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* GameShowHost: The Inquizitor. Under the terms of his contract, his identity has never been revealed.

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* GameShowHost: The Inquizitor. Under the terms of his contract, his identity has never been revealed.revealed to this day.


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!!GameShowTropes in use:!!This show provides examples of:
* AdvertisingCampaigns:
** Between Seasons 2 and 3, GSN ran a series of promos which started out as a normal ad for the new season, when the signal would be interrupted by a fictional former contestant named Amy [=MacGuffin=] who complained that she was mistreated on the show and threatened to show a picture of the Inquizitor's face if she didn't get an apology from him. She would shout out the address for her site "exposetheinquizitor.com" just before the signal went back to the original promo.
** After a few regular commercials aired, Michael Fleming (President of GSN at the time) came on and apologized for the disturbance, then insisted viewers ignore her website and enjoy the upcoming new episodes of ''Inquizition''.



* CatchPhrase: If a question was missed by all the contestants, the Inquizitor would often utter, "Universal ignorance." or "Equal ineptitude." If only one contestant got a question correct, the Inquizitor might say, "Congratulations, Mr./Ms. ________, you are correct." If a contestant did not lock in an answer at all, the Inquizitor would say, "Hit your button, Mr./Ms. ________!"
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* {{Crossover}}: A question on ''Hollywood Showdown'' (also a Sande Stewart/GSN show) offered "The Inquizitor" as a choice for the star of the movie ''The Man Without a Face''.



* Personnel:
** GameShowHost: The Inquizitor. Under the terms of his contract, his identity has never been revealed.
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!!This show provides examples of:
* AdvertisingCampaigns: Between Seasons 2 and 3, GSN ran a series of promos which started out as a normal ad for the new season, when the signal would be interrupted by a fictional former contestant named Amy [=MacGuffin=] who complained that she was mistreated on the show and threatened to show a picture of the Inquizitor's face if she didn't get an apology from him. She would shout out the address for her site "exposetheinquizitor.com" just before the signal went back to the original promo.
** After a few regular commercials aired, Michael Fleming (President of GSN at the time) came on and apologized for the disturbance, then insisted viewers ignore her website and enjoy the upcoming new episodes of ''Inquizition''.
* CatchPhrase: If a question was missed by all the contestants, the Inquizitor would often utter, "Universal ignorance." or "Equal ineptitude." If only one contestant got a question correct, the Inquizitor might say, "Congratulations, Mr./Ms. ________, you are correct." If a contestant did not lock in an answer at all, the Inquizitor would say, "Hit your button, Mr./Ms. ________!"
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* {{Crossover}}: A question on ''Hollywood Showdown'' (also a Sande Stewart/GSN show) offered "The Inquizitor" as a choice for the star of the movie ''The Man Without a Face''.


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* GameShowHost: The Inquizitor. Under the terms of his contract, his identity has never been revealed.


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GameShow that aired on Creator/{{GSN}} from 1998-2001 set in an unnamed foreign dictatorship. The host fired a series of general-knowledge trivia questions at four contestants, each with three possible answers (A, B, and C, with C always being "None of the Above") and roughly three seconds to answer each question.

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GameShow that aired on Creator/{{GSN}} from 1998-2001 1998-2001, produced by Sande Stewart (son of Creator/BobStewart) and set in an unnamed foreign dictatorship. The host fired a series of general-knowledge trivia questions at four contestants, each with three possible answers (A, B, and C, with C always being "None of the Above") and roughly three seconds to answer each question.



* {{Crossover}}: A ''Hollywood Showdown'' question offered "The Inquizitor" as a choice for the star of the movie ''The Man Without a Face''.

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* {{Crossover}}: A question on ''Hollywood Showdown'' question (also a Sande Stewart/GSN show) offered "The Inquizitor" as a choice for the star of the movie ''The Man Without a Face''.


* CatchPhrase: If a question was missed by all the contestants, the Inquizitor would often utter, "Universal ignorance." or "Equal ineptitude." If only one contestant got a question correct, the Inquizitor might say, "Congratulations, Mr./Ms. [name], you are correct." If a contestant did not lock in an answer at all, the Inquizitor would say, "Hit your button, Mr./Ms. [name]!"

