History Website / GameShowGarbage

30th Mar '16 3:45:33 PM WarioBarker
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[[http://gameshowgarbage.com/ Game Show Garbage]] (GSG) is a website created in 2009 by Robert Q. Seidelman. The best way to describe GSG is basically that it's Website/{{WrestleCrap}} for the worst in {{Game Show}}s.

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[[http://gameshowgarbage.com/ Game Show Garbage]] (GSG) is a website created in 2009 by Robert Q. Seidelman and currently run by Cyndi Seidelman. The best way to describe GSG is basically that it's Website/{{WrestleCrap}} for the worst in {{Game Show}}s.



* The Regis Philbin & Kelly Ripa Puzzle (infamous early-2010 ''Wheel'' round where the contestants kept mispronouncing words when trying to solve - including one who messed up '''[[EpicFail with the entire puzzle revealed]]'''!)

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* The Regis Philbin & Kelly Ripa Puzzle (infamous early-2010 ''Wheel'' round where the contestants kept mispronouncing words when trying to solve - including one who messed up '''[[EpicFail with the entire puzzle revealed]]'''!)revealed]]''')



* Rappin' Wink Martindale (GSN promo for Wink's return to the genre - ''Instant Recall'', a hidden-camera show with almost no game and hence very little Wink to speak of)

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* Rappin' Wink Martindale (GSN (Creator/{{GSN}} promo for Wink's return to the genre - ''Instant Recall'', a hidden-camera show with almost no game and hence very little Wink to speak of)



* ''Big Saturday Night'' (2009 Creator/{{GSN}} "wraparound" for ''20Q'' and ''The Money List'' that was little more than a big insult to the genre and those who loved it)

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* ''Big Saturday Night'' (2009 Creator/{{GSN}} GSN "wraparound" for ''20Q'' and ''The Money List'' that was little more than a big insult to the genre and those who loved it)



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* #209: ''The Briefcase'' (Wayney Award winner, Television; exploitative game where two families in need receive $101,000 and decide whether to share none, some, or all of it with another family in need...unaware that said other family also received $101,000 and has the same choice {not to mention that the producers deliberately picked families with radically different political opinions to create drama and conflict})

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* #209: ''The Briefcase'' (Wayney Award winner, Television; exploitative game where two families in need receive $101,000 and decide whether to share none, some, or all of it with another family in need...unaware that said other family also received $101,000 and has the same choice {not to mention that the producers deliberately picked families with radically different political opinions to create drama and conflict})conflict})
* The Top 5 Worst Good Show/Good Host Combinations (Video Induction)

* ''The Perfect Match'' - 60s Version (1967-68 daily syndicated series hosted by Dick Enberg, who's probably the only real positive about the show; Video Induction)


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* ''Equestria Girls'' Holiday One-Shot (IDW comic)
* ''Wings'' (Russian knockoff of Disney's ''Film/{{Planes}}'')
* ''WesternAnimation/PinkyElmyraAndTheBrain''
* ''South Park'' episode "A Million Little Fibers"
* ''My Little Pony: Newborn Cuties'' episode "Over Two Rainbows"
* ''Frosty Returns'' (Broadway Video-headed 1992 sequel to Rankin-Bass' ''WesternAnimation/FrostyTheSnowman'' films)
* ''WesternAnimation/{{Bubsy}}''
14th Jan '16 9:04:24 PM squadallahthistle
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** He also isn't too fond of Tim Puntillo as evidenced in his reviews of ''Who's Still Standing'' and ''Identity.''
3rd Dec '15 3:03:57 AM Gimere
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* ''The Neighbors'' (short-lived 1975-76 game hosted by Regis Philbin that was basically ''The Newlywed Game'' [-WITH NEIGHBORS!-] {note that the review is based on the pilot, as it was the only episode known to exist at the time; two episodes from the series have surfaced since then})

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* ''The Neighbors'' (short-lived 1975-76 game hosted by Regis Philbin that was basically ''The Newlywed Game'' ''Series/TheNewlywedGame'' [-WITH NEIGHBORS!-] {note that the review is based on the pilot, as it was the only episode known to exist at the time; two episodes from the series have surfaced since then})



