Behind the Brains: Season 1 

A behind the scenes look at the first season of the show is presented. The creative team first discuss the notion of what constitutes a know it all. Creator Brad Brough talks about how he ... See full summary »

Director:

Yette Vandendam

Writers:

Brad Brough (original concept), Yette Vandendam

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Episode credited cast:
Brad Brough Brad Brough ... Himself - Creator & Executive Producer
Ted Coffey Ted Coffey ... Himself - Competitor
Sabina Dawson Sabina Dawson ... Herself - Competitor
Dan Dicaire Dan Dicaire ... Himself - Competitor
Stephen Drooker Stephen Drooker ... Himself - Competitor
Daniel Fathers ... Himself - Host
Ann Harbron Ann Harbron ... Herself - Production Executive, Discovery Channel
Cary Lucier Cary Lucier ... Himself - Competitor
Ken MacDonald Ken MacDonald ... Himself - VP of Programming, Discovery Channel
Rick Minke Rick Minke ... Himself - Challenge Builder & Designer
Candice Monson Candice Monson ... Herself - Clinical Psychiatrist (as Dr. Candice Monson)
Allan Myers Allan Myers ... Himself - Director
Nick Nelson Nick Nelson ... Himself - Competitor
Thomas Porter Thomas Porter ... Himself - Competitor
Andrew Pritchard Andrew Pritchard ... Himself - Challenge Supervisor
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A behind the scenes look at the first season of the show is presented. The creative team first discuss the notion of what constitutes a know it all. Creator Brad Brough talks about how he came up with the show's concept, and how it was developed for the Discovery Channel. The creative team talk about the casting process, wanting a diverse group of competitors and a non-actor as the host, the latter which did not happen and which resulted in a bromance between Brough and eventual host, actor Daniel Fathers. They talk about wanting to develop challenges that were screen friendly, and solvable in complex and multidimensional ways. The "one take" nature of many of the challenges proved to be a challenge in and of itself in certain circumstances, which in turn demonstrated the fact that the competitors, in being know it alls, wanted to take control whenever possible but still play fair. The creative team and the competitors talk about their favorite and the most memorable challenges. And ... Written by Huggo

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Country:

Canada

Language:

English

Release Date:

26 March 2012 (Canada) See more »

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