It’s the fourth episode of the seven-part miniseries IT CAME FROM SYNDICATION! This time around, I continue my look at syndicated television from the 1980s and 1990s with a look at game shows. Join me and Amanda as we talk about everything from Jeopardy! to the $100,000 Pyramid and take our discussion beyond syndication for a look at Double Dare, Press Your Luck, and Supermarket Sweep!
Below the cut is some fun stuff that was featured in the episode …
Some old Wheel of Fortune footage, including shopping for prizes:
The opening to Jeopardy!:
Several clips of “Whammies” from Press Your Luck:
The $100,000 Pyramid:
Hollywood Squares from the 1980s:
A rather infamous moment in Newlywed Game history: