Sitcoms and Other Programs w/Game Show Subplots

THE A-TEAM
"Wheel of Fortune": In this 1986 episode, Murdock wins big on "WoF", but is kidnapped by criminals who claim to be CIA agents; Pat Sajak and Vanna White guest star, and Jack Clark announces. [RPT]

THE ABBOTT & COSTELLO SHOW
"The Television Show": In this 1953 episode, Lou appears as a contestant on "Hold That Cuckoo", only to end up on the wrong end of a lawsuit caused by his prize! [RPT]

THE ANDY GRIFFITH SHOW
"Aunt Bee on TV": In this 1965 episode, Aunt Bee appears on "Win or Lose"...but can she deal with her newfound success, not to mention paying off the taxes on her prizes? [RPT/194.14]

ANGIE
"Family Feud": In this 1979 episode, Angie and her family/friends compete on FF; Richard Dawson guest stars, and Gene Wood announces. [RPT]

ARCHIE'S TV FUNNIES
"The Reggie Game": Reggie Mantle presides over this sadistic game show spoof (w/the rest of the gang as contestants) in this 5-minute clip from 1971.

ARTHUR
"Arthur and the Big Riddle": In this 2000 episode, Arthur is set to appear on the kids' GS "Riddle Quest", but he's up against a tough competitor! Alex Trebek supplies the voice of host Alex Lebeck. (10 min.) [OB/719.5]

BACK AT THE BARNYARD
"A Beautiful Freddy": In this 2010 episode, Freddy becomes smarter after being struck by lightning, but is really put to the test when he becomes a contestant on a "WWtBaM"-type game show. (10 min.)

THE BATMAN
"Q&A": In this 2004 episode, ex-child prodigy and "Think, Thank, Thunk" contestant Arthur Brown, now known as the Cluemaster, plots revenge against the show's producers for his having lost years earlier. [RPT]

BEVERLY HILLS 90210
"Double Jeopardy!": In this 1995 episode, Brandon, Clare and Andrea compete for a spot in the "J!" College Tournament; Alex Trebek and Johnny Gilbert guest-star. [RPT]

BLUE COLLAR TV
"Hug You or Hit You": Ron White hosts this game in which a drunk contestant predicts if his remarks will get him a hit or a hug from a member of the opposite sex.

BOB'S BURGERS
"Family Fracas": In this 2013 episode, the Belchers become champions on the titular GS, but can they defend their title against the Pestos? [RPT]

THE BOLD AND THE BEAUTIFUL:

  • Bob Barker, Nikki Ziering, and Claudia Jordan guest star in this 2002 episode. [OC]
  • In a 3-episode arc from 2009, Pam and Donna go on "TPiR", but will either of them get chosen? Drew Carey guest-stars. [all OC]
  • In a 3-episode arc from 2012, Pam and Nick appear on "LMaD", but will either of them be picked to make a deal? Wayne Brady and Tiffany Coyne guest-star. [all OC]

    BOY MEETS WORLD
    "Singled Out": In this 1996 episode, Eric appears as a contestant on on SO, only to discover that his date wasn't exactly what he had in mind! Chris Hardwick and John O'Hurley guest star. [OB/D75.5]

    THE BRADY BRIDES
    "The Newlywed Game": Guest star Bob Eubanks' car breaks down in front of the house, and when he goes inside to use their phone, he decides that both Marcia and Wally AND Jan and Phillip would make good NG contestants. [FAM/289.9]

    THE BRADY BUNCH
    "You Can't Win 'Em All": In this 1973 episode, Cindy and Bobby take the audition test for "Question the Kids", but when Cindy is chosen to appear, will it go to her head? Edward Knight guest-stars as host Monty Marshall.

    BRICKLEBERRY
    "That Brother's My Father": In this 2014 episode, Connie develops an unhealthy obsession w/Pat Sajak. [RPT]

    CALIFORNIA DREAMS
    "The Dateless Game": In this 1995 episode, the guys go on a "Dating Game"-type show for charity. [RPT/887.15]

    THE CAROL BURNETT SHOW
    "The Family": In this 10-minute skit, Eunice appears on "The Gong Show", but can she impress the judges? [D79.5]

    CELEBRITY DEATHMATCH

  • Pat Sajak takes on Alex Trebek in this 5-minute segment from 1999. [336.5]
  • Regis Philbin battles Chuck Woolery in this 5-minute segment from 2000. [496.2]

    CHAPELLE'S SHOW
    "I Know Black People": Dave hosts this GS in which contestants try to prove how much they know about blacks.

