History Series / FaceTheMusic

2nd Nov '15 8:00:48 AM Briguy52748
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** LovelyAssistant: Lisa Donovan, who provided lyrics to some of the songs, similar to Kathie Lee on ''Name That Tune''.

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** LovelyAssistant: Lisa Donovan, who provided lyrics to some of the songs, similar to Kathie Lee Gifford (and later, Monica Burruss and Steve March) on ''Name That Tune''.Tune''. Unlike the former series, Donovan made no attempt to "la-la" the title.


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* ShoutOut: More than once, photos of Ely from his 1966-1968 NBC series ''Tarzan'' (which was, at the time, still seen in syndicated reruns) were used as clues.
31st Jan '14 3:22:43 PM Twentington
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* NoBudget: The potential prize haul was decent, but the show avoided stop-tapes like the plague, apparently didn't bother fixing chase lights, and used the opening from the pilot (which had a noticeably different set and four contestants) on many episodes.
30th Dec '13 6:34:02 AM Briguy52748
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* NoIndoorVoice: "'''''I GOT IT!'''''"
30th Dec '13 6:33:15 AM Briguy52748
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* EarlyInstallmentWeirdness: The pilot episode had four contestants competing in the first round (with presumably the lowest-scoring of the four eliminated after the "match the song to the picture" round). When the show made it to series, contestants were more subdued (e.g., [[NoIndoorVoice no shouting "I GOT IT!"]]) and the $10,000 prize level was a prize package instead of cash. Additionally, the announcer sometimes plugged some of the prizes available prior to the bonus round.
29th Nov '13 9:27:23 AM Antwan
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In the first round, contestants had to name tunes played by Tommy Oliver and his Orchestra (who also supplied said music on ''Tune''), except they also had to identify the face of a famous figure who is related to the tune. The second and third rounds were essentially [[{{Password}} Name That Tune Plus]]; as the players guessed tunes in order to earn guesses to solve a main puzzle, whose clues were up to four songs.

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In the first round, contestants had to name tunes played by Tommy Oliver and his Orchestra (who also supplied said music on ''Tune''), except they also had to identify the face of a famous figure who is related to the tune. The second and third rounds were essentially [[{{Password}} [[Series/{{Password}} Name That Tune Plus]]; as the players guessed tunes in order to earn guesses to solve a main puzzle, whose clues were up to four songs.
8th Aug '13 12:46:02 PM goldenroad
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* BonusRound: The Championship Game. A tune was played, after which the contestant who guessed it had 10 seconds to identify a celebrity based on their baby picture (or one from early childhood). If guessed correctly, the player won $10,000 in cash. If not, another tune was played and a more recent picture was revealed for $5,000 in prizes, with subsequent pictures being worth $1,000 less than the previous one (the last being a very recent picture of the celebrity). Whoever guessed the celebrity first won prizes at whatever monetary level the picture was worth and returned the next day to play the Championship Game again.

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* BonusRound: The Championship Game. A tune was played, after which the contestant who guessed it had 10 seconds to identify a celebrity based on their baby picture (or one from early childhood). If guessed correctly, the player won $10,000 in cash. $10,000. If not, another tune was played and a more recent picture was revealed for $5,000 in prizes, $5,000, with subsequent pictures being worth $1,000 less than the previous one (the last being a very recent picture of the celebrity). Whoever guessed the celebrity first won prizes at whatever monetary level the picture was worth and returned the next day to play the Championship Game again. A few weeks into the run, the $10,000 prize was changed to cash.
23rd Jul '13 11:34:55 AM CorahsUncle
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1980-81 GameShow created by Sandy Frank Productions that expanded on the premise of its other music-based game show, ''Series/NameThatTune''. The show was hosted by Ron Ely of ''{{Tarzan}}'' fame. It was noted for its cheesy production elements, and it was not uncommon to see malfunctioning lights on-set or bloopers left in.

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1980-81 GameShow created by Sandy Frank Productions that expanded on the premise of its other music-based game show, ''Series/NameThatTune''. The show was hosted by Ron Ely of ''{{Tarzan}}'' fame. It was noted for its cheesy production elements, and it was not uncommon rare to see malfunctioning lights on-set or bloopers left in.



A contestant was eliminated after the second and third rounds. The remaining player then earned the right to face the previous day's champion to win up to $10,000 by identifying a celebrity based on childhood pictures and songs that might be appropriate for said celebrity. Any contestant who won this game 5 days in a row was awarded a car; in Season 1, 10 consecutive wins retired the champion and earned him/her a trip around the world.

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A contestant was eliminated after the second and third rounds. The remaining player then earned the right to face the previous day's champion to win up to $10,000 by identifying a celebrity based on childhood pictures and songs that might be appropriate for said celebrity. Any contestant who won this game 5 five days in a row was awarded a car; in Season 1, 10 consecutive wins retired the champion and earned him/her a trip around the world.



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** Bill Ware followed suit in the second season, after the 10 day retirement rule had been lifted.

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** Bill Ware followed suit in the second season, after the 10 day 10-day retirement rule had been lifted.
23rd Jul '13 11:18:11 AM IncoG5nito
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** Bill Ware followed suit in the second season, after the 10 day retirement rule had been lifted.
6th Dec '12 5:20:43 AM Twentington
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* UnexpectedlyObscureAnswer: Many times, the clue for the baby picture in the Championship Game was "Young at Heart", leaving the players with little to no way of guessing the celebrity without carefully studying whatever facial features had developed on the baby at that point.
22nd May '12 10:26:17 AM IncoG5nito
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Its first round was similar to ''Tune'', contestants had to name tunes played by Tommy Oliver and his Orchestra (who also supplied said music on ''Tune''), except they also had to identify the face of a famous figure who is related to the tune. The 2nd and 3rd rounds were essentially [[{{Password}} Name That Tune Plus]]; as the players guessed tunes in order to earn guesses to solve a main puzzle, whose clues were up to 4 songs.

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Its In the first round was similar to ''Tune'', round, contestants had to name tunes played by Tommy Oliver and his Orchestra (who also supplied said music on ''Tune''), except they also had to identify the face of a famous figure who is related to the tune. tune. The 2nd second and 3rd third rounds were essentially [[{{Password}} Name That Tune Plus]]; as the players guessed tunes in order to earn guesses to solve a main puzzle, whose clues were up to 4 four songs.
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