King of the Nerds Review: Supernerds (S01E04)

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Last week on King of the Nerds: Blextrophy triumphs for the first time and Brandon couldn’t handle the golf carts.

Show opens with a Star Wars parody playing up the tension between Joshua and Danielle. Joshua being a schemer made for good TV. However, Danielle reveals,

I never asked Josh. I know there’s a little part where [talking about having Josh voting for himself] and I was joking. I was not serious at all.

According to Danielle, it’s her display of sarcasm. Another proof that the editor is the powerful person on a reality show? Listen to my interview with her and the recently departed Brandon. Continue reading “King of the Nerds Review: Supernerds (S01E04)”

King of the Nerds Review: Welcome to Nerdvana (S01E01)

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If you’re planning to watch King of the Nerds because you think seeing your fellow geeks on TV is groundbreaking or life-affirming, then you haven’t watched too many reality competition shows. Our hosts are icons whose heyday is long gone, two of the stars of the Revenge of the Nerds movies, Robert Carradine and Curtis Armstrong. Eleven contestants vie for the big $100,000 grand prize. But first, they’re going to be broken up to two even teams. One of the contestants even compares it to getting picked for dodgeball. Characters sure are welcome on this TBS show.

Both captains, Ivan and Genevieve, are doused in colored gunk, Ivan is orange and Genevieve is blue. Genevieve wins rock-paper-scissors to get first pick by gunking another nerd. Why the Nickelodeon-style hijinks? I DON’T KNOW! Continue reading “King of the Nerds Review: Welcome to Nerdvana (S01E01)”