4/30 - spring is here, and so are these latest goodies...
Bracket Genius - hour-long $100K championship from 4/5
- Buzzr copy of 1st ep. w/revised Money Cards change rules from 9/78 (future MG-HS Hour champ Laurie Goss is a contestant!)
- Buzzr copy of 9/78 ep. w/an $11.4K MC win
- Buzzr copy of 1984 syndie ep. where a breakdancing group performs
- Buzzr copy of 2/85 ep. w/Mark Goodson and his mother Fannie (whose birthday is acknowledged!) in the audience
- 2/85 ep. w/an on-camera appearance by producer Cathy Dawson and associate producer Georgia Purcell
- Buzzr copy of 2/85 ep. where the Rezzos become the all-time top winners w/$33K+!
FF (Combs) - 10/88 ep. w/an appearance by Ray's wife and children
- 10/8/14 ep. where the Caauwes go for their 5th win
- 11/8/14 ep. w/a singing family and a hilarious moment during round 2!
- 11/24/14 ep. where the Rosados go for their 5th win
GGG - Iron Chef ep. from 4/23
- Fat Joe vs. French Montana from 4/10 w/Michael Blackson, Vivica Fox, Nelly (center square), et al.
- Bell Biv Devoe vs. SWV from 4/10 w/Jeannie Mai, Nick & Vanessa Lachey, Michael Ealy (center square), et al.
J! - 4/28 ep. where Alan Lin breaks the $100K mark
The Late Late Show - Alec Baldwin interview from 3/8
- 4/12 ep. w/a nearly $23K Strike a Match win
- prom-themed ep. from 4/14
- 4/25 ep.
- Buzzr copy of 7/73 ep. w/Dick Gautier, Barbara Stuart, Jack Carter, et al.
- 8/73 ep. w/Bert Convy, Loretta Swit, Mary Ann Mobley, et al.
- 4/2 ep. w/Jane Krakowski, Matthew Morrison, Valerie Bertinelli, et al.
- 4/16 ep. w Mario Cantone, Martha Stewart, Lamorne Morris, et al.
- 4/30 ep. w/Wendie Malick, Chris Colfer, Christie Brinkley, et al.
NYSI - 4/74 ep. w/an $18K Solo Round win
- 3/79 ep. w/Betty White and Robert Pine (Betty injures herself during the opening!)
- Buzzr copy of 3/79 ep. w/Mary Tyler Moore and *Bill Cullen* (Mark Goodson makes an appearance at the end!)
- Buzzr copy of 3/79 ep. w/Martin Milner and Karen Morrow (John Harlan announces)
- 2 consecutive 2/84 eps. w/future Card Sharks champ Mac McHugh (NO Whammies are hit in episode 1, and Pick-a-Corner debuts in episode 2!)
- 2/84 ep. where all 3 players only earn ONE spin each in round 2!
- Buzzr copy of Maggie Brown's first ep. from 3/84
- 4/6 ep. from Socially Awesome Week
- Baby Shower ep. from 4/21 (w/expectant couples playing and a DSW!)
- pro skateboarder Gregory Lutzka's appearance from 4/24
Quiz Show - Robert Redford's 1994 film about the 50s quiz show scandals
- Spring Chickens from 4/17
- You Bet Your Husband from 4/27
$otC - Buzzr copy of 4/85 ep. w/a turntable blooper during the 1st Instant Bargain
Save to Win - 4/29 ep.
Talk Show: The Game Show - first 2 eps. from 3/26 and 4/2
The Tonight Show - Phone Booth clip from 4/5
WoF - 4/11 ep. w/an $18K Express Round win
WWtBaM - Whiz Kids Week ep. from 4/10
3/31 - March Madness w/some real rarities...
The Big Spin (Edwards) - 8/91 ep. (missing intro)
The Cross-Wits - two 1978 eps. w/Rita Moreno, Jack Riley, et al. (both w/oc, one's a copy I already have from OB)
HS (Marshall) - 3 consecutive 2/79 daytime eps. w/Vincent Price, Charlene Tilton, William Christopher, et al. (first 2 full, last partial)
J! (Fleming, B&W) - syndie ep. from 11/74 (part of end credits cut off)
Lingo (Andrews/MacKenzie) - 1988 ep. w/an amazing No Lingo Round!
- last few minutes of a 1976 ep.
- last 11 minutes of a Second Chance Tournament ep. from 9/77
Scrabble - COMPLETE copy of GS Week Tuesday ep. from 11/87 w/oc
TTD - OB copy of 1981 ep, plus first few minutes of next ep.
...plus the usual assortment, including more from around the world...
- Study Guide preview ep. from 3/15
- first 2 regular eps. from 3/23
CS (Perry) - Buzzr copy of 8/78 ep. where Kathy Gordon becomes the first-ever undefeated champ
Catchphrase (UK, Walker):
- 1/12/86 premiere ep.
