Takeshi's Castle is a Japanese game show that aired between 1986 and 1989 on the Tokyo Broadcasting System. It featured the Japanese actor Takeshi Kitano as a count who owns a castle and sets up difficult challenges for players to get to him. The show has become a cult television hit around the world. A special live "revival" was broadcast on April 2, 2005, for TBS's 50th anniversary celebrations. The original show involved between 100 and 142 contestants whom General Lee "forced" into a series of silly physical challenges, eliminating many of the contestants. Each show finished with a...
|On the air:||November 9, 2002-January 1, 2004|
|Number of seasons:||2|
|Network:||Spike, Challenge, Q, GMA Network, Intercontinental Broadcasting Corporation, Tokyo Broadcasting System Television|