You Don't Know Jack (2001– )

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The hugely popular computer game becomes a weekly TV gameshow.

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Series cast summary:
TeeJay Boyce ...
 Sexy Nurse (1 episode, 2001)
 Old Lady (1 episode, 2001)
Steve Keyes ...
 Ice Cream Man (1 episode, 2001)
 Himself (1 episode, 2001)
 Bubble Girl (1 episode, 2001)
 Himself (1 episode, 2001)
USC Trojan Marching Band ...
 Themselves (1 episode, 2001)
 Jack (1 episode)
Marq Piocos ...
 Himself (1 episode)


The hugely popular computer game becomes a weekly TV gameshow.

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A great TV version of the PC game
27 July 2001 | by (Evansville, IN) – See all my reviews

I'm a huge fan of the PC game, so I was really excited about seeing a TV version of it. It captures all the fun and humor of the PC game and wraps it up into a great show.

Lots of funny things happen on this show. They have a $2,000,000 question, but the dollar amount decreases as the question is being read. they always find some funny way of making it dwindle down to less than $1000. Once they had it fly loose over the stage with Troy (Paul Rubens) the host running after it. Once he couldn't read it so he pulls out a magnifying glass that causes the card to catch fire.

Also they have a match/pop culture question each show. The contestants have to answer questions like number of Backstreet boys X number of points of light in G. Bush Sr.'s presidental speech -number of Police academy movies / # of oscars won by Weekend at Burnies. While the contestants are trying to figure out the question they bring out something to distract them like a marching band playing music right behind them. Once they had violin playing kids who were just plain awful to listen to.

While some shows give away a cheesy parting gift (Rice-A-roni, home game, etc) YDKJ gives away truly lame prizes such as a Yo-Yo, a 4 pack of Pineapple tidbits, or a years supply of gum!

I won't forget the start of the first episode. Troy comes out and says someone will be driving home in a brand new car! They show the car and play the game. At the very end on the episode, Troy drive up to the camera in the car and says, "See. I told you someone would be driving this car home tonight."

I have watched every episode of this show so far and I don't plan on stopping! Keep up the great work.

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