- 3/88 ep.
- Roy's last ep. (though not mentioned) from 11/99
Child's Play - 4/83 ep. w/a Fast Play round that goes down to the wire!
Divided - 3/2 ep. w/TWO big wins!
FF (Dawson) - 8/80 ep. where Richard retrieves a burnt-out light bulb during the opening!
- 9/88 ep. where Ray gets picked up by another male contestant after a Fast Money win!
- 10/88 ep. w/a record 250-point final score in Fast Money
- 10/88 ep. w/a wheelchair-bound contestant and Ray suffering from a thumb injury
FF (Anderson) - 2001 ep. w/a former Dawson-era contestant
FF (Karn) - 2004 ep. where Richard goofs during Fast Money!
- 9/25/14 ep. where the Siureks go for their 5th win
- 10/20/14 ep. where the Griers go for their 5th win
- 11/5/14 ep. where the Siqueiroses go for their 5th win
- Steve's 1,000th ep. from 2/4/16 (w/appearances by his wife Marjorie and a $50K grand prize offered!)
Family Fortunes (Monkhouse) - 1/6/80 premiere ep.
- 3/13 premiere ep. w/Michael Blackson, Keri Hilson, Bobby Brown (center square), et al.
- 2nd ep. from 3/13 w/Utkarsh Ambudkar, Adrienne Bailon, Ice Cube (center square), et al.
- Jessica Dime vs. Jackie Christie from 3/27 w/DC Young Fly, Tisha Campbell-Martin, O'Shea Jackson Jr. (center square), et al.
- Kid 'N Play vs. Naughty by Nature from 3/27 w/Tip, Vivica Fox, Fat Joe (center square), et al.
Idiotest - Brains vs. Brawn ep. from 3/2
Jimmy Kimmel Live - Alec Baldwin interview from 3/28
Late Night - Craig Ferguson interview from 3/28
- Mardi Gras ep. from 2/28
- 3/7 ep.
- Nerds Rule ep. from 3/14
- College ep. from 3/24
MadTV - WoF skit from 2002
Magnum, PI - A Little Bit of Luck...A Little Bit of Grief ep. from 1986 where Rick goes on a lottery GS; Bruce Forsyth guest-stars!
Marie - Vanna White interview from 3/12/13
- Buzzr copy of 2/75 ep. w/Shecky Greene, Elaine Joyce, et al.
- 3/75 ep. w/Jimmie Walker, Lee Meriwether, et al.
- Buzzr copy of 3/75 ep. where *Johnny Olson* fills in for Gary!
- 4/75 ep. w/Ron Masak, Patty Duke Astin, et al. (Gene goofs during the 1st Super Match!)
NYSI - 5th ep. from 9/74 (w/a last-second Solo Round win!)
Our Miss Brooks - The $350K Question ep. from 1956 where Connie submits a question to the titular GS
- Buzzr copies of both 2/79 eps. w/Elaine Joyce and *Tom Kennedy* (ironic, huh?)
- Buzzr copy of 2/79 ep. w/Bert Convy and Elizabeth Montgomery ("Bert Convy" is the 1st puzzle!)
- 3/10 ep. w/appearances by Kit Hoover & Natalie Morales
- 3/23 ep. w/appearances by John McCook and a Showcase saluting The Bold and the Beautiful's 30th anniversary
- 3/30 ep. where the Showcase winner is determined by a *$1* difference!
- College Rivalry ep. from 3/31
- Fake It or Take It from 2/27
- Fat Tuesday Fat Payout from 2/28
- Shoutrageous! from 3/3
- Catch Your Coin from 3/6
- Who Knows You Better? from 3/10
- Luck Be a Lady from 3/17
- Ante Up from 3/21
- Money Hungry Humans from 3/23
- Dimestore to Deluxe from 3/31
SotC (UK, Parsons) - 1983 ep.
- 11/94 ep. where Dean Sole racks up a record $201 final score! (precedes the ep. below)
- 11/94 ep. where Dean goes for the lot
SNL - Celeb J! skit from 1998
Slumdog Millionaire - 2008 film about a contestant on the Indian WWtBaM
The Steve Harvey Show - Louie Anderson interview from 2/20
Super Password - Buzzr copy of post-ToC ep. from 2/85 w/Shelley Smith and Dick Gautier
Teen Win, Lose or Draw:
- 1989 ep. w/Josie Davis and Wil Wheaton
- 1990 ep. w/Maureen Flannigan and Jason Hervey
The Tonight Show - 2/7 clip of Jimmy hosting a game of Password
- Teen Best Friends Week ep. from 3/3 (w/a $50K+ maingame win and $84K+ total win!)
