Distraction is a game show that aired on Comedy Central. It is based on the show of the same name from the UK. Hosted by Jimmy Carr, the show pit 4 contestants, usually 2 men and 2 woman, and ask them easy trivia questions while being subjected to painful things such as paintball peltings or electrocution. The person with the lowest score is eliminated until 1 is left.
When a winner is crowned, the winning contestant will win a prize usually valued around $15,000 such as a brand new car, or Televisions and other gadgets. However the prize is not necessarily won just yet. In the final round Jimmy Carr will ask 5 questions, based on a "subject" which is really how they will phrase the questions asked. Each time a question is wrong, the prize will be ruined, either blown up by one of 5 plungers or the losing contestants will smash the part of the car or pour paint over the car. Usually the contestants won't walk away with all 5 questions right.
|Season One||January 18, 2005||April 5, 2005||14 (2 unaired)|
|Season Two||January 10, 2006||April 11, 2006||14|
- At a Glance: Additional information about the series