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-->'''US Contestant:''' ''[while climbing down a bedsheet rope from a window]'' Hey, it's like Literature/{{Cinderella}}!

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''Now Get Out Of That!'' was a [[ShortRunners short-lived]] (four five-episode seasons) competetive [[RealityTelevision reality show]] running on [[Creator/TheBBC BBC2]] from 1981-1984. Based, originally, on an annual competition between Cambridge and Oxford, the first two seasons followed the competition between the two universities. The third and fourth seasons followed a team from [[EagleLand the US]] versus a [[StiffUpperLip UK team]].

An early precursor to ''Series/{{Survivor}}''-style RealityTelevision and an early example of RealityTelevision in general, the show followed two teams as they went through a series of obstacles themed around a [[SpyFiction top secret mission]].

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''Now Get Out Of of That!'' was a [[ShortRunners short-lived]] (four five-episode seasons) competetive competitive [[RealityTelevision reality show]] running on [[Creator/TheBBC BBC2]] from 1981-1984. Based, originally, 1981 to 1984. Based originally on an annual competition between Cambridge and Oxford, the first two seasons followed the competition between the two universities. The third and fourth seasons followed a team from [[EagleLand [[{{Eagleland}} the US]] versus United States]] vs. a [[StiffUpperLip UK team]].

An early precursor to ''Series/{{Survivor}}''-style RealityTelevision and an early example of RealityTelevision Reality Television in general, the show followed two teams as they went through a series of obstacles themed around a [[SpyFiction top secret mission]].



The show was hosted by Creator/BernardFalk, BBC newscaster, who provided a colorful running commentary on the show.

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The show was hosted by Creator/BernardFalk, Bernard Falk, BBC newscaster, who provided a colorful running commentary on the show.
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* BritishBrevity: Twenty episodes over four seasons.



* DeathIsASlapOnTheWrist: Challenges such as finding a way to "set off an explosive"[[note]]pop a balloon[[/note]] while nobody is inside the indicated "blast radius", if failed, resulted in a five minute penalty added to the team's time, and ''nothing else'', even if within the context of the scenario, half the team would be dead.
* DismantledMacGuffin: One season rewarded contestants with a piece of a map after each challenge was completed. [[spoiler: By the time they had the whole map, they were already done with every challenge.]]
* EmptyRoomPsych: The mission: Raid the castle full of guards. Do not set off the booby trap, or you'll set off an alarm and [[ZergRush the guards will find you]]. [[spoiler: There were no guards. '''At all.''']]
* EscortMission: The final challenge of Season 4. To make it even more of a challenge, the scientist "[[ScriptedEvent accidentally]]" falls off the wall and [[TwistedAnkle "breaks" their ankle]], forcing the team to [[MacGyvering build a makeshift stretcher]] [[TimedMission as quickly as possible]].
* LoopholeAbuse: Get the keys to a Land Rover out of a milk churn buried in the mud. You cannot walk past this white line. [[spoiler: Crawling, running, or any other means of locomotion besides ''walking'', however, are fine.]]

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* DeathIsASlapOnTheWrist: Challenges such as finding a way to "set off an explosive"[[note]]pop a balloon[[/note]] while nobody is inside the indicated "blast radius", if failed, resulted in a five minute five-minute penalty added to the team's time, and ''nothing else'', even if within the context of the scenario, half the team would be dead.
* DismantledMacGuffin: One season rewarded contestants with a piece of a map after each challenge was completed. [[spoiler: By [[spoiler:By the time they had the whole map, they were already done with every challenge.]]
* EmptyRoomPsych: The mission: Raid the castle full of guards. Do not set off the booby trap, or you'll set off an alarm and [[ZergRush the guards will find you]]. [[spoiler: There [[spoiler:There were no guards. '''At all.''']]
* EscortMission: The final challenge of Season 4. To make it even more of a challenge, the scientist "[[ScriptedEvent accidentally]]" falls off the wall and [[TwistedAnkle "breaks" their his ankle]], forcing the team to [[MacGyvering build a makeshift stretcher]] [[TimedMission as quickly as possible]].
* LoopholeAbuse: Get the keys to a Land Rover out of a milk churn buried in the mud. You cannot walk past this white line. [[spoiler: Crawling, [[spoiler:Crawling, running, or any other means of locomotion besides ''walking'', however, are fine.]]



