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The Match Game 

This is The 1st Edition of the program. Composed of 2 Teams of 3 Members (2 In-Studio team members and 1 Star Team Captain) are writing answers to an question {e.g.: Name a part of a ... See full summary »
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1969   1968   1967   1966   1965   1964   … See all »
Nominated for 1 Primetime Emmy. Another 1 win. See more awards »

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Gene Rayburn ...  Self - Host / ... 1,742 episodes, 1962-1969
Johnny Olson Johnny Olson ...  Self - Announcer / ... 1,518 episodes, 1962-1969
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This is The 1st Edition of the program. Composed of 2 Teams of 3 Members (2 In-Studio team members and 1 Star Team Captain) are writing answers to an question {e.g.: Name a part of a chicken} that'll/this'll read(ing) by the host/star (Gene Rayburn) and one(1) member of the team wrote/writes the answer {e.g.: Leg}. The 1st and 2nd Members of the team has/having the same answer is/are matched and that'll/this'll be worth 25 points (10 points-early in the run from December 31, 1962 to February 8, 1963) and the star team captain matched the same answer and that'll/this'll be worth 50 points (20 points). The 1st Team score 100 points wins the game and collect $100 and played "The Studio Audience Match." In "The Studio Audience Match", That/This has 3 Secret Survey Questions which it This/That all occurs the date this/that held/holds the 3 Questions prior to the broadcast of "The MATCH GamE". Each 1 of the 3 secret survey questions that/this has/having the all-time popular answer will be ... Written by Ben Hallums <Benhallums1@aol.com>

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Genres:

Game-Show

Certificate:

TV-G
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Trivia

The show's original theme song was "A Swingin Safari" by Bert Kaempfert. See more »

Connections

Referenced in Conan: A Renaissance Most Foul (2011) See more »

Soundtracks

The MATCH GamE
(1967 to 1969)
Performed by The Score Production Band
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Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

31 December 1962 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

The MATCH GamE See more »

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Technical Specs

Runtime:

(1752 episodes)

Sound Mix:

Mono

Color:

Color (1962-1969)

Aspect Ratio:

1.33 : 1
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