    CHEERS
    "What is...Cliff Clavin?": In this 1990 episode, Cliff is chosen to appear on "Jeopardy!" while they're taping in Boston...but how will he fare? Alex Trebek guest-stars as himself, and Johnny Gilbert announces. [RPT]

    CLARISSA EXPLAINS IT ALL
    In this 1991 episode, Ferguson is chosen to become a contestant on "Brain Drain"...but things get interesting when Clarissa is also selected! [RPT/711.9]

    COW AND CHICKEN
    "The Penalty Wheel": In this 1999 episode, Cow, Chicken, Flem and Earl appear as contestants on "You Ben Paced?", but when its challenges prove impossible to compete, how will Cow's alter ego, Supercow, play into it? [RPT]

    CYBILL
    "Name That Tune": In this 1997 episode, Cybill becomes the vocalist on a new version of NTT; Tom Kennedy guest stars. [OC/130.8]

    DAYS OF OUR LIVES
    Eugene and Calliope compete on "The New Newlywed Game" (featuring Bob Eubanks as himself!) in this 10-minute clip from 1986.

    DENVER, THE LAST DINOSAUR
    "Winning!": In this 1988 episode, after Heather gets the chance to be a guest hostess on "Let's Make 'Em Squeal", the gang shows up in the audience, where Jeremy and Denver are chosen as contestants...only to end up competing against Fizzback and Funt! [RPT]

    THE DICK VAN DYKE SHOW
    "Coast-to-Coast Big Mouth": In this classic 1965 episode, Laura appears on "Pay As You Go" and accidentally reveals that Alan Brady is bald! [RPT/130.9]

    DINOSAURS
    "Family Challenge": In this 1991 episode, after the Sinclairs' TV set is destroyed by a meteor, Earl convinces his family to appear on the titular GS in the hopes of winning a new one.

    DOOGIE HOWSER, M.D.
    "Greed is Good": In this 1990 episode, Doogie competes on "High IQ", only to find everyone wanting a piece of his possible winnings; Paul Kreppel guest stars as host Mark Murson. [RPT]

    DUCK DODGERS
    "Win, Lose or Duck": In this 2005 episode, teams from Earth and Mars are abducted to compete against each other on a dangerous GS. (10 min.)

    THE ELECTRIC COMPANY

  • "Friends or Aunts?": In this 2009 episode, Annie Scrambler and her Aunt Sandy compete against Lisa and Hector on the titular GS. [OB]
  • "Tip It or Dip It": In this 2011 episode, Manny and Marcus compete on the titular GS, but will Manny's attempt to cheat cost him and his partner? Sherrod Small guest stars as host Rob Robson. [OB]

    FAMILY GUY GAME SHOW MEGAMIX: A 10-minute compilation of all GS-related "cut scenes" from various 1999-2008 episodes.

    THE FAIRLY ODD PARENTS
    "Apartnership!": Timmy tries to reunite Cosmo and Wanda by getting them on "The Fairy Dating Game". [1052.12]

    FAMILY MATTERS

  • "Dudes": In this 1992 episode, Urkel, Eddie and Waldo appear on the titular dating show, much to Laura's dismay. [RPT]
  • "What Do You Know?": In this 1997 episode, Urkel and Eddie compete against each other on the titular GS; David Ruprecht guest stars as host Lee McNamara. [RPT]

    FANTASY ISLAND
    "Quiz Masters": In this 1982 episode, Gene Rayburn and Jan Murray guest star as part of a faux fantasy game show. [RPT]

    THE FLINTSTONES
    "Divided We Sail": In this 1962 episode, Barney is chosen to appear as a contestant on "The Prize is Priced", but what happens when he gets stage fright and Fred has to compete in his place? [RPT]

    FRIENDS
    "The One Where the Stripper Cries": In this 2004 episode, Joey appears as a celebrity on "Pyramid", but will overconfidence cost him and his contestant partner? Donny Osmond appears as himself. [OB/887.14]

    FULL HOUSE
    "The Perfect Couple": In this 1993 episode, Joey is chosen to host the pilot of a "Newlywed Game"-type show, w/the rest of the family as contestants. [FAM]

    THE GHOST AND MRS. MUIR
    "Chowderhead": In this 1969 episode, Clayton and Capt. Gregg attempt to stop a clam chowder manufacturer from using the Captain's picture on their product's label; *Tom Kennedy* guest stars as ad exec George Hooper. [RPT]

    THE GOLDEN GIRLS

  • "Grab That Dough": In this 1988 episode, the ladies compete on the titular GS; *Jim McKrell* guest stars as host Guy Corbin. [RPT/195.3, also SM]
  • "Questions and Answers": In this 1992 episode, Dorothy and Blanche try out for "Jeopardy!"; both Alex Trebek and Merv Griffin guest star! [OC/130.7, also SM]

    GOMER PYLE, U.S.M.C.
    "Win-A-Date": In this 1969 episode, Gomer and Sgt. Carter compete against each other on the titular dating show, leading to romantic complications!

