History Series / TheChase

5th Mar '17 6:01:02 AM ZealousAiluirine
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* BigYES!: Bradley delivered one, shown [[https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=4qsuWyrATXY here]]
24th Jan '17 9:36:48 AM OldBen
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** '''Bradley''': I'm sorry [contestant], you have been caught and for you, the chase is over.
** '''Shaun''': It's just another day at the office.
** '''Mark''': (with regard to the higher offer) Come up and play.
** '''Mark''': [higher offer] says you can't beat me.

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** --> '''Bradley''': Let's put some money on the table...
--> '''Bradley''': For [amount] pounds, [[TitleDrop the chase is on]].
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'''Bradley''': I'm sorry [contestant], you have been caught and for you, the chase is over.
** --> '''Shaun''': It's just another day at the office.
** --> '''Mark''': (with regard to the higher offer) Come up and play.
** --> '''Mark''': [higher offer] says you can't beat me.
18th Jan '17 6:39:40 AM DrSlide
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For the first round, each team member (in turn) builds up cash by answering quick fire trivia questions on a one minute clock. For each correct answer, the player earns £1,000. Then they must take it to the table, where they encounter the Chaser for the first time. Starting three steps ahead of the Chaser, they can take a free step toward home for a reduction in the prize money, or take a step [[note]](Or two on the American Version; see Flawless Victory and Schmuck Bait below)[[/note]] towards the Chaser for an improved prize.

Then both Chaser and contestant answer multiple-choice trivia questions. If either gets it right, they move a step down the table. The contestant attempts to get home (in which case that money goes into the prize fund), while the Chaser tries to reach the contestant (in which case that player is removed from the game, along with their money).

In the final round, any team members that have survived their individual chases take part in the Final Chase. On the buzzer, and against a two-minute clock, the team must set as high a mark as they can (gaining an extra step for each member of the team that survived). After they set the mark, the Chaser has the same two minutes to catch the team. If the Chaser gets a question wrong, the team has a chance to move him/her back a space by answering it correctly themselves. If the team is caught, they leave with nothing; otherwise, the surviving team members split the entire prize.

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For the first round, each individual team member (in turn) builds up cash by answering quick fire has 60 seconds to answer as many quick-fire trivia questions on a one minute clock. For as possible, earning £1,000 for each correct answer, answer. They then compete against the player earns £1,000. Then they must take it to the table, where they encounter the day's Chaser for the first time. right to take that money into the Final Chase. Starting three steps ahead of the Chaser, they can take a free step toward home for a reduction in the prize money, or take a step [[note]](Or two on the American Version; see Flawless Victory FlawlessVictory and Schmuck Bait SchmuckBait below)[[/note]] towards the Chaser for an improved prize.

Then both Chaser and contestant answer multiple-choice trivia questions. If either gets it right, they move a step down the table. The table toward the contestant's end. If the contestant attempts reaches home, they advance to get home (in which case that the Final Chase and their money goes into the team's prize fund), while pot. If the Chaser tries to reach catches up, both the contestant (in which case that player is removed from and the game, along with their money).

money are out of the game.

In the final round, any Final Chase, the surviving team members that have survived their individual chases take part in answer as many quick-fire questions on the Final Chase. On the buzzer, and against a two-minute clock, the team must set as high a mark buzzer as they can (gaining an extra in two minutes. Each correct answer moves them one step ahead, and they receive a one-step head start for each member of the team that survived). After they set the mark, the surviving member. The Chaser has the same is then given two minutes to catch the team. If the Chaser gets a question wrong, team, and each wrong answer gives the team has a chance to move him/her push the Chaser back a space one step by answering it correctly themselves. the same question correctly. If the team is caught, they leave with nothing; otherwise, if not, the surviving team members split the entire prize.
prize pot equally.



An American adaption, with Mark Labbett (promoted as "[[RedBaron The Beast]]" as opposed to his real name) as the single Chaser and Brooke Burns hosting was also picked up by GSN. Changes were limited to a three-man team, a $5,000 per question cashbuilder, occasional six-figure "Super Offers"[[note]](even higher than the increased offer, but the player had only a one-step head start and needed ''seven'' correct answers to bank the money)[[/note]], and a Live StudioAudience. It was cancelled two episodes into its fifth season, with the network claiming that it was too expensive to continue producing. It's also seen in Britain on the Challenge channel, where it's billed as ''The Chase USA''.

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An American adaption, version, with Mark Labbett (promoted as "[[RedBaron The Beast]]" as opposed to his real name) as the single Chaser and Brooke Burns hosting was also picked up by GSN. Changes The rules were limited to a three-man changed slightly, with only three people per team, a $5,000 per question cashbuilder, occasional six-figure "Super Offers"[[note]](even higher than the increased offer, but the player had only a one-step head start and needed ''seven'' correct answers to bank the money)[[/note]], and a Live StudioAudience. It was cancelled two episodes into its fifth season, with the network claiming that it was too expensive to continue producing. It's also seen in Britain on the Challenge channel, where it's billed as ''The Chase USA''.
18th Jan '17 6:25:14 AM DrSlide
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** Mark Labbett is at the other end of the scale: 6'7" and 380 pounds. They don't call him "The Man-Mountain" for nothing.
18th Jan '17 6:23:05 AM DrSlide
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An American adaption, with Mark Labbett (promoted as "[[RedBaron The Beast]]" as opposed to his real name) as the single Chaser and Brooke Burns hosting was also picked up by GSN. Changes were limited to a 3 man team, a $5,000 a question cashbuilder, occasional six-figure "Super Offers"[[note]](If invoked, The Beast offered the player an even higher offer than the "one step closer to the danger" option; however, the player had to answer ''seven'' questions correctly without getting caught to bank their cash, and a single wrong answer = caught and thrown out if The Beast didn't get any questions wrong..)[[/note]], and a Live StudioAudience. It was cancelled two episodes into it's fifth season, with the network claiming that it was too expensive to continue producing. It's also seen in Britain on the Challenge channel, where it's billed as ''The Chase USA''.

