Show Guide: 'We Are The Champions'

Post by: Rick Ellis 14 November, 2020

Synopsis: From executive producer Rainn Wilson, We Are the Champions explores the quirkiest, most charming, and oddly inspirational competitions you never knew existed. Each episode follows a unique competition, providing a window into a world of determined, passionate, and incredibly skilled competitors who put it all on the line to become heroes in their own extraordinary worlds. (Courtesy Netflix, 2020)

The Cast:

Production Credits:
We Are the Champions is a Dirty Robber production. Executive producers and directors are Brian Golden Davis, Nick Frew and Martin Desmond Roe; Chris Uetwiller is executive producer; and Rainn Wilson is executive producer and narrator. 

The Episodes:
Season One Episode Guide (Netflix)
1-01 Cheese Rolling
Each May, in a quiet English village, thousands of people gather to watch runners chase a wheel of cheese down a hill. A very steep hill.

1-02 Chili Eating
In his inaugural Pepper Eating Challenge, Smokin’ Ed Currie, inventor of the world's hottest chili pepper, promises to burn the tongue off of even the most determined pepper eating masochists.

1-03 Fantasy Hairstyling
The Bronner Brothers International Beauty Show is the nation’s largest multicultural beauty show—it’s also home to the Fantasy Hair Competition, the most outrageous and over-the-top display of hair on the planet. 

1-04 Yo-Yo
Yo-Yos may be old, but their champions are barely out of their teens.

1-05 Dog Dancing
Join the best dog dancers in the world at the Open European Championship (OEC), where the dogs master over 400 commands in a single four-minute routine. Whether it's heelwork or freestyle, these dogs prove that they're the perfect dance partner. 

1-06 Frog Jumping
Travel to Angels Camp, California, home of the world championship of Frog Jumping. The annual champion gets a star on the “Hop of Fame,” a beautiful trophy and 500 American dollars! But the real goal is to break Rosie the Ribeter’s record of 21 feet and 5.75 inches—that will get you $5,000 and the title of Frog Jumping World Champion! 

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