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* CatchPhrase: If a question was missed by all the contestants, the Inquizitor would often utter, "Universal ignorance." or "Equal ineptitude." If only one contestant got a question correct, the Inquizitor might say, "Congratulations, Mr./Ms. [name], ________, you are correct." If a contestant did not lock in an answer at all, the Inquizitor would say, "Hit your button, Mr./Ms. [name]!"________!"


* CatchPhrase: If a question was missed by all the contestants, the Inquizitor would often utter, "Universal ignorance." or "Equal ineptitude." If only one contestant got a question correct, the Inquizitor might say, "Congratulations, Mr./Ms. [name], you are correct."

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* CatchPhrase: If a question was missed by all the contestants, the Inquizitor would often utter, "Universal ignorance." or "Equal ineptitude." If only one contestant got a question correct, the Inquizitor might say, "Congratulations, Mr./Ms. [name], you are correct."" If a contestant did not lock in an answer at all, the Inquizitor would say, "Hit your button, Mr./Ms. [name]!"


->''"You are about to be witness to an examination. Several of you have decided to try your skills against the participants. But be you player or spectator, be prepared, for you have just been invited ... to an Inquizition."''

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->''"You are about to be witness to an examination. Several of you have decided to try your skills against the participants. But be you player or spectator, be prepared, for you have just been invited ... to an Inquizition.[[TitleDrop Inquizition]]."''



* {{Crossover}}: A ''Hollywood Showdown'' question offered "The Inquizitor" as a choice for the star of the movie ''The Man Without aFace''.

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* {{Crossover}}: A ''Hollywood Showdown'' question offered "The Inquizitor" as a choice for the star of the movie ''The Man Without aFace''.a Face''.


* {{Crossover:}} A ''Hollywood Showdown'' question offered "The Inquizitor" as a choice for the star of the movie ''The Man Without aFace''.

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* {{Crossover:}} {{Crossover}}: A ''Hollywood Showdown'' question offered "The Inquizitor" as a choice for the star of the movie ''The Man Without aFace''.


* AdvertisingCampaigns: Between Seasons 2 and 3, GSN ran a series of promos which started out as a normal ad for the new season, when the signal would be interrupted by a fictional former contestant named Amy [=MacGuffin=] who complained that she was mistreated on the show and threatened to show a picture of the Inquizitor's face if she didn't get an apology from him. She would shout out the address for her site "exposetheinquizitor.com" just before the signal went back to the original promo.
** After a few regular commercials aired, Michael Fleming (President of GSN at the time) came on and apologized for the disturbance, then insisted viewers ignore her website and enjoy the upcoming new episodes of ''Inquizition''.



* AdvertisingCampaigns: Between Seasons 2 and 3, GSN ran a series of promos which started out as a normal ad for the new season, when the signal would be interrupted by a fictional former contestant named Amy [=MacGuffin=] who complained that she was mistreated on the show and threatened to show a picture of the Inquizitor's face if she didn't get an apology from him. She would shout out the address for her site "exposetheinquizitor.com" just before the signal went back to the original promo.
** After a few regular commercials aired, Michael Fleming (President of GSN at the time) came on and apologized for the disturbance, then insisted viewers ignore her website and enjoy the upcoming new episodes of ''Inquizition''.



* CrossOver: A ''Hollywood Showdown'' question offered "The Inquizitor" as a choice for the star of the movie ''TheManWithoutAFace''.

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* CrossOver: {{Crossover:}} A ''Hollywood Showdown'' question offered "The Inquizitor" as a choice for the star of the movie ''TheManWithoutAFace''.''The Man Without aFace''.


GameShow that aired on {{GSN}} from 1998-2001 set in an unnamed foreign dictatorship. The host fired a series of general-knowledge trivia questions at four contestants, each with three possible answers (A, B, and C, with C always being "None of the Above") and roughly three seconds to answer each question.

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GameShow that aired on {{GSN}} Creator/{{GSN}} from 1998-2001 set in an unnamed foreign dictatorship. The host fired a series of general-knowledge trivia questions at four contestants, each with three possible answers (A, B, and C, with C always being "None of the Above") and roughly three seconds to answer each question.



* EliminationCatchphrase: "This round's time has expired, Mr. ________, and so has yours. PLEASE LEAVE NOW!"



