For anyone who isn't familiar, it featured games where one team, dressed as giant ostrich
es on stilt
s would have to limbo dance
and tightrope walk
around an assault course
in order to throw coloured hoop
s into a bouncy castle
, while the opposing team attacked them with water cannon
s and giant fluffy beachball
Sometimes construed as a hamfisted atttempt to lead Britons to view Europeans from different nations as real people, just like them, and do away with ugly stereotypes. Either the theory or the attempt is undermined by Hall's and Eddie Waring's commentary, in which these stereotypes were never far from the surface.
See also: Peter Gabriel's song: games without frontiers.