Two contestants played. One was a Charger, the other was a Blocker. The Blocker placed six strategic blocks on a 6-level game board. The first five levels each had five bloopers worth $10, $20, $30, $40, and $50, while the sixth level has three bloopers worth $200, $350, and $500. The Blocker could place his/her blocks anywhere on the board, with the only limits being that only one block could be placed on the sixth level and no more than three on any of the other five levels. The Charger had to charge his/her way from level one at the bottom of the board to level six on top in 60 seconds or less. The charger was shown a blooper that was seen and heard. It was their job to correct the underlined part of the blooper. For example, if the blooper read, "Sammo Hung starred in the hit TV series 'L.A. Law,'" and "L.A." was underlined, the correct answer would be "MARTIAL." The Charger had to allow the emcee to finish reading the blooper before they answered. If the Charger answered ... Written by
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For the holiday season, big wreaths were placed at either podium around the big symbols, and the ten villains in the Gauntlet were all coiffed with a Santa hat. See more
[opening sequence: A cartoon of a woman sneaking past the ten villains in the infamous "Gauntlet of Villains"
[the woman passes Alphonse the Gangster and Bruno the Headsman. Bruno almost hits the woman's foot with his ax
[the woman passes Mr. Van Louse the Landlord, Nero the Fiddler and Count Nibbleneck the Vampire. Nibbleneck growls and almost grabs the woman
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