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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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(1966-1967)| (1967-1974)

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1.33 : 1
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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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Referenced in iZombie: Pilot (2015) See more »

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The Newlywed Game
(1st Main Theme)
Performed by The Trumpets Ole (1966 to 1973)
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