- 3/23 ep. w/a $51K+ maingame win and $85K+ total win
- 3/28 ep. w/a $12.7K Express Round win
WWtBaM - 3/10 ep. w/Ariel Malone playing for charity
2/26 - sweeps goodies and more...
Beat the Booth - 2016 ep.
CS (Perry, all from 1983 reruns unless otherwise specified):
- 2 general 9/78 eps.
- OC copy of 7/80 ep. w/a $13K MC win (missing intro)
- general 10/81 ep.
- 10/81 ep. where TWO $500 perfect run bonuses are won
- 10/81 ep. from the final week (w/another $500 bonus win)
- better RPT copy of series finale from 10/81
- OC copy of 1/86 ep. w/an $18.8K MC win
- OC copies of 2 general 2/86 eps. which I have from Buzzr
- OC copy of 3/86 ep. w/record $29K MC win
- 2011 ep. w/a $25K win
- general 2011 ep.
- 11/10/16 ep. w/Mario Lopez and Charissa Thompson
- 2/2 ep. w/Melissa Peterman and Hayley Orrantia
- 2/9 ep. w/Lance Bass and A.J. McLean
- 2/21 ep. w/Weird Al Yankovic and Sara Rue
- 1/19 premiere ep.
- pro athlete/actor Gaetano "Guy" Nardulli's appearance from 2/9
Double Dare - Buzzr copies of Alan's last 4 eps. from 12/76-1/77
Face the Music:
- general 1/80 ep.
- 1/80 ep. w/the first $10K cash win
- 2/80 ep. where Sarabeth Rothfeld wins $10K
- 4/80 ep. where Dennis Ostroski goes for a car
FF (Dawson) - Buzzr copy of 4/81 ep. w/Richard's future wife Gretchen (Johnny Gilbert announces)
- Buzzr copy of 7/4/88 premiere ep.
- 8/88 ep. where a male contestant picks Ray up after a Fast Money win!
FF (Harvey) - 11/9/15 ep. where the Johnsons go for their 5th win
Home & Family - Ben Gleib interview from 2/8
- Kidiotest ep. from 1/26 (w/young siblings playing)
- 2/9 ep. w/teams of Ben's ex-GFs playing
- 2/2 ep. where Lisa Schlitt breaks the $100K mark
- both College Championship finals eps. from 2/23-24
- Groundhog Day ep. from 2/2 (w/a deal that perpetually repeats itself!)
- V-Day ep. from 2/14 (w/paired-up singles playing)
MG '73 - Buzzr copy of 9/73 ep. w/Morey Amsterdam, Loretta Swit, et al.
- 2/75 ep. w/Clifton Davis, JoAnn Pflug, et al.
- another 10/75 ep. w/Alex Karras, Barbara McNair, et al. (Alex grapples w/a female pro wrestler!)
- 2/15 ep. w/Adam Carolla, Jenna Fischer, Kenan Thompson, et al.
- 2/22 ep. w/Casey Wilson, Mario Cantone, Leah Remini, et al.
Minute to Win It (Ohno) - 7/16/13 ep.
TNG (Shepherd) - 2 general 2012 eps.
- Buzzr copy of 1/8/79 premiere ep. w/Elizabeth Montgomery and Robert Foxworth
- 3rd ep. from 1/10/79 (w/same guests as above and the first-ever Alphabetics win!)
- 2 consecutive 1/79 eps. w/Marcia Wallace and Tony Randall (future Blockbusters champ Leland Yung is a contestant)
- Buzzr copy of 1/79 ep. w/Carol Burnett and Vicki Lawrence
- 12/98 ep. w/debut of $1K Clock Game bonus
- 12/98 ep. where *7* of the day's 9 contestants are men!
- 12/98 ep. where Bob takes over Make Your Move for a completely clueless player!
- full week of Xmas-themed eps. from 12/98
- 2/2 ep. from Pet Adoption Week (w/the second $20K Time is Money win!)
- 2/3 ep. from Pet Adoption Week (w/a return appearance by Dan Schachner)
- 2/10 ep. w/a Grammy-themed Showcase and nearly $75K winner!
- V-Day ep. from 2/14 (w/couples playing)
- 2/15 ep. w/a DSW
- entire Celebrity Charity Week from 2/20-24
- Shoutrageous! from 2/10
- The Real Squared from 2/20
- The Real Claw from 2/24
Save to Win - 2/18 ep. w/an appearance by Tony the Tiger
- another preliminary Tournament of Champions ep. from 2/85 w/Marcia Wallace and Bill Cullen
- Buzzr copy of 3/85 ep. w/Martha Smith and Nathan Cook
- 2/7 ep.
- 1st season finale from 2/21
- 2/3 ep. from Second Chance Week
- 2/10 ep. from Bachelor Fan Favorites Week w/Tenley Molzahn
- Beau Henson's $250K win from 2/24 (part of end credits cut off)
Where to now?