Two families compete by trying to outguess the opponents about survey results.
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 Himself - Host (60 episodes, 1976-1985)
Gene Wood ...
 Himself - Announcer (51 episodes, 1976-1985)
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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>

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Richard Dawson: [the second contestant right after the September fiasco] A noisy bird.
Contestant: Cuckoo.
Richard Dawson: [having difficulty trying not to laugh] Cuckoo! How the hell did you people get on the show?
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The Feud
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Written by Robert Israel (BMI)
Performed by the Score Productions Band
Published by TattleTales Music (BMI)
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Very Harmless Fun
29 August 2007 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

Richard Dawson was the ultimate host of this series. He gave it the first & most popular run over the years. This is another well thought out game show from the fertile 60's & 70's which is the era the most hit game shows were started.

Take 2 families, give them each a chance to score points by guessing how people answered a survey about something. Sometimes, sex would get thrown into the question mix to keep things hopping. The most points by the winning family, the losing family get consolation prizes. The winners go into the bonus round with a chance to win $5,000 dollars (inflation really started later than this show in prize money).

It would add up to a lot of fun. It's the Hatfields versus the McCoys & to quote my favorite phrase used by Richard Dawson so often "And the survey says..." a winner.


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