4/28 - unsold pilots, more from the big 80s, and other goodies...
The All-New Catch Phrase - unsold 2006 pilot w/Todd Newton
The $1M Chance of a Lifetime (all w/oc):
- Andrea & Michael Foster's 2nd ep. from 1/86 (preceded by the promo due to a technical error!)
- general 2/86 ep.
- OC copy of Connie & Steve Rutenbar's big win from 2/86
- OC copy of former Dream House champs Johanna & Rick Reyas' $1M try from 3/86
Hot Potato (all w/oc!):
- 3rd ep. from 1/25/84 w/Firemen vs. Dental Hygienists
- Waitresses vs. Coaches from 1/30/84 (a round is won w/NO correct answers from either team!)
- OC copy of 1/31/84 ep. w/Waitresses playing the bonus round
- Telegram Singers vs. Redheads from 2/2/84
- OC copy of 2/6/84 ep. w/Checkers vs. Softball Managers (and the debut of the 7-Straight Jackpot)
- 2/7/84 ep. w/Beer Tasters playing the bonus round (and the first 7-Straight Jackpot win)
- COMPLETE copy of 3/5 ep. w/Little League Coaches playing the bonus round
The Hour (Canadian series) - Alex Trebek interview from 5/08
- general 12/85 ep.
- 12/85 ep. w/a 10-question Fast Forward TV sweep!
- general 1/86 ep.
- 1/86 ep. where a contestant makes a HUGE strategic goof!
- 2/86 ep. where Paul Gerber wins a car
- 3/86 ep. where Tobin Touchstone wins a car
Keynotes - unsold 1986 pilot w/Kevin O'Connell
Pandemonium - unsold 1979 pilot w/Steve Edwards
- OC copy of veteran GS champ Mark Leinwand's 1st ep. from 10/83
- 10/27/83 ep. w/oc
Spell Binders - unsold 1978 pilot w/Bill Anderson
- Erik Kraepelien's final ep. from 10/80
- general 10/80 ep.
- 12/80 ep. where Mary Ellen Driscoll wins her 1st car
- 12/80 ep. where Mary Ellen wins her 2nd car
- 1984 ep. where Dave Zybert wins a car
- big winner Dan Schaffer's 1st ep. from 1985
- 1985 ep. where Judy McDonald wins a car (Johnny Gilbert announces)
- 1985 ep. where Gary Halfon uses the Bonus Category to win a car
- 1985 ep. w/NBA entertainer "Dancing" Barry Harris as a contestant
Treasure Hunt (all 1984 reruns):
- better copy of 1981 ep. where Geoff goes pun-crazy
- 1981 ep. w/an appearance by the TH Swami
- RPT copy of 1981 ep. where the $50K is passed up!
WWtBaM (Philbin) - 6/02 ep. w/two $250K wins
WWtBaM (Vieira) - Armand Kachigian's $500K win from 5/03 (the day after Nancy Christy's $1M win!)
3/31 - a Millionaire-centric new batch, and that's my final answer...
WWtBaM (Philbin, all w/oc!):
- Stephanie Girardi's $500K win from 2/00
- Jason Dickinson's $250K win from 5/00
- Justin Ray Castillo's $500K win from 11/00
- Peter Braxton's $250K win from 2/01
- 2 special Father's Day eps. (w/father-child teams playing) from 6/01
- 01-02 season prem. from 9/27/01 (this was the first show taped after the 9/11 attacks, and Regis gives a brief pep talk at the beginning)
- Archie Harris' $125K win from 10/01 (Ricki Lake's dad Barry plays in game 1!)
- George Berwick's $125K win from 3/02
- Warunchai Vathanasin's $125K win from 4/02
- Max Shuman's $125K win (the first 6-figure win of the syndie series!) from 10/02
- Jeff Crosby's $250K win (followed by a $0 win!) from 2/03
- Mike Robinson's $100K win from 4/06
- 2 consecutive eps. from 11/20-21/07
- Mark Czachor's $100K win from 2/08
2/27 - new rarities...
Banko - unsold 1985 pilot w/Wink Martindale
(The New) Bible Baffle - SM of 1980 ep.
Blockbusters - 1980 pilot (w/a different format)
Fantasy - 1982 ep. w/Tom Wopat (missing last few min.)
GE College Bowl (Ludden) - Colgate vs. Nebraska from 10/9/60 w/oc
The Gong Show (w/oc!) - 10/76 ep. w/Sarah Vaughan, Soupy Sales, and JPM (first few seconds missing; the first act is so bad that the show "restarts" w/a new opening after the 1st break!)
The Love Experts - partial 1978 ep. w/Mitzi McCall, David Letterman, et al; then-unknown Rhonda Shear is a contestant!
Monopoly - unsold 1985 pilot w/Rick Dees
Musical Chairs - two 10/75 eps. from the final week w/oc
The New Treasure Hunt - 1/28/75 ep. w/oc (missing first few min.)
Pass or Play? - 1977 QUBE pilot w/Mark Richards (under his birth name, Dick Liberatore)
- SM of 1/76 ep.
- 3/17/78 ep. w/oc (part of opening/end credits cut off)
- SM of 1978 ep. w/the short-lived Finish Line game
- SM of 3/81 ep.
$20K Pyramid - OC copy of 6/78 ep. w/Loretta Swit and Peter Bonerz
Tattletales - SM of another 1974 ep. w/Scoey Mitchlll, Mitzi McCall & Charlie Brill and Patty Duke Astin & John Astin
WML? (Bruner) - SM copy of 1970 ep. w/Joanna Barnes, Gene Rayburn (who enters on a bicycle!), et al. that I already have from GSN
...plus the usual assortment...
DG (Lange) - pre-Mother's Day ep. from 5/72 (w/Dawn Lyn picking a date for her mom in game 1, and a hilarious blooper in game 2!)
FF (Dawson, all w/oc and daytime, except 4th and last):
- general 11/79 ep.
- 2/80 ep. w/a hilarious face-off blooper!
- SC copy of the Guices' 1st ep. from 4/80
- SM copy of the Guices' final ep. from 4/80
- 1980 ep. where Richard gets booed for not arguing against a Fast Money ruling!
- general 1981 ep.
- 1981 nighttime ep. (preceded by a promo!)
J! - 3 consecutive eps. from 9/27-29/89
NG (Rodriguez) - another general 1989 ep. w/oc
Super Pay Cards! - 2 more general 1981 eps.
WoF (both daytime, w/oc!):
- general 6/84 ep.
- 8/88 ep. w/a $7K Jackpot win (Johnny Gilbert announces; missing first few seconds and end credits)
Where to now?