Wheel of Fortune (1983– )

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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.

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 Himself - Host / ... (6,061 episodes, 1983-2014)
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 Herself - Hostess / ... (6,046 episodes, 1983-2014)
Charlie O'Donnell ...
 Himself - Announcer (4,215 episodes, 1988-2010)
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Pat Sajak hosts this game show, where contestants guess letters in mystery words and phrases. They win prizes based on results of spinning a wheel and guessing correctly to solve the mystery. Vanna White stars as the 'letter-turner.' Written by Tad Dibbern <DIBBERN_D@a1.mscf.upenn.edu>

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Trivia

Originally, contestants who won rounds used their cash in the shopping round to buy prizes. That was changed in 1987 to the now familiar concept of contestants building a cash bank during the "Month of Cash". "Month of Cash" was originally supposed to be only a month long but became a permanent change replacing shopping. See more »

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[Closing announcement 1994-1995]
Announcer: [copyright screen appears/drumroll plays] "Wheel of Fortune" is produced by Columbia/Tristar Television. Distributed by KingWorld.
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Referenced in One Eight Seven (1997) See more »

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A Time for Tony
(1983-1996)
Composed by Merv Griffin
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TV's finest game show!
19 December 2002 | by (Michigan) – See all my reviews

Wow. Wheel is most likely the best game show on television, right next to Jeopardy! I especially love all the moments with schmucks incorrectly solving puzzles and then winning the bonus round...

My only peeve is that the bonus puzzles are getting WAY too hard. I saw one recently that was A BUSYBODY. Unless you have a hunch and guess B and Y, there is NO WAY you'll be able to solve this puzzle!


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