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DefunctTV: The history of 'Where in the World is Carmen Sandiego?'

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    PapaNachos
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    Oh man, I loved the Carmen Sandiego show and games. I want to say that the Where in Time game was my favorite, but it was all so good and wholesome. That's some weapons-grade nostalgia and...

    Oh man, I loved the Carmen Sandiego show and games. I want to say that the Where in Time game was my favorite, but it was all so good and wholesome. That's some weapons-grade nostalgia and definitely responsible for a large portion of my historical and geographical knowledge.

    Plus Rockapella still slaps

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    1. TheRtRevKaiser
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      I was a huge Rockapella fan growing up, and me and some friends were lucky enough to catch the original lineup live sometime around 2003-2004. They did, indeed, slap. This video is such a...

      I was a huge Rockapella fan growing up, and me and some friends were lucky enough to catch the original lineup live sometime around 2003-2004. They did, indeed, slap.

      This video is such a nostalgia trip for me. My school had Where in the World is Carmen Sandiego installed on some Macintosh PCs in the school computer lab, and I can't tell you how much time I spent playing that game. I also remember loving the game show.

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  2. Adys
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    That was awesome, thank you for posting! I had no idea that game show existed. Hah, that Joe Biden cameo. And Penn and Teller!! "Where in time is Carmen" had a very catchy theme song, too. Boy,...

    That was awesome, thank you for posting! I had no idea that game show existed. Hah, that Joe Biden cameo. And Penn and Teller!! "Where in time is Carmen" had a very catchy theme song, too. Boy, 90s tv was something unique. I sometimes wonder how shows like these would fare today. And production and distribution is so much more accessible now; Youtube would be a good platform for publishing them.

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