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19th Feb '16 11:09:32 AM themisterfree
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* ''Series/TheOneMillionChanceOfALifetime'': In its first season, million dollar wins were accompanied by sirens, klaxons, and horns honking, not to mention the on-set hysterics. And fireworks shot out of the set.

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* ''Series/TheOneMillionChanceOfALifetime'': In its first season, million dollar wins were accompanied by sirens, klaxons, and horns honking, not to mention the on-set hysterics. And fireworks shot out of the set. The pilot had a ''marching band''.



*** ''Series/SupermarketSweep'', for Bonus Sweep wins

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*** ''Series/SupermarketSweep'', for Bonus Bonus/Super Sweep winswins and for the Manager's Special being revealed during the Big Sweep
18th Feb '16 9:02:31 AM BuddyBoy600alt
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* ''Series/WhereInTheWorldIsCarmenSandiego]] - When a gumshoe completes the map round in 45 seconds (or 60 seconds if they are using the Asian map), The big police sirens will sound. And the then the newspaper headline will appear with the caption ''(Gumshoe's name) Captures Carmen!'' During the 4th season (1992) and beyond that. The newspaper headline illustration would have Carmen behind bars.

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* ''Series/WhereInTheWorldIsCarmenSandiego]] ''Series/WhereInTheWorldIsCarmenSandiego'' - When a gumshoe completes the map round in 45 seconds (or 60 seconds if they are using the Asian map), The big police sirens will sound. And the then the newspaper headline will appear with the caption ''(Gumshoe's name) Captures Carmen!'' During the 4th season (1992) and beyond that. The newspaper headline illustration would have Carmen behind bars.
18th Feb '16 8:59:51 AM BuddyBoy600alt
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* ''Series/WhereInTheWorldIsCarmenSandiego]] - When a gumshoe completes the map round in 45 seconds (or 60 seconds if they are using the Asian map), The big police sirens will sound. And the then the newspaper headline will appear with the caption ''(Gumshoe's name) Captures Carmen!'' During the 4th season (1992) and beyond that. The newspaper headline illustration would have Carmen behind bars.
30th Nov '15 6:06:35 AM Gimere
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* The CBS daytime version of ''Series/ThePriceIsRight'', not surprisingly, has one of the most recognizable examples: the "clang clang clang / whoop, Whoop, WHOOOOOOP" that is played whenever a contestant wins a large cash prize or both Showcases (or ''the'' Showcase, in the Davidson version). Recycled in a sped-up form for car wins on the 1980s versions of ''Series/CardSharks''.

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* The CBS Creator/{{CBS}} daytime version of ''Series/ThePriceIsRight'', not surprisingly, has one of the most recognizable examples: the "clang clang clang / whoop, Whoop, WHOOOOOOP" that is played whenever a contestant wins a large cash prize or both Showcases (or ''the'' Showcase, in the Davidson version). Recycled in a sped-up form for car wins on the 1980s versions of ''Series/CardSharks''.



** A series of very shrill sirens accompanied by an alarm bell, referred to sometimes as the "NBC sirens" given their origin. Heard on the following:

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** A series of very shrill sirens accompanied by an alarm bell, referred to sometimes as the "NBC "Creator/{{NBC}} sirens" given their origin. Heard on the following:
15th Oct '15 5:30:42 PM themisterfree
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*** ''Series/DoubleDare1986'', specifically a few failed "adult" and celebrity pilots hosted by Bruce Jenner, for when someone passed the obstacle course
6th Aug '15 3:49:21 PM Gimere
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A series of sirens, bells and/or whistles heard on some {{game show}}s whenever a contestant has won big (at the BonusRound, generally). These are sometimes accompanied by a ConfettiDrop, although they have mysteriously been averted by the current big-money shows such as ''WhoWantsToBeAMillionaire'' and [[WhoWantsToBeWhoWantsToBeAMillionaire its clones]].

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A series of sirens, bells and/or whistles heard on some {{game show}}s whenever a contestant has won big (at the BonusRound, generally). These are sometimes accompanied by a ConfettiDrop, although they have mysteriously been averted by the current big-money shows such as ''WhoWantsToBeAMillionaire'' ''Series/WhoWantsToBeAMillionaire'' and [[WhoWantsToBeWhoWantsToBeAMillionaire its clones]].



* The CBS daytime version of ''Series/ThePriceIsRight'', not surprisingly, has one of the most recognizable examples: the "clang clang clang / whoop, Whoop, WHOOOOOOP" that is played whenever a contestant wins a large cash prize or both Showcases (or ''the'' Showcase, in the Davidson version). Recycled in a sped-up form for car wins on the 1980s versions of ''CardSharks''.
** ''TheBigSpin'', which was originally a Creator/MarkGoodson production (later headed by his son), also re-used this specimen for big wins.

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* The CBS daytime version of ''Series/ThePriceIsRight'', not surprisingly, has one of the most recognizable examples: the "clang clang clang / whoop, Whoop, WHOOOOOOP" that is played whenever a contestant wins a large cash prize or both Showcases (or ''the'' Showcase, in the Davidson version). Recycled in a sped-up form for car wins on the 1980s versions of ''CardSharks''.
''Series/CardSharks''.
** ''TheBigSpin'', ''Series/TheBigSpin'', which was originally a Creator/MarkGoodson production (later headed by his son), also re-used this specimen for big wins.



* ''[[TreasureHuntUS The New Treasure Hunt]]'': Shrill sirens were played if the grand prize check was won on both Edwards versions. Also inverted, as the same sirens were toned down and used as LosingHorns if the contestant passed up the check.

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* ''[[TreasureHuntUS ''[[Series/TreasureHuntUS The New Treasure Hunt]]'': Shrill sirens were played if the grand prize check was won on both Edwards versions. Also inverted, as the same sirens were toned down and used as LosingHorns if the contestant passed up the check.



*** ''[[Series/DreamHouse Dream House]]'' - for a house win, naturally.

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*** ''[[Series/DreamHouse Dream House]]'' ''Series/DreamHouse'' - for a house win, naturally.



*** ''{{Cram}}'' - when the BonusRound is won

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*** ''{{Cram}}'' ''Series/{{Cram}}'' - when the BonusRound is won



*** ''SupermarketSweep'', for Bonus Sweep wins

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*** ''SupermarketSweep'', ''Series/SupermarketSweep'', for Bonus Sweep wins
20th Dec '13 7:17:51 PM Lugia2453
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* The game show version of The Perils of Penelope Pitstop uses the exact same sirens from ''Series/ThePriceIsRight'' when a team successfully rescues Penelope & puts H.C. in jail.
** The original 1996 version did not use any sirens at all.
7th Oct '13 4:38:00 PM BlueGuy
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*** ''FunHouse'', whenever a team found the Power Prize in the Fun House
*** ''[[FunHouse College Mad House]]'', whenever a team found all 13 tags in the [[strike:Fun]] Mad House

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*** ''FunHouse'', ''Series/FunHouse'', whenever a team found the Power Prize in the Fun House
*** ''[[FunHouse ''[[Series/FunHouse College Mad House]]'', whenever a team found all 13 tags in the [[strike:Fun]] Mad House
18th Jun '13 2:11:51 PM DarkGuy2
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* The game show version of The Perils of Penelope Pitstop uses the exact same sirens from ''Series/ThePriceIsRight'' when a team successfully rescues Penelope & puts H.C. in jail.
** The original 1996 version did not use any sirens at all.
17th Mar '13 1:24:31 PM JIKTV
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*** ''SingledOut'' - when a match is made

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*** ''SingledOut'' ''Series/SingledOut'' - when a match is made
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