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Take the Money and Run - Netflix

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Combining all the elements of an edge-of-your-seat spy thriller with the excitement of rooting for real people in different locales trying to outwit legitimate professionals, Take the Money and Run is an exhilarating competition series that will take reality television to a whole new level. The cat and mouse format will pit everyday people against real life law enforcement for a \$100,000 prize.

Take the Money and Run - Netflix

Type: Game Show

Languages: English

Status: Ended

Runtime: 60 minutes

Premier: 2011-08-02

Take the Money and Run - The Joker (Steve Miller Band song) - Netflix

“The Joker” is a song by the Steve Miller Band from their 1973 album The Joker. It is one of two Steve Miller Band songs that feature the nonce word “pompatus”. The song topped the US Billboard Hot 100 in early 1974. More than 16 years later, in September 1990, it reached number one in the UK Singles Chart for two weeks after being used in “Great Deal”, a Hugh Johnson-directed television advertisement for Levi's, thus holding the record for the longest gap between transatlantic chart-toppers. This reissue of “The Joker” also topped the Irish Singles Chart, the New Zealand RIANZ Singles Chart, the Dutch Nationale Top 100 and the Dutch Top 40. The first line of the lyrics is a reference to the song “Space Cowboy” from Miller's Brave New World album. Following lines refer to two other songs: “Gangster of Love” from Sailor and “Enter Maurice” from Recall the Beginning...A Journey from Eden.

Take the Money and Run - Covers - Netflix

Ostbahn Kurti & die Chefpartie (1989) covered the song in viennese german (“Da Joker”) and the song still has significant radio airplay and popularity in Austria. k.d. lang covered it on her album Drag (1997) on which all the songs have the theme of smoking or cigarettes. The song was released as a single. Black Train Jack covered it on their album You're not alone (1994). Fettes Brot did a German rendition of the song in 2001, retitled as “The Großer” (English translation “The big guy”). Fatboy Slim reworked the song on his 2004 album Palookaville, featuring Bootsy Collins on lead vocals. This cover version reached No. 32 on the UK Singles Chart in 2005. Mike Myers did a cover to the song, playing a sitar, in The Love Guru. Post-grunge band Puddle of Mudd covered it on their covers album Re:(disc)overed.

Take the Money and Run - References - Netflix