70's Game Shows by chrisivision

Champion(s):

AlexanderD
Say hi to your mum for me. :)


Runner(s)-Up:

IngramB
Oh shit


Quiz Description

Prequel to the 80's Game Show quiz, when game shows ruled the airwaves!

Full Results:

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1 AlexanderD 527 97 20
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4 BurgerM 407 83 20
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5 MattinglyD 406 78 20
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7 Mark 236 69 00
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9 jsparkyp 224 59 00
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Questions:

The CBS Bob Barker version of The Price is Right premiered on 9/4/72, along with two other classic game shows. Name one of them.

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The Joker's Wild, Gambit

The first car given away on Barker's TPIR was a Chevrolet Vega, which was won on the Any Number game. Within $100, how much was that Vega?

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$2,746

What future TV actor/pitchman/host wrote the music for The Diamond Head Game and the original Wheel of Fortune?

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Alan Thicke

Who was the first hostess on the original Chuck Woolery NBC daytime version of Wheel of Fortune?

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Susan Stafford

Gene Rayburn and Bob Barker often used a Sony ECM 51. What is it?

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(telescopic) microphone

A winning act on The Gong Show received a check for how much money (you have to be exact)?

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$516.32

Family Feud was a direct spin-off of what portion of Match Game's bonus round?

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Audience Match

The short lived 1978 NBC daytime revival of Jeopardy! strayed from the format we all know and love most notably with the removal of Final Jeopardy. In its place was a bonus round entitled Super Jeopardy. What was the object of this bonus round?

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To get 5 questions in a row correctly, either horizontally/vertically/diagonally, before getting 3 wrong answers (strikes)

One of the genre's most memorable bloopers occurred when host Jim Peck fell down the stairs when he was making his entrance for 1975's The Big Showdown. As the laughter and applause subsided, what famous ad lib did Jim make?

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"Sure! You people would applaud a lynching!" He went on to say, "Welcome to the Big Showdown...that was the big showdown as a matter of fact."

What future and current TV morning show talk show host was one of the singers for the 1970's Tom Kennedy version of Name That Tune?

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Kathie Lee Gifford (nee Johnson)

On the original $10,000 Pyramid, what was the most money you could make without answering all 6 subjects correctly?

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$500 (top box was $200, middle tier was $100, lower tier was $50)

On the Jim Perry NBC version of Card Sharks, what was the maximum amount of money that could be won on the Money Cards bonus round (a feat actually accomplished once on the show by a contestant named Norma)?

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$28,800 ($200 doubled 3 times on bottom row, plus additional $200 in middle row and then doubled 4 more times including the big bet on the top row)