Let's Make a Deal (1963–1977)

TV Series  -   -  Family | Game-Show
7.0
Your rating:
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 -/10 X  
Ratings: 7.0/10 from 180 users  
Reviews: 9 user | 1 critic

Monty Hall hosts this hilarious half-hour gameshow in which audience contestants picked at random, dressed in ridiculous costumes, try to win cash or prizes by choosing curtain number 1, 2 ... See full summary »

0Check in
0Share...

User Lists

Related lists from IMDb users

a list of 87 titles
created 23 Nov 2011
 
a list of 100 titles
created 01 Feb 2012
 
a list of 104 titles
created 15 Apr 2012
 
a list of 294 titles
created 10 months ago
 
a list of 78 titles
created 8 months ago
 

Connect with IMDb


Share this Rating

Title: Let's Make a Deal (1963–1977)

Let's Make a Deal (1963–1977) on IMDb 7/10

Want to share IMDb's rating on your own site? Use the HTML below.

Take The Quiz!

Test your knowledge of Let's Make a Deal.

Season:

1 | unknown

Year:

1975 | 1963
5 nominations. See more awards »
Edit

Cast

Series cast summary:
...
 Himself - Host (2 episodes, 1963-1975)
Carol Merrill ...
 Herself - Model (2 episodes, 1963-1975)
Edit

Storyline

Monty Hall hosts this hilarious half-hour gameshow in which audience contestants picked at random, dressed in ridiculous costumes, try to win cash or prizes by choosing curtain number 1, 2 or 3. Before the contestant could decide, Monty would tempt them with something from within a small box, or flash cash in front of them. It was the contestant's chance to win something big, but deep down, they knew they might get "zonked" by choosing the wrong curtain. Some contestants actually ended up with a donkey or pig, or other rotten prize, and some actually came out with cars, cash or jewelry. Near the end of every show, Monty would give out cash prizes to anyone carrying whatever it was he asked for. You should see some of the strange things people carry! Written by Dan Smith <danbo@scorpius-inc.com>

Plot Summary | Add Synopsis

Plot Keywords:

non fiction

Genres:

Family | Game-Show

Certificate:

TV-G
Edit

Details

Country:

Language:

Release Date:

30 December 1963 (USA)  »

Company Credits

Show detailed on  »

Technical Specs

Runtime:

(1963-1967) | (1967-1977)

Sound Mix:

Color:

Aspect Ratio:

1.33 : 1
See  »
Edit

Did You Know?

Trivia

When the show first aired, the contestants wore normal everyday business attire. Monty Hall recalls that during one of the early airings, a contestant came dressed as a chicken, and he picked her. A few days later, someone else wore an outlandish costume and once again he picked her. The rest, as they say, is history. See more »

Quotes

Announcer: These People has dressed as they are in disguises to come all over the United States to make deals here at the Marketplace of America... LET'S... MAKE... A DEAL! and here's Television's Top Trader, TV's Big Dealer, Monty Hall.
See more »

Connections

Referenced in Who Wants to Be a Millionaire: Episode #8.36 (2009) See more »

Soundtracks

Theme Music
by Sheldon Allman
See more »

Frequently Asked Questions

This FAQ is empty. Add the first question.

User Reviews

Fortunate To Watch Again and Heard A Great Parody
23 June 2006 | by (Grand Blanc, Michigan) – See all my reviews

Like all you others out there that were thankful when GSN brought the show back on the air for a brief run, I made it a point to make sure and get the VCR rolling to get episodes preserved, for who knows when it may ever come out on season DVD. And indeed, the show's moments were classic from the new cars to the dreaded zonks. It's a pity they weren't able to go a bit further back in time to the early to mid 60's when the show was really in full popularity...wondering if ABC preserved those tapes??? They didn't have very many game shows on at that time, and I've heard that one of the networks scrapped a lot of classic game shows from the vault before anyone could watch them again in reruns. If you're a Christian, you may remember the Christian comedy group Isaac Air Freight that started their album "Fun In The Son" with a brilliant parody of the show called "Let's Trade Your Salvation" where the gifts were the enticement against the Bible and Monty Hall became Monty Lucifer who was booed by the audience. It is hilarious but does give a great message.


1 of 2 people found this review helpful.  Was this review helpful to you?

Message Boards

Recent Posts
Things I learned from watching LMAD reruns: emailtb-1
Miserly + Mean-Spirited TabbyRoad
Let's Make a Deal fitz95-1
Discuss Let's Make a Deal (1963) on the IMDb message boards »

Contribute to This Page