Jeopardy-like game show featuring Ben Stein as both a host and a contestant. The second and third rounds of the game are played by Ben Stein himself as he tries to defend "his" money ... See full summary »
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...  Himself - Host 46 episodes, 1997-2002
...  Himself - Guest Co-Host / ... 21 episodes, 1997-2002
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Jeopardy-like game show featuring Ben Stein as both a host and a contestant. The second and third rounds of the game are played by Ben Stein himself as he tries to defend "his" money against the lowly contestants. Written by Joe Pranevich <knight@wwaves.com>

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Trivia

'Stein, Ben' originally wanted the prize pot to be $10,000, but it wasn't clear at that time how often he would win. The powers that be chose a more conservative number, $5,000. See more »

Goofs

In the episode with Jon Scieszka and other authors, during their introduction, there's one shot with the scores at the first break (instead of all zero). See more »

Connections

Referenced in Tosh.0: News Puke Kid (2009) See more »

Soundtracks

Ride of the Valkyries
(uncredited)
Music by Richard Wagner
Plays during the credits.
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Fun game show
10 January 2008 | by See all my reviews

First off, I must say that this is a fun game show. Also, I haven't if I've seen every episode. However, I do know the show fairly well. Every time I've watched it, I've had a lot of fun playing along and watch. The thing I like most about it are the questions. Despite the fact that I don't know that many answers, I still have fun playing along. I hope the Game Show Network keeps it on so I can play along and watch again. If that happens, I will be really happy. Before I wrap this up, I'd like to say that I'll always remember this show in my memory forever. Now, in conclusion, I hope that you catch it one day before it goes off the air for good.


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