* EliminationCatchphrase: "This round's time has expired, Mr. ________, and so has yours. PLEASE LEAVE NOW!"



* TagLine: "1 Question. 3 Possible answers. Decide quickly."

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* TagLine: {{Tagline}}: "1 Question. 3 Possible answers. Decide quickly."


!!GameShow Tropes in use:

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!!GameShow Tropes !!GameShowTropes in use:


* CrossOver: A ''HollywoodShowdown'' question offered "The Inquizitor" as a choice for the star of the movie ''TheManWithoutAFace''.

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* CrossOver: A ''HollywoodShowdown'' ''Hollywood Showdown'' question offered "The Inquizitor" as a choice for the star of the movie ''TheManWithoutAFace''.

Added DiffLines:

->''"You are about to be witness to an examination. Several of you have decided to try your skills against the participants. But be you player or spectator, be prepared, for you have just been invited ... to an Inquizition."''
-->--Opening narration, as spoken by the '''Inquizitor'''.

GameShow that aired on {{GSN}} from 1998-2001 set in an unnamed foreign dictatorship. The host fired a series of general-knowledge trivia questions at four contestants, each with three possible answers (A, B, and C, with C always being "None of the Above") and roughly three seconds to answer each question.

The game was divided into three rounds, after each one contestant would be eliminated. The Inquizitor would say something like "This round's time has expired, Mr. ________, and so has yours. PLEASE LEAVE NOW!" It was implied that each eliminated contestant was killed off-screen in various manners. For example, at the beginning of a round a wolf's howl might be heard in the background. The Inquizitor might say something like "Ah...my pets are hungry. We must not keep them waiting. Shall we begin?".

The remaining contestant would be rewarded onscreen with the Inquizitor saying "Mr./Ms. ________, you have proven yourself superior to your fellow men. You may take your papers and leave. This completes tonight's Inquizition." Off-screen, the winning contestant would win some money and/or prizes mentioned in the end credit crawl.

There was also a phone-in game where four callers would compete in the same format along with the contestants, their names and scores shown at the bottom of the screen.

Originally, the contestants were dressed as they were and played for $250. By 2000, they began wearing uniforms and playing for $500.
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!!GameShow Tropes in use:
* AdvertisingCampaigns: Between Seasons 2 and 3, GSN ran a series of promos which started out as a normal ad for the new season, when the signal would be interrupted by a fictional former contestant named Amy [=MacGuffin=] who complained that she was mistreated on the show and threatened to show a picture of the Inquizitor's face if she didn't get an apology from him. She would shout out the address for her site "exposetheinquizitor.com" just before the signal went back to the original promo.
** After a few regular commercials aired, Michael Fleming (President of GSN at the time) came on and apologized for the disturbance, then insisted viewers ignore her website and enjoy the upcoming new episodes of ''Inquizition''.
* AllOrNothing
* DeadlyGame: Implied at times, but not really.
* EliminationCatchphrase: "This round's time has expired, Mr. ________, and so has yours. PLEASE LEAVE NOW!"
* Personnel:
** GameShowHost: The Inquizitor. Under the terms of his contract, his identity has never been revealed.
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!!This show provides examples of:
* CatchPhrase: If a question was missed by all the contestants, the Inquizitor would often utter, "Universal ignorance." or "Equal ineptitude." If only one contestant got a question correct, the Inquizitor might say, "Congratulations, Mr./Ms. [name], you are correct."
* CharacterAsHimself
* CrossOver: A ''HollywoodShowdown'' question offered "The Inquizitor" as a choice for the star of the movie ''TheManWithoutAFace''.
* DeadpanSnarker: The Inquizitor. If all four contestants missed a knowledge question, and then correctly answered a pop-culture question, the Inquizitor would say something along the lines of "Oh, we ''do'' know our sitcom characters, don't we?"
* HeWhoMustNotBeSeen: The Inquizitor, whose face was never seen on-camera and whose identity is ''still'' uncertain.
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* MeaningfulName: Amy {{MacGuffin}}.
* TagLine: "1 Question. 3 Possible answers. Decide quickly."
* VanityLicensePlate: In another ad, the Inquizitor rode a motorcycle with the license plate "I QUIZ U".
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