Puzzles in Pop Culture: The Golden Girls

In our Puzzles in Pop Culture series, we’ve featured shows as diverse as Gilmore Girls, NCIS: New Orleans, The West Wing, and Hell’s Kitchen. Strangely enough, we seem to find more puzzly content in sitcoms than any other TV genre. Brooklyn Nine-Nine, M*A*S*H, … Continue reading

Puzzles in Pop Culture: TV Escape Rooms!

[Image courtesy of Yelp.] It’s always interesting when TV shows incorporate puzzles into their stories. Not only do we get to see what Hollywood (and by extrapolation, the general public) thinks about a given puzzly experience, but we learn more about … Continue reading

Puzzles in Pop Culture: Forged in Fire

As you might expect, I am always on the lookout for puzzles on television. Sometimes, a complete solvable puzzle appears, like in the seesaw brain teaser from Brooklyn Nine-Nine. Sometimes, they’re only referenced, like in a murder mystery involving a … Continue reading

Puzzles in Pop Culture: The Challenge: Total Madness

[Image courtesy of The Nikki Sin.] One of the first reality TV shows to make an impact was MTV’s The Real World, which debuted back in 1992. A show wherein seven strangers would live together in a house and have their … Continue reading

Puzzles in Pop Culture: DiscWorld

[Image courtesy of Blizzard Watch.] There are many strange worlds in the realms of fantasy literature, crafted in loving detail across dozens of novels and stories. But no fictional world is as hilarious, as thought-provoking, as sincere, as strange, or … Continue reading

Puzzles in Pop Culture: The Challenge: War of the Worlds 2

[Image courtesy of The Challenge Wiki.] One of the first reality TV shows to make an impact was MTV’s The Real World, which debuted back in 1992. A show wherein seven strangers would live together in a house and have their … Continue reading