    HAPPY DAYS

  • "Big Money": In this 1974 episode, Richie becomes a contestant on the titular GS, but will he succumb when offered the chance to be "coached"? Dave Madden guest stars as host Jack Whippet. [RPT]
  • "Dreams Can Come True": In this 1980 episode, Marion appears on the titular GS to win airfare so Lori Beth can fly to Greenland after Richie proposes to her; Lyle Waggoner guest stars as host Bobby Burns. [RPT]

    HARDCASTLE & MCCORMICK
    "Games People Play": In this 1985 episode, the producers of "Trivia Master" try to improve the ratings by adding a $1M grand prize, but it soon leads to a twisted saga of corruption and murder! *Tom Kennedy* guest stars as host Bryce Benson. [FAM]

    HILL STREET BLUES
    "Lucky Ducks": In this 1984 episode, Calletano appears as a contestant on the titular GS, but loses everything on the final question! [RPT]

    HISTERIA
    "North America": A clip of the "What's My Job?" segment, where Pepper, Lucky Bob, and Toast try to guess Wild Bill Hickock's job.

    THE HONEYMOONERS
    "Teamwork Beat the Clock": In this 32-minute segment from 1954, Ralph and Alice appear as contestants on "Beat the Clock"; Bud Collyer guest stars as himself. [D122.1]
    "The $99,000 Answer": In this 1956 episode, Ralph is chosen to appear on the titular GS and gets help practicing from Norton; Jay Jackson guest-stars as host Herb Norris. [RPT]

    HOW I MET YOUR MOTHER
    "Showdown": In this 2007 episode, Barney is convinced Bob Barker (who appears as himself) is his real father and tries to become a contestant on "TPiR". [OC]

    I DREAM OF JEANNIE
    "Jeannie and the Great Bank Robbery": In this 1967 episode, Jeannie witnesses a bank robbery; *Geoff Edwards* guest stars as a teller! [RPT]

    I LOVE LUCY

  • "The Quiz Show": In this 1951 episode, Lucy participates in a radio quiz show stunt in which she must introduce a stranger to Ricky as her long-lust husband to win the $1,000 grand prize. [RPT]
  • "Lucy Gets Ricky On the Radio": In this 1952 episode, Lucy is so impressed by Ricky's correct answers to a radio quiz show that she gets him on the show as a contestant. [RPT]

    IN LIVING COLOR:

  • "The Dating Game": Jim Carrey plays host to Wanda the Ugly Woman as she looks for a date...w/hilarious results! [187.5]
  • "The Dirty Dozens": Stu Dunfy (Nick Bakay) hosts this insult game that's a cross between "J!" and Concentration [132.6]
  • "The Dirty Dozens": Another episode of the J!/Concentration insult game show [132.7]
  • "The Dirty Dozens": The Tournament of Champions "episode" where the winner squares off against all-time champ Ed O'Neill! (who appears as himself) [181.4]
  • The Dirty Dozens board game commercial: Stu Dunfy plugs the home version of everyone's favorite(?) insult GS. [292.5]
  • "East Hollywood Squares": Peter Marshall (who appears as himself) plays host to guests Ike Turner, Eartha Kitt, Garrett Morris, Isabel Sanford, Gary Coleman (who also appears as himself!), Video Star, Antonio "Huggy Bear" Fargas, Esther Rolle, and Skeeter. [292.9]
  • "East Hollywood Squares": Another hilarious "episode" w/Peter Marshall and guests George Foreman, Spike Lee, Dr. Dre, Robert Guillaume, Fred Berry (who appears as himself), Little Richard, Jackee, Shari Belafonte, and O'Jay & Pip. [194.14]
  • "East Hollywood Squares": Another "episode" w/Peter Marshall and guests Oprah Winfrey, James Earl Jones, Bobby McFerrin, Rosie Perez, Pam Grier, Diana Ross, Martin Lawrence, his bodyguard, and Willie Tyler (sans Lester). [292.6]
  • "East Hollywood Squares": Yet another "episode" w/Peter Marshall and guests Michael Dorn, Louis Farakhan, the Cream of Wheat Guy, The Green Triplets, Jaleel White, Joe & LaToya Jackson, Jocelyn Elders, RuPaul, and Stedman. [292.7]
  • "Family Dozens": The hilbilly Trailers battle the Jenkins in filling the best responses to blank insult phrases. [130.10]
  • "Love Connection": Robin Givens tells Chuck Woolery (Jim Carrey) about her date with Mike Tyson. [292.8]
  • "The Newlywed Game": Bob Eubanks (Jim Carrey) presides over the classic relationship game.
  • "The $100,000 Pyramid": If you thought Lois Nettleton and Jimmy Baio were bad players, wait 'til you see the Brothers Brothers (Tom and Tom) in action! Jim Carrey appears as Dick Clark.
  • "Wheel of Dozens": A spin of the wheel determines the "dissing" category, and the winner goes on to the "Lightning Round" to battle the Mystery Guest! [D128.6]
  • "Win, Lose or Draw": The Prison Cable Network's version of the popular quick-draw game.
  • "You Bet Your Career": Bill Cosby (Jamie Foxx), assisted by Mr. T, plays host to the team of Delta Burke and Sinbad.

