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The Newlywed Game 

The original version of the long-running game show, hosted by veteran host Bob Eubanks. Newlywed husbands and wives would take turns answering (often risque) questions while their spouses ... See full summary »
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Bob Eubanks ...  Himself - Host 8 episodes, 1966-1968
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The original version of the long-running game show, hosted by veteran host Bob Eubanks. Newlywed husbands and wives would take turns answering (often risque) questions while their spouses were backstage. After answering, the spouses would return and be asked the same questions, earning points if their answers matched their spouse's. The couple that finished with the most points would win a prize. Written by Jean-Marc Rocher <rocher@fiberbit.net>

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Game-Show

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TV-PG
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The Newlywed Game

Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

11 July 1966 (USA) See more »

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Technical Specs

Runtime:

(2195 episodes)

Sound Mix:

Mono

Color:

Black and White (1966-1967)| Color (1967-1974)

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1.33 : 1
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Did You Know?

Trivia

The word "whoopie" was reportedly the most risque word ABC would let Bob use when referring to sex, back when the show first premiered. The word has stuck with him and the show ever since. See more »

Quotes

[Bob Eubanks' farewell speech on the December 20, 1974 finale]
Bob Eubanks: And now, on our last show on the current stage of "The Newlywed Game," on behalf of the staff at Chuck Barris Productions, I'd like to thank all of our viewers for your loyal support, and, in addition, I want to send along a special apprecitaion to the almost ten thousand young newlywed couples who'd joined us on this stage, and whose great spirits and good humor...
[tearfully]
Bob Eubanks: made the past eight and a half years a real pleasure.
[...]
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Connections

Spoofed in MADtv: Episode #15.1 (2016) See more »

Soundtracks

The Newlywed Game
(2nd Main Theme)
Performed by Frank Jaffe & His Orchestra (1973 to 1974)
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Inappropriate
29 June 2018 | by cinephile-27690See all my reviews

I have not seen this version but I have seen renditions of this show. Questions that are asked are always something LIKE: "How often do you and your partner have sex?" "On what day of the week do you normally have sex?" stuff like that that NO ONE needs to know, let alone get paid to talk about! My Mom also hated it since a gay couple was once on and they kissed whenever agreeing on an answer-that doesn't bother me too much now but still-that could bother some people. Don't watch The Newlywed Game-it's just dirty questions.


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