History Series / EstateOfPanic

25th Nov '15 9:58:33 PM IncoG5nito
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''Estate of Panic'' was a GameShow that had a very brief run on [[SciFiChannel [=SyFy=]]] in 2008, and aired alongside ''[[Series/ChaseGameShow Cha$e]]'', a "live-action video game" show. It was hosted by Steve Valentine and came from the minds of the same folks who brought us ''Series/FearFactor''. Each week, seven contestants were brought to a [[DarkOldHouse "spooky mansion"]] supposedly out in the middle of nowhere (the show was filmed in Argentina) where Valentine would literally give away his money in a set of three rooms (chosen by him) in his estate. However, there was a huge catch - these rooms were anything but normal; while the players searched for the money, things would happen in the room and/or various creatures would appear to distract and frighten the contestants. Examples included a basement that quickly [[DrowningPit flooded up to near ceiling level with water]], a garden laced with electrical wires, a study that would [[TheWallsAreClosingIn close in and shrink on the occupants]], and other nasty surprises.

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''Estate of Panic'' was a GameShow that had a very brief run on [[SciFiChannel [=SyFy=]]] in 2008, and aired alongside ''[[Series/ChaseGameShow Cha$e]]'', a "live-action video game" show. It was hosted by Steve Valentine and came from the minds of the same folks who brought us ''Series/FearFactor''. Each week, seven contestants were brought to a [[DarkOldHouse [[OldDarkHouse "spooky mansion"]] supposedly out in the middle of nowhere (the show was filmed in Argentina) where Valentine would literally give away his money in a set of three rooms (chosen by him) in his estate. However, there was a huge catch - these rooms were anything but normal; while the players searched for the money, things would happen in the room and/or various creatures would appear to distract and frighten the contestants. Examples included a basement that quickly [[DrowningPit flooded up to near ceiling level with water]], a garden laced with electrical wires, a study that would [[TheWallsAreClosingIn close in and shrink on the occupants]], and other nasty surprises.



* DarkOldHouse: The Estate, naturally.


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* OldDarkHouse: The Estate, naturally.
25th Nov '15 9:57:59 PM IncoG5nito
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''Estate of Panic'' was a GameShow that had a very brief run on [[SciFiChannel [=SyFy=]]] in 2008, and aired alongside ''[[Series/ChaseGameShow Cha$e]]'', a "live-action video game" show. It was hosted by Steve Valentine and came from the minds of the same folks who brought us ''Series/FearFactor''. Each week, seven contestants were brought to a "spooky mansion" supposedly out in the middle of nowhere (the show was filmed in Argentina) where Valentine would literally give away his money in a set of three rooms (chosen by him) in his mansion. However, there was a huge catch - these rooms were anything but normal; while the players searched for the money, things would happen in the room and/or various creatures would appear to distract and frighten the contestants. Examples included a basement that quickly [[DrowningPit flooded up to near ceiling level with water]], a garden laced with electrical wires, a study that would [[TheWallsAreClosingIn close in and shrink on the occupants]], and other nasty surprises.

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''Estate of Panic'' was a GameShow that had a very brief run on [[SciFiChannel [=SyFy=]]] in 2008, and aired alongside ''[[Series/ChaseGameShow Cha$e]]'', a "live-action video game" show. It was hosted by Steve Valentine and came from the minds of the same folks who brought us ''Series/FearFactor''. Each week, seven contestants were brought to a [[DarkOldHouse "spooky mansion" mansion"]] supposedly out in the middle of nowhere (the show was filmed in Argentina) where Valentine would literally give away his money in a set of three rooms (chosen by him) in his mansion.estate. However, there was a huge catch - these rooms were anything but normal; while the players searched for the money, things would happen in the room and/or various creatures would appear to distract and frighten the contestants. Examples included a basement that quickly [[DrowningPit flooded up to near ceiling level with water]], a garden laced with electrical wires, a study that would [[TheWallsAreClosingIn close in and shrink on the occupants]], and other nasty surprises.


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* DarkOldHouse: The Estate, naturally.
24th Oct '15 2:43:48 PM Gimere
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''Estate of Panic'' was a GameShow that had a very brief run on [[SciFiChannel [=SyFy=]]] in 2008, and aired alongside ''[[Series/ChaseGameShow Cha$e]]'', a "live-action video game" show. It was hosted by Steve Valentine and came from the minds of the same folks who brought us ''FearFactor''. Each week, seven contestants were brought to a "spooky mansion" supposedly out in the middle of nowhere (the show was filmed in Argentina) where Valentine would literally give away his money in a set of three rooms (chosen by him) in his mansion. However, there was a huge catch - these rooms were anything but normal; while the players searched for the money, things would happen in the room and/or various creatures would appear to distract and frighten the contestants. Examples included a basement that quickly [[DrowningPit flooded up to near ceiling level with water]], a garden laced with electrical wires, a study that would [[TheWallsAreClosingIn close in and shrink on the occupants]], and other nasty surprises.

