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Release Date:
4 July 1988 (USA) See more »
"Family Feud" was one of the most popular game shows on TV, but after nine years with Richard Dawson as host... See more »
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12 nominations See more »
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Ray Combs we miss you See more (10 total) »


 (Series Cast Summary - 2 of 19)
Ray Combs ... Himself - Host (12 episodes, 1988-1994)
Gene Wood ... Himself - Announcer (12 episodes, 1988-1995)

Series Directed by
Paul Alter (unknown episodes)
Marc Breslow (unknown episodes)
Andrew Felsher (unknown episodes)
Series Produced by
Gary Dawson .... executive producer (unknown episodes, 1994-1995)
Kristin Bjorklund .... associate producer (unknown episodes)
Chester Feldman .... executive producer (unknown episodes)
Howard Felsher .... executive producer (unknown episodes)
Gabrielle Johnston .... associate producer / producer (unknown episodes)
Jerry Modine .... associate producer (unknown episodes)
Series Cinematography by
Joe Arvizu (unknown episodes)
Robert Blair (unknown episodes)
Wayne Getchell (unknown episodes)
Dean Lamont (unknown episodes)
Les Nourse (unknown episodes)
Jim Reilly (unknown episodes)
Jim Rish (unknown episodes)
Marty Wagner (unknown episodes)
Stan Zitnick (unknown episodes)
Series Art Direction by
Jack Hart (unknown episodes)
Series Makeup Department
Jody Lawrence .... key hair stylist (1 episode, 1988)

Christine Allen .... makeup artist (unknown episodes)
Renee DiPinto .... hair stylist: Ray Combs, 1990s (unknown episodes)
Jacklin Masteran .... hair stylist: Ray Combs (unknown episodes)
Series Production Management
Marti Cone .... production manager (unknown episodes)
Bob Davis .... production manager (unknown episodes)
Sue MacIntyre .... production manager / production supervisor (unknown episodes)
Laura Markell .... production supervisor (unknown episodes)
Jeff Nagler .... production manager (unknown episodes)
Doug Quick .... production manager (unknown episodes)
Pat Stine .... production supervisor (unknown episodes)
Series Second Unit Director or Assistant Director
Keeth Lawrence .... associate director (2 episodes, 1989)
Series Art Department
Randy Berke .... property master (unknown episodes)
Series Sound Department
Michael Abbott .... sound (unknown episodes)
Patrick Lucatorto .... sound (unknown episodes)
Larry Reed .... sound (unknown episodes)
David Vaughn .... sound (unknown episodes)
Series Special Effects by
Shirley Stapleton Pundt .... electronic graphics (unknown episodes)
Patricia Rost .... electronic graphics (unknown episodes)
Series Camera and Electrical Department
Jim Beaux .... video operator (unknown episodes)
Stuart Blanco .... lighting director (unknown episodes)
Dave Blue .... video operator (unknown episodes)
Michael Brayton .... head grip (unknown episodes)
Joe Gutierrez .... video operator (unknown episodes)
Michael J. Jacobs .... special still photographer (unknown episodes)
Nick Ladd .... head electrician (unknown episodes)
Allen Latter .... video operator (unknown episodes)
Tim Sheldon .... lighting director (unknown episodes)
Series Costume and Wardrobe Department
Victoria Skinner .... costumer (unknown episodes)
Lee Wright .... provisor of Ray Comb's wardrobe: JC Penney (unknown episodes)
Series Editorial Department
Diane Curl .... editor: video tape (unknown episodes)
Donna Felix .... editor: video tape (unknown episodes)
Tim Ward .... editor: video tape (unknown episodes)
Series Music Department
Stanley Blits .... musical director (unknown episodes)
Series Other crew
Valarie Barsky .... production staff (13 episodes, 1989-1993)