    THE JAMIE FOXX SHOW
    "Change of Heart": In this 1999 episode, Jamie appears on CoH and gets set up on a date w/his best friend's girl! Chris Jagger guest stars. [OC/333.11]

    THE JAMIE KENNEDY EXPERIMENT
    Ahmet Zappa hosts a GS parody called "Shock Seat", w/Jamie as a contestant, in this 6-minute clip from 2002.

    THE JEFFERSONS
    "The Wheel of Forever": In this 1983 episode, George dreams of appearing on the titular GS to determine whether or not he'll get into heaven. [RPT/957.7]

    JESSIE
    "Ride to Riches": In this 2014 episode, Jessie must get to an important audition, only for her and Ravi to end up appearing on the titular GS (a "Cash Cab" clone) on the way! [RPT]

    KEENAN & KEL
    "The Honeymoon's Over": In this 1999 episode, the boys compete on the titular GS to try and win a house, but because only married couples can play, Kel is forced to appear in drag! Bob Eubanks guest-stars as himself. [RPT]

    LAVERNE & SHIRLEY

  • "The Quiz Show": In this 1978 episode, the girls appear on "Be Silly for Dollars", a Beat the Clock takeoff w/some elements of Truth or Consequences thrown in. [RPT/194.15]
  • "The Dating Game": In this 1980 episode, Lenny and Squiggy appear on the titular series; Jim Lange guest stars. [RPT/461.7]

    LEAVE IT TO BEAVER
    "Beaver on TV": In this 1963 episode, Beaver is among the students at his school chosen to appear on a teenage discussion series, but confusion abounds when his family and friends tune in, yet he's nowhere to be found! John(ny) Jacobs guest-stars as the program's host.

    MAD
    "Batman Family Feud": In this 2-minute clip from 2010, the Caped Crusader and his family compete on FF in an effort to stop the Riddler from kidnapping the studio audience.
    "Minute to Flynn It": A "Tron"-themed parody of the popular GS is featured in this 2-minute clip from 2011.

