History Series / TheCrossWits

10th Sep '17 12:04:36 AM Twentington
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* {{Pilot}}: Two were done in '''1966''' called ''Crossword'', with just one celebrity per team. The host was [[Series/YouBetYourLife George Fenneman]], who was visibly uncomfortable and unrehearsed on [[http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=AaoIAchOyS0 Pilot]] [[http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=dgYLeGGc88M A]] (with [[{{Series/Bonanza}} Michael Landon]] and [[Series/TheAddamsFamily Carolyn Jones]]) but more in control for [[http://tvsgameshow.com/tv.cfm Pilot B]] (with Tippi Hedren and Creator/PaulLynde).

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* {{Pilot}}: Two were done in '''1966''' called ''Crossword'', with just one celebrity per team. The host was [[Series/YouBetYourLife George Fenneman]], who was visibly uncomfortable and unrehearsed on [[http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=AaoIAchOyS0 Pilot]] [[http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=dgYLeGGc88M A]] (with [[{{Series/Bonanza}} Michael Landon]] and [[Series/TheAddamsFamily Carolyn Jones]]) but more in control for [[http://tvsgameshow.com/tv.cfm Pilot B]] B (with Tippi Hedren and Creator/PaulLynde).
7th Jun '17 2:41:56 AM jormis29
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* {{Pilot}}: Two were done in '''1966''' called ''Crossword'', with just one celebrity per team. The host was [[Series/YouBetYourLife George Fenneman]], who was visibly uncomfortable and unrehearsed on [[http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=AaoIAchOyS0 Pilot]] [[http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=dgYLeGGc88M A]] (with [[{{Series/Bonanza}} Michael Landon]] and [[Series/TheAddamsFamily Carolyn Jones]]) but more in control for [[http://tvsgameshow.com/tv.cfm Pilot B]] (with Tippi Hedren and [[Series/TheHollywoodSquares Paul Lynde]]).

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* {{Pilot}}: Two were done in '''1966''' called ''Crossword'', with just one celebrity per team. The host was [[Series/YouBetYourLife George Fenneman]], who was visibly uncomfortable and unrehearsed on [[http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=AaoIAchOyS0 Pilot]] [[http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=dgYLeGGc88M A]] (with [[{{Series/Bonanza}} Michael Landon]] and [[Series/TheAddamsFamily Carolyn Jones]]) but more in control for [[http://tvsgameshow.com/tv.cfm Pilot B]] (with Tippi Hedren and [[Series/TheHollywoodSquares Paul Lynde]]).Creator/PaulLynde).
15th Oct '16 2:42:23 PM themisterfree
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A one-season revival aired for the 1986-87 season as ''The New [=CrossWits=]'', hosted by David Sparks. The new version used color-coded puzzles, depending on whether the solution was a person, place or thing.

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A one-season revival aired for the 1986-87 season as ''The New [=CrossWits=]'', hosted by David Sparks. The new version used color-coded puzzles, points in lieu of dollars; additionally the puzzles were now color-coded, depending on whether the solution was a person, place or thing.thing, and a chance to win a car was added to the bonus round.


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* BonusSpace: The "Mystery Word" for the Sparks version; correctly guessing the word got the contestant a prize plus the points.


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* ColorCodedForYourConvenience: For the Sparks version, the puzzles had different colors depending on what the solution was; red was a person, blue was a place, and gold was a thing.
15th Oct '16 2:37:20 PM themisterfree
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19th Aug '16 5:40:56 PM themisterfree
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* VideoCredits: Used in the Clark run; all four celebrities would have their names appear crossword-style around the box; after that, the screen would show the producer/director credits.
12th May '16 11:11:41 AM themisterfree
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** TheAnnouncer: The original series alternated between veteran announcers Jay Stewart and John Harlan plus then-disc jockey Jerry Bishop (currently the announcer on ''Series/JudgeJudy''). Michelle Roth was announcer on the revival.

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** TheAnnouncer: The original series alternated between veteran announcers Jay Stewart (''Series/LetsMakeADeal'', ''Series/SaleOfTheCentury'') and John Harlan (''Series/NameThatTune'', ''Series/CatchPhrase'') plus then-disc jockey Jerry Bishop (currently the announcer on ''Series/JudgeJudy''). Michelle Roth was announcer on the revival.
16th Jun '15 4:03:06 PM nombretomado
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** TheAnnouncer: The original series alternated between veteran announcers Jay Stewart and John Harlan plus then-disc jockey Jerry Bishop (currently the announcer on ''JudgeJudy''). Michelle Roth was announcer on the revival.

