In this hybrid of "Inquizition" and "Survivor," contestants test their trivial mettle as a team and against each other. After each round of play, the team votes out the most expendable ... See full summary »
Chain Reaction was hosted by Bill Cullen in 1980, but went off the air that same year. In 1986, it was revived as "The New Chain Reaction" in 1986 with host Geoff Edwards. It ran until 1991... See full summary »
Absolutely the most pointless game show I've ever watched
What, please tell me, is the point of connecting seven or eight words where one word simply leads logically into the next one? At least on "Password Plus" and "Super Password" each set of five passwords acted as a set of clues to a person, place, or thing. This one has two teams of contestants trying to make a "chain" of words with nothing to hold them together. The final round, where two team members are given answers and alternate forming a question for their blindfolded teammate, failed as a separate show, "GO!", back around 1984. And, typically for GSN, the payoffs are chintzy as well. Don't bother unless you're just desperate for something to watch between 3 and 4 PM Eastern.
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