History Creator / JayWolpert

12th Jul '16 9:07:11 AM dsneybuf
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After ''Spree'' ended, Wolpert's company stopped producing new shows, but Wolpert continued working with others and dabbled in screenwriting a bit too. He was credited for the script of ''Film/TheCountOfMonteCristo'', story in ''[[PiratesOfTheCaribbean Pirates of the Caribbean: Curse of the Black Pearl]]'', and as a consultant for the "Super Mix" changes to ''Series/WhoWantsToBeAMillionaire''. He also has a cameo as a doctor in ''[[Film/FatherOfTheBride Father of the Bride Part II]]''.

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After ''Spree'' ended, Wolpert's company stopped producing new shows, but Wolpert continued working with others and dabbled in screenwriting a bit too. He was credited for the script of ''Film/TheCountOfMonteCristo'', story in ''[[PiratesOfTheCaribbean Pirates of the Caribbean: Curse of the Black Pearl]]'', and as a consultant for the "Super Mix" changes to ''Series/WhoWantsToBeAMillionaire''. He also has a cameo as a doctor in ''[[Film/FatherOfTheBride ''[[Film/FatherOfTheBride1991 Father of the Bride Part II]]''.
26th May '16 5:40:53 PM themisterfree
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* ''Trivial Pursuit'' (1987; at least four pilots, hosted by Steve Morris and Linda Marr)

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* ''Trivial Pursuit'' (1987; at least four pilots, hosted by Steve Morris and Linda Marr)Marr; Wink Martindale would later create his own series based off the game in 1993 for The Family Channel, and 2008 saw the Hasbro-backed ''Trivial Pursuit: America Plays'')
17th May '16 5:01:43 PM themisterfree
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* An AnimatedCreditsOpening showing the basic premise of the game (''{{Whew}}, Series/{{Blackout}}, Shopping Spree'');

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* An AnimatedCreditsOpening showing the basic premise of the game (''{{Whew}}, Trivial Pursuit, Series/{{Blackout}}, Shopping Spree'');
18th Jan '16 12:58:09 PM StFan
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He also worked on two Goodson revivals for first-run syndication: ''The New Price Is Right'' with Doug Davidson (1994-95), and a revival of ''Series/MatchGame'' hosted by Michael Burger (1998-99). His longest-running show ended up being ''Series/ShoppingSpree'', a show he created for [[ABCFamily The Family Channel]]; unlike just about every other show he produced (which ended up being so good, [[ShortRunner they got canned after the networks found out they were on the air]]), this one lasted for two seasons.

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He also worked on two Goodson revivals for first-run syndication: ''The New Price Is Right'' with Doug Davidson (1994-95), and a revival of ''Series/MatchGame'' hosted by Michael Burger (1998-99). His longest-running show ended up being ''Series/ShoppingSpree'', a show he created for [[ABCFamily [[Creator/ABCFamily The Family Channel]]; unlike just about every other show he produced (which ended up being so good, [[ShortRunner they got canned after the networks found out they were on the air]]), this one lasted for two seasons.
29th Oct '15 9:58:06 PM IncoG5nito
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* Bonus losses being punctuated by a unique SignatureSoundEffect (''{{Whew}}, Series/HitMan'') or particularly bizarre LosingHorns (''Series/DoubleDare1976'', ''Series/{{Blackout}}, Rodeo Drive, Shopping Spree, Series/WaitTilYouHaveKids'')

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* Bonus losses being punctuated by a unique SignatureSoundEffect (''{{Whew}}, Series/HitMan'') or particularly bizarre LosingHorns (''Series/DoubleDare1976'', (''[[Series/DoubleDare1976 Double Dare]]'', ''Series/{{Blackout}}, Rodeo Drive, Shopping Spree, Series/WaitTilYouHaveKids'')



* ''Skedaddle'' (1988; part of ''The Funtastic World of Hanna-Barbera'')

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* ''Skedaddle'' ''Series/{{Skedaddle}}'' (1988; part of ''The Funtastic World of Hanna-Barbera'')
26th Jul '15 9:47:56 PM IncoG5nito
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He also worked on two Goodson revivals for first-run syndication: ''The New Price Is Right'' with Doug Davidson (1994-95), and a revival of ''Series/MatchGame'' hosted by Michael Burger (1998-99). His longest-running show ended up being ShoppingSpree, a show he created for [[ABCFamily The Family Channel]]; unlike just about every other show he produced (which ended up being so good, [[ShortRunner they got canned after the networks found out they were on the air]]), this one lasted for two seasons.

