A short-lived revival of the old Merv Griffen quiz show. Similar to most other quiz shows, except for one twist: the host gave the answers, to which the contestants would then have to ... See full summary »

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Art Fleming ...
 Host (1978-1979)
John Harlan ...
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A short-lived revival of the old Merv Griffen quiz show. Similar to most other quiz shows, except for one twist: the host gave the answers, to which the contestants would then have to supply the questions. The show would become more successful in its later incarnation with host Alex Trebek. Written by Jean-Marc Rocher <rocher@fiberbit.net>

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2 October 1978 (USA)  »

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(113 episodes)

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The main theme, called "Frisco Disco", was composed by Merv Griffin and arranged by Mort Lindsey. The opening theme, called "January, February, March", was also composed by Griffin and arranged by Lindsey. Both "Frisco Disco" and "January, February, March" were recorded in 1976 and released on Merv Griffin's double album "As Time Goes By", two years prior to the revival of Jeopardy! in 1978. See more »

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Followed by JEP! (1998) See more »

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Frisco Disco
Composed by Merv Griffin
Performed by The Merv Griffin Orchestra
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