The week before the Hunt, teams received this invitation in the mail:

When the ceremony began, it turned out that M and P were Mario and Peach—but the wedding was interrupted by none other than the nefarious Bowser, King of the Koopas. He abducted Peach, Mario ran off to rescue her, and the puzzles Mario found along the way were the Mystery Hunt!

Cast and crew credits for kickoff can be viewed here.

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