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He also worked on two Goodson revivals for first-run syndication: ''The New Price Is Right'' with Doug Davidson (1994-95), and a revival of ''Series/MatchGame'' hosted by Michael Burger (1998-99). His longest-running show ended up being ShoppingSpree, ''Series/ShoppingSpree'', a show he created for [[ABCFamily The Family Channel]]; unlike just about every other show he produced (which ended up being so good, [[ShortRunner they got canned after the networks found out they were on the air]]), this one lasted for two seasons.
26th Jan '15 6:14:34 AM MusicManSamwise
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He also worked on two Goodson revivals for first-run syndication: ''The New Price Is Right'' with Doug Davidson (1994-95), and a revival of ''Series/MatchGame'' hosted by Michael Burger (1998-99). His longest-running show ended up being ''Shopping Spree'', a show he created for [[ABCFamily The Family Channel]]; unlike just about every other show he produced (which ended up being so good, [[ShortRunner they got canned after the networks found out they were on the air]]), this one lasted for two seasons.

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He also worked on two Goodson revivals for first-run syndication: ''The New Price Is Right'' with Doug Davidson (1994-95), and a revival of ''Series/MatchGame'' hosted by Michael Burger (1998-99). His longest-running show ended up being ''Shopping Spree'', ShoppingSpree, a show he created for [[ABCFamily The Family Channel]]; unlike just about every other show he produced (which ended up being so good, [[ShortRunner they got canned after the networks found out they were on the air]]), this one lasted for two seasons.



* ''Shopping Spree'' (1996-98)

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* ''Shopping Spree'' ''ShoppingSpree'' (1996-98)
5th Jul '14 2:20:11 PM IncoG5nito
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* Bonus losses being punctuated by a unique SignatureSoundEffect (''{{Whew}}, Series/HitMan'') or particularly bizarre LosingHorns (''Series/{{Blackout}}, Rodeo Drive, Shopping Spree, Series/WaitTilYouHaveKids'')
** ''Series/ThePriceIsRight'' may also qualify since Wolpert had his hand in the first few years of the current version as well as the 1994 syndicated version.

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* Bonus losses being punctuated by a unique SignatureSoundEffect (''{{Whew}}, Series/HitMan'') or particularly bizarre LosingHorns (''Series/{{Blackout}}, (''Series/DoubleDare1976'', ''Series/{{Blackout}}, Rodeo Drive, Shopping Spree, Series/WaitTilYouHaveKids'')
** ''Series/ThePriceIsRight'' may also qualify since Wolpert had his hand in the first few years of the current version (the TropeCodifier for LosingHorns) as well as the 1994 syndicated version.version (which gave us one of the most extreme examples of the trope in the entire genre).
5th Jul '14 2:15:05 PM IncoG5nito
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* A cartoon opening showing the basic premise of the game (''{{Whew}}, Series/{{Blackout}}, Shopping Spree'');

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* A cartoon opening An AnimatedCreditsOpening showing the basic premise of the game (''{{Whew}}, Series/{{Blackout}}, Shopping Spree'');
5th Jul '14 2:13:12 PM IncoG5nito
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Several tropes are recurring in many of Wolpert's game shows:
* A cartoon opening showing the basic premise of the game (''{{Whew}}, Series/{{Blackout}}, Shopping Spree'');
* Suspenseful ThinkMusic during the bonus round that featured alternating notes on each second, as well as repetitive {{Truck Drivers Gear Change}}s (''Series/{{Blackout}}, Rodeo Drive, Series/WaitTilYouHaveKids'');
* Bonus losses being punctuated by a unique SignatureSoundEffect (''{{Whew}}, Series/HitMan'') or particularly bizarre LosingHorns (''Series/{{Blackout}}, Rodeo Drive, Shopping Spree, Series/WaitTilYouHaveKids'')
** ''Series/ThePriceIsRight'' may also qualify since Wolpert had his hand in the first few years of the current version as well as the 1994 syndicated version.
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