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9th Oct '16 11:45:36 AM OnGreenDolphinStreet
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* ''The $64,000 Question.''

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* ''The $64,000 Question.''''Series/The64000Question'' used one of these for the higher-level questions. [[ProductPlacement Sponsored by Revlon!]]
8th May '16 9:37:12 PM nombretomado
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* Played with on one episode of ''HomeImprovement'': Tim makes a booth that is anything but soundproof, but claims it to be soundproof, complete with a convincing "demonstration" using some good acting. He them prompts Al to get in the booth and make a fool of himself thinking nobody could hear him.

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* Played with on one episode of ''HomeImprovement'': ''Series/HomeImprovement'': Tim makes a booth that is anything but soundproof, but claims it to be soundproof, complete with a convincing "demonstration" using some good acting. He them prompts Al to get in the booth and make a fool of himself thinking nobody could hear him.
12th Apr '16 1:06:43 PM Gimere
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%%* ''Series/TwentyOne''
* The Alex Trebek-hosted quizzer ''[[Series/DoubleDare1976 Double Dare]]'' (not to be confused with the [[DoubleDare1986 kids' show]]).

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%%* ''Series/TwentyOne''
* ''Series/TwentyOne'' is one of the most famous examples of this.
* The Alex Trebek-hosted Creator/AlexTrebek-hosted quizzer ''[[Series/DoubleDare1976 Double Dare]]'' (not to be confused with the [[DoubleDare1986 [[Series/DoubleDare1986 kids' show]]).



* On ''Series/{{Whew}}!'', while the blocker placed blocks on the board, the charger sat behind a scenic flat, wearing headphones that played white sound.
* Cheerfully parodied in ''Good News Week'': Despite the insisting of Paul [=McDermott=] and the elaborate fanfare, the sound-proof booths used in the show are anything but.
* ''WesternAnimation/TheSimpsons'' did a parody in a Halloween episode where the space alien Kang is revealed to be Maggie's biological father (long story), and the family ends up telling their story on the Jerry Springer show. When Jerry informs the family that they've had Kang sitting in a sound-proof booth backstage the entire time, Kang loudly proclaims, "'''I HEAR ALL!'''"

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* On ''Series/{{Whew}}!'', ''Series/{{Whew}}'', while the blocker placed blocks on the board, the charger sat behind a scenic flat, wearing headphones that played white sound.
* Cheerfully parodied in on ''Good News Week'': Despite despite the insisting of Paul [=McDermott=] and the elaborate fanfare, the sound-proof booths used in the show are anything but.
* ''WesternAnimation/TheSimpsons'' did a parody in a Halloween episode where the space alien Kang is revealed to be Maggie's biological father (long story), and the family ends up telling their story on the Jerry Springer show.''Series/TheJerrySpringerShow''. When Jerry informs the family that they've had Kang sitting in a sound-proof booth backstage the entire time, Kang loudly proclaims, "'''I HEAR ALL!'''"



* ''Series/TwentyOne'' was possibly the first series to use this, though the original version was infamous for being rigged throughout most of its run.
12th Mar '16 11:58:58 AM IlGreven
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* The UK gameshow ''Mr And Mrs'' tested couples on how well they knew each other. One of them would go in a SoundproofBooth, and the other would be asked questions about their spouse's likes and dislikes. Then the spouse would be taken out of the booth and asked the questions about themselves. If they matched, you got points.

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* The UK gameshow ''Mr And Mrs'' (which is basically ''Series/TheNewlywedGame'' with no time limit on how long the couples were married) tested couples on how well they knew each other. One of them would go in a SoundproofBooth, and the other would be asked questions about their spouse's likes and dislikes. Then the spouse would be taken out of the booth and asked the questions about themselves. If they matched, you got points.
14th Feb '16 3:26:19 PM Gimere
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* ''50 Grand Slam,'' a short-lived NBC show from 1976, used a sound-proof booth.

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* ''50 ''[[Series/FiftyGrandSlam 50 Grand Slam,'' Slam]]'', a short-lived NBC show from 1976, used a sound-proof booth.
3rd Oct '15 5:46:54 AM Morgenthaler
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* The Alex Trebek-hosted quizzer ''[[DoubleDare1976 Double Dare]]'' (not to be confused with the [[DoubleDare1986 kids' show]]).

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* The Alex Trebek-hosted quizzer ''[[DoubleDare1976 ''[[Series/DoubleDare1976 Double Dare]]'' (not to be confused with the [[DoubleDare1986 kids' show]]).



* On ''{{Whew}}!'', while the blocker placed blocks on the board, the charger sat behind a scenic flat, wearing headphones that played white sound.

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* On ''{{Whew}}!'', ''Series/{{Whew}}!'', while the blocker placed blocks on the board, the charger sat behind a scenic flat, wearing headphones that played white sound.



* ''TheSimpsons'' did a parody in a Halloween episode where the space alien Kang is revealed to be Maggie's biological father (long story), and the family ends up telling their story on the Jerry Springer show. When Jerry informs the family that they've had Kang sitting in a sound-proof booth backstage the entire time, Kang loudly proclaims, "'''I HEAR ALL!'''"

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* ''TheSimpsons'' ''WesternAnimation/TheSimpsons'' did a parody in a Halloween episode where the space alien Kang is revealed to be Maggie's biological father (long story), and the family ends up telling their story on the Jerry Springer show. When Jerry informs the family that they've had Kang sitting in a sound-proof booth backstage the entire time, Kang loudly proclaims, "'''I HEAR ALL!'''"
11th Apr '15 2:10:52 PM allium
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The sound-proof booth has also been used in beauty pageants, including those in the Miss Universe organization, when the contestants are asked a final question before the judges decide the winner.

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The sound-proof booth has also been used in beauty pageants, including those in the Miss Universe organization, when the contestants are asked a final question before the judges decide the winner. And, of course, any [[VoiceActors professional voice actor]] worth their salt has one of these in their home for auditions.
14th Oct '14 10:07:17 PM JMQwilleran
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* ''Series/TwentyOne'' was possibly the first series to use this, though the original version was infamous for being rigged throughout most of its run.
2nd Oct '14 10:20:41 AM DrSlide
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* ''Pawnography'', a SpinOff game show of the History Channel series ''PawnStars'', uses a booth in its final round. The contestant goes up against the team of Rick, Corey, and Chumlee, and each side waits in the booth while the other answers questions.
29th Jun '14 11:57:33 AM Aiguille
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* ''TwentyOne''

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* ''TwentyOne''%%* ''Series/TwentyOne''
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