My Game Shows, New Additions


1/31 - new year, new additions...
The Betty White Show:
- 11/54 ep. of her daytime variety show
- 2 partial 1958 eps. of her primetime variety series
Front Page Challenge:
- 3/29/60 ep. w/Lister Sinclair, et al.
- 5/17/60 ep. w/Charles Lynch, et al.
- 6/6/61 ep. w/Mary Helen McPhillips, et al.
- 5th season finale from 6/13/61 w/Larry Mann, et al.
- 1/16/62 ep. w/Marie Torre, Jack Webster, et al.
- 1/22/63 ep. w/Lister Sinclair, et al. (end credits missing)
Game Show Dynamos - 2015 documentary
HS (Bergeron):
- OC copy of 6th season prem. from 9/03 w/Barry Williams, Erin Moran, David Spade (center square), et al.
- 10/03 ep. w/Stephen Collins, Gena Lee Nolin, Penn & Teller, et al. (for the first time, *3* bonus rounds are played!)
- 11/03 ep. from Dynamic Duo Week, Part II w/Kermit & Miss Piggy, Joan & Melissa Rivers, et al. (includes the first car win of the season!)
- 1/04 ep. w/Joan Rivers, the Smothers Brothers, Judy Tenuta, et al.
Information Please - another 1940 theatrical short w/Deems Taylor, et al.
J! - 6/99 ep. w/former TTD champ Kit Salisbury
TJW:
- 12/72 ep. w/an $8.8K Joker's Jackpot win
- 12/26/72 ep. w/a $3K Joker's Jackpot win
- 1/73 ep. where Ken Phyfe wins his first Joker's Jackpot
Love Connection - 9/83 ep. w/oc
TPiR (Cullen) - last primetime ep. from 9/11/64 w/guest Pat Carroll
TPiR (Barker):
- 5/00 ep. w/a $20.5K Plinko win
- 5/01 ep. where all onstage contestants are women!
- 11/02 ep. w/a $22K Plinko win
- 1/03 ep. w/a $21K Plinko win
Pyramid:
- 11/02 ep. w/Melissa Peterman and Kevin Meany
- 10/03 ep. from Soap Week w/Joshua Morrow and Heather Tom
Russian Roulette - special 12/02 ep. w/Playboy Playmates
WML? - first ep. after Fred Allen's passing from 3/18/56 w/oc
WoF:
- 1/1/04 ep. w/former Weakest Link contestant Julie Antonacci
- 1/04 ep. from NFL Week w/Dan Hampton, Joe Thiesman, and Dan Fouts
- 1/05 ep. from NFL Week w/Nate Burleson, Eric Dickerson, and Willie McGinest
- 3/05 ep. w/a Winnebago win in the bonus round!

12/30 - some rare gems to close out the year with...
Engaged to Be Married - unsold 1983 pilot w/Jim McKrell
The Gong Show - OC copy of 1979 ep. w/Carl Ballantine, Patty Andrews, and Pat McCormick that I already have from USA (missing first few seconds)
The Great American Game Show - 1975 ABC special w/oc
Headline Chasers - 1985 pilot
HS (Marshall) - OC Vegas ep. from 1980 w/Phyllis Davis, Tom Poston, Vikki Carr, et al. (part of opening/end credits cut off)
HS (Davidson) - behind-the-scenes footage from the show's 1987 visit to NYC
Pass the Buck - SM of 1978 ep.
Pt% - first few minutes of a 4/80 ep. w/oc (ends just after 1st break)
TPiR (Barker):
- SM of 1986 ep.
- SM of 1988 ep.
- SM of 22nd SP from 9/93 (w/the debut of Cover Up; was only aired in a few markets due to an extended CBS News special report)
TTTT (Collyer) - SM of half a 5/68 ep. w/Dr. Joyce Brothers, et al.

