Legends of the Hidden Temple

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Legends of the Hidden Temple
Created byDavid G. Stanley
Scott A. Stone
Stephen Brown
Presented byKirk Fogg
Narrated byDee Bradley Baker as Olmec
Composer(s)David G. Stanley and Scott A. Stone (credited on-air to "The Music Machine")
Country of originUnited States
No. of seasons3
No. of episodes120
Production location(s)Universal Studios
Orlando, Florida
Running time22–24 minutes
Production company(s)Stone Stanley Entertainment
Original networkNickelodeon
Original releaseSeptember 11, 1993 –
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Legends of the Hidden Temple is an American action-adventure game show television series that was produced by Stone Stanley Productions in association with Nickelodeon. The show ran from September 11, 1993 until 1995. The show was centered around a temple that was "filled with lost treasures protected by mysterious Mayan temple guards".[2] It was hosted by Kirk Fogg and Dee Bradley Baker voiced Olmec, a talking Olmec Head that "knows the secrets behind each of the treasures in his temple".[2] There were six teams of two children (one boy and one girl) and they competed to retrieve one of the historical artifacts that was in the temple by performing both physical stunts and by answering questions that were based on history, mythology, and geography.

The show was taped at Nickelodeon Studios at Universal Studios in Orlando, Florida. In 1995, the show won a CableACE award for Best Game Show Special or Series and was also nominated for Art Direction in a Comedy or Music Special or Series.[3] In a 2007 poll held by the Springfield, Illinois State Journal-Register, ten percent of the respondents said that Legends of the Hidden Temple was their "favorite 'old school' Nickelodeon show."[4]

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  1. Brooks, Tim; Earle Marsh (2007). The Complete Directory to Prime Time Network and Cable TV Shows, 1946-Present. Random House. ISBN 978-0-345-49773-4.
  2. 2.0 2.1 Stone-Stanley Productions. "The Jewel-Encrusted Egg of Catherine the Great." Legends of the Hidden Temple. Starring Kirk Fogg and Dee Bradley Baker as Olmec. 1995
  3. "Legends of the Hidden Temple (1993–1995) Awards". Internet Movie Database. Retrieved 2014-09-08.
  4. "What Do YOU Think?". State Journal-Register. 2007-01-23. p. 13.

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