Similar to the series The Millionaire, as well as The Love Boat/Fantasy Island. Like The Millionaire, Edd Byrnes would present the winnings to the person who'd won the sweepstakes, and the ... See full summary »
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Similar to the series The Millionaire, as well as The Love Boat/Fantasy Island. Like The Millionaire, Edd Byrnes would present the winnings to the person who'd won the sweepstakes, and the episode follows his or her adventures - good or bad. The guest star cast for the series was similar to The Love Boat/Fantasy Island, with different celebrities each week being the featured sweepstake winner. Written by U.N. Owen

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26 January 1979 (USA)  »

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who wants to be a millionaire?
28 July 2003 | by (Nashville, TN) – See all my reviews

This short-lived TV series followed the changes in the lives of people after they were the winners of a million dollar sweepstakes. While some of the changes were positive, many guest millionaires found their lives not so great after winning the prize.


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