Episode 1:
OA: 2nd May 1986
~ The contestants are all men
100 contestants begin
Great Wall + Slipped Disks →
44 → All main games → 4
Final Fall → 3
Show Down: Lose









Episode 2:
OA: 9th May 1986
100 contestants begin
90534730128??5
Show Down: Lose









Episode 3:
OA: 16th May 1986
97 contestants begin
8749381612996
Show Down: Lose









Episode 4:
OA: 23rd May 1986
101 contestants begin
86513621161285
Show Down: Lose









Episode 5:
OA: 30th May 1986
100 contestants begin
956353352322106
Show Down: Lose
~ First cart 'Show Down'
~ Computer Bug 'Show Down' cart design.
   - Contestants: Yellow Bug
   - Guards: Pink Bug
   - Takeshi: Big Pink Bug










Episode 6:
OA: 6th June 1986
101 contestants begin
7763513629191893
Show Down: Lose









Episode 7:
OA: 20th June 1986
120 contestants begin
9578624328201994
Show Down: Lose
~ Tani was unavailable for this episode, so
   Shingo and Ultraman take his place.










Episode 8:
OA: 11th July 1986
120 contestants begin
8679594129171685
Show Down: Lose









Episode 9:
OA: 18th July 1986
95 contestants begin
908472575544322975
Show Down: Lose
 The contestant broke Takeshi's ring with his
 water pistol, so the victory was discounted.










Episode 10:
OA: 25th July 1986
113 contestants begin
988468564735201894
Show Down: Lose
~ First 'Show Down' with Sea-themed carts.
   - Contestants: Whale
   - Guards: Shark
   - Takeshi: Ship










Episode 11:
OA: 8th August 1986
140 contestants begin
1028168594333252215
Show Down: Lose
~ First 'Show Down' with Insect-themed carts.
   - Contestants: Bee
   - Guards: Ant
   - Takeshi: Beetle










Episode 12:
OA: 22nd August 1986
122 contestants begin
10988614536251785
Show Down: Lose
~ Sea-themed 'Show Down' carts.










Episode 13:
OA: 5th September 1986
68 pairs begin
6664514539301986
Show Down: Lose
~ Insect-themed 'Show Down' carts.
~ In the centre of the 'Show Down' area is a
   small turret. From the windows, more guards
   shoot at the contestants' rings.










Episode 14:
OA: 12th September 1986
123 contestants begin
9884675143341985
Show Down: Lose
~ Sea-themed 'Show Down' carts.










Episode 15:
OA: 19th September 1986
120 contestants begin
107938066514725169
Show Down: Lose
~ First 'Show Down' with Futuristic carts.
   - Contestants: Red & White
   - Guards: Blue, Yellow & White
   - Takeshi: White & Orange Tank










Episode 16:
OA: 26th September 1986
112 contestants begin
89756353403220106
Show Down: Lose









Episode 17:
OA: 3rd October 1986
~ Tani has taken ownership of the castle.
   Takeshi and his Gundan play through
   the games in order to win it back.
~ Tani has all the other guards working
   for him, to try and stop Takeshi.

Show Down: Takeshi wins









Episode 18:
OA: 10th October 1986
112 contestants begin
94846851312043
Show Down: Lose









Episode 19:
OA: 17th October 1986
113 contestants begin
109997765513718157
Show Down: Lose









Episode 20:
OA: 24th October 1986
109 contestants begin
105916553443619119
Show Down: Draw
(Takeshi drives off of the tarmac and gets stuck)









Episode 21:
OA: 31st October 1986
94 contestants begin
8580705640231594
Show Down: Lose
~ The colour of Takeshi's cart changes to gold.










Episode 22:
OA: 7th November 1986
109 contestants begin
7862534227151011
Show Down: Lose









Episode 23:
OA: 14th November 1986
115 contestants begin
10288726041231863
Show Down: Lose









Episode 24:
OA: 21st November 1986
106 contestants begin
10588796150331673
Show Down: Lose









Episode 25:
OA: 28th November 1986
116 contestants begin
11491806959342065
Show Down: Lose









Episode 26:
OA: 12th December 1986
104 contestants begin
99937970544123118
Show Down: Lose









Episode 27:
OA: 19th December 1986
108 contestants begin
108978474553619109
Show Down: Lose









Episode 28:
Kyoto
111 contestants begin
663420
Okinawa
114 contestants begin
824120
Hokkaido
116 contestants begin
654424
Castle
98 contestants begin
91786655473621169
Show Down: Lose