Donna Lee Bennett .... production staff (unknown episodes)
Scott Bergman .... electronic graphic artist (unknown episodes)
Jonathan Betow .... intern (unknown episodes)
Donna Braun .... contestant coordinator (unknown episodes)
Kerry Britton .... production staff (unknown episodes)
Tom Brocato .... publicist (unknown episodes)
Brian B. Brooks .... production staff (unknown episodes)
Valencia S. Butler .... production staff (unknown episodes)
Edythe Chan .... contestant coordinator: New York (unknown episodes)
Bob Chic .... stage manager (unknown episodes)
Phyllis Coblentz .... researcher (unknown episodes)
Kate Conway .... production staff (unknown episodes)
Valarie Cook .... production staff (unknown episodes)
Ted Cooper .... creative consultant (unknown episodes)
Tim Cutt .... associate director (unknown episodes)
Dick DeBartolo .... researcher (unknown episodes)
Deborah Della .... production staff (unknown episodes)
Annette DeShotels .... technical director (unknown episodes)
Linda Doty-Reigert .... production staff (unknown episodes)
Jan Dubin .... researcher (unknown episodes)
Phyllis Durant .... contestant coordinator (unknown episodes)
Louis Eafalla .... intern (unknown episodes)
Robert Ennis Jr. .... technical director (unknown episodes)
Patty Enright .... cue cards (unknown episodes)
Diana Felix .... video tape recordist (unknown episodes)
Hillary Felker .... production staff (unknown episodes)
John E. Genung .... production staff (unknown episodes)
Heidi Gibson .... production staff (unknown episodes)
Sid Grosfield .... stage manager (unknown episodes)
David Hallmark .... technical director (unknown episodes)
Greg Hughart .... contestant coordinator: New York / production staff (unknown episodes)
Erv Hurd .... technical director (unknown episodes)
Kelly Hynes .... production staff (unknown episodes)
Hilary Kaplan-Felker .... production staff (unknown episodes)
Rich LaRose .... researcher (unknown episodes)
Katie Lennon .... prize coordinator (unknown episodes)
Gail Liddle .... prize coordinator (unknown episodes)
Sherry Marshall .... production staff (unknown episodes)
John C. Melka .... production staff (unknown episodes)
Beverly Morrison .... contestant coordinator: Los Angeles (unknown episodes)
Sharon Moses .... contestant coordinator: Los Angeles (unknown episodes)
John C. Mula .... production staff (unknown episodes)
Ron Murphy .... production staff (unknown episodes)
Jeff Nagler .... stage manager (unknown episodes)
Cathy Nicholson .... production staff (unknown episodes)
Harry Noles .... intern (unknown episodes)
Rae Pichon .... contestant coordinator: New York (unknown episodes)
Beverly Pomerantz .... contestant coordinator: Los Angeles (unknown episodes)
Tim Puckett .... production staff (unknown episodes)
Doug Quick .... stage manager (unknown episodes)
Darryl Regan .... researcher (unknown episodes)
Jenny Seelman .... researcher (unknown episodes)
David Shaw .... production staff (unknown episodes)
Stuart A. Smith .... production staff (unknown episodes)
Edgar Sotomayor .... production staff (unknown episodes)
Maggie Speak .... contestant coordinator: Los Angeles (unknown episodes)
Terry Strong .... intern (unknown episodes)
Louis Tarantino .... production staff (unknown episodes)
Tadao Tomomatsu .... production assistant (unknown episodes)
Laura Shewsbury Townsend .... production staff (unknown episodes)
Sharon Tydell .... production staff (unknown episodes)
Jennifer Weingroff .... intern / production assistant (unknown episodes)
Bob Welsh .... associate director (unknown episodes)
Ingrid Wilson .... production staff (unknown episodes)
Pam Zimmer .... contestant coordinator (unknown episodes)

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Additional Details

Also Known As:
"Family Feud Challenge" - USA (daytime version title)
"The New Family Feud" - USA (new syndication title)
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USA:30 min (1988-1994) | USA:60 min (1992-1993) and (1994-1995)
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Did You Know?

On Ray Combs' last episode, ("The New Family Feud", syndicated, 1994), the winning family gets several 0's, (zeros), in "Fast Money" which prompted Ray to say something to the effect of, "I've been hosting this show for six years and I think this is a damn fine way to go out." As the cameras continued to roll during the credits Ray walked off stage and out of the studio.See more »
Ray Combs:You need 105 points. If 105 people said milk, out of a survey of 100 people , this show is illegal, and we're all going to be on a documentary in 20 years.See more »
Movie Connections:
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7 out of 11 people found the following review useful.
Ray Combs we miss you, 18 May 2003
Author: colinwhitefan

The Ray Combs era of Family Feud was by far the best, I really didn't care for Richard Dawson, or that blob gambler Louie Anderson, and the current host Al Borland errr Richard Karn's version isn't up to par and I hope it goes soon. Ray Combs was full of energy and made it fun 88'-92' were the best shows. I was sad when they changed the format and even sadder to hear about Ray's death, he was one of the most underappreciated hosts/comics of all time. I will never forget this era of game shows which was a great time. There will never be another Ray Combs or any era of game show which we grew up with, I feel sorry if you weren't around for this era.

R.I.P. Ray Combs.

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