The Match Game (1962–1969)
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Arlene Francis & Skitch Henderson 

"The MATCH GAME" is a Game of Compared Judgments of Answers to the Fill-in-the-Blank & Favorable Questions are asked by the host of 'The MATCH GAME' Gene Rayburn to 2 Teams (6 Members ... See full summary »

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(as James Elson)

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... Himself - Host
Johnny Olson ... Himself - Announcer
... Herself - Team Captain
... Himself - Team Captain
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"The MATCH GAME" is a Game of Compared Judgments of Answers to the Fill-in-the-Blank & Favorable Questions are asked by the host of 'The MATCH GAME' Gene Rayburn to 2 Teams (6 Members including 2 Celebrity/Star Team Captains) write down the answer to a question and once both 2 Teams finished writing their own answers for most likely & best likely to match and the host asked before & after reading the question and called upon one(1) of the three(3) members of the team show the 1st Answer this/that written/wrote and the 2nd Answer this/that written/wrote also this/that makes a "MATCH" and scores 10 points and the 3rd Answer this/that written/wrote by The Celebrity/Star Team Captain as well becomes a "MATCH" and scores 20 points. The 1st Team scores 100 points or Greater than that wins $100 or Expensive than that to play "The AUDIENCE MATCH" to win $450 and consisted of 3 Secret Survey Questions that takes place on certain number of weekdays before going on the air within the announced ... Written by Ben Hallums<benhallums1@hotmail.com>

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31 December 1962 (USA)  »

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(surviving kinescope prints)| (videotape-only)

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1.33 : 1
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A Swingin' Safari (The Theme of The Match Game)
Written and performed by Bert Kaempfert
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