Wheel of Fortune (1983– )

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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 ... See full summary »

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 Himself - Host / ... (6,030 episodes, 1983-2014)
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 Herself - Hostess / ... (6,015 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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(1983 - )

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On November 1st 2010, announcer Charlie O'Donnell died. Johnny Gilbert filled in for 2 weeks of shows taped prior to, but aired after O'Donnell's death. Rich Fields, Jim Thornton, Lora Cain, Joe Cipriano, and John Cramer have filled in as guest announcers in order to land the gig permanently. On June 13th 2011, after Season 28 ended, Jim Thornton was officially announced as the show's third permanent announcer and made his official debut on the Season 29 premiere. See more »

Quotes

Host: [during final spin round when music is played] You know, in hell, they play this song for eternity.
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Referenced in Phineas and Ferb: Let's Take a Quiz/At the Car Wash (2009) See more »

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Modern Rock Opening
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Composed by John Hoke & Frankie Blue
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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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