...plus the usual assortment...
America Says:
- 6/2 ep.
- 7/18 ep.
Black College Quiz:
- 5/28 ep.
- 8/13 ep.
Catch 21 - 2 more general 2009 eps.
The ClassH-Room - 10/24 ep.
Divided:
- 4/17 ep.
- 100th ep. from 5/2
Family Double Dare - OC copy of "sneak preview" ep. from 4/88 (w/a special opening sequence never seen in reruns!)
Idiotest:
- Daddy's Girls vs. Mama's Boys from 6/28/17
- Bad Girls vs. Nice Guys from 8/16/17
J! - Barry Rubinowitz's 4 eps. from 1/94 w/oc
TJW - 10/72 ep. w/veteran GS champ Joel Palmer
Lingo - special 5/07 ep. w/online champs vs. TV winners
PYL - 5/86 ep. w/oc
TPiR (Carey) - pre-Thanksgiving ep. from 11/21
Studs - 1992 ep. w/oc
Super Password - 2 consecutive eps. from 2/88 w/Dawnn Lewis and Ken Kercheval
WML?:
- 1/1/61 ep. w/Shelley Berman, Faye Emerson, et al. (Ralph Paul now announces)
- 12/1/63 ep. w/Martin Gabel, et al. (KFC founder Col. Harland Sanders is a contestant!)
WLoD (Weller):
- 1/90 ep. w/Pat Carroll, Stuart Pankin, et al. (precedes the episode below)
- 1/90 ep. w/Danica McKellar, Neil Patrick Harris, et al.
Winsanity - 4/18 ep.

11/30 - a new batch worth giving thanks for...
FtM:
- general 1/80 ep.
- 2/80 ep. where the scoreboards malfunction after round 1
- complete FAM copy of Jess Platt's 5th ep. from 2/80
- Ed McDevitt's final ep. (and Sarabeth Rothfeld's first) from 3/80
FF (Karn):
- 2/03 ep. where the Polands go for their 5th win
- 3/03 ep. w/a hilarious Fast Money
- general 10/04 ep.
- general 4/06 ep.
FF (Aussie) - another 1994 ep. w/oc
Granite State Challenge (NH quiz bowl, hosted by a VERY young Tom Bergeron!) - 1/84 premiere ep.
Heads Up (Baltimore quiz bowl):
- Immaculate Heart of Mary/Dallas F. Nicholas/Gardenville from 1983 w/oc
- St. Stephen Parochial/Lothian Elementary/Meade Heights Elementary from 1984
- Margaret Brent/Immaculate Conception/Rognel Heights from 12/85
- Severna Park/Bakerfield/Our Lady of Fatima from 2/86
Hoosier Millionaire - general 3/02 ep.
It's Academic (DC quiz bowl) - 56th season premiere from 10/8/16
TJW:
- another general 1979 ep.
- 1980 ep. where Lt. James Jernigan goes for a car (but is defeated by Darlene Dunham)
- 1980 ep. where Darlene wins a car
- 1/83 ep. where Ron Mulvey wins a car (thanks to his third 3-joker spin; precedes the ep. below)
- 1/83 ep. where a game is won in record time w/o a 3-joker spin!
- 3/83 ep. where Yvonne Sanchez wins a car
- 5/83 ep. w/TWO audience game ties!
- general 5/83 ep.
NYSI (all w/oc!):
- 5/89 ep. w/a rally from a $900-0 deficit in the Championship Round
- all-time top winner Brad Wood's final ep. from 6/89
- general 6/89 ep.
Perfect Match (Aussie dating show, all w/oc):
- two 1984 eps.
- 1988 ep.
- last ep. from 1989
Pt%s:
- USA copy of 1/7/80 premiere ep.
- 1/80 ep. where Geoff almost gives away an answer in the bonus game!
TPiR (Aussie) - last ep. from 12/19/12; games are Cliff/Hole/1A
The $20K Pyramid:
- 5/78 ep. w/Lois Nettleton and Grant Goodeve
- partial 5/80 ep. w/Shelley Smith and Robert Mandan (ends just after the start of game 2)
TTD (Martindale):
- 11/79 ep. where Mike Duckworth wins a car
- Mike's final ep. from 11/79
- 1/80 ep. where Marcia Whistler wins a car
- 1984 ep. where Lena Kane wins a car
- another general 1984 ep.
- another general 1985 ep.
TTD (Caldwell) - another general 1985 ep.
University Challenge (Aussie):
- Flinders vs. Adelaide from 1987
- 1988 Grand Final ep. (part of opening missing)
WoF:
- 5/98 ep. from Houston
- partial 3/02 ep.
- 12/04 ep. w/a $52K+ maingame win
- Pacdude Games owner Cory Anotado's ep. from 2/05
- 4/06 ep. w/an incredible bonus round win!

