to JSFnetGB, an online guide to the classic television series It's
A Knockout and Jeux Sans Frontières.
four decades, It's A Knockout and Jeux Sans
Frontières became much-loved European obsessions. Once described as
"the zany Olympics", these were competitions of physical
prowess and plain lunacy, setting town against town. Domestic heat winners
would then face their European counterparts in historic and exotic
locations on the continent. The games were colourful and inventive and the annual
competition was always one to garner impressive viewing figures
across the continent.
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Among this site's
700+ pages, visitors will find an exhaustive guide to both series, focusing mainly on the years in
which these shows ran on British television. However, you will find
results and details here from all years and flavours of Jeux Sans Frontières. In addition, you will find a series
history containing detailed information on the early days of the
programme, the people who made, presented and refereed the games and
you'll also hear from some of the competitors who took part in them.
Also presented, where available, is information from local,
national and international press coverage and items of interest from
publications such as Radio Times magazine.
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