Comedy game show with celebrity guests and cheap prizes.
Reviews

Episodes

Seasons


Years



17   16   15   14   13   12   11   10   9   … See all »
2016   2002   2001   1999   1998   1997   … See all »
Edit

Cast

Series cast summary:
Les Dawson ...
 Himself - Presenter / ... (125 episodes, 1980-1990)
...
 Himself - Presenter (95 episodes, 1979-1983)
...
 Lily Savage (67 episodes, 1997-2002)
Edit

Storyline

Comedy game show with celebrity guests and cheap prizes.

Plot Summary | Add Synopsis

Genres:

Game-Show

Edit

Details

Country:

Language:

Release Date:

18 January 1979 (UK)  »

Also Known As:

Lily Savage's Blankety Blank  »

Company Credits

Show detailed on  »

Technical Specs

Sound Mix:

Color:

Aspect Ratio:

1.33 : 1
See  »
Edit

Did You Know?

Trivia

Only seven celebrities appeared as panelists alongside all three hosts of the series: Wendy Richard, June Whitfield, Barbara Windsor, Ruth Madoc, Thora Hird, Sarah Greene and Kathy Staff. See more »

Quotes

[repeated line]
Les Dawson: [at the start of the Super Match game] Please reveal the legend.
See more »

Connections

Referenced in Goodnight Sweetheart: Rites of Passage (1993) See more »

Frequently Asked Questions

This FAQ is empty. Add the first question.

User Reviews

Repetitive Game Show Saved Only By It's Hosts
12 December 2002 | by (England) – See all my reviews

The concept of Blankety Blank was pretty monotonous. Each week, contestants were joined by a number of celebrities. The contestants were asked to guess the missing word of a sentence. This was the easy part. They then had to pick a celebrity-who had jotted down his/her own answer a few minutes before-and hope that the celebrity had guessed the same answer.

The only saving grace of the show was the hosts. The original was the charismatic Terry Wogan who provided plenty of entertainment. Then there was the late Les Dawson. Les had been a comic and he too provided the fun on the show.

Then, we came to Lily Savage (for those who don't know, a man dressed as a woman). I can't really take to men in women's clothes and Savage could not compare to Wogan or Dawson. The Lily Savage years were not too bad but not as good as the earlier years.

As stated earlier, it was the hosts that made this show watchable. It certainly wasn't the rubbish prizes on offer. The losers usually walked away with a cheque book and pen and don't even ask about the main prizes-straight from a jumble sale I reckon.


1 of 1 people found this review helpful.  Was this review helpful to you?

Contribute to This Page