If you missed our incredible recreation of The Golden Shot on Bother’s Bar Game Night yesterday (two hours twenty in, if you want to skip) you can still watch it! But it was trailed as a classic TV game that technology broke that I had fixed from the ground up. What did I mean by that?
Here to demonstrate is the episode of The Golden Shot from Ant and Dec’s Gameshow Marathon from 2005. The episode is in chunks here (I expect the subsequent parts will show up in the options at the end), of interest is the end game where the home viewer must direct the crossbow to hit the target to win a car. The problem playing it on digital television is that it takes time for the television to uncrunch the signal being broadcast which was not really an issue when signals were analogue so the contestant had a rather impossible task of playing with lag. Amazingly they did exactly the same thing when they bought it back for Vernon Kay’s Gameshow Marathon two years later.