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** TheAnnouncer: The original series alternated between veteran announcers Jay Stewart and John Harlan plus then-disc jockey Jerry Bishop (currently the announcer on ''JudgeJudy'').''Series/JudgeJudy''). Michelle Roth was announcer on the revival.
17th May '15 10:43:36 PM nombretomado
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* {{Pilot}}: Two were done in '''1966''' called ''Crossword'', with just one celebrity per team. The host was [[Series/YouBetYourLife George Fenneman]], who was visibly uncomfortable and unrehearsed on [[http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=AaoIAchOyS0 Pilot]] [[http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=dgYLeGGc88M A]] (with [[{{Series/Bonanza}} Michael Landon]] and [[Series/TheAddamsFamily Carolyn Jones]]) but more in control for [[http://tvsgameshow.com/tv.cfm Pilot B]] (with Tippi Hedren and [[TheHollywoodSquares Paul Lynde]]).

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* {{Pilot}}: Two were done in '''1966''' called ''Crossword'', with just one celebrity per team. The host was [[Series/YouBetYourLife George Fenneman]], who was visibly uncomfortable and unrehearsed on [[http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=AaoIAchOyS0 Pilot]] [[http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=dgYLeGGc88M A]] (with [[{{Series/Bonanza}} Michael Landon]] and [[Series/TheAddamsFamily Carolyn Jones]]) but more in control for [[http://tvsgameshow.com/tv.cfm Pilot B]] (with Tippi Hedren and [[TheHollywoodSquares [[Series/TheHollywoodSquares Paul Lynde]]).
1st Dec '13 7:13:47 PM nombretomado
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* {{Pilot}}: Two were done in '''1966''' called ''Crossword'', with just one celebrity per team. The host was [[Series/YouBetYourLife George Fenneman]], who was visibly uncomfortable and unrehearsed on [[http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=AaoIAchOyS0 Pilot]] [[http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=dgYLeGGc88M A]] (with [[{{Bonanza}} Michael Landon]] and [[Series/TheAddamsFamily Carolyn Jones]]) but more in control for [[http://tvsgameshow.com/tv.cfm Pilot B]] (with Tippi Hedren and [[TheHollywoodSquares Paul Lynde]]).

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* {{Pilot}}: Two were done in '''1966''' called ''Crossword'', with just one celebrity per team. The host was [[Series/YouBetYourLife George Fenneman]], who was visibly uncomfortable and unrehearsed on [[http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=AaoIAchOyS0 Pilot]] [[http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=dgYLeGGc88M A]] (with [[{{Bonanza}} [[{{Series/Bonanza}} Michael Landon]] and [[Series/TheAddamsFamily Carolyn Jones]]) but more in control for [[http://tvsgameshow.com/tv.cfm Pilot B]] (with Tippi Hedren and [[TheHollywoodSquares Paul Lynde]]).
13th Mar '13 11:08:02 AM LongLiveHumour
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* {{Pilot}}: Two were done in '''1966''' called ''Crossword'', with just one celebrity per team. The host was [[YouBetYourLife George Fenneman]], who was visibly uncomfortable and unrehearsed on [[http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=AaoIAchOyS0 Pilot]] [[http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=dgYLeGGc88M A]] (with [[{{Bonanza}} Michael Landon]] and [[Series/TheAddamsFamily Carolyn Jones]]) but more in control for [[http://tvsgameshow.com/tv.cfm Pilot B]] (with Tippi Hedren and [[TheHollywoodSquares Paul Lynde]]).

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* {{Pilot}}: Two were done in '''1966''' called ''Crossword'', with just one celebrity per team. The host was [[YouBetYourLife [[Series/YouBetYourLife George Fenneman]], who was visibly uncomfortable and unrehearsed on [[http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=AaoIAchOyS0 Pilot]] [[http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=dgYLeGGc88M A]] (with [[{{Bonanza}} Michael Landon]] and [[Series/TheAddamsFamily Carolyn Jones]]) but more in control for [[http://tvsgameshow.com/tv.cfm Pilot B]] (with Tippi Hedren and [[TheHollywoodSquares Paul Lynde]]).
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