    MADTV

  • "The Amazing Presidential Race": Connie Chung (Bobby Lee) hosts this 2004 election-themed parody w/the teams of Bush-Cheney, Kerry-Edwards, and Ralph Nader w/Charla & Mirna (who appear as themselves!).
  • "Celebrity Quarters": Host William Shatner and bartender Nick Nolte provide over the TV version of the popular drinking game, featuring celebrities Kathy Griffin, Morgan Freeman, Dakota Fanning, Samuel L. Jackson, and Connie Chung.
  • "Celebrity Quarters": A special Christmas episode w/Renée Zellweger, Richard Simmons, Ron Artest, William Hung, and Anna Nicole Smith.
  • "Change of Heart": Michael Jackson and wife Debbie Rowe report on their dates, which prove to have unexpected results!
  • "College Quiz Challenge": Can Rusty compete in this collegiate Q&A game and not get on everyone's nerves?
  • "The Dating Game": Miss Swan is one of the bachelorettes...and doesn't quite understand the game!
  • "The Dating Game": Bunifa tries to pick a date, w/Brian McKnight (who appears as himself!) among the bachelors.
  • "The Dating Game": Will either Saddam Hussein or Kim Jong-Il succeed in impressing the bachelorette?
  • "Family Feud": Guest host Paulie Walnuts (Michael McDonald) presides as the Sopranos appear and really play by their own rules!
  • "Family Feud": Louie Anderson hosts as the families of Stone Cold Steve Austin and Mike Tyson compete.
  • "Family Feud": Is Louie Anderson hosting, or trying to incite a race riot between the two families?
  • "Family Feud": Richard Karn (who? LOL) plays host to the Lord of the Rings and Cold Mountain families.
  • "Fear Factor": A special celebrity edition w/Chris Tucker, Sisqo, Rosie O'Donnell, and Kenny Rogers.
  • "First To a Million": Peter Marshall (who appears as himself!) hosts this Q&A game, where players answer a series of 1-point questions until they reach a million.
  • Game Show Woman: A recent "TPiR" contestant re-enacts her experience in the local supermarket.
  • "Gimme a Clue": A Pyramid-esque word game...easy? Not in the hands of Miss Swan and Antonia!
  • "Grand Theft Auto": The most violent video game becomes the most popular GS; "Rod Roddy" announces.
  • "Hollywood Squares": Tom Bergeron is joined by guests Meg Ryan, LL Cool J, Michael Winslow, Will Smith, Bruce Vilanch, Wayne Gretzky & Madame(!), John & Patsy Ramsey, and Whoopi Goldberg.
  • "Hollywood Squares": Tom Bergeron (who appears as himself!) presides over this special "UPN Stars Edition" w/Eve, a Klingon...and that's it.
  • "Hollywood Squares": It's "Desperate Gimmicks Week" w/Tom Bergeron (again as himself!) and 9 celebrity couples, plus 2 contestants from "Boy Meets Boy".
  • "Jeopardy!": Can mega-champ Ken Jennings break the $2,000,000 mark?
  • "The Lillian Verner Game Show": The latest GSN original; host Dale Briskett (Paul Vogt) and wacky announcer/sidekick Simian Dyson (Michael Hitchcock) preside over what might be a GS, or just a glorified infomercial for the LV product line.
  • "The Lillian Verner Game Show": A special Valentine's Day episode of the above.
  • "The Lillian Verner Game Show": Can champion Gail Cinder defend her title against prop comic "Broccoli Top" and chinless Carol Finney?
  • "The Lillian Verner Game Show": Can champion Gail Cinder defend her title against a nerdy Smurf collector and a foul-mouthed ventriloquist?
  • "The Lillian Verner Game Show": Can champion Gail Cinder defend her title against an albino and the fur-suited "Snickerdoodle the Titmouse"?
  • "The Lillian Verner Game Show": Hank Whitley (Jeff Garlin) is the new host, which doesn't sit well w/a bitter Simian!
  • "The Lillian Verner Game Show": Guest star Jeff Probst hosts this special "tournament of champions" episode.
  • "The Missing Link": A WL parody that pits Lorraine against 2 apes!
  • "The New New Newlywed Game": Bob Eubanks (Christian Duguay) presides over a Springer-ized version of the classic relationship game.
  • "The Once In a Lifetime $1,000,000 Big Opportunity": Guest star Tara Reid is the contestant in this high-stakes Pyramid clone...but celebs Drew Carey, Reba McEntire, and Carrot Top seem more interested in hogging the camera!
  • "1 and a Million": A contestant can win $1,000,000 just by answering one question, but it's not nearly as easy as it looks!
  • "Ozark Mountain Singled Out": A hilbilly version of the MTV dating show; Chris Hardwick appears as himself!
  • "The Price Better Be Right, Or the Streets Will Run Red With Your Blood": From Al-Jazeera, it's the Middle East version of TPiR w/"Baruch Barkour" (Michael McDonald) and "Arrod el-Roddy" (Frank Caliendo).
  • "The Price is Right": When Lorraine's in Contestant's Row, anything can happen!
  • "The Price is Right": Double entendres are everywhere in this skit!
  • "The Price is Right": It's a 'classic' episode from 1977...and boy, does it show. :-)
  • "The Price is Right": Another 'classic' episode, from 1134 BC(!) w/"Rock" Barker and "Og" Roddy.
  • "The Price is Right": Yet another 'classic' episode, from 1986, featuring some well-known folk before they were (in)famous!
  • "Schizophrenic Jeopardy!": You'd have to be crazy (literally!) to appear on this show.
  • "Smartypants Challenge": A HS quiz bowl (featuring guest stars Sum-41).
  • "Songs From Survivor": Jeff Probst (who appears as himself!) pitches this album of music inspired by the reality series.
  • "Tcha, You Know What?": A "Password" clone hosted by the Vancome Lady...who could be the most offensive GS host ever!
  • "The Weakest Link": A special "retro-TV" edition, and Robin Williams is his usual show stealing-self.
  • "Wheel of Fortune": It's "Celebrity Couples Week" w/Freddie Prinze Jr. & Sarah Michelle Gellar, Will Smith & Jada Pinkett, and Kenny Rogers & Dolly Parton.
  • "Wheel of Fortune": A special "Government Workers" episode, where the contestants make incorrect guesses on purpose!
  • "Wheel of Fortune": A skit which really proves what women say about stupid men!
  • "Wheel of Fortune": What, you think Pat's rigging the game in favor of a hot blonde contestant (guest star Pamela Anderson)? Get outta here!
  • "Who Wants to Be a Millionaire": Lorraine is a contestant, but doesn’t quite understand the rules!
  • "Who Wants to Be a Millionaire": A celebrity episode (featuring Regis as himself!) w/Jay Leno, Lance Bass, Catherine Zeta-Jones, and Macy Gray.
  • "Who Wants to Be a Super-Duper Millionaire?": Mike Tyson is the contestant, but can he get past the 1st question?
  • "Who Wants to Be the President?": Regis Philbin (who appears as himself!) presides over a 2000 election-themed episode w/Al Gore, Alan Keyes, and Jesse Ventura.

