Teams of celebrities and contestants compete to guess words and phrases using pictorial charades to win cash prizes.

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1998  
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In the mid-to-late 1980s, "Pictionary" was among the hottest board games among teen-agers and adults; frequently, stores sold out of the popular game based on pictorial charades. The board game spawned two attempts to bring the game to the small screen; the 1997 five-a-week syndicated game was the second of those attempts. Two teams of three members (each having a contestant and two celebrities) competed in a series of rounds based on guessing phrases, people, places, things, etc., based on pictorial charades. In the first round, the teams have 45 seconds to convey phrases sharing a common word (e.g., "wheat bread" and "bread basket"), with $100 per correct guess. In the second round, the teams have three minutes to guess as many phrases, with each phrase connected by one word (e.g., "Bengal tigers, " "Lions, tigers and bears, oh my!" "Detriot Lions, " etc). ; the team members rotated duties after each phrase, with correct answers worth $100. The team leading at the end of the second ... Written by Brian Rathjen <briguy_52732@yahoo.com>

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