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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Series cast summary:
Ken Ober ...
 Himself - Host 9 episodes, 1987-1989
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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
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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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After three seasons on MTV, the show launched a syndicated version in September 1989. The syndicated version lasted two seasons and the MTV version lasted two more seasons as well, both being canceled in 1990. See more »

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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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Eric Clapton Question
8 March 2008 | by See all my reviews

My favorite moment on this show was when Ken Ober asked the question, "Name 3 bands that Eric Clapton played with." No one answered, so he changed it to two bands. No one still could answer, so he changed it to one. When no one answered that, he hit the eject button, and kicked all the contestants off the show, and brought in 3 more contestants. To me, that was game show history! I loved it! This was a game show that had to be the most underrated game show in television history. If this game would have been on a prime time network, it would still be on today. I wish that one of the networks would try it out again. I mean, they put on "My Dad is better than Your Dad" for goodness sake!


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