With the rise to prominence of adrenaline-inducing reality shows like Fear Factor and Top Gear, one has to wonder what the next stage of one-upsmanship in the quest for higher TV ratings will look like.  The Game of Death literally takes this question to the extreme, fabricating an enlightening mass-media riff on the Milgram “shock box” experiments of the 1960’s in the form of a high stakes TV gameshow.