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An American adaption, with Mark Labbett (promoted as "[[RedBaron The Beast]]" as opposed to his real name) as the single Chaser and Brooke Burns hosting was also picked up by GSN. Changes were limited to a 3 man three-man team, a $5,000 a per question cashbuilder, occasional six-figure "Super Offers"[[note]](If invoked, The Beast offered the player an even Offers"[[note]](even higher offer than the "one step closer to the danger" option; however, increased offer, but the player had to answer only a one-step head start and needed ''seven'' questions correctly without getting caught correct answers to bank their cash, and a single wrong answer = caught and thrown out if The Beast didn't get any questions wrong..)[[/note]], the money)[[/note]], and a Live StudioAudience. It was cancelled two episodes into it's its fifth season, with the network claiming that it was too expensive to continue producing. It's also seen in Britain on the Challenge channel, where it's billed as ''The Chase USA''.



** The higher offer is higher for a reason. Questions are much harder, and many contestants trip up on these questions. And the Chaser is two steps behind you to start off. Contestants rarely survive the higher offer Personal Chase. The U.S. version took this UpToEleven and added a rare SUPER offer on a few occasions, which was usually double the high offer, but put the Chaser right behind the player (meaning just one wrong answer would be enough to get him/her caught unless the Chaser got a question wrong; the player also had to get 7 questions right to bank the money). Throughout the show's run, nobody accepted the challenge of the Super offer.

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** The higher offer is higher for a reason. Questions are much harder, and many contestants trip up on these questions. And the Chaser is two steps behind you to start off. Contestants rarely survive the higher offer Personal Chase. The U.S. version took this UpToEleven and added a rare SUPER offer on a few occasions, which was usually at least double the high offer, but put offer and could run to six figures. However, the player started out only one step ahead of the Chaser right behind the player (meaning just one wrong answer would be enough to get him/her caught unless the Chaser got a question wrong; the player also had to get 7 questions right and needed seven correct answers to bank the money).money. Throughout the show's run, nobody accepted the challenge of the Super offer.



* SchmuckBait: Those United States "Super Offers" that started at a guaranteed $150,000 and went up were really tempting, but anyone who took this was asking to be eliminated unless they were as smart as the Chaser due to there being no room for error on this ruleset [[note]](Barring the Chaser getting any questions wrong, the player had to answer 7 questions right without giving a single wrong answer)[[/note]]. Throughout the US show's five-season run, no one accepted the "Super Offer". And even if they did go for it, they still needed to win the Final Chase or it was all for naught.
* TheSmurfettePrinciple: Anne Hegerty, "The Governess", was the only female chaser until Jennifer Ryans joined the UK roster in 2015. She's still the sole female chaser in the Australian version.

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* SchmuckBait: Those United States "Super Offers" that started at a guaranteed $150,000 and went up were really tempting, but anyone who took this was asking to be eliminated unless they were as smart as the Chaser due to there being no room for error on this ruleset [[note]](Barring the Chaser getting any questions wrong, the ruleset.[[note]](The player had only got a one-step head start and needed seven correct answers to answer 7 questions right without giving a single wrong answer)[[/note]]. bank the cash.[[/note]] Throughout the US show's five-season run, no one accepted the "Super Offer". And even if they did go for it, they still needed to win the Final Chase or it was all for naught.
* TheSmurfettePrinciple: Anne Hegerty, "The Governess", was the only female chaser until Jennifer Ryans Jenny Ryan joined the UK roster in 2015. She's still the sole female chaser in the Australian version.



** Each contestant starts with the Cashbuilder Round, where they must answer as many questions as possible in 60 secondes.

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** Each contestant starts with the Cashbuilder Round, where they must answer as many questions as possible in 60 secondes.seconds.
22nd Nov '16 1:46:57 AM misawadaichi
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*** For the chaser, the Final Chase is meant to be difficult for them as they have to rely on themselves for the answer and, most importantly, can be forced to answer additional questions due to push backs.


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** A more straight example would be if a contestant answered all of their questions correctly during their personal chase. A chaser can't catch anyone who doesn't answer incorrectly.
27th Sep '16 7:17:45 AM Beed28
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->''"These four people have never met before, but by working as a team, they have a chance to win thousands of pounds. There's just one thing standing in their way; the Chaser. The chase is on."''
-->-- '''Bradley Walsh'''
27th Sep '16 7:12:49 AM Beed28
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-->-- Bradley Walsh

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-->-- Bradley Walsh
'''Bradley Walsh'''
27th Sep '16 7:11:36 AM Beed28
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->''"These four people have never met before, but by working as a team, they have a chance to win thousands of pounds. There's just one thing standing in their way; the Chaser. The chase is on."''
-->-- Bradley Walsh
25th Sep '16 11:26:44 AM LtFedora
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* {{Narcissist}}: Discussed. During the introduction for the Chasers, Adrew O'Keefe enjoys pointing out how much Brydon "The Shark" Coverdale is in love with himself.

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* {{Narcissist}}: Discussed. During the introduction for the Chasers, Adrew Andrew O'Keefe enjoys pointing out how much Brydon "The Shark" Coverdale is in love with himself.
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