Depicted as very bossy and bullying to the younger children who became fearful of him, Greg won a gold star in episode 5 for being a genuinely hard worker, improving his attitude, and for comforting some of the younger participants who were dealing with homesickness. He received a gold star on day 34 in episode 11 for his hard work. She was the co-host for a TV Show called The Fun Farm on The Black Family Channel (BFC Kids TV). 6…, https://en.wikipedia.org/w/index.php?title=List_of_Kid_Nation_participants&oldid=987025427, Articles with failed verification from January 2015, Articles with dead external links from January 2015, Short description is different from Wikidata, Articles with unsourced statements from April 2018, Articles needing more detailed references, Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike License, This page was last edited on 4 November 2020, at 11:58. Olivia Cloer was a 12-year-old blue district member from Indianapolis, Indiana. he wanted a genuine society experiment. She also made numerous appeals to the town council and her fellow townsfolk to be nominated for the gold star, though she never received it. As a singer, she is known as QT Jazz of the group QT Possie. But with kids, did anyone think about the psychological repercussions of this? Welcome back to Instagram. He expressed satisfaction that his performance "wasn't the worst one." Fangoria I find it interesting that we're able to get an AMA from one of the more level headed children on the show. Sign in to check out what your friends, family & interests have been capturing & sharing around the world. Flynn’s own love life has had a simpler, if twisting, path. | He was the oldest and strongest kid in the town. I mean, I understand they had to cover all their bases, but "failure" seems like a pretty legit thing to complain about. Oscars Best Picture Winners Best Picture Winners Golden Globes Emmys San Diego Comic-Con New York Comic-Con Sundance Film Festival Toronto Int'l Film …  In November 2007, Mike was cast as Louis Leonowens in Village Theater's Production of The King And I. We had our shit together and good amount of pre-prepared food to eat (even though most of it was not that great. | Thatâs right, at age 8, if you couldnât pull a mining sled full of rocks through an obstacle course, you might end up a LOWLY PEASANT. Alexander "Alex" Wade was a 9-year-old blue district member from Reno, Nevada. They eventually killed the chicken anyway, with much objection from Emilie. He has won multiple spelling bees. The first was a $20,000 gold star won on day four in episode 1 for her work ethic in running the kitchen. Even as a council member, Taylor encouraged fellow district mates not to participate in chores through example and lack of leadership. He helped the yellow team finish in first place for the first time. Jasmine Robinson was an 11-year-old red district member from Atlanta, Georgia. Then in the final episode, Sophia was awarded the first of three bonus $50,000 gold star, for her consistency in her hard work. All rights reserved. He was replaced by Guylan during the first election on Day 16 (episode 5) in a 1–9 vote. The new series that was a mash-up of Lord of the Flies and Nickelodeon's best game show ever, Legends of the Hidden Temple , (thatâs a TBT double header right there) sent 40 kids, ages 8-15, into a desert ghost town (former movie set) to build a society from scratch. He graduated from the Honors College at the University of Houston in 2015 with a degree in computer science. He enjoys playing piano, guitar, bass and singing. So I saw your post in r/cringe and proceeded to watch the entire show last night. I mean, the oldest kids would've been starting high school, but that doesn't make this okay at all. She was defeated by Michael in the second election on day 29 (6-3) (episode 10).  He became an Eagle Scout in 2013. Yes. Anyway, for those strong characters, the show made sure each had a personal servant/sidekick. Natasha was friend with Migle. New comments cannot be posted and votes cannot be cast. Oh right, they did. Her mother, Patty Kakac, is a singer-songwriter and introduced Maggie to the performing arts when she was very young. Release Dates For those interested, the entire show is on Youtube. I HAVE SO MANY QUESTIONS. He was quite upset after his friend Cody left on the 13th day. He was the youngest participant, and left the show in the first episode on day 4 due to homesickness. She is in the movie The Gospel. Was this an actual change of heart, or did he just play it up for the camera's and his parents? She and Mallory became extremely close friends, and collaborated in running a free "daycare" for stuffed animals in Bonanza City. According to the IMDb bio supposedly provided by CBS, âJonathan Karsh helped develop Kid Nation and serves as the show's host, as well as its supervising producer." He had a tenuous grasp on the concept of respect, in my book. She is the subject of a confessional-style interview and sang during episode 8. Taylor has entered and won a number of beauty pageants. WHAT. That being said, they offered very little guidance or scripting. Mallory Cloer was an 8-year-old blue district member from Indianapolis, Indiana. ♦ James (Jimmy) Stephen Lydon is appointed as a consumer member for the Motor Vehicle Dealers Division. In the ninth episode, Blaine was transferred to the yellow district, where he was able to excel