New version of the 1987 syndicated game, where two teams of two compete to complete a Lingo card by solving mystery five-letter words.
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...  Himself - Host 22 episodes, 2002-2007
...  Herself - Co-Host 9 episodes, 2005-2007
...  Herself - Co-Host 8 episodes, 2003-2004
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The rules for Lingo have been updated for season 2. The team that goes to the bonus round gets a bonus letter for winning, and also a bonus letter for each Lingo in the main game. Also, if the winning team makes a lingo on the first ball in Bonus Lingo, they win a trip, worth about $10,000. If they get a lingo using 2 or more balls, they win $5,000. Written by Bobby Peacock <wachovia_138@yahoo.com>

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It's not just letters, it's Lingo!

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Co-Host: [after giving a two-male team a new playing board] All right boys, take a look at your balls!
Host: [audience and contestants begin laughing] Okay... just leave it right there and we'll all be fine...
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It Was Okay Until they Added the Bimbo
5 August 2005 | by See all my reviews

Lingo used to be an okay game show. It's fun to play along with, the rules are quite simple and game play is pretty stable, and Chuck Woolery is a good host. Presentation was lacking, however; the set was okay, but the theme music was a piece of garbage. They improved the music for the third season, but they decided to ruin the show by adding a bimbo to be the co-host; a completely unnecessary move and a casting that I feel takes away from the show. I really don't see why they did this. The game can stand on its own two feet, the co-host does nothing but bring the show crashing to its knees with her inane comments and plastic smile. Leave it to GNS to ruin a good show.

SEASONS 1 & 2: 6/10 SEASON 3: 3/10


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