Family Feud (1976–1985)

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Two families compete by trying to outguess the opponents about survey results.

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Complete series cast summary:
 Himself - Host (42 episodes, 1978-1985)
Gene Wood ...
 Himself - Announcer (33 episodes, 1978-1985)


Richard Dawson hosted this TV game-show, which pitted members of two families against each other. Each team tried to guess the results of survey questions faster and more accurately than the other team. Written by Tad Dibbern <>

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Release Date:

12 July 1976 (USA)  »

Also Known As:

Fast Company  »

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(3529 episodes)

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(1976-1983)| (1983-1985)


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The sound effects used on this show originally were used on Showoffs (1975). The bell clang for revealing answers was the bell which sounded whenever a teammate guessed the word correctly on "Showoffs". The dings for a #1 answer in the Face-Off, a family winning the game, and for answering the Fast Money round questions in the regulated amount of time were originally used on "Showoffs" for winning a game. The time's-up buzzer on "Showoffs" was used on this show as the strike buzzer. The time limits on Fast Money rounds were 15 seconds for first family member and 20 seconds for second family member, at answering the same five questions during the Fast Money rounds, originally. See more »


[Richard Dawson's farewell speech on the June 14, 1985 finale]
Richard Dawson: So, the Mackins were our final winning family, and they've won $5,504, and I'm proud of 'em. I've had the most incredible luck in my career. I've done lots and lots of jobs, and I've never, ever had a job like "Family Feud." I've never DREAMED I would ever have a job where so many people could touch me and I could touch them. And it was... there was a great magic about this show that I've never seen on any other show. I want to ...
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Version of Kazoku taikou kuizu gassen (1978) See more »


The Feud
Written by Robert Israel (BMI)
Performed by the Score Productions Band
Published by TattleTales Music (BMI)
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Fun game show
14 July 2006 | by (Chantilly, Virginia, USA) – See all my reviews

First off, I must say that this is a fun game show. Also, since I'm 24, I haven't seen every episode. However, I do know the show very well. Every time I've watched it, I've had a lot of fun playing along and watching. Despite the fact that it's finished its run, this makes me long to be a contestant. The thing I like most about it are the questions. Despite the fact that I don't know that many answers, I still have fun playing along. I hope the Game Show Network keeps it on so I can play along and watch again. If that happens, I will be really happy. Before I wrap this up, I'd like to say that I'll always remember this show in my memory forever. Now, in conclusion, I hope that you catch it one day before it goes off the air for good.

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