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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 <DIBBERN_D@a1.mscf.upenn.edu>
In the All-Star series on ABC, there were three games a show. The first two games were played to 200 points, and the third one was a one-question showdown; and the Fast Money round was played after each game; the first two Fast Money rounds were worth $5,000, and the third one was worth $10,000. See more »
[On the set of the first show: July 12, 1976]
I haven't been this excited since I got the oil drilling rights to Jack Lord's hair!
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Just on the face of it, I dislike quiz shows where the questions aren't really knowledge questions, and the answers are just opinions. Unable to answer a single question on a show like "Jeopardy", rather than pick up a book and learn something, people are invited to answer questions that don't actually require any education. Very popular in a bone-deep anti-intellectual society. If you doubt that, just look at the other reviews.
And what's with the hosts? Richard Dawson's signature was that he assaulted the guests. That's what unwanted touching is. Assault. Are we supposed to believe that all those guests were quite happy with his constantly pawing them? So, every host since then has to do the same thing.
Stupid. Really stupid.
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