History Series / Greed

25th Oct '16 11:20:21 AM OnGreenDolphinStreet
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* TransatlanticEquivalent: There was a UK version that aired in 2001 called [[LuckyCharmsTitle Gr££d]] hosted by Jerry Springer with a top prize of £1,000,000. It plays almost identically to the American version.
** An adaptation was produced in Russia, arguably with the [[FollowTheLeader same]] [[WhoWantsToBeWhoWantsToBeAMillionaire intents]] as the American version.[[labelnote:More details...]] Russian adaptation of ''Millionaire'' did a ChannelHop from NTV to Channel One in early 2001 changing its name and host. Adaptation of ''Greed'' premiered on NTV in September 2001.[[/labelnote]]The top prize was 2,000,000 Russian roubles, the premiere was hosted by Alfred Koch, then Igor Yankovsky became the host, who then was replaced by Aleksandr Tsekalo.

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* TransatlanticEquivalent: There was a UK version that aired in 2001 called [[LuckyCharmsTitle Gr££d]] hosted by [[Series/TheJerrySpringerShow Jerry Springer Springer]] with a top prize of £1,000,000. It plays almost identically to the American version.
** An adaptation was produced in Russia, arguably with the [[FollowTheLeader same]] [[WhoWantsToBeWhoWantsToBeAMillionaire intents]] as the American version.[[labelnote:More details...]] version (the Russian adaptation version of ''Millionaire'' did a ChannelHop from NTV to Channel One 1 in early 2001 changing its name and host. Adaptation of 2001; the Russian ''Greed'' premiered on NTV in September 2001.[[/labelnote]]The 2001). The top prize was 2,000,000 Russian roubles, the roubles. The premiere was hosted by Alfred Koch, then Igor Yankovsky became the host, who then was eventually replaced by Aleksandr Tsekalo.
7th Sep '16 9:50:23 AM Gimere
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** An adaptation was produced in Russia, arguably with the [[FollowTheLeader same]] [[WhoWantsToBeWhoWantsToBeAMillionaire intents]] as the American version.[[labenote:More details...]] Russian adaptation of ''Millionaire'' did a ChannelHop from NTV to Channel One in early 2001 changing its name and host. Adaptation of ''Greed'' premiered on NTV in September 2001.[[/labelnote]]The top prize was 2,000,000 Russian roubles, the premiere was hosted by Alfred Koch, then Igor Yankovsky became the host, who then was replaced by Aleksandr Tsekalo.

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** An adaptation was produced in Russia, arguably with the [[FollowTheLeader same]] [[WhoWantsToBeWhoWantsToBeAMillionaire intents]] as the American version.[[labenote:More [[labelnote:More details...]] Russian adaptation of ''Millionaire'' did a ChannelHop from NTV to Channel One in early 2001 changing its name and host. Adaptation of ''Greed'' premiered on NTV in September 2001.[[/labelnote]]The top prize was 2,000,000 Russian roubles, the premiere was hosted by Alfred Koch, then Igor Yankovsky became the host, who then was replaced by Aleksandr Tsekalo.
25th Aug '16 5:50:12 AM Screwhorn77
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** An adaptation was produced in Russia, arguably with the [[FollowTheLeader same]] [[WhoWantsToBeWhoWantsToBeAMillionaire intents]] as the American version.[[labenote:More details...]] Russian adaptation of ''Millionaire'' did a ChannelHop from NTV to Channel One in early 2001 changing its name and host. Adaptation of ''Greed'' premiered on NTV in September 2001. [[/labelnote]] The top prize was 2,000,000 Russian roubles, the premiere was hosted by Alfred Koch, then Igor Yankovsky became the host, who then was replaced by Aleksandr Tsekalo.

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** An adaptation was produced in Russia, arguably with the [[FollowTheLeader same]] [[WhoWantsToBeWhoWantsToBeAMillionaire intents]] as the American version.[[labenote:More details...]] Russian adaptation of ''Millionaire'' did a ChannelHop from NTV to Channel One in early 2001 changing its name and host. Adaptation of ''Greed'' premiered on NTV in September 2001. [[/labelnote]] The [[/labelnote]]The top prize was 2,000,000 Russian roubles, the premiere was hosted by Alfred Koch, then Igor Yankovsky became the host, who then was replaced by Aleksandr Tsekalo.
25th Aug '16 5:48:39 AM Screwhorn77
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** An adaptation was produced in Russia, arguably with the [[FollowTheLeader same]] [[WhoWantsToBeWhoWantsToBeAMillionaire intents]] as the American version.[[labenote:More details...]] Russian adaptation of ''Millionaire'' did a ChannelHop from NTV to Channel One in early 2001 changing its name and host. Adaptation of ''Greed'' premiered on NTV in September 2001. [[/labelnote]] The top prize was 2,000,000 Russian roubles, the premiere was hosted by Alfred Koch, then Igor Yankovsky became the host, who then was replaced by Aleksandr Tsekalo.
5th Jun '16 1:31:39 PM ANTMuddle
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* {{Greed}}: Are you greedy enough?

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* {{Greed}}: Are you The TitleDrop, natch. It wasn't uncommon for contestants to be asked if they were greedy enough?enough.
5th Jun '16 1:30:17 PM ANTMuddle
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* {{Greed}}: Are you greedy enough?
15th May '16 5:36:10 PM ANTMuddle
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** "The Terminator's on the prowl."

