Remote Control (1987–1990)

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A hip, happening game show where the contestants (almost always young college students) get to try their hand at answering TV related trivia questions. Featured unusual methods of asking ... See full summary »

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Cast

Series cast summary:
Ken Ober ...
 Himself - Host (9 episodes, 1987-1989)
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 Announcer / ... (9 episodes, 1987-1989)
Steve Treccase ...
 Himself - House Musician / ... (7 episodes, 1987-1989)
Craig Vandenburgh ...
 Various Roles / ... (5 episodes, 1987-1989)
John Ten Eyck ...
 Various Roles / ... (5 episodes, 1988-1989)
Jill Helene ...
 Ken's Childhood Sweetheart - Opening Sequence (5 episodes, 1987-1989)
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 Various Roles (3 episodes, 1988)
...
 Herself (2 episodes, 1988)
Rick Rosner ...
 Cow Holder / ... (2 episodes, 1988)
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A hip, happening game show where the contestants (almost always young college students) get to try their hand at answering TV related trivia questions. Featured unusual methods of asking the questions (including having people act out skits). Written by Afterburner <aburner@erols.com>

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Launched the comedy career of Adam Sandler. See more »

Quotes

Co-Host: [show intro] It's his basement, it's his rules, it's his game show. The quizmaster of 72 Whooping Cough Lane, Ken Ober!
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Featured in I Love the '80s Strikes Back: 1987 (2003) See more »

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the ultimate sizzling cool show
3 August 2004 | by (naples, florida) – See all my reviews

remote control was one of the best and most creatively innovative game shows to ever sparkle on television...its impossible to see a mitsubishi eclipse and not hear kari wuhr's fly girl rap on the top prize...the talent that vested the hip basement stage is a Saturday night live cast knockout...adam sandler was a scream as the juvenile delinquent and its a crime against humanity that mtv doesn't show re-runs of this true classic...colin quinn and ken ober were terrific and filled the show with howls of laughter with the ad-libs that were center of its entertainment...never a weak moment night to night...just fun and hilarity and kari wuhr is hot, hot, hot...c'mon mtv, wake up and smell the coffee; the world will be a better place when this program is aired again


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