    MAGNUM, P.I.
    "A Little Bit of Luck...A Little Bit of Grief": In this 1986 episode, Rick wins $1,000,000 on a lottery GS and gets a new fiancée in the process, but things get complicated when his lady is kidnapped, and will only be released in exchange for his entire fortune! [RPT]

    MAMA'S FAMILY

  • "Family Feud": In this 1983 episode, the Harpers compete on FF; Richard Dawson guest stars. [RPT/276.4]
  • "Mama on Jeopardy!": In this 1987 episode, Mama is dragged to the local J! audition by Iola, and guess who ends up on the show? Alex Trebek guest stars. [RPT/909.4]

    MARRIED...WITH CHILDREN

  • "Just Married...with Children": In this 1988 episode, the Bundys and Rhoadses compete against each other on "How Do I Love Thee?"; David Leisure guest stars as host Bink Winkelman. [RPT]
  • "You Can't Miss": In this 1993 episode, Bud goes on the titular dating show, but will he impress his date enough for her to choose him over the show's resident hunk? Bill Maher guest stars as host Adam Gold, and Chantel Dubay appears as Bud's date. [RPT]
  • "The Proposition": In this 1993 episode, an old girlfriend of Al's offers to buy him from Peggy for the hefty sum of $500,000...will she accept? *Vanna White* guest stars in a dual role as both Coco and Helen Granowinner. [RPT]
  • "Kelly Knows Something": In this 1994 episode, Al and Kelly compete on "Trivia Touchdown"; Todd Chirstensen guest stars as host Travis James. [RPT]

    THE MARY TYLER MOORE SHOW
    "Ted's Moment of Glory": In this 1975 episode, Ted is selected to host a game show pilot called "The $50,000 Steeplechase"; *Dian Parkinson* guest stars as the show's model. [RPT]

    MATLOCK
    "The Game Show": In this 1991 episode, when the producer of "It's About Time" is murdered, Matlock defends host Dennis Blake (Peter Haskell) while Michelle goes undercover as a contestant. [RPT]

    MAUDE
    "The Game Show": In this 1976 episode, Maude and Carol appear as contestants on "Beat the Devil"; Conrad Janis guest stars as host Lyle Bellamy, and Johnny Olson announces! [RPT]

    MAYA AND MIGUEL
    "Maya and Miguel, Come on Down": In this 2004 episode, Maya and Miguel compete on a Spanish-style kids' GS (end credits missing). [RPT/1034.1]

    METALOCALYPSE
    "P.R. Pickles": In this 2008 episode, Pickles hires a new PR person who gets him a spot on the game show "Cashtastrophe" (12 min).

    MIND OF MENCIA
    "The NewlyMet Game": Three just-introduced couples are asked questions about the lies of their relationships (Beau Weaver announces!).

    MR. BELVEDERE
    "Brain Busters": In this 1989 episode, George and Wesley team up to appear on the titular GS, until Wesley decides to dump his father as a teammate in favor of Belvedere; Michael Burger guest stars as host Tony Hopper. [RPT]
    THE MR. MEN SHOW
    "Game Shows": In this 2009 episode, 3 of Dillydale's game shows are featured, along w/a "promo" for another (10 min).

    MONK
    "Mr. Monk and the Game Show": In this 2004 episode, Monk is invited to Hollywood to uncover a possible scandal on the popular GS, "Treasure Chest". [RPT]

    THE NEW ADVENTURES OF CAPTAIN PLANET
    "You Bet Your Planet": In this 1994 episode, the Planeteers and Eco-Villains compete against each other on the titular GS; Casey Kasem voices host Lexo Starvak, and Gene Wood voices the announcer! [RPT]

    THE NEW SOUPY SALES SHOW
    In this 5-minute clip from 1978, Soupy and Pookie go on "The $20,000 Pyramid"; Dick Clark appears. [OB/474.5]

    NIGHT COURT
    "The Game Show": In this 1989 episode, Bull goes on "What Am I?" to raise money for a rec center, but is so nervous that the gang has to hypnotize him before he does so! Robert Ridgely guest stars as host Chuck Fleck. [RPT]

    THE ODD COUPLE

  • "Password": In this 1972 episode, Oscar appears as a celebrity guest on Password, with Felix as his partner...and the hijinks begin! Allen Ludden and Betty White guest star. [RPT/D124.3]
  • "Let's Make a Deal": In this 1973 episode, Oscar and Felix appear on LMaD (dressed as a horse!) to try and get the money for a new bed for Felix; Monty Hall guest stars. [RPT/D124.4]

    OUR MISS BROOKS
    "The $350,000 Question": In this 1956 episode, Connie submits a question to the titular GS and wins a prize package, but things get complicated when her co-workers demand a cut of the loot! [RPT]

    OUT OF THIS WORLD
    "Stump Your Neighbor": In this 1991 episode, Donna and Evie compete on the titular GS. [RPT]

    THE PHIL SILVERS SHOW
    "Bilko's Giveaway": In this 1958 episode, Sgt. Bilko wins an array of merchandise on a quiz show, but what happens when it proves to be much more than he knows what to do with?

