Revival of the classic NBC game show where two contestants, one a returning champion, faced a computer-generated board of 25 squares. Game play was the same as before: Each contestant called out a pair of numbers on the board, which contained the names of prizes and WILD and TAKE cards (the latter two explained later). No match passed control to the opponent, but a match gave whatever prize was named or a TAKE marker, revealed two pieces of the rebus (identifying a person, phrase, place, thing, etc.) and allowed him/her a chance to solve the rebus. WILD cards provided an automatic match; revealing two WILD cards in the same turn earned a $500 bonus, while uncovering the third take meant a $1,000 bonus and the opportunity to reveal up to five pieces of the rebus at once. Contestants uncovering a TAKE card (red and green cards, with a color match required) could, upon a correct match, elect to hold onto the marker to wait for their opponent to collect a better prize or to take back a ... Written by
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Did You Know?
When a contestant won a car, a graphic of chasing rainbow cars would be shown around the contestant. Though in the first week, the "WIN" word chase around the winning contestant (similar to the rainbow "CAR" word chase on Card Sharks
(1978)). The most coincidental thing is both game shows were produced by Mark Goodson
, they both aired, at the same time, but on different networks. See more
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