An Australian version of the American TV show of the same name. In this quiz/game show, contestants had to answer relatively simple questions on general knowledge categories. Correct ... See full summary »
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Glenn Ridge ...
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Livinia Nixon ...
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An Australian version of the American TV show of the same name. In this quiz/game show, contestants had to answer relatively simple questions on general knowledge categories. Correct answers earned the contestants a few dollars. The show's gimmick was that the contestants could then exchange some of their money for expensive prizes which would be offered at extreme discounts. The contestant who finished the show with the most cash could then return to compete in the next show. Written by Jean-Marc Rocher <rocher@fiberbit.net>

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quiz show | non fiction | See All (2) »

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14 July 1980 (Australia)  »

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Sale Of The New Century  »

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Under standard episode rules, the highest score reached on the Australian version of Sale of the Century was $200 by David Poltorak in episode 1443. He also answered the most questions correctly in the same episode - 35 out of 55. He would end up as one of the show's question writers some years later. See more »

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Version of Sale of the Century (1969) See more »

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Fun show for an evening...
8 December 2002 | by (Brisbane, Australia) – See all my reviews

Well, I am not a huge fan of game shows, but I must say, this show is actually fun to watch. The way the guests purchase the prizes with their winnings, the slot machines, and working out who will win the big time is fun for the family. Give it a go one night.


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