10/28 - no tricks, but plenty of treats...
Blockbusters:
- 11/80 ep. where LaRae Dillman becomes the first-ever undefeated champ w/$47K!
- Leland Yung's first 2 return eps. from 3/82
Body Language (both w/oc):
- OC copy of 8/84 ep. w/Didi Conn and Dick Shawn which I already have from GSN (precedes the ep. below)
- 8/84 ep. w/a hilarious disqualification!
Chain Reaction:
- USA copy of 3/80 ep. w/Gina Hecht, Fred Grandy, et al.
- USA copy of 4/80 ep. w/Robert Pine, Judy Norton-Taylor, et al.
- USA copy of 4/80 ep. from Geoff Edwards' 2nd week as guest host w/Constance McCashin, Robert Walden, et al.
Deathrow Gameshow - 1987 black comedy film about a GS where winning contestants get the right to live(!)
Family Double Dare:
- GAS copy of 1990 ep. w/3-digit scoreboards where one family "breaks" theirs!
- GAS copy of 1990 ep. where Marc arrives late
- 1990 ep. w/Robb Edward Morris in the audience
- GAS copy of 1990 ep. w/an appearance by the "Gak Butler"!
FF (Karn) - 11/03 ep. from For Love or Money Week
Get the Picture:
- 1/91 premiere ep.
- 1991 ep. where TWO puzzles are solved w/only 1 square revealed!
- 1991 ep. where a round 2 puzzle goes unsolved
- rap special from 1991 (w/Mike and Henry J. in costume!)
HS (Bergeron):
- 3/02 ep. w/Brad Paisley, Jaime O'Neal, Richard Lewis, et al.
- 4/02 ep. w/Billy Dee Williams, Kevin Nealon, Daisy Fuentes, et al.
- 5/02 ep. w/Dyan Cannon, Scott Patterson, Shelley Morrison, et al. (champion Eddie retires undefeated w/$104K!)
It's News to Me (Daly):
- 1952 ep. w/Quentin Reynolds, Martha Scott, et al.
- 8/52 ep. w/June Lockhart, John Henry Faulk, et al.
J!:
- 4/03 ep. where Brian Weikle becomes the new all-time top winner w/$149K+
- 10/03 ep. where Sean Ryan becomes the show's first 6-time champ
- 1/04 ep. where Tom Walsh becomes the first 7-time champ
Let's A$k America (Pereira) - Veterans' Day special from 2012
Let's A$k America (Bellamy) - 2014 ep.
LMaD (Hall) - 3rd ep. from 9/84 (w/a CHEAP Big Deal!)
PYL:
- OC copy of 11/83 ep. w/10 Whammies hit (which I already have from Buzzr)
- OC copy of 12/83 ep. where Helen Renner retires undefeated w/a then-record $40K+! (which I also have from USA from Buzzr; precedes the episode below)
- OC copy of 10-time GS champ Scott Hostetler's 1st ep. from 12/83
- OC copy of 1/84 ep. w/a GREAT comeback!
- OC copy of 2/84 ep. where Susan Veets becomes the new all-time top winner w/almost $44K!
TPiR (Barker):
- 10/98 ep. w/a Showcase saluting director Paul Alter
- 5/99 ep. w/the infamous Larry Lawrence and a Showcase saluting associate producer Fingers Greco
TWL - NBC All-Stars special from 5/02 w/Ed Begley Jr, Vicki Lawrence, Davy Jones, et al.
WoF:
- 10/94 ep. where GSN left in the "Red, White & Blue Sweepstakes" plugs
- OC copy of 11/00 College Week ep. from Washington, D.C. (w/a $90K+ winner!)
- 5/01 Soap City Week ep. w/Lauren Koslow, Michelle Stafford, and Adrienne Frantz
- 9/03 ep. w/a hilarious bonus round
- 9/04 ep. w/an amazing bonus round win!
- 9/04 ep. w/a $61K+ maingame win
- 9/07 ep. from Las Vegas (w/a heartbreaking $40K+ loss in round 3!)
- 10/09 ep. where TWO contestants finish the maingame w/over $35K!

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