Praise the return of summer reality television! ABC’s, Wipeout is back on the air!
This can only mean that Junkie1 gets to cackle like a demented schoolgirl as ditzes and d-bags slip, trip, flip, quip, and take a dip all over the ridiculous obstacle course. I get sick joy out of seeing some fool do a little trash-talking mere seconds before taking a header into a giant rubber ball. The oddity is amplified by the wicked commentary of John Henson (E! Entertainment’s Talk Soup) and John Anderson (ESPN’s SportsCenter). It’s cringe-worthy fun for me, but totally sucks for them.
Classic from Season 1:
Note: The original genius can be found on the English-dubbed, Japanese gameshow MXC (below).