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Family Feud 

Two families compete by trying to outguess the opponents about survey results.
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Complete series cast summary:
Richard Dawson ...  Himself - Host 2,334 episodes, 1976-1985
Gene Wood Gene Wood ...  Himself - Announcer 2,319 episodes, 1976-1985
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Storyline

Richard Dawson hosted this TV game-show, which pitted members of two families against each other. Each team tried to guess the results of survey questions faster and more accurately than the other team. Written by Tad Dibbern <DIBBERN_D@a1.mscf.upenn.edu>

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team | guessing game | non fiction | See All (3) »

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TV-G

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Country:

USA

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English

Release Date:

12 July 1976 (USA) See more »

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The Best of Family Feud See more »

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(2330 episodes)

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Mono (1976-1983)| Stereo (1983-1985)

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Color
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Trivia

When it premiered on ABC, show wasn't an immediate hit, also, it was only supposed to be a short-lived game show. 6 months later, ABC executives made the change to move his show from afternoon to the morning, to give it another shot, and fortunately, it did, which lasted for the remainder of the 8 seasons. See more »

Quotes

[During Fast Money]
Richard Dawson: Name an article of clothing children always lose...
Contestant: Their pants.
Richard Dawson: The price of a dozen roses...
Contestant: $1.75.
Richard Dawson: Besides a bird, name something in a birdcage...
Contestant: Hamster.
[pause]
Richard Dawson: Make a note of this show.
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Connections

Referenced in St. Elsewhere: Family Feud (1986) See more »

Soundtracks

The Feud
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Written by Robert Israel (BMI)
Performed by the Score Productions Band
Published by TattleTales Music (BMI)
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Out of nowhere came a welcome reminder of Philly sports glory.
31 January 2003 | by FeverDogSee all my reviews

It was 3:00 a.m. when "Family Feud" came on the Game Show Network - it was an episode from, apparently, late 1980, since it was a charity rematch between World Series contestants Kansas City Royals and Philadelphia Phillies: the Phillies Phamily's Del Unser, Larry Bowa, Mike Schmidt, Dick Ruthven, and Garry Maddox vs. John, Willie, Paul, Dave, and Dennis from KC (I didn't get their last names).

True to form, the Phillies swept KC 395-0. Del & Dick played the bonus round, where they reached 222 points with just seven questions. Would they have had any less than a total kickass half-hour?

Highlights included one of the Royals offering Richard Dawson some Skoal chewing tobacco (which he spat out in disgust, but he was a trooper even to try it), the numerous whistles and catcalls for Michael Jack from the presumably female-dominated studio audience, and, oh my, the leisure suits, feathered hair, and bizarre facial growths (and Bowa's funky White Man's Afro deserves special mention). Needless to say, my head was spinning. Bill Simmons (ESPN's "Sports Guy") needs to know about this episode to grade it on his Unintentional Comedy Rating Scale; it'd surely get a perfect score.


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