The Object of the game is simple to get to the top of the Pyramid (aka "The Winner's Circle") in the shortest time possible. But to do so, contestants must face celebrities (goes back and forth) by naming as many answers (8 things from 1973 to 1974 & 7 from 1974 to 1992) in a particular category (subject) within 30 seconds. If a contestant (the winner) wins the game and they get the right to go to the Winner's Circle to try winning the grand cash prize and in which throughout the series has ranged from $2500 to $100,000 in 60 Seconds (1 Minute) after they fail to do so, "The Cash Blocks: has ranged from 1973 to 1992 from $50 to $300 are too can be collected. The 2 Greatest popular incarnations of the series are "The $50,000 & $100,000 Pyramids", where 3 or Greatest Top Winners who've been gone on top of the pyramid in the shortest amount of time return for The Tournament and in which the grand cash prizes are in 1981, It's Worth $50,000 and from 1985 to 1992, It's Worth $100,000. Written by
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In September 1977 on "THE $20,000 PYRAMID's" Popular celebrity guest star William Shatner
was dropped from his role as a favorite guest when he screamed and threw a chair out of the winners circle in disgust when he lost the bonus round for a contestant (The Returning Winner.) See more
For $2500/5000/10,000/15,000/20,000/25,000/50,000/100,000... here is your first subject... GO!
Referenced in Warehouse 13: The New Guy
Main Title Theme
by Ken Aldin
Performed by Bob Cobert See more