We Needed 'Floor Is Lava' Right Now, And You Might, Too : Pop Culture Happy Hour There's a new game show so silly, so stupid, so low-stakes that we can't stop watching it. Teams of three try to cross a course made of furniture and obstacles without touching the ground. It's called Floor Is Lava, it's based on a game played by children, and let's be honest — it couldn't be played by anyone else. You won't want to miss a minute of the craziest, the wackiest, the goofiest game show on Netflix, because the Floor! Is! Lavaaaaa!
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We Needed 'Floor Is Lava' Right Now, And You Might, Too

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We Needed 'Floor Is Lava' Right Now, And You Might, Too

We Needed 'Floor Is Lava' Right Now, And You Might, Too

We Needed 'Floor Is Lava' Right Now, And You Might, Too

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Inspired by the classic kids game, Netflix's Floor Is Lava asks contestants to navigate obstacles in a room filled with, you guessed it, lava. Patrick Wymore/Netflix hide caption

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Inspired by the classic kids game, Netflix's Floor Is Lava asks contestants to navigate obstacles in a room filled with, you guessed it, lava.

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There's a new game show so silly, so stupid, so low-stakes that we can't stop watching it. Teams of three try to cross a course made of furniture and obstacles without touching the ground. It's called Floor Is Lava, it's based on a game played by children, and let's be honest — it couldn't be played by anyone else. You won't want to miss a minute of the craziest, the wackiest, the goofiest game show on Netflix, because the Floor! Is! Lavaaaaa!

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