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* PunctuatedForEmphasis: Usually done by Marc when a contestant went down the Pie Coaster, timed to when they would go through the pies: "What Would! You Do!"

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* JokeOfTheButt: A season 1 episode had two dancers and audience participants performing "The Butt Dance", where they wore padding to make their butts look huge.

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* SpecialGuest: Many episodes featured a guest star, some more famous than others. Of note, prolific voice actor Creator/DeeBradleyBaker appeared a few times before his career really took off.


* BeforeAndAfterPictures: Marc shows a before and after picture of make-up artist Lee Grimes making an older person look younger; [[SugarWiki/FunnyMoments the younger photo is Marc himself.]]

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* BeforeAndAfterPictures: Marc shows a before and after picture of make-up artist Lee Grimes making an older person look younger; [[SugarWiki/FunnyMoments the younger photo is Marc himself.]]

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* BeforeAndAfterPictures: Marc shows a before and after picture of make-up artist Lee Grimes making an older person look younger; [[SugarWiki/FunnyMoments the younger photo is Marc himself.]]

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* AccidentalMisnaming: In the ColdOpen for one episode, someone standing in line called him "Marc Sumters".

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* ToiletHumour: One remote segment had a shoe salesman rigged with a device that intermittently made fart noises.

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** Whenever Marc asks the audience how many pies they want the contestant to get hit with in the Pie Pod, the answer is ''always'' four.

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* ColdOpen: Every episode opens with a quick game before the main titles.


* GettingCrapPastTheRadar:
** A regular occurrence, most notably on the country western episode when they had a mother and son sing a DoubleEntendre filled song about wanting her pie. Even ignoring the fact that pie is a common slang term for female genitalia, several of the lines scream DoesThisRemindYouOfAnything, like when she asked him to provide filling for her crust, or when the song ended with the son giving his mom a face full of white cream. The producers were clearly aware of the IncestSubtext involved, as demonstrated by an [[LampshadeHanging audience reaction shot]]. Nevertheless, the double entendre seemed to go right over the head of the mother and especially her young son, who sang the tune without any visible sign of discomfort; the mother had a surprisingly good voice, and even after she'd been pied by her son, she reprised the last line of the song as a duet with Marc,
** Other examples are the result of the same FromTheMouthsOfBabes formula used by ''Series/KidsSayTheDarndestThings''. For example, when a little boy was asked what his mother said that he does not like, he responded that she says his dad is a real sex machine.
** Marc himself would occasionally sneak a few in since it was an unscripted show, such as asking a man if he had ever been this turned on in his life during an electrical demonstration, or saying that he had a joke that he wanted to say but it would take them off the air after he discovered that two teenagers he had randomly selected from the audience to [[KissingCousins kiss were cousins]], and the boy said [[DoubleStandardAbuseFemaleOnMale the girl would sock him]] (which Marc misheard).

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%% * GettingCrapPastTheRadar:
** A regular occurrence, most notably on the country western episode when they had a mother
GettingCrapPastThe Radar: Due to overwhelming and son sing a DoubleEntendre filled song about wanting her pie. Even ignoring the fact that pie persistent misuse, GCPTR is a common slang term for female genitalia, several of the lines scream DoesThisRemindYouOfAnything, like when she asked him to provide filling for her crust, or when the song ended with the son giving his mom a face full of white cream. The producers were clearly aware of the IncestSubtext involved, as demonstrated by an [[LampshadeHanging audience reaction shot]]. Nevertheless, the double entendre seemed to go right over the head of the mother and especially her young son, who sang the tune without any visible sign of discomfort; the mother had a surprisingly good voice, and even after she'd been pied by her son, she reprised the last line of the song as a duet with Marc,
** Other
on-page examples only until 01 June 2021. If you are the result of the same FromTheMouthsOfBabes formula used by ''Series/KidsSayTheDarndestThings''. For example, when a little boy was asked what his mother said that he does not like, he responded that she says his dad is a real sex machine.
** Marc himself would occasionally sneak a few in since it was an unscripted show, such as asking a man if he had ever been
reading this turned on in his life during an electrical demonstration, or saying that he had a joke that he wanted to say but it would take them off the air after he discovered that two teenagers he had randomly selected from future, please check the audience trope page to [[KissingCousins kiss were cousins]], and make sure your example fits the boy said [[DoubleStandardAbuseFemaleOnMale the girl would sock him]] (which Marc misheard).current definition.


** In another "memory game" episode, one boy was stumped with an answer so his father whispered it to him. Marc made the boy pie his father as punishment.

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** In another "memory game" episode, one boy was stumped with an answer so his father whispered it to him. Marc overheard it, so he made the boy pie his father as punishment.


