Scattergories (1993– )

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Short-lived game show based on the popular home board game, wherein contestants listed words pertinent to a particular category.

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Series cast summary:
 Himself - Host (4 episodes, 1993)
Leslie Lahoda ...
 Juror (4 episodes, 1993)
Steve Sussman ...
 Juror (4 episodes, 1993)
Charlie Tuna ...
 Himself - Announcer (4 episodes, 1993)


"Scattegories" was a short-lived attempt to cash in on the popular Hasbro board game of the same name. Two teams of four contestants each, one all males and the other all females (one a returning championship team), competed. Host Clark announced a category (e.g., something found in a refrigerator); the team chosen to go first were given a letter (e.g., S) and had 20 seconds to list up to six items in that category, with each response worth 1 point. The opposing team could then challenge any of the responses for any reason; if a majority of the jury (a gallery composed of 12 former contestants) agreed, that answer was deleted and 1 point deducted from the score. Then, the pre-taped answers from five celebrities were played. The team earned 2 points if the celebrity gave a different answer, while they lost 2 points if the celebrity's answer was the same. After play finished on that question, the other team played the same category using a different letter. A second round, with double ... Written by Brian Rathjen <>

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Family | Game-Show




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18 January 1993 (USA)  »

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This was Dick Clark's only NBC game show. See more »


Referenced in Family Guy: Play It Again, Brian (2008) See more »

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