Weekdays 4:00 PM on Nick Jr. Premiered Nov 15, 2010 Unknown


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AIRED ON 7/18/2011

Season 3 : Episode 1

Show Summary

BrainSurge was a game show hosted by Claudia Winkleman where six contestants (aka ''The Brainiacs'') whose battling out 3 levels of Brain Games. Contenders are facing memory and concentration skills to Demonstrate. This program was aired on Nick Jr. in 2010. The Show was aired on a Pilot in November 14, 2009, also hosted by Winkleman. It has a Lower, Shorter and Smaller Format, That were participants will be Characters.

Format and Gameplay

The contestants playing Three Levels of Brain Games.

Level 1

In Level 1, There are 6 (sometimes 5) audiovisual, visual, video and usual puzzles that appear on the Screen. The Puzzles are Worth 10, 20, 30, 40, 50 and 100 points respectively. The Four Remaining has the Highest Score are Moving on to The Next Level.

Level 2

In Level 2, Contestants was listening into History on the Host's Big Book of Super Fantastic True Chronicles of Truth are Absolutely True. After the Story has Read, She asked a Series of Questions. The Contestant get the correct response, The Contestants sit on a Chair and the Picture was down right, If the Player gets incorrect, The Contestants sit on a Chair and Makes a Farting Noise and The Chair was pulled on Claudia's Mouth. There is only 2 Players can remain.

Knockout Round

In the Knockout Round, The two remaining contestants have ten seconds to memorize a 4x4 grid containing 8 pairs of images from the story. Once either contestant makes a mistake, the player who makes the next match wins the game in a sudden-death match. The three players are eliminated in the second level.

Level 3: The Final Stage

In Level 3: The Final Stage, The Contestant must memorize and correctly recall patterns on 4x4, 5x5, and 6x6 sized illuminated floors. Six squares must be stepped on for the 4x4, eight squares are required for the 5x5 and ten squares are necessary for the 6x6. Each square has an actuator in the middle that must be stepped on to activate the square. Before the contestant starts, he or she is allowed to see the sequence twice. After completing each path successfully, the contestant must step on an actuator outside of the board to stop the clock and view the next path. The contestant is given a time limit of 90 seconds with decimal timing, and must return to the start and view the pattern again if they make a mistake. Each path cleared earns the contestant a prize, with each prize increasing in value across each floor, including the grand prize for completing the round, and the honor of being slimed in network tradition. If time runs out, she/he also must be eliminated, but still gets to keep the prize(s) earned up to that point.

Brain Drain

If the Players don't compete in Three intense Levels of Brain Games, The Players will go down the Brain Drain Slide. The Slide is made of Cream. That players can get slimed in the BrainSurge Brain Drain Glob.


Each episode was taped in Orlando, Florida. In the First Season has 30 episodes that six contestants, characters from Nick Jr. They will be Challenged by 150 puzzles and stories.

It was hosted by Claudia Winkleman, who has the task of making a pleasant environment for the kids on set of recordings. In each episode the little show their mental skills in three rounds in which the difficulty will gradually grow. They should make color associations, duels memory and be part of testing physical, hearing and mental coordination.

International Versions

Based on the Tokyo Broadcasting System called "Brain Survivor".

The Series aired on Nickelodeon hosted by Tamsin Heatley in 2012.

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Game Show, Kids


pop culture references, geekcentric, for the child in you, for nerds, for geeks