A long-running quiz show hosted by TV veteran Jack Barry, and later by Bill Cullen. In this show, contestants would have to answer questions on a wide variety of topics, with the prize ... See full summary »
Reviews

On Disc

at Amazon

Episodes

Seasons


Years



Unknown  
1991   1978   1974   Unknown  

Photos

Add Image Add an image

Do you have any images for this title?

Edit

Cast

Series cast summary:
Pat Finn ...
 Host (2 episodes, 1991)
...
 Himself (2 episodes, 1991)
Edit

Storyline

A long-running quiz show hosted by TV veteran Jack Barry, and later by Bill Cullen. In this show, contestants would have to answer questions on a wide variety of topics, with the prize money determined by a slot machine-style device. The winning contestant could then move on to a bonus round, where they would play a slot machine for a chance at even bigger prizes, but with the risk of losing everything. Written by Jean-Marc Rocher <rocher@fiberbit.net>

Plot Summary | Add Synopsis

Plot Keywords:

non fiction | See All (1) »

Genres:

Family | Game-Show

Certificate:

TV-G
Edit

Details

Country:

Language:

Release Date:

4 September 1972 (USA)  »

Company Credits

Show detailed on  »

Technical Specs

Runtime:

(2350 episodes)

Sound Mix:

|

Color:

See  »
Edit

Did You Know?

Trivia

"The Joker's Wild" concluded its run on CBS Daytime June 13, 1975. A year later, in the fall of 1976, repeats of the CBS Daytime "Joker's Wild" resurfaced on Los Angeles station KHJ, which paved the way for the new syndicated version of "Joker's Wild," which debuted a full year later in September 1977. A children's version, "Joker! Joker! Joker!" aired over local stations from September 1979 to September 1981. See more »

Quotes

[opening announcement]
Announcer: From Television City in Hollywood, here's the game where Knowledge Is King and Lady Luck Is Queen! It's "The Joker's Wild"! And now, here is the host of our show, JACK BARRY!
See more »

Connections

Referenced in Batman: The Animated Series: Joker's Wild (1992) See more »

Soundtracks

The Savers
1972-1974 CBS Theme/1977-1978 Syndicated Open
aka "Peanuts, Hot Dogs and Beer"
Written by Jean-Jacques Perrey and Gershon Kingsley
Published by Valentine Music Company
See more »

Frequently Asked Questions

This FAQ is empty. Add the first question.

User Reviews

 
Fun game show
18 July 2006 | by (Fairfax, Virginia, USA) – See all my reviews

First off, I must say that this is a fun game show. Also, since I'm 24, I haven't seen every episode. However, I do know the show very well. Every time I've watched it, I've had a lot of fun playing along and watching. Despite the fact that it's finished its run, this makes me long to be a contestant. The thing I like most about it are the questions. Despite the fact that I don't know that many answers, I still have fun playing along. I hope the Game Show Network keeps it on so I can play along and watch again. If that happens, I will be really happy. Before I wrap this up, I'd like to say that I'll always remember this show in my memory forever. Now, in conclusion, I hope that you catch it one day before it goes off the air for good.


0 of 0 people found this review helpful.  Was this review helpful to you?

Contribute to This Page

Create a character page for:
?