What do you get if you combine Takeshi’s Castle with Frogger, moreover a hairspray-infused blast of Eighties nostalgia? A brand new show from NBC, apparently.
Peacock, NBC’s streaming platform, has ordered 13 hourlong episodes of Frogger, an outsized physical competition show that includes 12 impediment programs impressed by the traditional recreation. That seemingly means a lot of neon, cartoonish units, and a smattering of Konami branding.
“These bodily demanding challenges will see contestants dodge treacherous visitors, leap over snapping gators and jump over hungry hippos to beat the course,” the press launch reads.
The winner of every episode will obtain a money prize. Eureka Productions, the firm behind The Amazing Race and Dating Around, is casting the show proper now, and it is open to US residents age 18 and older. It’ll movie in Australia from late May via the finish of June. Happy hopping, hopefuls.