History Series / TheCrystalMaze

2nd Jan '16 8:12:31 AM ReloadPsi
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* FashionDissonance - The perms, mullets, and toupees sported by so many of the contestants certainly were a product of the time.
18th Dec '15 12:36:10 PM AndIntroducingALeg
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* CheatersNeverProsper: Kind of averted. Contestants who managed to get a crystal in a method other than the one the game intended were usually allowed to keep it. On the other hand, they'd usually misunderstood the game than strictly speaking cheated.
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* CheatersNeverProsper: Kind of averted. Contestants who managed to get a crystal in a method other than the one the game intended were usually allowed to keep it. On the other hand, they'd usually misunderstood the game game, rather than strictly speaking cheated.
18th Dec '15 12:33:18 PM AndIntroducingALeg
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* CheatersNeverProsper: Kind of averted. Contestants who managed to get a crystal in a method other than the one the game intended were usually allowed to keep it. On the other hand, they'd usually misunderstood the game than strictly speaking cheated.
27th Sep '15 11:19:21 AM auroVee
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The show remains a classic and repeats are still shown in syndication, while [[EpilepticTrees rumours]] surface every couple of years about a {{Revival}}. The show was and remains very popular amongst University Students, though there have been no DVD releases as yet. Although a TV revival is still far off, a "live immersive experience" in central London with Richard O'Brien's involved has been announced and is currently seeking [[https://www.indiegogo.com/projects/the-crystal-maze-a-live-immersive-experience#/story funding on IndieGoGo]]
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The show remains a classic and repeats are still shown in syndication, while [[EpilepticTrees rumours]] surface every couple of years about a {{Revival}}. The show was and remains very popular amongst University Students, though there have been no DVD releases as yet. Although a TV revival is still far off, a "live immersive experience" in central London with Richard O'Brien's involved has been announced and is currently seeking has managed to recieve [[https://www.indiegogo.com/projects/the-crystal-maze-a-live-immersive-experience#/story funding on through IndieGoGo]]

** "Will you start the fans, PLEASE!"
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** "Will you start the fans, PLEASE!"PLEASE!" for Richard, "Let the four winds blow!" or similar for Ed - both just before the Crystal Dome task.

*** In Series 3, 'Mumsie' was replaced by 'Auntie Sabrina' - which was strange, because they were both played by Sandra Caron (possibly it was just an elaborate excuse to change her costume, as the characters did dress differently).
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*** In Series 3, 'Mumsie' was replaced by 'Auntie Sabrina' - which was strange, because they were both played by Sandra Caron (possibly it was just an elaborate excuse to change her costume, as the characters did dress differently). 'Mumsie' returns in Series 4, announcing her arrival back in the ChristmasEpisode which kickstarts said series.

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%%* MineralMacGuffin* MineralMacGuffin - The Time Crystals, which grants the team 5 seconds in the Crystal Dome, or can be used to buy out a locked in contestant.

* PutOnABus - Richard O'Brien, when he left the series.
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* PutOnABus - Richard O'Brien, when he left the series. Although the Series 5 ChristmasEpisode helps to explain the transfer of the ownership to Ed Tudor Pole.
14th Jun '15 1:57:02 AM SilentHunterUK
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The show remains a classic and repeats are still shown in syndication, while [[EpilepticTrees rumours]] surface every couple of years about a {{Revival}}. The show was and remains very popular amongst University Students, though there have been no DVD releases as yet.
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The show remains a classic and repeats are still shown in syndication, while [[EpilepticTrees rumours]] surface every couple of years about a {{Revival}}. The show was and remains very popular amongst University Students, though there have been no DVD releases as yet. yet. Although a TV revival is still far off, a "live immersive experience" in central London with Richard O'Brien's involved has been announced and is currently seeking [[https://www.indiegogo.com/projects/the-crystal-maze-a-live-immersive-experience#/story funding on IndieGoGo]]
15th May '15 6:23:53 PM doubleutf
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* LinkedListClueMethodology - A lot of the games had a dash of this, but particularly one of the most iconic games, the 'Murder Mystery' where a trail of clues would lead around a messy room (which also had a dead body in it because [[AlwaysMurder reasons]]) to the crystal. These games were so popular a different incarnation was done in each series.
25th Apr '15 5:11:09 PM doubleutf
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* AsideComment - The crux of Richard O'Brien's awesomeness.

* CatchPhrase - "This is a two/two and a half/three minute game from the very second I close the door...", "Will you start the fans, PLEASE!"
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* CatchPhrase - - ** "This is a two/two and a half/three minute game from the very second I close the door...", " ** "Will you start the fans, PLEASE!"PLEASE!" ** Subverted for a while by Richard O'Brien who decided to make "Go for it!" his catchphrase, but whenever he used it would shortly after go off on a monologue [[BreakingTheFourthWall explaining to the audience]] that he had decided to make "Go for it!" his catchphrase.

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* CatchPhrase WhoWouldWantToWatchUs - "This is a two/two and a half/three minute The hosts would both moan about the quality of the prizes, the game from design, the very second I close contestants, the door...", "Will you start the fans, PLEASE!"set, just about everything.
24th Mar '15 8:00:38 AM muddycurve424
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10th Mar '15 10:03:01 AM 16teeth
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** Conversely... [[http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=faQ1TfarvZY One Crystal + Crystal Dome]] = EpicFail
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** Conversely... [[http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=faQ1TfarvZY One Crystal + Crystal Dome]] = EpicFailEpicFail. It actually happened twice.

*** That happened ''Twice''.
10th Mar '15 10:02:14 AM 16teeth
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*** That happened ''Twice''.
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