16 contestants attempt to solve riddles and become the "King of the Hill" and win a possible prize of $50,000.

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1975  
1 win & 1 nomination. See more awards »

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 Himself - Announcer 1 episode, 1975
Edmund Gaynes ...
 Himself 1 episode, 1975
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"Jackpot" featured 16 contestants attempting to solve riddles and become the "King/Queen of the Hill (The Expert)" to win the share in a potential top cash prize called "The Super Jackpot" of $50,000. The 16 Contestans played for the entire weekday from Monday to Friday and it's a common thing for the number position contestants from "1" to "15" to win the share of little jackpots up to $1000 or Greater by finding "The Jackpot Riddle". At the start of the weekday, one (1) of the contestants from the Studio Audience or being switched by "The Jackpot Switch" where 2 people switch from 15 Riddle Area to The Hillis selected at random to be the "King/Queen of The Hill (The Expert)" after the riddle solving wrong or failed to do so to say and solve it to the same different riddle. This player (contestant) at the number position and the wallet having an "Prize Riddle {e.g.: 1974 Pontiac Judge} with the prize value in U.S. Dollars (US$) will stood/standing at a podium facing the other/these ... Written by Ben Hallums<benhallums12017@outlook.com>

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7 January 1974 (USA)  »

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All but two master tapes of this series were destroyed. See more »

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Followed by Jackpot (1985) See more »

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The Jet Set
(Jackpot!)
Written by Mike Vickers
Performed by Robert Cobert
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