Extremely unconventional TV game shows that will blow your mind

Have you ever wondered what it was like to be a human Tetris block?

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Game shows like Minute to Win It, Family Feud, and Deal Or No Deal are huge household names. But these game shows pale in comparison to the wacky game shows that are thriving in Japan. To that effect, the extremes to which the Japanese take their TV game show challenges will truly make you question reality! We’re talking about games that mummify people or turn them into human Tetris blocks. Your mind is about to be blown.

#1 Human Tetris

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Whether you recognize this game as Brickgame or Tetris, you’ve never seen it played out like this before. Contestants are suited up in spandex gear and are required to distort their bodies in order to fit through the shape in the wall that’s heading towards them. If they fail to do so, they’ll be dunked straight into a pool of murky water.

Interesting facts about BTS
  • The group name, “BTS” stands for the Korean expression Bangtan Sonyeondan which translates to “Bulletproof Boy Scouts”. Band member J-Hope said that they chose this name because it represents BTS’s desire “to block out stereotypes, criticisms, and expectations that aim on adolescents like bullets.” But that isn’t the only meaning behind the name. In 2017, BTS said, as part of their new brand identity, that their name would also stand for Beyond the Scene” which extended their name to mean “growing youth BTS who is going beyond the realities they are facing, and going forward.”
  • BTS was originally intended to be a hip-hop group, similar to YG Entertainment’s 1TYM. This was because Big Hit Entertainment CEO Bang Si-hyuk met with RM and was very impressed by his rapping talents. However, Bang Si-hyuk changed his mind and decided that today’s youth needed “a hero who can lend them a shoulder to lean on, even without speaking a single word.”
  • BTS has said that all of the following musicians have inspired their music; Post Malone, Eminem, Seo Taiji and Boys, Nas, Kanye West, Drake, Charlie Puth, Danger, and Queen.
  • The band’s first English-language single, “Dynamite”, was released on August 21st. Its video broke the YouTube record for the most viewed music video premiere, grabbing the attention of three million viewers, and it set a new record for the most viewed video on the first day of release. “Dynamite” is also the first music video on YouTube to surpass 100 million views in less than one day.
  • BTS has been often labeled as “easily the biggest and most successful name in K-pop in the world” that can “do things no other name in their genre can.” Time magazine has gone as far as calling them the “Princes of Pop.”