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Military Contestant Question...
« on: September 30, 2019, 07:01:50 PM »
Not being in the military, past or present, nor knowing anyone who went on a game show, one question popped into my mind while watching a random game show episode:

For those who are/were in the military that appear as a contestant (or in the case of TPIR, a potential contestant), whose rule is it that they must wear their formal uniform while appearing on the show?  Is it a requirement of the government if they say they in contestant interviews they are an active member of the armed forces, or is it a game show tradition that they are encouraged to wear their uniform?

And for the few shows I have seen from other nations (Canada, England....) are their contestants expected/required to wear their military uniforms on the show?

Just curious.

Brig Bother

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Re: Military Contestant Question...
« Reply #1 on: October 01, 2019, 09:11:28 AM »
In the UK? No, unless the contestant wants to make their own statement.


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Re: Military Contestant Question...
« Reply #2 on: October 01, 2019, 01:34:13 PM »
It was almost certainly a request of the producers to get them to wear their formal uniforms on camera for aesthetic purposes.
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