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14th Jul '16 10:04:23 AM faunas
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For a variant which consists only of audience-only game play, see PhoneInGameShows.

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For a variant which consists only of audience-only game play, see PhoneInGameShows.
14th Jul '16 10:00:31 AM faunas
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For a variant which consists only of audience-only game play, see PhoneInGameShows.
8th Jan '16 11:18:36 PM Gimere
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* The 1990s ''ToTellTheTruth'' featured host Alex Trebek giving away dates with Creator/{{NBC}} SoapOpera stars to female viewers, one of whom later appeared in the show's "One on One" audience game.

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* The 1990s ''ToTellTheTruth'' ''Series/ToTellTheTruth'' featured host Alex Trebek giving away dates with Creator/{{NBC}} SoapOpera stars to female viewers, one of whom later appeared in the show's "One on One" audience game.
19th Mar '15 4:58:44 AM garrisonskunk
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* ''Series/DealOrNoDeal'' (The U.S. version) had "The Lucky Case Game". A graphic of five cases would be displayed and people would text which one they thought held money. Texts with the correct case number would be collected and a winner drawn and announced at the end of the broadcast.
3rd Dec '14 11:59:37 AM nombretomado
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* The whole late 1980s/early 1990s NBC game show line-up (back when NBC ''had'' a game show line-up) ''Series/{{Blockbusters}}''/''[[{{Concentration}} Classic Concentration]]'', ''Series/{{Scrabble}}'', ''Wheel of Fortune'' and ''Series/WinLoseOrDraw'' would often do combined contests, such as 1987's "[[IncrediblyLamePun Car-razy]] February".

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* The whole late 1980s/early 1990s NBC game show line-up (back when NBC ''had'' a game show line-up) ''Series/{{Blockbusters}}''/''[[{{Concentration}} ''Series/{{Blockbusters}}''/''[[{{Series/Concentration}} Classic Concentration]]'', ''Series/{{Scrabble}}'', ''Wheel of Fortune'' and ''Series/WinLoseOrDraw'' would often do combined contests, such as 1987's "[[IncrediblyLamePun Car-razy]] February".
24th Aug '14 4:02:47 PM mlsmithca
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* ''Series/ThePriceIsRight'': The BillCullen era had Showcases as its sweepstakes, where viewers could send in their total bid on a series of prizes to be eligible to win the entire lot.

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* ''Series/ThePriceIsRight'': The BillCullen Creator/BillCullen era had Showcases as its sweepstakes, where viewers could send in their total bid on a series of prizes to be eligible to win the entire lot.
9th Jul '14 6:52:45 AM SeptimusHeap
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* ''TheChallengers''

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13th Mar '14 10:21:50 AM SeptimusHeap
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* The whole late 1980s/early 1990s NBC game show line-up (back when NBC ''had'' a game show line-up) ''{{Blockbusters}}''/''[[{{Concentration}} Classic Concentration]]'', ''Series/{{Scrabble}}'', ''Wheel of Fortune'' and ''Series/WinLoseOrDraw'' would often do combined contests, such as 1987's "[[IncrediblyLamePun Car-razy]] February".

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* The whole late 1980s/early 1990s NBC game show line-up (back when NBC ''had'' a game show line-up) ''{{Blockbusters}}''/''[[{{Concentration}} ''Series/{{Blockbusters}}''/''[[{{Concentration}} Classic Concentration]]'', ''Series/{{Scrabble}}'', ''Wheel of Fortune'' and ''Series/WinLoseOrDraw'' would often do combined contests, such as 1987's "[[IncrediblyLamePun Car-razy]] February".
11th Jan '14 10:10:36 AM LongLiveHumour
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* [[TheWindyCity Chicago's]] ''Bozo's Circus'' had the Grand Prize Game, where an audience member tosses ping pong balls into buckets to win prizes. Each player would also be playing for someone at home, whose postcard would be drawn out of the Bozo Drum before the game started. The home "player" would receive the same prizes the in studio player won.

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* [[TheWindyCity Chicago's]] UsefulNotes/{{Chicago}} ''Bozo's Circus'' had the Grand Prize Game, where an audience member tosses ping pong balls into buckets to win prizes. Each player would also be playing for someone at home, whose postcard would be drawn out of the Bozo Drum before the game started. The home "player" would receive the same prizes the in studio player won.
23rd Nov '13 9:36:07 AM Antwan
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GameShows that featured Home Participation Sweepstakes:

* Both ''{{Jeopardy}}'' and ''WheelOfFortune'' offered phone games in the 1980s, played over a touch-tone phone. ''Wheel'' currently offers home viewers chances to win prizes from its "Prize Puzzle" rounds, which features cross-promotion with the Sony Rewards program as well.

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GameShows !!GameShows that featured Home Participation Sweepstakes:

* Both ''{{Jeopardy}}'' ''Series/{{Jeopardy}}'' and ''WheelOfFortune'' ''Series/WheelOfFortune'' offered phone games in the 1980s, played over a touch-tone phone. ''Wheel'' currently offers home viewers chances to win prizes from its "Prize Puzzle" rounds, which features cross-promotion with the Sony Rewards program as well.



* ''ThePriceIsRight'': The BillCullen era had Showcases as its sweepstakes, where viewers could send in their total bid on a series of prizes to be eligible to win the entire lot.

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* ''ThePriceIsRight'': ''Series/ThePriceIsRight'': The BillCullen era had Showcases as its sweepstakes, where viewers could send in their total bid on a series of prizes to be eligible to win the entire lot.



* The whole late 1980s/early 1990s NBC game show line-up (back when NBC ''had'' a game show line-up) ''{{Blockbusters}}''/''[[{{Concentration}} Classic Concentration]]'', ''Series/{{Scrabble}}'', ''Wheel of Fortune'' and ''WinLoseOrDraw'' would often do combined contests, such as 1987's "[[IncrediblyLamePun Car-razy]] February".

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* The whole late 1980s/early 1990s NBC game show line-up (back when NBC ''had'' a game show line-up) ''{{Blockbusters}}''/''[[{{Concentration}} Classic Concentration]]'', ''Series/{{Scrabble}}'', ''Wheel of Fortune'' and ''WinLoseOrDraw'' ''Series/WinLoseOrDraw'' would often do combined contests, such as 1987's "[[IncrediblyLamePun Car-razy]] February".



* ''PressYourLuck'' for a time had a special "Home Viewer Spin". Each contestant had a postcard from a different home viewer. Wherever the board was stopped, that prize or cash amount would be sent to the home viewer. If the board was stopped on a {{Whammy}}, the home viewer received a check for $500.

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* ''PressYourLuck'' ''Series/PressYourLuck'' for a time had a special "Home Viewer Spin". Each contestant had a postcard from a different home viewer. Wherever the board was stopped, that prize or cash amount would be sent to the home viewer. If the board was stopped on a {{Whammy}}, the home viewer received a check for $500.
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