* Fred's Futile Fast Money (a contestant's four pretty lame answers during an August 1976 ''Family Feud'')

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* Fred's Futile Fast Money (a contestant's four pretty lame answers during an August 1976 ''Family Feud'')''Series/FamilyFeud'')



* ''Born Lucky'' (1992-93 ''Shop 'Til You Drop'' knockoff that aired on the same network)

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* ''Born Lucky'' (1992-93 ''Shop 'Til You Drop'' ''Series/ShopTilYouDrop'' knockoff that aired on the same network)



* Megaword (Season 12 ''Wheel'' category that was pretty problematic and had a silly "bonus" attached, the only saving grace being Pat's snarkiness due to clearly hating it {confirmed by him in a 2014 episode when a player brought it up})

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* Megaword (Season 12 ''Wheel'' category that was pretty problematic and had a silly "bonus" attached, the only saving grace being Pat's snarkiness [[DeadpanSnarker snarkiness]] due to clearly hating it {confirmed by him in a 2014 episode when a player brought it up})
28th Oct '15 10:46:35 PM WarioBarker
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* ''Series/WhosStillStanding?'' (Video Induction)

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* ''Series/WhosStillStanding?'' ''Series/WhosStillStanding'' (Video Induction)
6th Oct '15 6:01:27 AM Gimere
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* ''Strip Poker'' (1999-2001 show hosted by Graham Elwood that mostly involved [{{Fanservice}} taking clothes off]]...and they couldn't even do ''that'' right, giving everyone so many layers that it's impossible to actually get naked)

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* ''Strip Poker'' (1999-2001 show hosted by Graham Elwood that mostly involved [{{Fanservice}} [[{{Fanservice}} taking clothes off]]...and they couldn't even do ''that'' right, giving everyone so many layers that it's impossible to actually get naked)
6th Oct '15 5:57:03 AM Gimere
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* ''Bamboozle'' (unsold 1986 Barris pilot hosted by Bob Hilton that was lawsuit-close to ''ToTellTheTruth'')

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* ''Bamboozle'' (unsold 1986 Barris pilot hosted by Bob Hilton that was lawsuit-close to ''ToTellTheTruth'')''Series/ToTellTheTruth'')



* ''SupermarketSweep''[='s=] Monster Squad (various "monsters" used during the Big Sweep in Season 1)

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* ''SupermarketSweep''[='s=] ''Series/SupermarketSweep''[='s=] Monster Squad (various "monsters" used during the Big Sweep in Season 1)



* ''Catchphrase'' Post-Roy Walker (five problems with the last few seasons of the original British version; part of "UK Month")
* Bob Johnson's Big Money Turkey (1983 ''Family Fortunes'' bonus round where a contestant answered "Turkey" to three consecutive questions; end of "UK Month")

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* ''Catchphrase'' ''Series/CatchPhrase'' Post-Roy Walker (five problems with the last few seasons of the original British version; part of "UK Month")
* Bob Johnson's Big Money Turkey (1983 ''Family Fortunes'' ''Series/FamilyFortunes'' bonus round where a contestant answered "Turkey" to three consecutive questions; end of "UK Month")



* The Regis Philbin & Kelly Ripa Puzzle (infamous early-2010 ''Wheel'' round where the contestants kept mispronouncing words when trying to solve - including one who messed up '''with the entire puzzle revealed'''!)

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* The Regis Philbin & Kelly Ripa Puzzle (infamous early-2010 ''Wheel'' round where the contestants kept mispronouncing words when trying to solve - including one who messed up '''with '''[[EpicFail with the entire puzzle revealed'''!)revealed]]'''!)



