My favorite 13 game shows of all time.

Here's a Baker's Dozen of game shows that were or are fun, entertaining and sometimes educational. This is my list, so I feel no compulsion to list popular shows that I didn't really like (Who Wants to Be a Millionaire, Deal or No Deal, The Weakest Link, the Newly Weds Game, The Price is Right.) I'm reversing the order, so as the number in the list goes up we are actually counting down to my favorite gameshow of all time.
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1.
Concentration (1958 TV Series)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.8/10 X  
Two contestants revealed pieces of a rebus-like puzzle by matching 15 pairs of cash amounts and prizes, then tried to solve it before the other. (30 mins.)
“ This game had two great parts, first the memory game part and then the cool rebus puzzle. I loved seeing this game when I was a kid and I'd be home sick. ” - SweetHotAngel
 
2.
The Match Game (1962 TV Series)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.5/10 X  
This is the 1st edition of the program. Composed of 2 teams of 3 Members (2 in-studio team members &... (25 mins.)
“ The first version was the better one. I liked the idea of teams playing against each other. The second version was good too, even though it was dirtier. ” - SweetHotAngel
 
3.
The Dating Game (1965 TV Series)
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One of the classic game shows created by Chuck Barris. In this show, a single woman would be given a... (30 mins.)
“ This was the coolest after school game for pre-teens to watch. Plus it had that great pop music theme. ” - SweetHotAngel
 
4.
What's My Line (1951 TV Series)
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(30 mins.)
“ I didn't know who those celebrities were, after all I was totally ignorant of the witty NYC scene. But they were so elegant and eloquent. ” - SweetHotAngel
 
5.
I've Got a Secret (1952 TV Series)
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"I've Got a Secret" debuted on the heels of the successful "What's My Line?" Though "Secret" had somewhat similar rules... (30 mins.)
“ This one built on What's My Line and was even better. Plus it had Garry Moore. ” - SweetHotAngel
 
6.
Password All-Stars (1961 TV Series)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.6/10 X  
Two celebrity-contestant teams compete to guess words by giving one-word clues in this all-time classic game show. (30 mins.)
“ I don't remember this being called Password All-Stars. I thought it was just Password. It had the great Allen Ludden, Betty White is his widow, as the low key but funny host. ” - SweetHotAngel
 
7.
Wheel of Fortune (1983 TV Series)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.8/10 X  
Hosted by Pat Sajak, this game show features 3 contestants who try to solve a puzzle by spinning the wheel and guessing letters in a word or phrase. (30 mins.)
“ I still watch it even though I don't like Pat Sajeck much any more. But in the 80s I loved this show. ” - SweetHotAngel
 
8.
Family Feud (2002 TV Series)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.7/10 X  
“ My ranking would be Richard Karn and then Louie Anderson and then poor Ray Combs. I liked Richard Dawson at first, but then he got too slimy. I didn't like John O'Hurley at all. I haven't seen Steve Harvey. ” - SweetHotAngel
 
9.
The Hollywood Squares (1965 TV Series)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.7/10 X  
Contestants guess the correctness of celebrities' answers in order to win spaces in a tic-tac-toe game. (30 mins.)
“ This show was just good. Plus it had Paul Lynde in the center square with his wild shirts, funny jokes and flaming manner. ” - SweetHotAngel
 
10.
Shenanigans (1964 TV Series)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.5/10 X  
(30 mins.)
“ On Saturday mornings we kids watched cartoons. But this game show with the great Stubby Kaye was as colorful and crazy as a cartoon. It was like one of us kids watching the cartoons got to be in one. I can't remember the details of how the game worked, I just remember it was some kind of game board that filled the floor and the kids were like the playing pieces. ” - SweetHotAngel
 
11.
The General Electric College Bowl (1959 TV Series)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.5/10 X  
Two teams each representing a college or university and composed of four students answered questions rooted in the liberal arts in a battle for scholarship money and prestige. (30 mins.)
“ Real teams of real students from real colleges competed in a serious quiz every Saturday. It was a high point of the week end. ” - SweetHotAngel
 
12.
To Tell the Truth (1969 TV Series)
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Five-day-a-week syndicated revival of one of Goodson-Todman's most durable and longest-lived formats: A celebrity panel determines which of three contestants is the actual person associated with a given story. (30 mins.)
Director: Paul Alter
“ Probably the greatest of the celebrity panel shows ever. Orson Bean and Tom Postman were alway funny. Kitty Carlise was elegant and smart. Then it had great hosts in Garry Moore and Joe Garagiola. I remember when Colonel Sanders was on it. ” - SweetHotAngel
 
13.
Jeopardy! (1984 TV Series)
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A returning champion and two challengers test their buzzer skills and their knowledge in a wide range of academic and popular categories. (30 mins.)
“ No doubt about it. It always was the best back in the day when it was a daytime show with Art Fleming. It even got a rock song video about it in the early days of MTV. Then it came back in prime time with the great Alex Trebek. This show is intelligent and thrilling. I wonder how many us tend to answer things in the form of a question?

"I'll take favorite game shows for a thousand, Alex."

"It made Ken Jennings a star."

"What is Jeopardy?" ” - SweetHotAngel