* AnythingYouCanDoICanDoBetter: Used almost verbatim as the title of a Season Two feature. It usually involved a kid attempting to perform a stunt such as playing harmonica with their nose and challenging their parent to do the same. If the parent failed, the kid got to pie the parent; if the kid failed and/or the parent succeeded, the parent got to pie the kid.

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* AnythingYouCanDoICanDoBetter: Used almost verbatim as the title of a Season Two feature. It usually involved a kid attempting to perform a stunt such as playing harmonica with their nose and challenging their parent to do the same. If the parent failed, the they would get pied by their kid got or sent to a pie the parent; device; if the kid failed and/or the parent succeeded, the kid got pied by their parent got or sent to a pie the kid.device.


* EatThat: Some of the dares during the ''What Would You Do?'' Medley including eating bizarre food combinations such as a Twinkie with gravy, a hamburger with honey, ice cream with ketchup, "Stan's Cola", etc. Most of these are like Fear Factor later on.

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* EatThat: Some of the dares during the ''What Would You Do?'' Medley including eating bizarre food combinations such as a Twinkie with gravy, a hamburger with honey, ice cream with ketchup, "Stan's Cola", etc. Most of these are like Fear Factor later on. Sometimes the participants were so grossed out that they quickly changed their minds and opted to go to the Pie Pod instead.

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* AnythingYouCanDoICanDoBetter: Used almost verbatim as the title of a Season Two feature. It usually involved a kid attempting to perform a stunt such as playing harmonica with their nose and challenging their parent to do the same. If the parent failed, the kid got to pie the parent; if the kid failed and/or the parent succeeded, the parent got to pie the kid.


''What Would You Do?'' was a children's game show hosted by Marc Summers that aired on Creator/{{Nickelodeon}}. The premise was similar to ''Series/CandidCamera'', as Marc would tape people in unusual situations and ask the audience (set around Universal Studios Florida, the network's original home in the 90s), "[[TitleDrop What would you do?]]" before the outcome was shown. Other aspects of the show involved members of the StudioAudience and Marc getting messy from some sort of contraptions, most of which involved [[PieInTheFace pies]].

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''What Would You Do?'' was a children's game show hosted by Marc Summers that aired on Creator/{{Nickelodeon}}. It was created and executive produced by Woody Fraser in the wake of his success with another series he created and executive produced for Nickelodeon, ''Series/WildAndCrazyKids''. The premise was similar to ''Series/CandidCamera'', as Marc would tape people in unusual situations and ask the audience (set around Universal Studios Florida, the network's original home in the 90s), "[[TitleDrop What would you do?]]" before the outcome was shown. Other aspects of the show involved members of the StudioAudience and Marc getting messy from some sort of contraptions, most of which involved [[PieInTheFace pies]].



Like ''Series/WildAndCrazyKids'', the show was produced by Woody Fraser Productions and Nickelodeon alongside Reeves Entertainment Group, a production company owned at the time by Creator/ThamesTelevision. After the first season, however, Fraser stepped down as executive producer, and as a result, Reeves Entertainment became sole production partner with Nickelodeon.



%% * CarriedByTheHost: Do you think of this show and not think Marc Summers?
%% * CoveredInGunge: Self-explanatory.
%% * LosingHorns: Type B, heard on a couple of occasions when someone failed to complete a challenge of some sort.
%% * LovelyAssistant: Robin in the first season, children and later a monkey in the second.



%% * AudienceParticipation
%% * ButtMonkey: Marc.
%% * CandidCameraPrank: Some of the things they did out of the studio with people would loosely fall under this category.



** In yet another season 2 memory game, a man had to memorize the contents of a grocery shopping list, then grab all of the items on the list and put them into his prop shopping cart within the time limit. Success would send his daughter to the Pie Wash, failure would send him to the Pie Wash. Among the items on the list was a broom. At the end, he had gotten everything on the list BUT the broom, then proceeded to lie that he did have the broom. And he actually got away with it at first, as his daughter did get sent to the Pie Wash. It wasn't until after the next commercial break that the producers realized he cheated, at which point his daughter got the option of taking a token for the Wall of Stuff or pieng him in retaliation. Not surprisingly, she chose the pie.

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** In yet another season 2 memory game, a man had to memorize the contents of a grocery shopping list, then grab all of the items on the list and put them into his prop shopping cart within the time limit. Success would send his daughter to the Pie Wash, failure would send him to the Pie Wash. Among the items on the list was a broom. At the end, he had gotten everything on the list BUT the broom, then proceeded to lie that he did have the broom. And he actually got away with it at first, as his daughter did get sent to the Pie Wash. It wasn't until after the next commercial break that the producers realized he cheated, at which point his daughter got the option of taking a token for the Wall of Stuff or pieng pieing him in retaliation. Not surprisingly, she chose the pie.



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%% * SpecialGuest: David Cassidy, The Amazing Kreskin.

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