Episode 29:
OA: 9th January 1987
121 contestants begin
119938070574129136
Show Down: Lose









Episode 30:
OA: 16th January 1987
118 contestants begin
114937765533926118
Show Down: Lose









Episode 31:
OA: 23rd January 1987
116 contestants begin
1117863443526171110
Show Down: Win
(First 'Show Down' win)









Episode 32:
OA: 30th January 1987
100 contestants begin
9782695943322185
Show Down: Lose









Episode 33:
OA: 6th February 1987
109 contestants begin
10094806556392276
Show Down: Lose









Episode 34:
OA: 13th February 1987
113 contestants begin
11197837356332275
Show Down: Lose









Episode 35:
OA: 20th February 1987
113 contestants begin
10292806343341664
Show Down: Lose









Episode 36:
OA: 27th February 1987
80 couples begin
72696051443222113
Show Down: Lose









Episode 37:
OA: 6th March 1987
113 contestants begin
10496807055432295
Show Down: Lose









Episode 38:
OA: 13th March 1987
107 contestants begin
10699756753321992
Show Down: Lose









Episode 39:
OA: 20th March 1987
118 contestants begin
11210389766237221110
Show Down: Lose









Episode 40:
OA: 27th March 1987
124 contestants begin
11499836852352094
Show Down: Lose









Episode 41:
OA: 3rd April 1987
~ Teams of celebrities take part.
~ There is a "Halftime Show" in which the guards play
'Catch It', 'Avalanche' and 'Dragon Lake' themselves.










Episode 42:
OA: 10th April 1987
83 pairs begin
83756452453722103
Show Down: Lose
~ Clive James took part in this episode.










Episode 43:
OA: 17th April 1987
104 contestants begin
98938168553723116
Show Down: Lose









Episode 44:
OA: 1st May 1987
115 contestants begin
1141018871595024149
Show Down: Lose









Episode 45:
OA: 8th May 1987
114 contestants begin
1111028573593923148
Show Down: Lose









Episode 46:
OA: 15th May 1987
115 contestants begin
114103825951301244
Show Down: Lose









Episode 47:
OA: 22nd May 1987
119 contestants begin
11810791756141251110
Show Down: Lose









Episode 48:
OA: 29th May 1987
116 contestants begin
1089474554019102
Show Down: Lose









Episode 49:
OA: 5th June 1987
120 contestants begin
1048971564020129
Show Down: Lose









Episode 50:
OA: 12th June 1987
131 contestants begin
102816748331775
Show Down: Lose









Episode 51:
OA: 19th June 1987
109 contestants begin
106978268533625127
Show Down: Lose









Episode 52:
OA: 26th June 1987
115 contestants begin
101846850311553
Show Down: Lose









Episode 53:
OA: 10th July 1987
106 contestants begin
103948066544025118
Show Down: Lose









Episode 54:
OA: 24th July 1987
94 contestants begin
927559473118112
Show Down: Lose









Episode 55:
OA: 31st July 1987
142 contestants begin
1381168360412295
Show Down: Lose









Episode 56:
OA: 14th August 1987
97 pairs begin
967964433419138
Show Down: Lose









Episode 57:
OA: 21st August 1987
118 contestants begin
1149475604226104
Show Down: Lose









Episode 58:
OA: 4th September 1987
110 contestants begin
??968166503725117
Show Down: Lose









Episode 59:
OA: 11th September 1987
126 contestants begin
1018067463624158
Show Down: Lose









Episode 60:
OA: 18th September 1987
126 contestants begin
116967553432385
Show Down: Lose









Episode 61:
OA: 25th September 1987
126 contestants begin
111926451341995
Show Down: Lose









Episode 62:
OA: 2nd October 1987
~ Tani has taken ownership of the castle again.
   Takeshi and Higashi send a team of monsters
   through the games in order to win the castle back.
~ As well as the regular guards, Tani has
   Ultraman, his Brothers and Mother on-side.
Show Down: Takeshi wins









Episode 63:
OA: 9th October 1987
109 contestants begin
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Show Down: Lose









Episode 64:
OA: 16th October 1987
116 contestants begin
1151018771554028104
Show Down: Lose









Episode 65:
OA: 23rd October 1987
108 contestants begin
1061018670553925107
Show Down: Lose









Episode 66:
OA: 30th October 1987
116 contestants begin
11599816648311995
Show Down: Lose









Episode 67:
OA: 6th November 1987
119 contestants begin
??110916951382293
Show Down: Lose









Episode 68:
OA: 13th November 1987
124 contestants begin
1221119579594325115
Show Down: Lose









Episode 69:
OA: 20th November 1987
120 contestants begin
1201068867564226119
Show Down: Lose
~ Contestants and Guards go
   one at a time in the 'Show Down'.