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** "The Terminator's on the prowl." / "The Terminator has chosen you."
10th May '16 1:31:46 PM jameygamer
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* StageMoney: On the $200,000 and $500,000 questions, the captain is offered one-tenth the value of the question physically, which they can take and split evenly among their team if they are unsure of the fourth answer given. The $10,000 offered for challenging someone with the "Terminator" is also physically shown.

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* StageMoney: On the $200,000 and $500,000 questions, the captain is offered one-tenth the value of the question physically, which they can take and split evenly among their team if they are unsure of the fourth answer given.given (this was rarely taken, but each time it was, it was on a wrong answer that would have ended the run anyway). The $10,000 offered for challenging someone with the "Terminator" is also physically shown.
10th May '16 1:28:45 PM jameygamer
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* ComicallySmallBribe: They don't look the part, but upon getting 3 out of 4 answers right in the later questions, captains are offered a tenth of the prize money if they quit at that moment. Given that they usually could have had a half of the current prize money (five times as much as the bribe) if they had opted out of the question entirely, it's not an offer most captains like to take.

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* ComicallySmallBribe: ComicallySmallBribe:
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They don't look the part, but upon getting 3 out of 4 answers right in the later questions, captains are offered a tenth of the prize money if they quit at that moment. Given that they usually could have had a half of the current prize money (five times as much as the bribe) if they had opted out of the question entirely, it's not an offer most captains like to take.



** And again for the ''Super Greed'' shows. Each player was offered a car plus $75K cash as a buyout on that question.

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** And again for the ''Super Greed'' shows. Each player was offered a car plus $75K cash as a buyout on that question.question ([[spoiler: which they took and was added to their share of the $200K safety net, and as it turned out, they would have been wrong due to the captain giving an incorrect answer and changing from correct answer to correct answer]]). After it was taken, the offer changed to a flat $150K for all players.



** Only a few teams failed to make it to $100,000. About half made it to $200K, but only a few went on to win more than that. The second-to-last question only showed up three times (twice during the ''Super Greed'' special, where teams going for more than a million dollars were [[ConsolationPrize guaranteed $200K even if they lost]]), and the jackpot question only appeared once.
* {{Filler}}: Flagrantly abused to draw out suspense whenever a team was up to the big money questions. The episode leading up to Daniel Avila's $2,200,000 attempt took this UpToEleven, using most of the hour to repeatedly review and replay the game up to that point before even prompting the players whether they wanted to play on or take their share of $1,000,000 and leave. The show went multiple commercial breaks without advancing the gameplay one inch.
* NegatedMomentOfAwesome: Daniel Avila, the only contestant in the show's history to go for the $2 million question (actually $2.2 million since the original episodes used a ProgressiveJackpot format). Being required to choose the top four most recognizable of nine smells, he [[http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=GOnclrSNhOY hits three of them]], resulting in his [[AllForNothing walking away with nothing]] instead of a prize that would likely still be a winnings record on any game show to this day. Fortunately, things have gotten better for him, as a few years later he won $100,000 on ''Series/WhoWantsToBeAMillionaire''.

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** Only a few teams failed to make it to $100,000. About half made it to $200K, but only a few went on to win more than that. The second-to-last question only showed up three times (twice (once in the regular episodes and twice during the ''Super Greed'' special, where teams going for more than a million dollars were [[ConsolationPrize guaranteed $200K even if they lost]]), lost]]; this question format was also used for the Million-Dollar Moments), and the jackpot question only appeared once.
* {{Filler}}: Flagrantly abused to draw out suspense whenever a team was up to the big money questions. The episode leading up to Daniel Avila's $2,200,000 attempt took this UpToEleven, using most of the hour to repeatedly review and replay the game up to that point before even prompting the players whether they wanted to play on or take their share of $1,000,000 and leave. The show went multiple commercial breaks without advancing the gameplay one inch.
inch. As a matter of fact, after all that filler, the episode ended and the game didn't even advance until the next episode.
* FourIsDeath: There are four questions in each stage of gameplay. The first four questions are simple, but the second stage forces teams to find four correct answers total in each of the other four questions (it starts with four answers out of six and adds an additional incorrect answer for each subsequent question). One single in any question, and the game is over and they lose everything except for Terminator money (the exception is with the last two questions in ''Super Greed'', where they will walk out with a share of $200K no matter what at that point.
* NegatedMomentOfAwesome: Daniel Avila, the only contestant in the show's history to go for the $2 million question (actually $2.2 million since the original episodes used a ProgressiveJackpot format). Being required to choose the top four most recognizable of nine smells, he [[http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=GOnclrSNhOY hits three of them]], them but his first guess was wrong]], resulting in his [[AllForNothing walking away with nothing]] instead of a prize that would likely still be a winnings record on any game show to this day. Fortunately, things have gotten better for him, as a few years later he won $100,000 on ''Series/WhoWantsToBeAMillionaire''.
28th Feb '16 1:54:41 PM Gimere
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* FollowTheLeader: One of countless big-money quizzes created in the wake of ''Series/WhoWantsToBeAMillionaire''
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http://tvtropes.org/pmwiki/article_history.php?article=Series.Greed