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Gordon Ramsay's gameshow in the tardis (February 2021)

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RL
Running Late
I rather enjoyed it. Nice to have a game show with a bit of swearing too!

One point I noted though - on the second game, the £100k went down if they got questions wrong. I’m sure this wasn’t the case in the first game?


I'm not sure many viewers grasped the rules, they were too busy being gobsmacked by how awfully annoying the first couple were.
DW
DavidWhitfield
I reckon it was decent enough as a bit of easy viewing. I'll watch it again tonight.

The BBC is often accused of rather formulaic scheduling and 'playing it safe', (for example, their festive offering consisting of Call The Midwife and Mrs Brown's Boys for several Christmases in a row), but the one thing you certainly can't say of Cash Buckaroo with Gordon Ramsay is that it's a predictable addition to their evening line up.
JK
JKDerry
Who would be a better host than Gordon Ramsay of this show? Any ideas?
JO
Josh
Davina McCall would be a good one, vaguely similar format to Million Pound Drop.
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JJ
Juicy Joe Founding member
I feel the show was an absolute car crash. Asking ridiculously easy questions with a 60 second time limit, with absolutely no tension at all, drawn out over an hour, put together on a weird set from Dr Who and a host who adds nothing to the show - what is there to like? I feel most viewers would have turned off during the 1st 10 minutes of the 1st couple who featured a lady who wasn't even aware what a vowel is. And these viewers will not return.
GO
gottago
I reckon it was decent enough as a bit of easy viewing. I'll watch it again tonight.

The BBC is often accused of rather formulaic scheduling and 'playing it safe', (for example, their festive offering consisting of Call The Midwife and Mrs Brown's Boys for several Christmases in a row), but the one thing you certainly can't say of Cash Buckaroo with Gordon Ramsay is that it's a predictable addition to their evening line up.

I agree that it's good the BBC are trying out something different with their scheduling, though it's odd they didn't go for a straight Monday-Friday strip rather than this weird Wednesday-Friday for three weeks strip. It's a shame that this is the show they've done it with. 2.7m last night which is a million down on the slot average. I think it's only going to fall further based on the general reaction to it. I hope it doesn't put them off trying out better formats in this slot in the future.
RL
Running Late
Who would be a better host than Gordon Ramsay of this show? Any ideas?


A tub of lard? Hang on, spot the difference. Razz
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JJ
Juicy Joe Founding member
'500 Questions' on ITV was better than this!! Even 'Shafted' was undeniably superior!
BR
Brekkie
Who would be a better host than Gordon Ramsay of this show? Any ideas?

Worth noting it is a format devised by Ramsey.
KP
KelpieP0921
I didn't mind Ramsey here. He was interviewed the other day about devising/playing this as a board game and the whole family enjoyed it, and I get the feeling from watching this that this is a good game to play/be part of but watching as a viewer is complicated/dull.
JO
Joe
Who would be a better host than Gordon Ramsay of this show? Any ideas?

Angela Merkel.
JO
Johnr
For me it has the same problem that "High Stakes" has in that it promises HUGE jackpot (OK not £500,000 but still) but if I were a contestant with a bit of sense I would just play it as safe as possible until I got the "Bank Stack" lifeline, then go for the £25,000 stack

If it works out, £25,000 in the back pocket and who cares about the rest of the game

If it doesn't work out, oh well

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