Episode 70:
OA: 27th November 1987
113 contestants begin
1111048465523721118
Show Down: Lose









Episode 71:
OA: 11th December 1987
111 contestants begin
??1008670533723104
Show Down: Lose









Episode 72:
OA: 18th December 1987
109 contestants begin
10997846651382085
Show Down: Lose









Episode 73:
OA: 30th December 1987
Okinawa
102 contestants begin
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Osaka
107 contestants begin
??4025
Hokkaido
96 contestants begin
??3522
Castle
102 contestants begin
9884715846312196
Show Down: Lose









Episode 74:
OA: 8th January 1988
100 contestants begin
9890775943251143
Show Down: Lose









Episode 75:
OA: 15th January 1988
104 contestants begin
1049380655546312517
Show Down: Lose
~ The contestants' 'Show Down' carts
   are now each a different colour.










Episode 76:
OA: 22nd January 1988
110 contestants begin
10497816349291594
Show Down: Lose









Episode 77:
OA: 29th January 1988
105 contestants begin
104937771513626113
Show Down: Lose









Episode 78:
OA: 5th February 1988
100 pairs begin
9692766248352297
Show Down: Win









Episode 79:
OA: 12th February 1988
127 contestants begin
121113987868472163
Show Down: Lose









Episode 80:
OA: 19th February 1988
112 contestants begin
10899846851351485
Show Down: Lose









Episode 81:
OA: 26th February 1988
105 contestants begin
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Show Down: Lose









Episode 82:
OA: 4th March 1988
106 contestants begin
??100826847351363
Show Down: Lose









Episode 83:
OA: 11th March 1988
118 contestants begin
114106857152352164
Show Down: Lose









Episode 84:
OA: 18th March 1988
94 contestants begin
9188735744321886
Show Down: Lose









Episode 85:
OA: 25th March 1988
100 contestants begin
9894786551342085
Show Down: Lose









Episode 86:
OA: 1st April 1988
154 contestants begin
148131111977556433225159
Show Down: Lose









Episode 87:
OA: 8th April 1988
108 contestants begin
1071018872605430127
Show Down: Lose
~ Final water pistol 'Show Down'










Episode 88:
OA: 22nd April 1988
146 contestants begin
1261088467462696
Show Down: Win
~ First laser gun 'Show Down'










Episode 89:
OA: 29th April 1988
125 contestants begin
112917556452398
Show Down: Lose









Episode 90:
OA: 6th May 1988
136 contestants begin
12310183634020125
Show Down: Lose









Episode 91:
OA: 13th May 1988
114 contestants begin
104877557442796
Show Down: Lose









Episode 92:
OA: 27th May 1988
111 contestants begin
101846857391675
Show Down: Lose









Episode 93:
OA: 3rd June 1988
115 contestants begin
105877353412685
Show Down: Lose
~ First 'Show Down' in which
   Takeshi shoots from a plane.










Episode 94:
OA: 10th June 1988
112 contestants begin
1058170524525116
Show Down: Lose









Episode 95:
OA: 17th June 1988
122 contestants begin
1149585726128105
Show Down: Lose









Episode 96:
OA: 24th June 1988
107 contestants begin
998167534324106
Show Down: Lose









Episode 97:
OA: 1st July 1988
114 contestants begin
106887053372195
Show Down: Lose









Episode 98:
OA: 15th July 1988
88 couples begin
87746049392095
Show Down: Lose
~ The colour of Takeshi's plane changes to red.










Episode 99:
OA: 22nd July 1988
94 contestants begin
937968524020108
Show Down: Win









Episode 100:
OA: 5th August 1988
~ Fighting Spirit Award winners return.
114 contestants begin
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Show Down: Lose









Episode 101:
OA: 12th August 1988









Episode 102:
OA: 26th August 1988
111 pairs begin
1087979604930136
Show Down: Lose









Episode 103:
OA: 2nd September 1988
132 contestants begin
1179076564424117
Show Down: Lose









Episode 104:
OA: 9th September 1988
101 pairs begin
98????52????107
Show Down: Lose









Episode 105:
OA: 16th September 1988
116 contestants begin
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Show Down: Lose









Episode 106:
OA: 7th October 1988
~ Tani travels across the world to gather contestants
   from international versions of "Takeshi's Castle".
   Winning contestants from Holland ("Way of Life"),
   Taiwan ("Ever Victorious"), and America ("King of
   the Mountain") are flown to Japan to join qualifying
   Japanese contestants and take part in games back
   at the Castle.

