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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Contestants guess hidden phrases by guessing letters one at a time. Contestants win money or prizes, as determined by a spin of the wheel, for each correct consonant they guess. But they have to pay to see what vowels are in a puzzle. The contestant that has amassed the most winnings at the end of a game goes on to play the bonus round, in which the player can win even more -- prizes frequently seen in the bonus round include automobiles, vacations and more cash. Written by Jwelch5742

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19 September 1983 (USA)  »

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Колесо фортуны  »

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(1983 - )

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In early 1990, this became the first game show to be closed-captioned. 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 Shrek 2 (2004) See more »

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Happy Wheels
(2002-2006)
Composed by Steve Kaplan
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I'm crazy about Wheel of Fortune!
9 September 2006 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

I really like Wheel of Fortune. I watch it every night. I think the puzzles are interesting and everyone seems so nice and it is exciting when people win. I think Vanna is very pretty and I like to check out what she's wearing. Pat sometimes says funny things and keeps the game going. I also like playing the Wheel of Fortune TV game. I've won several million dollars and tons of prizes. Not really, of course, but in the virtual world I did. It's fun. I usually play this game in the morning when my mother is busy getting ready for the day. I really look forward to it and it is part of my regular routine. I would miss it if I couldn't do it. I can't do a lot of things that other kids my age do because I am in a wheelchair. I need some interesting things to pass the time and this is one of them.


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