outside of Greg's shadow of influence. She did not participate in the talent show, but at the town meeting later that episode, she was convinced to sing "Amazing Grace" after being prompted by D.K. Taylor DuPriest (born April 22, 1996, in Albany, Georgia) was a 10-year-old yellow district member from Sylvester, Georgia. He was admitted to Walnut Hill School for the Performing Arts in 2011 and booked a recurring co-starring role in the Cue Box on Studio 252 TV. Miglė Drąsutavičiutė was a 13-year-old blue district member from Downers Grove, Illinois. She is also a dancer and was a hip hop dancer for Pop Starz kids production. Keep your little bookworms engaged outside of the classroom with our selection of the very best literary adaptations. She is an aspiring actress and is represented by Charlie's Talent Agency. Or were you just given bad camera spots? He was subsequently defeated by Blaine by a margin of 4–5 in the second election in episode 10. He appears in the 20th Century Fox film Dirty Laundry, playing the young Eugene. Olivia came close to getting a gold star in (episode 8) and was praised highly for her stand up comedy act in the talent show. Green was the archstone of the town: disrupt it and the whole thing would have fallen apart. Honestly, the producers were very cool, open, and well intentioned with this project. That nation was Kid Nation . She appeared to carry a grudge against Anjay after this, often picking on him, but reportedly, apologizing afterwards. Drive-in Horrorshow (DVD Review). She was home schooled in Minnesota. Looks like that show didnât melt the brains of all contestants as I had previously thought. That being said, I bummed food off of the camera crew. He didn't have much respect for anyone, but after being elected to council he seemed to have a bit of responsibility injected into him. This little monster gave us such gems as âUgly chickens deserve to die!â and âIâm a beauty queen, I donât do dishes!â and âBow before me, you worthless peasants! What's the scariest thing to come out the great state of Massachusetts? I honestly have some question regardding specific events on the show, but seeing as it was so long ago I understand if you can't really answer them effectively. Looks like you're using new Reddit on an old browser. We actually could have given the star to one of us, we just agreed that was a shitty idea. A reflective Michael confirmed in that AMA: DAMN, SON. Guylan Qudsieh was an 11-year-old red district member from Upton, Massachusetts. She made friends easily with the other yellow team girls. Morgan Wood was a 12-year-old green district member from Indianapolis, Indiana. Not enormously less, only slightly less. Campbell Beadles was a 10-year-old green district member from Thomasville, Georgia. Named Sistine Sabella , the baby girl weighed in at a healthy 9 lbs., 8 oz. Taylor began the show as a town council member, but was removed from the council during the first election, when she was replaced by Zach with a 4–5 vote. ", Taylor was the perfect reality show leading lady. It was definitely an "oh shit" moment on the whole though. I did work less. My name is Michael. I was most surprised by how awesome many people are on the production side of television. What, did Larry the PA leave his bleach cocktail at the root beer saloon and forget to finish it? Was there any risk of going hungry for the kids? HBOZ (524), Least Deserving Razzie Awards 2013 Nominee. Savannah has mentioned some of her experiences in TikTok videos, Sophia Wise was a 14-year-old green district member from Winter Park, Florida. I rather enjoyed the concept of the show, even if the execution was a bit too much like a game show. Also, do you feel the show was a good idea or a bad idea? I posted this yesterday at r/cringe, thinking I'd get some laughs/nostalgia regarding an awkward phase of my life. During the first dinner, he approached one of the leaders and states that “Today has been the worst day in three years.” This comment was met with questions from viewers as to what happened to him three years prior to that day. 1998, 22 October 2009 Alex is also an International Linguistics Olympiad medalist, having earned a silver medal in 2011 and a gold in 2012. She was awarded a gold star on day 25 (episode 8) for her hard work, social demeanor, and outgoing personality, and also for convincing Savannah to stay with the community in spite of homesickness. In episode 11 she was appointed town sheriff to help with enforcement of rules, as certain kids continued to shirk their duties to the town. Where does he sleep? Letâs start before the start, shall we? Kelsey also modeled for a summer camp magazine after attending the camp. She also appeared at a younger age on the PBS Kids Go! Giving it to Migle (that was her name) was so dumb. Never a risk of going hungry. Oh, how meticulously cast this show was. He finally received a gold star in the last episode for his hard work and attitude toward making Bonanza City a better place. TRUTV (075), Sat, Nov 07 Now, imagine being the subject, and having your 5'3'', 80 pound, 14 year old frame captured on 13 hours of digitally preserved video. And we weren't allowed to talk at first either. Madison Rae Taff was an 11-year-old red district member from El Paso, Texas. Each week's pioneer journal reading introduced a new problem and event that were clearly scripted, but everyone's reaction to those events were organic.