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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Faltering ratings that prompted CBS to prematurely cancel the show on Friday March 29, 1974 with the last celebrity guests are Carol Channing
& Soupy Sales
. After a mere absence of just 5 Weekdays, The show returned on ABC-TV Monday-Friday May 6-10, 1974 at 4:00-4:30PM (Eastern) with the 1st celebrity guests Anne Meara
and Soupy Sales
. On September 9-15, 1974 An 1-Weekly Nighttime Pyramid called "THE $25,000 PYRAMID" for the syndicated purpose in the prime-access time slot of 7:30-8:00 PM (Eastern) will released and the host is Bill Cullen
& The same 1st celebrity guests from ABC-TV 's "THE $10,000 PYRAMID" are Anne Meara
& William Shatner
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Bob Clayton: Keep your eye on this spot. You're about to see one celebrity and one contestant to step into this circle with a chance to win $10,000 in less than a minute. Ladies and Gentlemen, THIS IS "THE $10,000 PYRAMID!"
Version of Die Pyramide
Tuning Up (1982 Remake)
Written by Kenneth "Ken" Aldin
Arranged by Robert "Bob" Cobert See more