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Match Game 

An updated version of the classic game show, hosted by Ross Shafer and featuring original panelist Charles Nelson Reilly. A group of celebrities would be given a sentence with a missing ... See full summary »
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Series cast summary:
Ross Shafer Ross Shafer ...  Himself - Host 70 episodes, 1990-1991
Gene Wood Gene Wood ...  Himself - Announcer 69 episodes, 1990-1991
Charles Nelson Reilly ...  Himself - Panelist 67 episodes, 1990-1991
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An updated version of the classic game show, hosted by Ross Shafer and featuring original panelist Charles Nelson Reilly. A group of celebrities would be given a sentence with a missing word, which they would then have to fill in. The contestants would then give their own answer and scored points according to how many celebrity gave the same answer. Written by Jean-Marc Rocher <rocher@fiberbit.net>

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Family | Game-Show

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TV-PG
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Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

16 July 1990 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Match Game '90 See more »

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Stereo

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Color
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Bert Convy was originally hired to host but was diagnosed with a brain tumor after the pilot was filmed. See more »

Connections

Followed by Match Game (1998) See more »

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The MATCH GAME Super Match Thinking Question Cue
Written & Performed by The Score Production Band
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Stupid, and Pointless!!!!!!!!!!1
31 May 2002 | by Jethro9834See all my reviews

Ok,I started watching game show network {to give me something to do, besides smoking} and I watched the old match game and loved it which i still do, but i woke up one morning and saw this god awful match game 90. this was really stupid, there was no gene rayburn {god rest his soul} so that was no fun, No Richard Dawson, No Brett, the only one there was charles. and he made it some fun, but the other thing that was stupid, was the dumb lady who brought her {butt Ugly} poodle on the set, and then the intelligent rocket scientist with the sorry looking dragon puppet. But thats the problem with the early 90s is they werent as tacky as the 80s but were not as hip as the late 90s {frankly im a 60s and 70s person!] so people decided well lets make this show again but 90s style, which is to basically use a bad color theme. and then have Jerk faced people, on here so,thats basically a game show in the early 90s, something thats half tacky as the 80s and really stupid. well frankly i think the Match Game From the 70s was better. and even though some would debate me that there decorating was tacky i say it was better than this awful excuse for a game show. And Richard Dawson if you read this { I highly doubt it} You were the best of the bunch.


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