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 / ... (6,060 episodes, 1983-2014)
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 Herself - Hostess / ... (6,045 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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Over the summer of 1988, announcer Jack Clark died. Before his death, he requested that Charlie O'Donnell take over as announcer. However, O'Donnell was under contract with Barris Industries and unable to work on the show until the contract was up. In the meantime to begin Season 6, Merv Griffin asked M.G. Kelly to fill in on an interim basis for regular shows and Don Pardo was asked to fill in for the road shows. In March 1989 Charlie O'Donnell was able to take over duties as the show's permanent announcer. See more »

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[Closing announcement 1992-1994]
Announcer: Merv Griffin Enterprises produces...
[drumroll/copyright screen]
Announcer: "Wheel of Fortune." Distributed by KingWorld.
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Referenced in Madhouse (1990) See more »

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Changing Keys
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Composed by Merv Griffin
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The Best Game Show Ever!
30 September 2002 | by (Los Angeles, CA) – See all my reviews

Pat Sajak is the host and Vanna White is the hostess of the game show "Wheel Of Fortune". Three contestants complete to solve the puzzle (a person, phrase, thing, etc.) in the show. Each contestant spins a wheel and fill in the spaces to help them solve the puzzle. If you like game shows, watch this one.


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