Cash Cab

Cash CabOne of the pleasures (sarcasm dripping) I get to do being back in the US is see all the wonderful TV I have been missing while in Japan. There are all kinds of shows that I have never seen or heard of while in Japan, so these may be well known to you, but all completely new to me. Today I stumbled across a show called Cash Cab on the Discovery channel.

It’s a pretty simple trivia game when the contestant is an unsuspecting person who gets into a New York cab. The riders get asked trivia questions on the way to their destination. If they can answer them without getting three answers wrong by the time they reach their destination, they get to keep the money they win.

Now, this show didn

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8 Responses to Cash Cab

  1. trip says:

    Wait till you see “Deal? Or No Deal!”

  2. Why was it a good idea to take the money instead of going for more?

    I have never seen the show, so I don’t know how the questions are like. But if it’s anything like those “street smart” questions, I’d say go for the extra money – those questions are easy!

  3. pfadvice says:

    Why was it a good idea to take the money instead of going for more?

    I have never seen the show, so I don’t know how the questions are like. But if it’s anything like those “street smart

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  7. steve says:

    You would be suprised. I watch the show quite often ( only thing on ) and there are many many people that get greedy, and choose to try and fail at the final question :)

  8. julien says:

    I wonder to know who is responsible for the original idea. I guess discovery bought the concept from an agency.

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