26 sums of money, 26 suitcases and one question: Deal or no deal
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Cast

Series cast summary:
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 Himself - Host (201 episodes, 2005-2009)
Sara Bronson ...
 Herself - Briefcase Model #7 (199 episodes, 2005-2009)
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 Herself - Briefcase Model #26 / ... (198 episodes, 2005-2009)
Tameka Jacobs ...
 Herself - Briefcase Model #21 (198 episodes, 2005-2009)
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 Herself - Briefcase Model #9 / ... (195 episodes, 2005-2009)
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 Herself - Briefcase Model #18 / ... (194 episodes, 2005-2009)
Alike Boggan ...
 Herself - Briefcase Model #20 / ... (194 episodes, 2005-2009)
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 Herself - Briefcase Model #6 (193 episodes, 2005-2009)
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 Herself - Briefcase Model #1 / ... (193 episodes, 2005-2009)
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 Herself - Briefcase Model #10 / ... (193 episodes, 2006-2009)
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 Herself - Briefcase Model #3 (188 episodes, 2005-2009)
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 Herself - Briefcase Model #23 / ... (187 episodes, 2006-2009)
Jenelle Moreno ...
 Herself - Briefcase Model #17 / ... (187 episodes, 2006-2009)
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 Herself - Briefcase Model #11 (186 episodes, 2006-2009)
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 Herself - Briefcase Model #14 / ... (181 episodes, 2005-2009)
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 Herself - Briefcase Model #13 (180 episodes, 2005-2009)
Mylinda Tov ...
 Herself - Briefcase Model #19 / ... (171 episodes, 2005-2008)
Stacey Gardner ...
 Herself - Briefcase Model #2 (167 episodes, 2005-2009)
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 Herself - Briefcase Model #5 / ... (166 episodes, 2006-2009)
Jill Manas ...
 Herself - Briefcase Model #12 / ... (157 episodes, 2005-2008)
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 Herself - Briefcase Model #8 / ... (155 episodes, 2006-2009)
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 Herself - Briefcase Model #15 (144 episodes, 2006-2009)
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 Herself - Briefcase Model #25 (140 episodes, 2006-2009)
Keltie Martin ...
 Herself - Briefcase Model #4 / ... (120 episodes, 2006-2009)
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 Herself - Briefcase Model #24 / ... (115 episodes, 2006-2009)
Lindsay Schoneweis ...
 Herself - Briefcase Model #4 (106 episodes, 2005-2007)
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 Herself - Briefcase Model #16 / ... (91 episodes, 2005-2007)
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The United States' version of "Deal or No Deal" was based on the Netherlands game show that had premiered in 2002. The main objective of the game was identical: Select a case containing a mystery cash amount, then - after being asked to narrow the field of cases by a certain number at various intervals - decide whether to take a cash buyout offered by an unseen "banker" ("Deal") or reject the offer and continue eliminating cases ("No Deal"), knowing he/she could win the grand prize of $1 million ... or far less. Each new game begins with 26 cases, each randomly distributed and held by a sexy model. The contestant chooses one case, which is placed at his/her contestant's podium. The cash amount inside could be as little as 1 cent ($.01) or as much as $1 million. The player then is asked to eliminate six of the remaining cases, calling out the corresponding numbers one at a time. After each number is called, that case is opened, revealing one of the 26 cash prizes; that prize is then ... Written by Brian Rathjen <briguy_52732@yahoo.com>

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$2,500,000 (estimated)
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Trivia

The total amount of all the cash awards in the 26 briefcases adds up to $3,418,416.01. See more »

Quotes

Host: [Repeated lines] Ladies, please.
[the models would march onto the stage]
Host: [to them] Hi ladies.
All 26 Models: [In unison] Hi Howie.
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Referenced in Saturday Night Live: Alec Baldwin/Christina Aguilera (2006) See more »

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character analysis at it's most interesting level
7 April 2006 | by (Victoria, B.C.Canada) – See all my reviews

Well, I, for one, find this show to be very interesting and entertaining. Walk away when the commercials come on and come back three or four minutes later and you will eliminate most of the irritation. Howie Mandel does a really good-natured hosting bit that should be a lesson to those that take themselves too seriously.

The girls are great and are having a lot of fun. This show will develop into a truly entertaining habit for the American viewing audience.

I found myself muttering at the ridiculous offers of the mysterious banker (the cheap creep ... get real!) I wanted some of the macho type, posturing contestants to refuse an offer and have to settle for a lot less. (goody goody) .. The whole gamut of human emotions that is strung out here is quite consuming... I look forward to the next show to see what sort of contestant we have and how they will handle it.

I should like so much to slap some of the contestants silly. Greed is either funny or pathetic and sometimes both at once. Tune in and feel very superior to these poor creatures and find yourself pulling for some of them and despising others. All the facets of watching a wrestling match without having to ignore the phoniness. These people really do want that money.

I am trying to tell you why you are going to get hooked. A very nice package and I say, "Yay, Howie, keep it on the fun level that it is now. Watch it. Enjoy it. Don't let anyone tell you it is not worth while until you have tried it yourself. Any night it is NOT on, I am very disappointed.

OLD DAD


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