Show Down: Lose









Episode 107:
OA: 14th October 1988
124 contestants begin
110????54????42
Show Down: Lose









Episode 108:
OA: 21st October 1988
108 contestants begin
97806455392172
Show Down: Lose









Episode 109:
OA: 4th November 1988
107 contestants begin
100806242321774
Show Down: Lose
~ The final 'Show Down' in which
   Takeshi shoots from a plane.










Episode 110:
OA: 11th November 1988
128 contestants begin
122????64????185
Show Down: Lose









Episode 111:
OA: 18th November 1988
131 contestants begin
12510690685532186
Show Down: Lose









Episode 112:
OA: 25th November 1988
116 contestants begin
1059077614636217
Show Down: Lose









Episode 113:
OA: 9th December 1988
109 pairs begin
105????53????66
Show Down: Win









Episode 114:
OA: 16th December 1988
117 contestants begin
111????62????154
Show Down: Lose









Episode 115:
OA: 23rd December 1988
111 contestants begin
102??7559352373
Show Down: Lose









Episode 116:
OA: 30th December 1988
Okinawa
107 contestants begin
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Hokkaido
93 contestants begin
??4524
Kagoshima
94 contestants begin
??4222
Castle
106 contestants begin
??80??56????305
Show Down: Lose









Episode 117:
OA: 6th January 1989
110 contestants begin
10284675346??139
Show Down: Lose









Episode 118:
OA: 13th January 1989
105 contestants begin
99847256??29167
Show Down: Win









Episode 119:
OA: 20th January 1989
108 contestants begin
10592776246361862
Show Down: Lose









Episode 120:
OA: 27th January 1989
98 contestants begin
968376675136197
Show Down: Lose









Episode 121:
OA: 3rd February 1989
123 contestants begin
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Show Down: Lose
~ The first 'Show Down' in which
   Itamae plays as 'human cart'.










Episode 122:
OA: 10th February 1989
110 contestants begin
108968665513171
Show Down: Lose









Episode 123:
OA: 17th February 1989
116 contestants begin
??97????52??176
Show Down: Win









Episode 124:
OA: 3rd March 1989
110 contestants begin
??93????45??176
Show Down: Win
   (Tani shoots Takeshi's sensor)









Episode 125:
OA: 10th March 1989
108 contestants begin
988272565034174
Show Down: Lose









Episode 126:
OA: 17th March 1989
110 contestants begin
????61????123
Show Down: Lose









Episode 127:
~ Final regular episode

OA: 24th March 1989
125 contestants begin
111937857462710
Show Down: Lose
~ The final 'Show Down' in which
   Itamae plays as 'human cart'.










Episode 128:
OA: 7th April 1989
~ A clip show featuring some of the best Fighting
   Spirit Winners of all time. A judging panel
   comprising of General Tani, singer and film
   director Toshiro Omi, critic Komori Kazuko
   and talent Yuuyu will present awards to their
   favourite contestants of the 91 featured.
~ Numbers 1 to 51 are featured in this episode.









Episode 129:
OA: 14th April 1989
~ A clip show featuring some of the best Fighting
   Spirit Winners of all time. A judging panel
   comprising of General Tani, singer and film
   director Toshiro Omi, critic Komori Kazuko
   and talent Yuuyu will present awards to their
   favourite contestants of the 91 featured.
~ Numbers 52 to 91 are featured in this episode.









Episode 130:
OA: 6th October 1989
~ The winners from the four prefectures are flown
   to Taiwan to take part in "Ever Victorious".
   Here they play as four teams to earn points,
   just like in the real Taiwanese show.
   The team with the most points at the end of
   the games go back to the castle and take part
   in the 'Show Down'.
Show Down: Lose









Episode 131:
OA: 30th March 1990
~ A qualifying obstacle course race is held in five
   different prefectures. The fastest contestants
   from each of these areas are taken back to the
   castle to compete for the titles of fastest man
   and fastest woman.
~ No 'Show Down', instead the fastest man and woman
   in the 'Ultimate Showdown' win 1 million yen each.









Episode 132:
OA: 8th April 1990









Episode 133:
OA: 19th October 1990
Yokohama Beach
1000 contestants begin
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Castle
135 contestants begin
109765641248
~ No 'Show Down', instead
   contestants play for prizes in 'Shoot 'N' Loot'