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See Kids Compete to Build the Most Mind-Blowing Escape Rooms in Peacock's Create the Escape

Well, we know we could never escape these rooms! From haunted classrooms to jail cells, middle school masterminds put their parents to the test in Peacock's Create the Escape.

By Samantha Bergeson Sep 16, 2021 5:00 PMTags
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After quarantine, who wouldn't want to escape their room? However, add in a few puzzles and padlocks and it might be more of a challenge...

Thanks to the middle school masterminds behind Peacock's new Create the Escape, it's a family competition to see whose parents can escape a room specifically built to trap them in. E! News can exclusively reveal the first look at the upcoming reality series, which "allows kids to create, design and build their very own escape rooms with the help of design professionals."

The ten-episode competition show premieres on Thursday, Oct. 7 with Angela Jaymes hosting. Design experts Hillary Manning and Russell Ray Silva help bring the tweens' escape room fantasies to life, with jaw-dropping sets like a Western-themed train, haunted class room and spooky forest. Every competing kids' parents will have 30 minutes to solve five puzzles. 

"Good luck with that, Dad," one child says with a grin in the teaser trailer. 

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A father states, "We're running out of time!" It really is the kids vs. the parents! 

Create the Escape is produced by Departure Films, with Max WeissmanMatt LevineTim Robbins and Emmy-Award winner Sue Seide serving as executive producers.  

Create the Escape premieres Thursday, Oct. 7 on Peacock. 

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