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"The $10,000 Pyramid" (1973) More at IMDbPro »TV series 1973-1991

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Seasons:
1 | 2 | 4 | 5 | 6 | 10 | 11 | 13 | 14 | 16 | unknown
Release Date:
26 March 1973 (USA) See more »
Genre:
Plot:
Two contestants, each with a celebrity partner, must guess words from their partners' clues; then the roles are reversed. Winners face the pyramid. Full summary »
Awards:
17 wins & 21 nominations See more »
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User Reviews:
Very easily one of the greatest game shows of all time See more (10 total) »

Cast

 (Series Cast Summary - 1 of 243)

Dick Clark ... Himself - Host (1,198 episodes, 1973-1988)
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Series Directed by
Mike Gargiulo (19 episodes, 1973-1980)
Bruce Burmester (11 episodes, 1982-1988)
 
Series Produced by
Anne-Marie Schmitt .... producer / associate producer / ... (31 episodes, 1973-1988)
Bob Stewart .... executive producer / producer (29 episodes, 1973-1988)
Francine Bergman .... associate producer / producer (11 episodes, 1980-1988)
Sande Stewart .... producer (6 episodes, 1982-1983)
Jane Rothchild .... associate producer / producer (5 episodes, 1978-1980)
David Michaels .... associate producer / producer (5 episodes, 1985-1988)
Erin Perry .... associate producer (4 episodes, 1986-1988)
 
Series Original Music by
Bob Cobert (10 episodes, 1982-1988)
 
Series Cinematography by
Hank Ferro (unknown episodes, 1974-1980)
Cass Wagner (unknown episodes, 1974-1980)
Fred Wisotsky (unknown episodes, 1974-1980)
Barnard Phaneuf (unknown episodes)
 
Series Film Editing by
John Navarrette (4 episodes, 1985-1988)
Pete Abraham (2 episodes, 1982)
Joe Gutierrez (2 episodes, 1983)
 
Series Art Direction by
James Ryan (10 episodes, 1973)
Ed Flesh (10 episodes, 1982-1988)
Jack Stewart (1 episode, 1973-1974)
 
Series Makeup Department
Steve Artmont .... makeup artist (1 episode, 1988)
Jody Di Camillo .... hair stylist (1 episode, 1988)
Barry R. Koper .... makeup artist (1 episode, 1988)
Bonnie Walker .... hair stylist (1 episode, 1988)
 
Series Production Management
Francine Bergman .... production manager (4 episodes, 1974-1980)
Bob Davis .... production supervisor (4 episodes, 1982-1983)
Erin Perry .... production manager (4 episodes, 1983-1985)
Greg Bogart .... unit manager (3 episodes, 1974-1980)
Mark Cohen .... production supervisor (3 episodes, 1982-1987)
Patricia Nesbitt .... unit manager (2 episodes, 1974-1980)
David Michaels .... production manager (2 episodes, 1982)
Christina Carlisle .... production supervisor (2 episodes, 1988)
Noreen Conlin .... production manager (1 episode, 1973-1974)
Loretta Townsley .... production supervisor (1 episode, 1973-1974)

Sally McDonald .... production supervisor (unknown episodes)
 
Series Second Unit Director or Assistant Director
Carol Lee Nafie .... associate director (6 episodes, 1983-1988)
Gail Zimmerman .... associate director (3 episodes, 1979)
Melinda Casey .... associate director (2 episodes, 1982-1985)
 
Series Art Department
James Ryan .... original pyramid design / scenic designer / ... (18 episodes, 1973-1988)
Dick Bernstein .... scenic designer (5 episodes, 1974-1980)
Jay Gleeson .... electronic display (2 episodes, 1974-1980)
John Rzepecki .... electronic display (2 episodes, 1978-1979)

Sid Lustgarten .... electronic display (unknown episodes, 1974-1980)
 
