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Supermarket Sweep 

In this game show, contestants answer trivia questions and then compete in a timed race through the supermarket. The team that has the most valuable items in their shopping cart at the end of the race wins.

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Al Howard
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Cast

Series cast summary:
David Rupprecht David Rupprecht ...  Himself - Host 14 episodes, 1990-2003
Johnny Gilbert ...  Himself - Announcer 8 episodes, 1990-2000
Randy West Randy West ...  Himself - Announcer 6 episodes, 2002-2003
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Storyline

In this game show, contestants answer trivia questions and then compete in a timed race through the supermarket. The team that has the most valuable items in their shopping cart at the end of the race wins.

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Genres:

Family | Game-Show

Certificate:

TV-G
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Details

Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

5 February 1990 (USA) See more »

Company Credits

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Al Howard Productions See more »
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Stereo

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Color
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Did You Know?

Trivia

Very early in the show's run during the "Big Sweep" there would be a guy who would dress up as a product & try to block shoppers from grabbing items. It would normally be 1 of the producers dressed up as "Mr. Yuck" or a can of "Raid". David would say, "Be careful because lurking out there somewhere is Mr. Yuck and he will try to block you from getting to the products." This aspect of the show was dropped early in the show's run because it proved to be too much of a distraction for contestants trying to win the "Big Sweep" & go for the $5000. See more »

Quotes

[last lines]
[repeated line]
Host: Hey, the next time you're at the checkout counter and you hear the beep
[beep beep]
Host: , think of all the fun you can have on
[the winning team joins in]
Host: SUPERMARKET SWEEP!
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Connections

Referenced in Family Guy: Cop and a Half-Wit (2017) See more »

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my favorite
8 June 2006 | by djkenyakellieSee all my reviews

I can remember watching supermarket sweep when I was little and when I went to the grocery store with my parents I would pretend I was on supermarket sweep. I found the show highly entertaining and I even came up with my game plan if I ever got on the show. I still remember exactly where I would go on the big sweep at the end, and I wish it was still on so I could get on it! I will always remember it, and I have been missing it and always will! I hope that maybe some station will realize that it was a good show and start playing re-runs and maybe even start a new season. It will always be my favorite game show and I will talk about it forever.


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