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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"THE $10,000 PYRAMID" debuted on Monday-Friday March 26-30, 1973 on CBS-TV at 10:30-11:00AM (Eastern) and the host is/was Dick Clark "America's Oldest Teenager" taking/took over for "The (All-(New)) Price is Right (1972)" Starring Bob Barker
to the Afternoon Time Slot at 3:00-3:30 PM (Eastern). See more
For now, Dick Clark.
Spoofed in The $50,000 Climax Show
Tuning Up (1982 Remake)
Written by Kenneth "Ken" Aldin
Arranged by Robert "Bob" Cobert See more