A gameshow for grown-ups that's not as simple as it sounds.
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Michael Bondi ...
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Gary Cohen ...
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Johnny Gilbert ...
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Cary Greenberg ...
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Jewels Hanson ...
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Bob Hilton ...
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Jesse Irwin ...
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Fred Saxon ...
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A light but funny gameshow which enjoyed only a blip run during the early '80s, "Child's Play" pitted the wits of two contestants in a guessing game of deceptive simplicity. Young children were interviewed and asked to give their descriptions or definitions of everyday items, phrases, or events without using the actual word itself. Sometimes the responses were helpful; other times, inaccurate or misleading; but very often humorous and always insightful. Upon viewing such clips the contestants then had to guess at what the children were describing, with the player who had figured out the most correct answers winning the game. Written by Kay-22

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This is the 'Mark Goodson-Bill Todman Productions [us]', Mark Goodson's first since the death of production partner Bill Todman in 1979. See more »

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Featured in TV's Funniest Game Show Moments (1984) See more »

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Child's Play
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classic, but forgotten
18 May 2003 | by See all my reviews

I was born in 82' so I didn't get to see the original, I used to watch it all the time on GSN, I enjoyed this show and the best host of any show or era, Bill Cullen. It getting close to 15 years since his death and his is still the best there ever was and we miss him alot. I miss game shows they don't know how to make them anymore, I thank god for GSN.


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