    PHINEAS AND FERB
    "Let's Take a Quiz": In this 2009 episode, Phineas and Ferb produce their own game show, which Candace uses as an opportunity to get herself out there. [OB]

    PROVIDENCE
    "The Wedding Planner": In this 2002 episode, Bob Eubanks and Fabio appear in Syd's "Newlywed Game" dream. [OC]

    PUNKY BREWSTER
    "The Matchmaker": In this 1987 episode, Mrs. Johnson appears as a contestant on "Dream Date"...but can she emerge victorious against her opponents? David Ruprecht guest stars as host Johnny Prince. [FAM]

    THE REAL GHOSTBUSTERS
    "The Devil to Pay": In this 1987 episode, Winston and Ray appear as contestants on a game show, but if they lose, they could end up paying the ultimate price! [OC]

    ROCKO'S MODERN LIFE
    "Heff In a Handbasket": In this 1996 episode, Heffer sells his soul to be on a game show...but the result isn't exactly what he had in mind! [RPT]

    RUGRATS
    "Game Show Didi": In this 1993 episode, Didi competes on "Super Stumpers", but can she hold her own against a tough competitor (voiced by Charles Nelson Reilly)? Alex Trebek guest stars as host Alan Quebec (10 min.)

    SANFORD AND SON

  • "The Masquerade Party": In this 1974 episode, Fred, Grady, and Bubba appear on "Wheel and Deal" (a LMaD ripoff) to win a birthday present for Lamont; John Barbour guest stars as host Harry Monty, and Johnny Jacobs announces. [RPT]
  • "Sanford and Gong": In this 1976 episode, Fred and Smitty appear on "The Gong Show" and perform a musical duet! Chuck Barris and Siv Aberg guest star. [RPT/319.3]

    SATURDAY NIGHT LIVE

  • "Celebrity Jeopardy!": Alex Trebek plays host to Sean Connery, Minnie Driver, and Jeff Goldblum.
  • "Celebrity Jeopardy!": Alex Trebek plays host to Sean Connery, Burt Reynolds, and Jerry Lewis.
  • "Celebrity Jeopardy!": Alex Trebek plays host to Sean Connery, Sharon Osbourne, and Bill Cosby.
  • "Deal or No Deal": An inebriated model and unsupportive rooting section ensure this game doesn't quite go as planned!
  • "It's a Match": When the host of this familiar-looking show ends up dead, it goes from a GS to a murder mystery.
  • "Tic-Tac-Toe": Loosely based on the Patrick Wayne version, w/guest star Bill Pullman as host.

    SESAME STREET (all hosted by "Guy Smiley" unless otherwise noted)

  • "The Addition Game": Can Herry Monster solve a series of math problems?
  • "Beat the Time": Cookie Monster tries to win a cookie by finding 3 words that rhyme w/"rain". [1052.16]
  • "Beat the Time": Can anyone successfully complete the "impossible stunt"?
  • "Bring That Thing": Can the Yip-Yip Aliens bring 3 things that help you see at night?
  • "Family Food": Richard Dawson (who appears as himself!) plays host to the Hungry family as they try to name 5 foods necessary for a healthy meal. [234.13]
  • "The How Many Game": Can the Two-Headed Monster find two of something?
  • "The Mystery Mix-Up Game": Can Mrs. Rooney unscramble the letters to form the word?
  • "Name That Sound": Can Grover name all 3 sounds before the studio floods?
  • "Pick Your Pet": A spoof of "The Dating Game", from when Smiley was known as "Sonny Friendly". [1052.14]
  • "Squeal of Fortune": The Count competes against Prairie Dawn in this WoF spoof, hosted by Pat Playjacks.
  • "To Tell a Face": Can Baby Bobby identify his grandmother?
  • "What Happens Next?": Gordon quizzes the home viewers on what will happen to "Charlie Chaplin".
  • "What's My Job?": Can a panel of blindfolded monsters guess Sonny Friendly's job?
  • "What's My Letter?": Can Prairie Dawn guess the letter "E" in this classic 1970 skit? [1052.15]

    SIMON & SIMON
    "Family Forecast": In this 1986 episode, when the host of the titular GS becomes convinced that his show is rigged, he invites the Simons to appear as contestants in an attempt to uncover the deception.

