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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1989   1988   1987  
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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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7 December 1987 (USA)  »

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Trivia

The show is most remembered for the way they disposed of losing contestants. First of all, the contestants were all seated in recliners. If you lost, your chair would be pulled back through a trick wall or your chair would be lifted up and back. 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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COOL!!!

haha, remote control was cool!!! adam sandler got his start here as the stupid, yet funny, stud boy. this show was so totally 80s too!!! they strapped college students in lazy boys, using a remote control to buzz in. when you lost the wall would suck you in. HAHA!!! it was a great game show too!!! another great show that i grew up with!


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