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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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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On Monday, April 6th, 1981, Richard Dawson met a contestant and after the taping, he invited her to his house for a home cooked meal. Shortly after this event, began their long term romance. See more »


Richard Dawson: [During a rare sixth round question] Number Four, what do you think? Come on! We've already run into "Love Boat", let's move!
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Referenced in American Dad!: Old Stan in the Mountain (2012) See more »


The Feud
Written by Robert Israel (BMI)
Performed by the Score Productions Band
Published by TattleTales Music (BMI)
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Out of nowhere came a welcome reminder of Philly sports glory.
31 January 2003 | by (Center of the Universe) – See all my reviews

It was 3:00 a.m. when "Family Feud" came on the Game Show Network - it was an episode from, apparently, late 1980, since it was a charity rematch between World Series contestants Kansas City Royals and Philadelphia Phillies: the Phillies Phamily's Del Unser, Larry Bowa, Mike Schmidt, Dick Ruthven, and Garry Maddox vs. John, Willie, Paul, Dave, and Dennis from KC (I didn't get their last names).

True to form, the Phillies swept KC 395-0. Del & Dick played the bonus round, where they reached 222 points with just seven questions. Would they have had any less than a total kickass half-hour?

Highlights included one of the Royals offering Richard Dawson some Skoal chewing tobacco (which he spat out in disgust, but he was a trooper even to try it), the numerous whistles and catcalls for Michael Jack from the presumably female-dominated studio audience, and, oh my, the leisure suits, feathered hair, and bizarre facial growths (and Bowa's funky White Man's Afro deserves special mention). Needless to say, my head was spinning. Bill Simmons (ESPN's "Sports Guy") needs to know about this episode to grade it on his Unintentional Comedy Rating Scale; it'd surely get a perfect score.

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