History Trivia / TheGongShow

29th Apr '16 2:18:41 AM Freshmeat
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* HeyItsThatGuy: More people than we could list here. A ''partial'' list would include the likes Creator/SteveMartin and Creator/DavidLetterman (who made appearances as panelists), and Gary Owens (who hosted the first season of the syndicated edition).
29th Jan '16 2:59:13 AM themisterfree
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* WhatCouldHaveBeen: Wink Martindale uploaded on his Youtube page a pitchfilm for a syndicated revival from 2001. Tom Arnold would've hosted, the format was classic Gong, and was intended to air late nights. It didn't get off the ground, though.

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* WhatCouldHaveBeen: Wink Martindale uploaded on his Youtube page [[https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=MTXrEcpBXGk a pitchfilm pitchfilm]] for a syndicated revival from 2001.2001 (though it was originally pitched to Creator/TheWB, but they apparently weren't interested). Tom Arnold would've hosted, the format was classic Gong, and was intended to air late nights. It didn't get off the ground, though.
28th Jan '16 7:39:53 PM themisterfree
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* WhatCouldHaveBeen: Wink Martindale uploaded on his Youtube page a pitchfilm for a syndicated revival from 2001. Tom Arnold would've hosted, the format was classic Gong, and was intended to air late nights. It didn't get off the ground, though.
5th Dec '15 10:07:32 AM Vahanisback
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* KeepCirculatingTheTapes: ''The Gong Show Movie'' has never been released on any home video format, and only appears occasionally on cable TV. However, this has been averted with the release of the Blu-Ray on March 29, 2016.

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* KeepCirculatingTheTapes: ''The Gong Show Movie'' has had never been released on any home video format, and only appears appeared occasionally on cable TV. However, this has been averted with the release of the Blu-Ray on March 29, 2016.
4th Dec '15 9:39:41 AM Vahanisback
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* KeepCirculatingTheTapes: ''The Gong Show Movie'' has never been released on any home video format, and only appears occasionally on cable TV.

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* KeepCirculatingTheTapes: ''The Gong Show Movie'' has never been released on any home video format, and only appears occasionally on cable TV. However, this has been averted with the release of the Blu-Ray on March 29, 2016.
14th Dec '14 1:17:18 PM MarkLungo
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** Creator/MichaelWinslow, before he starred in the ''Police Academy'' movies.

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** Creator/MichaelWinslow, before he starred in the ''Police Academy'' ''Film/PoliceAcademy'' movies.
14th Dec '14 1:16:59 PM MarkLungo
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** [[PeeWeesPlayhouse Paul Reubens]] (1976-80), appeared several times, as many characters.
** MichaelWinslow, before he starred in the ''Police Academy'' movies.

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** [[PeeWeesPlayhouse Paul Reubens]] Creator/PaulReubens (1976-80), appeared several times, as many characters.
** MichaelWinslow, Creator/MichaelWinslow, before he starred in the ''Police Academy'' movies.
16th Mar '14 8:13:32 PM WarioBarker
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* HeyItsThatGuy: More people than we could list here. A ''partial'' list would include the likes Creator/SteveMartin, and Creator/DavidLetterman who made appearances as panelists, and Gary Owens, who hosted the first season of the syndicated edition.

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* HeyItsThatGuy: More people than we could list here. A ''partial'' list would include the likes Creator/SteveMartin, Creator/SteveMartin and Creator/DavidLetterman who (who made appearances as panelists, panelists), and Gary Owens, who Owens (who hosted the first season of the syndicated edition. edition).



** Music/OingoBoingo (1976; NBC Daytime editio).

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** Music/OingoBoingo (1976; NBC Daytime editio).(1976, daytime).



** Cheryl Lynn (1976; NBC Daytime edition), won the top prize on her episode, before scoring her one and only big Disco hit with 1978's "Got to be Real".
** Rhonda Shear (1979; Syndicated edition), 12 years before she began hosting USA Network's ''USA Up All Night'' on Fridays. A year prior, she was a contestant on another Chuck Barris game; ''The $1.98 Beauty Show'' with Rip Taylor, and was crowned the "$1.98 Beauty of The Week".

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** Cheryl Lynn (1976; NBC Daytime edition), (1976, daytime), won the top prize on her episode, before scoring her one and only big Disco hit with 1978's "Got to be Real".
** Rhonda Shear (1979; Syndicated edition), (1979), 12 years before she began hosting USA Network's ''USA Up All Night'' on Fridays. A year prior, she was a contestant on another Chuck Barris game; ''The $1.98 Beauty Show'' with Rip Taylor, and was crowned the "$1.98 Beauty of The Week".



** Many episodes of the 1976-80 era, including the concurrent Syndicated edition, were not shown on Game Show Network, due to issues with music clearances.

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** Many episodes of the 1976-80 era, including the concurrent Syndicated edition, were not nighttime version (especially the Owens year), weren't shown on Game Show Network, due to issues with music clearances.
5th Jan '14 10:57:19 AM Vahan
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** Many episodes of the 1976-80 era, including the Syndicated edition, were not shown on Game Show Network, due to issues with music clearances.

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** Many episodes of the 1976-80 era, including the concurrent Syndicated edition, were not shown on Game Show Network, due to issues with music clearances.
18th Dec '13 5:21:46 PM Vahan
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* HeyItsThatGuy: More people than we could list here. A ''partial'' list would include the likes Creator/SteveMartin, and Creator/DavidLetterman who made appearances as panelists, and Gary Owens, who hosted the first season of the syndicated edition. Also, several people who performed acts on this show, actually became big stars later in their career. Among them:

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* HeyItsThatGuy: More people than we could list here. A ''partial'' list would include the likes Creator/SteveMartin, and Creator/DavidLetterman who made appearances as panelists, and Gary Owens, who hosted the first season of the syndicated edition. Also, several
* Several
people who performed acts on this show, actually became big stars later in their career. Among them:
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