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The Joker's Wild 

A long-running quiz show hosted by TV veteran Jack Barry, and later by Bill Cullen. In this show, contestants would have to answer questions on a wide variety of topics, with the prize ... See full summary »
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Pat Finn Pat Finn ...  Host 2 episodes, 1991
Michael McKay ...  Himself 2 episodes, 1991
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A long-running quiz show hosted by TV veteran Jack Barry, and later by Bill Cullen. In this show, contestants would have to answer questions on a wide variety of topics, with the prize money determined by a slot machine-style device. The winning contestant could then move on to a bonus round, where they would play a slot machine for a chance at even bigger prizes, but with the risk of losing everything. Written by Jean-Marc Rocher <rocher@fiberbit.net>

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Family | Game-Show

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TV-G
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USA

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English

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4 September 1972 (USA) See more »

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(2350 episodes)

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Color
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Trivia

A test series aired for three months in 1971. It aired only in Los Angeles on KTLA. See more »

Quotes

[opening announcement]
Announcer: From Television City in Hollywood, here's the game where Knowledge Is King and Lady Luck Is Queen! It's "The Joker's Wild"! And now, here is the host of our show, JACK BARRY!
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Follows The Honeymoon Game (1971) See more »

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The Joker's Jive (Version B)
1974-1975 CBS Theme/1977-1978 Syndicated Close
Written by Alan Thicke
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Fun game show
18 July 2006 | by Catherine_Grace_ZehSee all my reviews

First off, I must say that this is a fun game show. Also, since I'm 24, I haven't seen every episode. However, I do know the show very well. Every time I've watched it, I've had a lot of fun playing along and watching. Despite the fact that it's finished its run, this makes me long to be a contestant. 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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