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Wipeout Season 5 Episodes

24 Episodes 2012 - 2012

Wipeout is a game show in which contestants compete in the world's largest obstacle course. Wipeout is hosted by John Henson and John Anderson, while Jill Wagner acts as the on location presenter. The interim presenter for the season was Vanessa Lachey.

Episode 1

Winter Wipeout: Deck the Balls

Thu, Dec 8, 2011 60 mins

A holiday-themed edition features contestants battling the Nutcracker Sweet, Santa's Workshop and the Jingle Balls. New cohost Vanessa Lachey is introduced.

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Episode 2

Winter Wipeout: A Sight for Sore Ice

Thu, Jan 5, 2012 60 mins

The fifth season begins with a winter version that includes icy obstacles, such as the Snow Shovel Trouble, Pain in the Ice and Candy Pain Lane. Vanessa Lachey cohosts.

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Episode 3

Winter Wipeout: Ice, Ice Baby

Thu, Jan 12, 2012 60 mins

Winter-theme challenges include the Snowboard Half Pipe, the Snow Boot and Avalanche Alley.

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Episode 4

Winter Wipeout: Family Tree

Thu, Jan 19, 2012 60 mins

Family members play in teams of two. Featured: the Frosty Family Tree, Pain in the Ice and the Cold-Hearted Snake.

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Episode 5

Winter Wipeout: Shoulda SAW That Coming

Thu, Feb 2, 2012 60 mins

Winter-theme challenges include the Buzz Saw, the Snow Fall and the Penguin Party.

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Episode 6

Winter Wipeout: Valentine's Day Couples

Thu, Feb 9, 2012 60 mins

Valentine's Day is the theme as couples compete.

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Episode 7

Winter Wipeout: That Snow Way to Fall Down

Thu, Feb 16, 2012 60 mins

Winter-theme challenges include the Arctic Circle, featuring Garry the Eskimo and a germaphobic polar bear, and Cold-Hearted Snake. Contestants include: "Katie GaGa"; "Mr. Gum"; "The Dark Artist"; and "Treasure Hunter."

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Episode 8

Winter Wipeout: You Ain't Seen Nothing Yeti

Thu, Feb 23, 2012 60 mins

Contestants face a family of yetis and are slapped by hockey sticks. Participants include "Captain Planet," "The Whiz Kid" and "Party Nurse."

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Episode 9

Hotties Versus Nerds 2.0

Thu, Jun 28, 2012 60 mins

The fifth summer season premieres with hotties vs. nerds in a battle of the sexes.

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Episode 10

Wipeout Salutes the Armed Forces

Thu, Jul 5, 2012 60 mins

A military-theme edition features 24 members of the U.S. Armed Forces. Obstacles include: "Private Bee-jamin"; "Drill Sergeant"; and "Hangover."

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Episode 11

Boss & Employee 2012

Tue, Jul 10, 2012 60 mins

Bosses and employees team up to tackle the obstacle course which includes the Corporate Ladder, the Pound About and Bigfoot. Among the contestants are the "cool coaches" and the "pranking pastors."

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Episode 12

It's the John Henson Show

Thu, Jul 12, 2012 60 mins

Host John Henson puts his stamp on new obstacles, including Henson Headshots, Slappy Meal and the Spin Psycho.

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Episode 13

Udderly Ridiculous

Tue, Jul 17, 2012 60 mins

New obstacles are introduced, including Udderly Ridiculous, Swinging in the Rain and Swept Away.

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Episode 14

Gorillas in Our Midst

Thu, Jul 19, 2012 60 mins

New obstacles are introduced, including Monkey Business, School Daze and the Gold Rush Petrified Forest. Among the contestants are Mr. Popular, the Goat Tease and Circus Brat.

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Episode 15

Blind Date 2012

Thu, Jul 26, 2012 120 mins

Couples meeting on a blind date compete.

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Episode 16

Batter Up

Thu, Aug 2, 2012 60 mins

Contestants, including Geriatric Groupie, Southern Belle and Cougar Hunter, take on obstacles Batter Up, Karate Class, Panic Hammocks and Spin Psycho.

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Episode 17

Hillbilly Wipeout

Thu, Aug 9, 2012 60 mins

A hillbilly-theme episode features a country fair and players nicknamed Critter Snatcher and Bug Muncher.

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Episode 18

Winners and Losers

Thu, Aug 16, 2012 60 mins

Past champions are paired with memorable "Wipeout" losers to take on challenges, including "Mash-Mallows" and "Grin and Bear It."

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Episode 19

Uncle Stevie's Squid Pit and BBQ

Thu, Aug 23, 2012 60 mins

Obstacles faced by contestants include Bad Buoys, Swept Away and Ocean Commotion.

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Episode 20

Family Matters

Thu, Aug 23, 2012 60 mins

Family members compete together and face obstacles, including Aunt Patty Cake. The Other Blonde Sisters, Country Girls and Telepathic Twins are among the team nicknames.

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Episode 21

Snakes on the Plains

Thu, Aug 30, 2012 60 mins

Obstacles include Snakes on the Plains and Pulling Teeth.

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Episode 22

Rats!

Thu, Sep 6, 2012 60 mins

Obstacles include Surf's Up, Wipeout Subway Car and the Caregrounds.

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Episode 23

Showdown at the Wipeout Saloon

Thu, Sep 13, 2012 60 mins

A Western-theme obstacle course includes a showdown with Toby, a giant gunslinger. Other hurdles include Cactus Chaos and Spin Psycho.

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Episode 24

Back to School: Students' Revenge

Thu, Sep 20, 2012 60 mins

Schoolteachers compete in front of a live audience made up of students. Obstacles include the Cruel Bus and the Wipeout Skate Park. Among the contestants are Art-lete, Math Magical, Bad Seed and Happy History Teacher.

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