Its third and final season brought some major changes; along with being moved to Nick Nite before being moved back to Nickelodeon in October , and a brief burn-off of remaining episodes on Nick Toons a few years later , it became Family BrainSurge , played with five teams of two. Season 1, Episode 11 Oct 13 -. Also, on Family BrainSurge , the episode’s winning team also got a donation made by the show’s staff in their name to one of Nickelodeon’s “Big Help” partner organizations. During the last week of season 2, there were pairs of related players competing, but the game was still played with the usual rules. Season 1, Episode 16 Nov 10 -. The third season started airing on July 18, on Nick at Nite , marketed as Family BrainSurge , [1] and had a two-person family team format with five teams.

Related players wore the same color shirt. Below is a complete BrainSurge episode list that spans the show’s entire TV run. If a male contestant won, male audience members received a green BrainSurge T-shirt. Meaty —09 Wonder Pets! Cartoons — You’re On! Wouldn’t be a Nickelodeon show without unnecessary messiness. Season 1, Episode 39 Apr 09 -.

Scroll below and you’ll find what you’re looking for. The remaining episodes aired on Nicktoons from April 28 to May 9, After completing a path successfully, the contestant must step on an actuator outside the board to stop the clock.

The network announced on February 18, that the program was renewed for a second season, that will consist of 40 episodes, and will feature the same format without any known changes.

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Articles needing additional references from January All articles needing additional references TV. Contestants are told immediately when they make a mistake; they must return to the start and view the pattern again before being allowed to continue; when viewing the pattern after a mistake, the clock continues to run.


Season 1, Episode 36 Apr 06. The Orange County Register. Season 1, Episode 22 Dec 02. Season 1, Episode 28 Jan 28. Please help improve this article by adding citations to reliable sources. Season 1, Episode 23 Dec 03. The third season ran until November 17,when the show was canceled. Nickelodeon — Nick at Nite [1] Nicktoons Each season has at least 2 episodes featuring celebrity players, at least one of which had Nickelodeon stars as players.

Cartoons — You’re On! Season 1, Episode 31 Mar 30.

Season 1, Episode 14 Oct 16. The game primarily tested the memory and comprehension skills of the contestants. You need to login to do this.

One week during season 2 featured Jeff hosting with a celebrity co-host by his side. Erin Fitzgerald season 1—2 John Cramer season 3. BrainSurge episodes from every season can be seen below, along with fun facts about who directed the episodes, the stars of the and sometimes even information like shooting locations and original air dates.

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This then continued until someone else answered incorrectly, who also faced the same fate. Season 1, Episode 26 Jan 26.

Also, during those episodes, if the player lost the final round, the co-host would go down the Brain Drain with the player. The first path is 6 squares 5 squares on a season 1 episode on a 4×4 grid, the second is 8 squares 10 squares on two season 1 episodes and 9 squares on a season 2 episode on a 5×5 grid, and the third is 10 squares on a 6×6 grid; squares are always connected horizontally, vertically, or diagonally.

Season 1, Episode 38 Apr 08.

Likewise if the player won the final round, the co-host would get slimed with the player. Season 1, Episode 11 Oct 13.

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And the loser, along with the eliminated from round two, also got to go down the Brain Drain which for the record, is a slide, made to look like a human ear, complete with “wax” foam. On “Family BrainSurge”, if all the answers in the naming type questions are used up before two teams are eliminated, then Jeff will ask tiebreaker questions using who, what, and where type questions, and teams cannot use their Brain Farts during a tiebreaker any unused Brain Farts are out of play when the tiebreaker starts.


There were 6 sometimes 5 puzzles in season 1, worth 10, 20, 30, 40, 50, and points each for a maximum of points ; in season 2, the point puzzle was dropped except in an episode that was delayed from season 1 ; in season 3 Family BrainSurgethere are four puzzles, worth 10, 25, 50, and points. Season 1, Episode 15 Nov 09. On Family BrainSurgethe child did the 4×4 and 6×6 while the adult did the 5×5, and the rest of the team including the “Brain Trust” was allowed to help guide the contestant.

Hollywood Center Studios Hollywood, California. Meaty —09 Wonder Pets! Season 1, Episode 19 Nov 30. Contestants see each path twice; the clock starts running when the contestant first activates a square. The round one puzzles and the round two story usually contained references to that episodes co-host mainly about what they’re famous for.

Other adjustments included only playing 4 puzzles in Level 1, and the addition of a lifeline in Level 2. BrainSurge’ s challenges are designed to test the memory and comprehension skills of its contestants.