Marc summers

Miss Piggy and Marc Summers on the set of Double Dare.


"Dirty Dare"

Double Dare was a children's game show which aired on Nickelodeon from 1986 to 1992. Hosted by Marc Summers, the show combined trivia questions with physical challenges, and it was listed as one of the "50 Greatest Game Shows of All Time" by TV Guide. The show was filmed in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, but eventually taping was moved to Universal Studios Orlando, with the show title changing to Family Double Dare.

The show spawned several spinoffs, and has been adapted for several countries, including Canada, The Netherlands, Germany, Australia, Brazil, India and the United Kingdom.



  • One episode featured the question, "In what muppet movie do Kermit and Miss Piggy tie the knot?"
  • The premiere episode of the 2018 reboot featured the question, "What was Cookie Monster's real name before he had his cookie addiction?"
  • In the July 9, 2018 episode, one of the trivia questions was "What Muppet is Dr. Bunsen Honeydew's faithful and often electrocuted lab partner?"
  • In the July 16, 2018 episode, the blue team, two cheerleaders, show off one of their cheers which mentions Cookie Monster.
  • In the July 18, 2018 episode, one of the questions was "Which celebrity is known for wearing crazy outfits, including a Kermit the Frog coat?"
  • In the October 12, 2018 episode, one of the questions was "Who lives at 123 and a half Sesame Street?" The contestant's answer was Elmo, but the correct answer was Big Bird.


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