    SHAKE IT UP!
    "Weird it Up": In this 2012 episode, Rocky and CeCe hire an agent, who books them for an appearance on the GS "Let's Get Weird!". [OC]

    SLEDGE HAMMER!
    "To Live and Die On TV": In this 1986 episode, a contestant preparing to go for the grand prize on "The $1,000,000 Quiz Show" dies suspciously; *Peter Marshall* guest stars as host Bruce Kenny. [OB]

    SMALL WONDER
    "Togetherness": In this 1989 episode, the Lawsons and Brindles compete against each other on "Beat Thy Neighbor"; *Geoff Edwards* and *Melanie Vincz* guest star (end credits missing). [RPT]

    THE SMART GUY
    "A Little Knowledge": In this 1997 episode, T.J. decides to try and help solve the family's money problems by becoming a contestant on "Knowledge College"; John O'Hurley guest stars as host Hugh Sterling. [RPT]

    SOMETHING SO RIGHT:

  • "Something About Thanksgiving": In this 1996 episode, Carly (Mel Harris) learns her divorced parents (*Bob Barker* and Shirley Jones) have gotten back together. [OB]
  • "Something About a Silver Anniversary": In this 1997 episode, Bob Barker returns as Carly's dad; in order to stop him and her mother from rekindling their Thanksgiving affair, she throws an anniversary bash for her father and stepmother. [OB]

    SPIN CITY
    "How to Bury a Millionaire": In this 1999 episode, Paul appears on WWtBaM, but will his nervousness get the best of him? Regis Philbin guest stars. [OC/395.8, also RPT]

    SQUARE ONE TV

  • "But Who's Adding?": Typical episode, hosted by Larry Cedar.
  • "But Who's Counting?": The classic GS spoof, hosted by "Monte Carlo".
  • "Close Call": Arthur Howard hosts this audience-participation game in which contestants try to estimate a possible sum.
  • "Piece of the Pie": FF/Pt% clone hosted by Cris Franco.
  • "Triple Play": Cynthia Darlow plays host as contestants try to form an equilateral triangle by spinning wheels.

    SQUARE PEGS
    "It's Academical": In this 1983 episode, Patty is chosen to represent Weemawee High on the titular GS...will it be her ticket to popularity? Martin Mull guest stars as host Dan Vermilion. [RPT]

    STEP BY STEP
    "Head of the Class": In this 1995 episode, Cody and Dana are recruited to teach a remedial history class, and their students go on to compete on the TV series "It's Academic". [RPT]

    THE SUITE LIFE OF ZACK & CODY
    "Risk it All": The boys appear on the titular GS to compete for fabulous prizes in this 2007 episode. [RPT]

    2 STUPID DOGS
    "Let's Make a Right Price": In this 1993 episode, the dogs appear on the titular GS; Casey Kasem supplies the voice of host Bill Barker, and Gary Owens announces. [RPT]

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  • "The Wheel of Misfortune": In this 1986 episode, Mary and Sandra compete against each other on "Wheel of Fortune"; Pat Sajak guest stars. [RPT]
  • "And the Survey Says...": In this 1988 episode, the gang competes on "Family Feud"; Ray Combs guest stars. [RPT]
  • "A Date to Remember": In this 1989 episode, Sandra appears on "Love Connection", but things get complicated when her date's ex-wife shows up unexpectedly! Chuck Woolery guest stars. [RPT/296.7]

    WKRP IN CINCINNATI

  • "Herb's Dad": In this 1980 episode, *Bert Parks* guest stars as Herb Tarlek Sr, who has some sobering news for his son. [RPT]
  • "Real Families": In this 1980 episode, Herb and his family are chosen to appear on the titular series, but are they just out to exploit their newest "stars"? *Peter Marshall* guest stars as co-host Phil Tarry, and *Johnny Olson* announces! (end credits missing) [RPT]

    THE WACKY WORLD OF TEX AVERY
    "I'll Take Manure": In this 1997 episode, Amanda competes against Freddy the Fly on "Mega Moolah for Millionaires", but will her anything-to-win attitude cost her the big money? [RPT]

    WATCHING ELLIE
    "Feud": In this 2003 episode, Ellie convinces the gang to pose as family in order to get on "Family Feud" and win a trip to Hawaii; Richard Karn and George Gray guest star. [OC/831.2]

    THE WAYANS BROS.
    "All In the Family Feud": In this 1998 episode, the Williams family competes on "Family Battle"; Fred Willard guest stars as host Dick Ferndale. [RPT]

    WHAT'S HAPPENING!!
    "Going, Going, Gong": In this 1977 episode, Rerun gets a spot on "The Gong Show", but can he compete against Dee's talented singing group? [RPT]

    THE WHITEST KIDS U'KNOW
    "The Dating Show": Spoof of the classic relationship game. (NOTE: CONTAINS ADULT LANGUAGE)

    WORDGIRL
    "Tobey or Consequences": In this 2007 episode, WordGirl and Tobey compete against each other on the game show "Crash or Pie" (10 min). [OB]

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