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Family Feud 

Two families compete by trying to outguess the opponents about survey results.
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Cast

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

Language:

English

Release Date:

12 July 1976 (USA) See more »

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The Best of Family Feud See more »

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Runtime:

(2330 episodes)

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

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Color
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Trivia

The sound effects used on this show originally were used on Showoffs (1975). The bell clang for revealing answers was the bell which sounded whenever a teammate guessed the word correctly on "Showoffs". The dings for a #1 answer in the Face-Off, a family winning the game, and for answering the Fast Money round questions in the regulated amount of time were originally used on "Showoffs" for winning a game. The time's-up buzzer on "Showoffs" was used on this show as the strike buzzer. The time limits on Fast Money rounds were 15 seconds for first family member and 20 seconds for second family member, at answering the same five questions during the Fast Money rounds, originally. See more »

Quotes

Richard Dawson: Real or fictional, name a famous Willie.
Contestant: Willie the Pooh?
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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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Richard Dawson the best
26 December 2002 | by tod3See all my reviews

Richard Dawson defined the ideal game show host with his wit and persona. "Family Feud" was a perfect vehicle for his talent and carried the day for game shows. The problem with Ray Combs was that he had to follow Richard which had to be difficult. Ray did a great job but was not the overall charmer Richard had been.Those who followed Richard including Louie Anderson have the misfortune of following the premier game show host who represented the genre.


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