Supermarket Sweep (1990–2003)
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Overall, this show has an awesome premise (running around a supermarket to find the stuff you buy all the time) and would be nice to see on TV again.
it 1st began on ABC back in the 60s
the it came back to television in the 90s and ran for 14 season
David Ruprecht is 1 dynamic host
I'm very happy to hear that the show is now on the BUZZR network
and Amazon Prime Video has 20 episode of the 2000 season that ran for nearly 4 years on ION Television (PAX TV when it started)
I love it
Tino was a great MC, fitting into the stereotype of brash game show hosts. I wonder why I never saw much of him elsewhere. Seeing people running around in the supermarket shoving as many groceries into buggies as they can while hapless cameramen get in the way is always a joy.
I do have to say that they found some pretty homely women as contestants. While other Canadian game shows brought in well-groomed, well-dressed professional looking people, SS had mostly frumpy looking women with bad 1988-94 haircuts, awful eyeglasses and unattractive bodies. They probably found them all in Scarborough or somewhere of that nature. I guess that adds to the charm; seeing a 250 lb woman with a huge behind fighting for groceries made more sense. I doubt this was a game show "professionals" weren't willing to compete on anyway.