* ''SNL''[='s=] Phillips ''Family Feud'' Parody (2009 ''Saturday Night Live'' sketch that beats the whole "[=McKenzie=] Phillips had an affair with her father John!" thing into your head)

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* ''SNL''[='s=] Phillips ''Family Feud'' Parody (2009 ''Saturday Night Live'' sketch that beats the whole "[=McKenzie=] "Mackenzie Phillips had an affair with her father John!" thing into your head)



* The Worst of ''Hell's Kitchen'': Season 1 (compilation induction)

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* The Worst of ''Hell's Kitchen'': ''Series/HellsKitchen'': Season 1 (compilation induction)



* Mark Richards (host of ''Starcade'' for its first 23 episodes)
* Blake Emmons (host of ''Chain Reaction'' for its first few months back in 1986; USA skipped his run when airing the show in the States)

* Bob Elliot and Ray Goulding (hosts of ''The Name's the Same'' for a brief period in 1955)

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* Mark Richards (host of ''Starcade'' ''Series/{{Starcade}}'' for its first 23 episodes)
* Blake Emmons (host of ''Chain Reaction'' ''Series/ChainReaction'' for its first few months back in 1986; USA skipped his run when airing the show in the States)

* Bob Elliot and Ray Goulding (hosts of ''The Name's the Same'' ''Series/TheNamesTheSame'' for a brief period in 1955)



* ''Win, Lose or Draw'' Nintendo Game (the NES version by Hi-Tech Expressions, which...kinda sucks)

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* ''Win, Lose or Draw'' ''Series/WinLoseOrDraw'' Nintendo Game (the NES version by Hi-Tech Expressions, which...kinda sucks)



* ''Press Your Luck'' Wii Game (2010 attempt that consulted the fans...and '''still''' failed)

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* ''Press Your Luck'' ''Series/PressYourLuck'' Wii Game (2010 attempt that consulted the fans...and '''still''' failed)



* Brad Sherwood: ''TPIR'' Announcer (a '''really''' bad announcer during Season 39, after Rich was kicked out; part of "The Price Is WRONG Month")

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* Brad Sherwood: ''TPIR'' Announcer (a (another '''really''' bad announcer during Season 39, after Rich was kicked out; part of "The Price Is WRONG Month")



* ''Love Connection'': The 1998 Version (the one-season revival, hosted by Pat Bullard)

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* ''Love Connection'': ''Series/LoveConnection'': The 1998 Version (the one-season revival, hosted by Pat Bullard)



* Top Five Reasons Why ''Match Game'' 1998 Failed

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* Top Five Reasons Why ''Match Game'' ''Series/MatchGame'' 1998 Failed



* ''Think Fast'' (Video Induction; actual end of "Kids Month")

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* ''Think Fast'' ''Series/ThinkFast'' (Video Induction; actual end of "Kids Month")



* ''The $100,000 Pyramid'' DVD Game (contains just 15 games, and the scoring system makes no sense)
* ''Strip Poker'' (1999-2001 show hosted by Graham Elwood that mostly involved taking clothes off...and they couldn't even do ''that'' right, giving everyone so many layers that it's impossible to actually get naked)
* The Worst Answers from the TNA Wrestling Special (''Family Feud'', Harvey; Video Induction)

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* ''The ''[[Series/{{Pyramid}} The $100,000 Pyramid'' Pyramid]]'' DVD Game (contains just 15 games, and the scoring system makes no sense)
* ''Strip Poker'' (1999-2001 show hosted by Graham Elwood that mostly involved [{{Fanservice}} taking clothes off...off]]...and they couldn't even do ''that'' right, giving everyone so many layers that it's impossible to actually get naked)
* The Worst Answers from the [[Wrestling/{{TNA}} TNA Wrestling Wrestling]] Special (''Family Feud'', (''Series/FamilyFeud'', Harvey; Video Induction)



* ''Nickelodeon GUTS'' for SNES (16-bit adaptation that's ''way'' too hard for not only the demographic the game was going for, but even adults; Video Induction)

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* ''Nickelodeon GUTS'' ''Series/NickelodeonGUTS'' for SNES (16-bit adaptation that's ''way'' too hard for not only the demographic the game was going for, but even adults; Video Induction)
27th Sep '15 1:30:57 PM WarioBarker
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* ''Buzzr Password'' (Wayney Award winner, Internet; abbreviated version of the 1960s format with the only real negative being host Steve Zaragosa)