Series Sound Department
Bob Marencovich .... audio (6 episodes, 1983-1988)
Les Scheyer .... senior audio / audio (4 episodes, 1974-1980)
Chris Calvin .... audio (3 episodes, 1974-1980)
Barbara Wood .... sound effects (3 episodes, 1978-1979)
Harry Miller .... audio (2 episodes, 1979)
Terry Hensey .... sound (1 episode, 1973-1974)
Al James .... sound effects (1 episode, 1974-1980)

Vincent Perry .... sound (unknown episodes, 1974-1980)
 
Series Special Effects by
Patricia Rost .... electronic graphics (5 episodes, 1985-1988)

S. Hadley O'Daniel .... electronic graphics (unknown episodes)
 
Series Camera and Electrical Department
James Earl Jackson .... camera operator (7 episodes, 1982-1988)
Keeth Lawrence .... camera operator (7 episodes, 1982-1986)
Jim Rush .... camera operator (7 episodes, 1983-1988)
Kim Killingsworth .... lighting director (6 episodes, 1982-1988)
Ed Rothbart .... camera operator (5 episodes, 1978-1980)
Ken Woo .... camera operator (5 episodes, 1982-1986)
Joe Ridosh .... video (4 episodes, 1978-1980)
Dick Spanos .... camera operator (4 episodes, 1978-1980)
Brook Cuddy .... lighting director (3 episodes, 1974-1980)
Gerry Gesker .... camera operator (3 episodes, 1978-1979)
Jim Murphy .... video (3 episodes, 1979-1980)
Ed Chaney .... camera operator (3 episodes, 1982-1988)
David M. Hill .... video / video operator (3 episodes, 1983-1987)
Joe Arvizu .... camera operator (3 episodes, 1985-1988)
Marty Wagner .... camera operator (3 episodes, 1985-1988)
Bob Shultis .... video (2 episodes, 1978-1979)
Willis Chambers Jr. .... camera operator (2 episodes, 1979-1980)
Jeff Parente .... camera operator (2 episodes, 1979-1980)
Bill Reis .... camera operator (2 episodes, 1979)
Lou Torrellas .... camera operator (2 episodes, 1979)
Johnny Franco .... lighting director (2 episodes, 1982-1983)
John Idoni .... video operator (2 episodes, 1982-1983)
Roberto Bosio .... video / video operator (2 episodes, 1983-1988)
Stan Zitnick .... camera operator (2 episodes, 1987-1988)
John Beam .... lighting director (1 episode, 1973-1974)
 
Series Music Department
Ken Aldin .... composer: original theme (unknown episodes)
 
