
June 7, 2011
Six friends knee their way to the top to win money.
Ep. 21
21. Ep. 21
June 6, 2011
Six friends get smacked, kicked, and poked in the Silent Library.
Ep. 20
20. Ep. 20
June 3, 2011
Six friends have a near perfect round of challenges getting smashed, kicked and even sculpted.
Ep. 19
19. Ep. 19
June 2, 2011
Six friends are punished by a tiny cow, a giant bull, and a snappy frog.
Ep. 18
18. Ep. 18
June 1, 2011
Six friends dress up like barnyard animals and get beaten down by musical instruments.
Ep. 17
17. Ep. 17
May 31, 2011
Jersey friends put their faces and groins in the line of fire in this episode of Silent Library.
Ep. 16
16. Ep. 16
May 27, 2011
Six friends blow and throw up for an afternoon in the Silent Library.
Ep. 15
15. Ep. 15
May 26, 2011
Six lingerie football league players from the Philadelphia Passion compete to win cash in the Silent Library.
Ep. 14
14. Ep. 14
May 25, 2011
Five friends from New York brush, lick, and duck to win money.
Ep. 13
13. Ep. 13
May 24, 2011
Six Pals from Pennsylvania endure ballerina kicks, bouncy balls and baseball players.
Ep. 12
12. Ep. 12
May 23, 2011
Six New York friends eat donuts and fish for guts and noodles.
Ep. 11
11. Ep. 11
May 20, 2011
Six girls vs. giant rubber bands, flying water bottles, and gelatin dentures.
Snack Snap
10. Snack Snap
April 11, 2011
Marco, Pat, John, Erick, Mike and Justin mix it up with some carnival food, get stuck into a few snacks, and eat some less than appetizing finger food.
Ep. 9
9. Ep. 9
May 19, 2011
In this episode, six New Yorkers get whipped, shot at, and grossed out.
Ep. 8
8. Ep. 8
May 18, 2011
The Jungle Boogie Dance members dance their way through sticky, painful and disgusting challenges.
Ep. 7
7. Ep. 7
May 17, 2011
Vacuums, wheels and volcanoes.
Ep. 6
6. Ep. 6
May 17, 2011
Friends face flying food, explosions and flying in this episode.
Ep. 5
5. Ep. 5
April 27, 2011
There are some itchy, corny, and sticky situations this week as the guys from the band The Ready Set star in this episode of Silent Library.
Ep. 4
4. Ep. 4
April 20, 2011
Six WWE superstars get fed up and beaten down as they compete for cash in the Silent Library.
Ep. 3
3. Ep. 3
April 20, 2011
The band members from 3OH!3 face off against exploding turkeys, mouse traps, and dirty mops.
Ep. 2
2. Ep. 2
April 6, 2011
Jimmy Fallon and The Roots try the challenges at The Silent Library.
Ep. 1
1. Ep. 1
April 6, 2011
The 'Jersey Shore' cast punches and slaps to win cash.
Where to Watch Silent Library
Silent Library is available for streaming on the MTV website, both individual episodes and full seasons. You can also watch Silent Library on demand at Paramount+ and Amazon Prime.
  • Premiere Date
    June 15, 2009
  • IMDB Rating
    6.2  (468)