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* ''Buzzr Password'' Buzzr ''Password'' (Wayney Award winner, Internet; abbreviated version of the 1960s format with the only real negative being host Steve Zaragosa)



* #39: ''Prostars''

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* #39: ''Prostars''''Prostars''
* #40: ''Teen Titans GO!'' episode "Let's Get Serious" (which pretty much mocks fans of the classic ''Teen Titans'' cartoon and those of ''Young Justice'')



** Seidelman's OverlyLongScream whenever the host is revealed to be Pat Bullard. Also used when the host of ''Hidden Agenda'' was revealed to be Debi Gutierrez, and when the webmaster suggested Jack Wagner for a "The Price Is WRONG Month".

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** Seidelman's OverlyLongScream whenever the host is revealed to be Pat Bullard. Also used when the host of ''Hidden Agenda'' was revealed to be Debi Gutierrez, and when the webmaster Carl Chenier suggested Jack Wagner for a "The Price Is WRONG Month".



* SomethingCompletelyDifferent: The review of ''There's Something About Miriam'' is less of a scripted review and more of a serious discussion of the show's failures with Jessica "Prizes" Brand, indicating the seriousness of the subject matter.

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* SomethingCompletelyDifferent: The review induction of ''There's Something About Miriam'' is less of a scripted review and more of a serious discussion of the show's failures with Jessica "Prizes" Brand, indicating the seriousness of the subject matter.
27th Sep '15 1:27:41 PM WarioBarker
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The regular "Game Show Garbage" inductions will end sometime in Fall 2015.

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The regular "Game Show Garbage" inductions ended September 26, 2015, with the induction of ''The Briefcase''. According to the official Facebook page, each year going forward will end sometime in Fall 2015.have approximately 5-6 inductions, including the annual Wayney Award.



* ''Series/MillionSecondQuiz'', the 2013-14 Patrick Wayne Award winner (PortingDisaster of a game show adaptation from a mobile application game with the same name, more or less)

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* ''Series/MillionSecondQuiz'', the 2013-14 Patrick Wayne Award winner (PortingDisaster of a game show adaptation from a mobile application game with the same name, more or less)less; last text-based induction)



* ''TPIR''[='s=] Failed Pricing Games Of '78 (three games that were only used that year and were never seen on GSN - Finish Line, Shower Game, and Telephone Game; Video Induction)

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* ''TPIR''[='s=] Failed Pricing Games Of of '78 (three games that were only used that year and were never seen on GSN - Finish Line, Shower Game, and Telephone Game; Video Induction)



* ''Identity'' (Video Induction)

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* ''Identity'' (Video (short-lived NBC game show that had a lot of padding and stalling...and really shouldn't have been played for $500,000 or taken seriously, either; Video Induction)



* #208: ''Buzzr Password'' (Wayney Award winner, Internet)
* #209: ''The Briefcase'' (Wayney Award winner, Television, last regular induction)

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* #208: ''Buzzr Password'' (Wayney Award winner, Internet)
Internet; abbreviated version of the 1960s format with the only real negative being host Steve Zaragosa)
* #209: ''The Briefcase'' (Wayney Award winner, Television, last regular induction)Television; exploitative game where two families in need receive $101,000 and decide whether to share none, some, or all of it with another family in need...unaware that said other family also received $101,000 and has the same choice {not to mention that the producers deliberately picked families with radically different political opinions to create drama and conflict})
25th Sep '15 6:20:40 PM SCBlue
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* #208: Wayney Award winner, Internet
* #209: Wayney Award winner, Television (last regular induction)

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* #208: Wayney ''Buzzr Password'' (Wayney Award winner, Internet
Internet)
* #209: Wayney ''The Briefcase'' (Wayney Award winner, Television (last Television, last regular induction)
3rd Sep '15 7:40:02 PM Twentington
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* SomethingCompletelyDifferent: The review of ''There's Something About Miriam'' is less of a scripted review and more of a serious discussion of the show's failures with Jessica "Prizes" Brand, indicating the seriousness of the subject matter.
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