Television: Brains v. Brawn

In France every Thursday night some 2,500,000 people forgo their Sagan, their cinema and other well-known Gallic pastimes to watch a new-style quiz show called Tetes et Jambes, literally "Heads and Legs" but loosely translated "Brains and Brawn." On Brains, the glint of gold is only incidental to the visual gimmicks and the sheer fun of watching the nation's top musclemen come to the aid of the IBMinded. To take home his cut of a $5,600 jackpot, Brain must correctly answer a series of questions spread over four weeks. If he misses, the scene...

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