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''Estate of Panic'' was a GameShow that had a very brief run on [[SciFiChannel [=SyFy=]]] in 2008, and aired alongside ''[[Series/ChaseGameShow Cha$e]]'', a "live-action video game" show. It was hosted by Steve Valentine and came from the minds of the same folks who brought us ''FearFactor''.''Series/FearFactor''. Each week, seven contestants were brought to a "spooky mansion" supposedly out in the middle of nowhere (the show was filmed in Argentina) where Valentine would literally give away his money in a set of three rooms (chosen by him) in his mansion. However, there was a huge catch - these rooms were anything but normal; while the players searched for the money, things would happen in the room and/or various creatures would appear to distract and frighten the contestants. Examples included a basement that quickly [[DrowningPit flooded up to near ceiling level with water]], a garden laced with electrical wires, a study that would [[TheWallsAreClosingIn close in and shrink on the occupants]], and other nasty surprises.



* GameShowHost: Steve Valentine. And you thought ''Inquizition'' had a scary host...

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* GameShowHost: Steve Valentine. And you thought ''Inquizition'' ''Series/{{Inquizition}}'' had a scary host...
17th Mar '14 3:26:34 PM StFan
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Spiritual predecessor to ''GameShow/{{Exit}}'', a much more recent SyFy offering.

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Spiritual predecessor to ''GameShow/{{Exit}}'', ''Series/{{Exit}}'', a much more recent SyFy offering.
2nd Dec '13 5:38:50 PM IncoG5nito
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If the last contestant could do all this, they would win the cash as well as the money the other contestants collected '''plus''' whatever money they found in the Vault. If they got locked in, they [[AllOrNothing lost everything]]. However, a contestant could "panic" in the Vault and yell for Valentine to help him or her, at which point he or she would lose half of the night's winnings and forfeit any money found in the Vault. In any instance, Valentine would tell the contestant to "Get out of his house" which the contestant would gladly do. And thus ended the game.

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If the last contestant could do all this, they would win the cash as well as the money the other contestants collected '''plus''' whatever money they found in the Vault. If they got locked in, they [[AllOrNothing lost everything]]. However, a contestant could [[TakeAThirdOption "panic" in the Vault Vault]] and yell for Valentine to help him or her, at which point he or she would lose half of the night's winnings and forfeit any money found in the Vault. In any instance, Valentine would tell the contestant to "Get out of his house" which the contestant would gladly do. And thus ended the game.game.

Spiritual predecessor to ''GameShow/{{Exit}}'', a much more recent SyFy offering.
27th Sep '13 12:42:52 AM gallium
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* HeyItsThatGuy: Valentine formerly played Nigel Townsend in ''CrossingJordan''. [[LampshadeHanging Lampshaded]] when a contestant named Jordan is eliminated on one of the episodes and Steve replies "I guess we'll be... 'Crossing Jordan' off the list."
16th Jul '13 2:11:28 PM IncoG5nito
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* BonusRound: Subverted in the Vault, where a contestant can double their winnings provided they can get out of a restraint ''and'' out the Vault itself. However, if you fail in the Vault, you lose either half or all of your winnings depending on whether you hit the Panic button or were locked in.

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* BonusRound: Subverted in the Vault, where a contestant can double their add to his or her winnings provided they he or she can get out of a restraint ''and'' out the Vault itself. However, if you fail failure in the Vault, you lose Vault resulted in the contestant losing either half or all of your his or her winnings depending on whether you he or she hit the Panic button or were got locked in.
29th Apr '13 11:34:00 PM KentuckyTroper1990
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30th Mar '13 1:47:39 PM JIKTV
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''Estate of Panic'' was a GameShow that had a very brief run on [[SciFiChannel [=SyFy=]]] in 2008, and aired alongside ''[[{{Chase}} Cha$e]]'', a "live-action video game" show. It was hosted by Steve Valentine and came from the minds of the same folks who brought us ''FearFactor''. Each week, seven contestants were brought to a "spooky mansion" supposedly out in the middle of nowhere (the show was filmed in Argentina) where Valentine would literally give away his money in a set of three rooms (chosen by him) in his mansion. However, there was a huge catch - these rooms were anything but normal; while the players searched for the money, things would happen in the room and/or various creatures would appear to distract and frighten the contestants. Examples included a basement that quickly [[DrowningPit flooded up to near ceiling level with water]], a garden laced with electrical wires, a study that would [[TheWallsAreClosingIn close in and shrink on the occupants]], and other nasty surprises.

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''Estate of Panic'' was a GameShow that had a very brief run on [[SciFiChannel [=SyFy=]]] in 2008, and aired alongside ''[[{{Chase}} ''[[Series/ChaseGameShow Cha$e]]'', a "live-action video game" show. It was hosted by Steve Valentine and came from the minds of the same folks who brought us ''FearFactor''. Each week, seven contestants were brought to a "spooky mansion" supposedly out in the middle of nowhere (the show was filmed in Argentina) where Valentine would literally give away his money in a set of three rooms (chosen by him) in his mansion. However, there was a huge catch - these rooms were anything but normal; while the players searched for the money, things would happen in the room and/or various creatures would appear to distract and frighten the contestants. Examples included a basement that quickly [[DrowningPit flooded up to near ceiling level with water]], a garden laced with electrical wires, a study that would [[TheWallsAreClosingIn close in and shrink on the occupants]], and other nasty surprises.
9th Jan '13 5:28:35 AM SeptimusHeap
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* TheWonka: Steve. Has an ''uncanny'' resemblance to Depp's Wonka, actually.
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