A high-stakes version of the classic game show, hosted by Gene Rayburn. A group of celebrities would be given a sentence with a missing word, which they would then have to fill in. The ... See full summary »
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 Himself - Host (80 episodes, 1975-1981)
Brett Somers ...
 Herself - Panelist (80 episodes, 1975-1981)
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 Himself - Panelist (80 episodes, 1975-1981)
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 Himself - Announcer (78 episodes, 1975-1981)
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 Himself - Panelist (77 episodes, 1975-1976)
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A high-stakes version of the classic game show, hosted by Gene Rayburn. A group of celebrities would be given a sentence with a missing word, which they would then have to fill in. The contestants would then give their own answer, and scored points according to how many celebrity gave the same answer. Written by Jean-Marc Rocher <rocher@fiberbit.net>

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Match Game PM
Written by Robert A. Israel
Performed by The Score Production Band
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An even more star-studded, big-money Match Game!
8 May 2000 | by (Brooklyn Heights) – See all my reviews

In this nightime version of the Match Game, Gene Rayburn and panelists seemed to dress more formal. Fannie Flagg no longer wore her infamous t-shirts with "Danger-Curves Ahead" on them. Brett Somers and Charles Nelson Reilly converted from their usual attire and changed into suits and dresses, (you decided what CNR was wearing).

Some questions were new, but also some came from older versions of the Match Game. Also, two audience matches were given with a jackpot of 20,000 dollars if a contestant landed on a double space.

Overall, this show was an excellent version, probably the best, except for the absence of Dicky Dawson.


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