Series Other crew
Jude Brennan .... production staff (317 episodes, 1974-1980)
Mary Ann Henderson .... production staff (10 episodes, 1982-1988)
Erv Hurd .... technical director (10 episodes, 1982-1988)
Louis Sanford .... production staff / researcher (10 episodes, 1982-1988)
Sharon Tatasciore .... production staff (10 episodes, 1982-1988)
Doug Quick .... stage manager (9 episodes, 1982-1988)
David V. Stewart .... stage manager / program material / ... (9 episodes, 1982-1988)
Edythe Chan .... contestant coordinator (7 episodes, 1973-1982)
Frank Wait .... production staff / program staff (6 episodes, 1973-1980)
Debbie Wiener .... talent coordinator / production staff (6 episodes, 1973-1980)
Clair Hutchins .... contestant coordinator / contestant staff (6 episodes, 1982-1985)
Hollis Bolstic .... engineering maintenance (5 episodes, 1974-1980)
George Callahan .... production staff (5 episodes, 1974-1980)
Lee Chernick .... production staff (5 episodes, 1974-1980)
Jerry Haar .... production staff (5 episodes, 1974-1980)
Karen Huntzinger .... production staff (5 episodes, 1974-1980)
Jack Sumroy .... stage manager (5 episodes, 1974-1980)
Josh Schreider .... production staff (5 episodes, 1982-1983)
Elissa Tedesco .... production staff (5 episodes, 1985-1988)
Thomas Byrd .... technical director (4 episodes, 1974-1980)
Tony Pandolfo .... production staff (4 episodes, 1974-1980)
Ronald P. Phodes .... production coordinator (4 episodes, 1974-1980)
Gina Isacksen .... contestant coordinator / contestant staff (4 episodes, 1982-1983)
Tim Butler .... production staff (4 episodes, 1986-1988)
Gloria Chávez .... contestant coordinator (4 episodes, 1986-1988)
Lisa Furbotten .... contestant coordinator (4 episodes, 1986-1988)
Robert Andersen .... engineering maintenance (3 episodes, 1974-1980)
Ellen Brady .... production staff (3 episodes, 1974-1980)
Jack Wilkey .... engineering supervisor (3 episodes, 1974-1980)
Buddy Borgen .... stage manager (3 episodes, 1983)
David Michaels .... talent coordinator (3 episodes, 1983)
Molly Fischer .... production staff (3 episodes, 1985-1987)
John Burke .... production staff (3 episodes, 1987-1988)
Joe White .... production staff (3 episodes, 1987-1988)
Chriss Flynn .... production staff (2 episodes, 1974-1980)
Murdock Pemberton .... stage manager (2 episodes, 1974-1980)
George Williams .... engineering maintenance (2 episodes, 1974-1980)
Erin Perry .... production staff (2 episodes, 1982)
John Schreider .... production staff (2 episodes, 1985-1986)
Fran Bergman .... production staff (1 episode, 1973-1974)
Donald Epstein .... program staff (1 episode, 1973-1974)
Dick Harwood .... stage manager (1 episode, 1973-1974)
Chuck Horner .... program staff (1 episode, 1973-1974)
Robert Lane .... program staff (1 episode, 1973-1974)
Claire Marshall .... production staff (1 episode, 1973-1974)
Lynn Michaels .... production staff (1 episode, 1973-1974)
Jane Rothchild .... production staff (1 episode, 1973-1974)
Sande Stewart .... program staff (1 episode, 1973-1974)
Ellis Toney .... stage manager (1 episode, 1973-1974)
Hal Warner .... technical director (1 episode, 1973-1974)
Joe Carr .... engineering supervisor (1 episode, 1974-1980)
Joel Paris .... engineering maintenance (1 episode, 1974-1980)

Kenneth G.L. Rock .... stage manager (unknown episodes, 1974-1980)
Joe Whyte .... production assistant (unknown episodes, 1988-1990)
Ray Angona .... technical director (unknown episodes)
Maria K. Chavez .... production staff (unknown episodes)
Arturo Garza .... video (unknown episodes)
Philip M. Krystosek .... video (unknown episodes)
 

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Additional Details

Also Known As:
"The $20,000 Pyramid" - USA (fourth season title)
"The (New) $25,000 Pyramid" - USA (tenth season title)
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Runtime:
30 min
Country:
Language:
Color:
Sound Mix:
Mono (1973-1987) | Stereo (1987-2004) | SDDS (2012-Present)
Certification:
USA:TV-PG (2002-Present) | USA:Unrated (1973-1992)

Did You Know?

Trivia:
The 1st celebrity guests on the debut weekday broadcast of "THE $10,000 PYRAMID" on CBS-TV are June Lockhart & Rob Reiner; Rob Reiner went on to become the first celebrity guest star with his civilian partner named Mr. Bob Lyon to successfully climb to the top of the big pyramid (his winning clue for "Things With A Hole" was "Doughnuts") on Friday March 30, 1973 he wins $10,000.See more »
Quotes:
[last lines]
Host:For now, Dick Clark.
[salutes]
Host:So long.
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Movie Connections:
Soundtrack:
Tuning Up (1982 Remake)See more »

FAQ

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2 out of 2 people found the following review useful.
Very easily one of the greatest game shows of all time, 23 June 2003
Author: Jerry Ables from Tennessee

My earliest memory of seeing this dynamic game show were when I was a child and saw the $20,000 version on ABC. I've always thought of it as being one of my personal favorite game shows ever made because it was always filled with such fun and excitement. I always thought that Dick Clark did such a dynamic job as the host and I also liked seeing the clips before the show of people making it to the top of the pyramid and winning the big money. My personal opinion is that this is one game show that should never have been cancelled.

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