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The beloved 1990s game show Figure It Out will be making its return to TV for 40 brand new episodes.
This popular game show featured kids who had a unique talent, skill, or achievement. A panel of 4 celebrities would have to guess the kids secret by asking "yes" or "no" questions. The show also featured Nickelodeon's infamous green slime.
President of development and original programming at Nickelodeon said, "In this internet age where kids are expressing themselves online, it feels timely to give them a TV platform to showcase those talents in a uniquely Nickelodeon way," quoted The Huffington Post.
The show ran from 1997-1999 and consisted of 150 episodes. Olympic Swimmer Summer Sanders was the original host.
For the new episodes, Jeff Sutphen from 101 Ways To Leave a Game Show will take over. Production for the new episodes will begin in Los Angeles in April.
Figure it Out panelist have included stars from Nickelodeon and other well-known celebrities. Amongst them were, Amanda Bynes, Chris Jericho, Kenan Thompson, Lori Beth Denberg, Danny Tamberelli, Michelle Trachtenberg, Tara Lipinski, Joe Namath, and Mike O'Malley.
After the original Figure it Out was released, Figure it Out: Family Style and Figure it Out: Wild Style aired.
Nickelodeon was known for many popular game shows in the 90s including, Legends of the Hidden Temple, Guts, Get the Picture, Wild and Crazy Kids, and What Would You Do? The first ever game show that aired on the station was Double Dare in 1986 reports Deadline.
Nickelodeon recently launched a block from midnight-4am, showing reruns of 90s sitcoms. This has proved to be successful.
Watch this clip of Figure it Out: Family Style clip with guest star, Aaron Carter.