** '''Season 4:''' Find and rescue a [[{{Turncoat}} defecting]] scientist
* TimedMission: Sometimes literally, but also overall. The winning team was the one that took the least amount of time to complete the course.
* UnreliableNarrator: Each team went through the exact same course on different weekends. The footage was then edited together with Falk commenting "meanwhile, the ''<team name>'' team..."

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** '''Season 4:''' Find and rescue a [[{{Turncoat}} defecting]] scientist
scientist.
* TimedMission: Sometimes literally, but also overall. The winning team was the one that took the least amount of less time to complete the course.
* UnreliableNarrator: Each team went through the exact same course on different weekends. The footage was then edited together with Falk commenting "meanwhile, commenting, "Meanwhile, the ''<team name>'' team..."


The show was hosted by [[HeyItsThatGuy Bernard]] [[HeyItsThatVoice Falk]], BBC newscaster, who provided a colorful running commentary on the show.

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The show was hosted by [[HeyItsThatGuy Bernard]] [[HeyItsThatVoice Falk]], Creator/BernardFalk, BBC newscaster, who provided a colorful running commentary on the show.

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-->'''US Contestant:''' ''[while climbing down a bedsheet rope from a window]'' Hey, it's like Literature/{{Cinderella}}!
-->'''[[DeadpanSnarker Bernard Falk:]]''' Or Literature/{{Rapunzel}}, if you will.

''Now Get Out Of That!'' was a [[ShortRunners short-lived]] (four five-episode seasons) competetive [[RealityTelevision reality show]] running on [[Creator/TheBBC BBC2]] from 1981-1984. Based, originally, on an annual competition between Cambridge and Oxford, the first two seasons followed the competition between the two universities. The third and fourth seasons followed a team from [[EagleLand the US]] versus a [[StiffUpperLip UK team]].

An early precursor to ''Series/{{Survivor}}''-style RealityTelevision and an early example of RealityTelevision in general, the show followed two teams as they went through a series of obstacles themed around a [[SpyFiction top secret mission]].

Each challenge was designed to challenge a team's critical thinking, problem solving, physical abilities, and ability to [[LoopholeAbuse use technicalities in the challenge's phrasing]] to solve the problem.

The show was hosted by [[HeyItsThatGuy Bernard]] [[HeyItsThatVoice Falk]], BBC newscaster, who provided a colorful running commentary on the show.

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!! This show provides examples of:

* DeadpanSnarker: Bernard Falk's running commentary helps keep viewers entertained while the teams spend time trying various ideas for a challenge.
* DeathIsASlapOnTheWrist: Challenges such as finding a way to "set off an explosive"[[note]]pop a balloon[[/note]] while nobody is inside the indicated "blast radius", if failed, resulted in a five minute penalty added to the team's time, and ''nothing else'', even if within the context of the scenario, half the team would be dead.
* DismantledMacGuffin: One season rewarded contestants with a piece of a map after each challenge was completed. [[spoiler: By the time they had the whole map, they were already done with every challenge.]]
* EmptyRoomPsych: The mission: Raid the castle full of guards. Do not set off the booby trap, or you'll set off an alarm and [[ZergRush the guards will find you]]. [[spoiler: There were no guards. '''At all.''']]
* EscortMission: The final challenge of Season 4. To make it even more of a challenge, the scientist "[[ScriptedEvent accidentally]]" falls off the wall and [[TwistedAnkle "breaks" their ankle]], forcing the team to [[MacGyvering build a makeshift stretcher]] [[TimedMission as quickly as possible]].
* LoopholeAbuse: Get the keys to a Land Rover out of a milk churn buried in the mud. You cannot walk past this white line. [[spoiler: Crawling, running, or any other means of locomotion besides ''walking'', however, are fine.]]
* MacGyvering: A number of challenges and solutions attempted in the show involve putting together items [[LockingMacGyverInTheStoreCupboard conveniently right by the challenge itself]] or [[ItMayHelpYouOnYourQuest picked up]] [[ChekhovsGun over the course of previous challenges]].
* SpyFiction: Particularly in seasons 2-4:
** '''Season 2:''' Recover a top secret isotope from a crashed spacecraft.
** '''Season 3:''' Destroy a communications cable.
** '''Season 4:''' Find and rescue a [[{{Turncoat}} defecting]] scientist
* TimedMission: Sometimes literally, but also overall. The winning team was the one that took the least amount of time to complete the course.
* UnreliableNarrator: Each team went through the exact same course on different weekends. The footage was then edited together with Falk commenting "meanwhile, the ''<team name>'' team..."
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