History YMMV / DealOrNoDeal

8th Jul '16 6:45:21 AM Berrenta
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* TheyJustDidntCare: The syndicated run, whose main draw was having each week be self-contained, used the same gallery of 22 contestants for four weeks near the end of the run which then got aired ''OutOfOrder''.
23rd Jun '16 5:44:53 PM WarioBarker
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** A Website/YouTube user chopped out the filler in [[http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=hmZFHjQfx-o the January 3, 2007 show]], and got an episode just [[spoiler:2:46]] long. Need further proof the show wasted time?
*** Note: That was for an episode with ''two'' contestants (some countries only have one at a time). It actually took [[spoiler:1:40 for the first contestant, and just 1:05 for the second.]]

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** A Website/YouTube user chopped out the filler in [[http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=hmZFHjQfx-o the January 3, 2007 show]], and got an episode just [[spoiler:2:46]] long. Need further proof the show wasted time?
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time? (Note: That was for an episode with ''two'' contestants (some countries only have one at a time). It actually took [[spoiler:1:40 for the first contestant, contestant and just 1:05 for the second.]]second]].)



** Proof if proof were needed that game had a lot padding is that, on the U.S. version, recordings of a single player's game could take upwards of ''eight hours.'' For one contestant. For a one-hour show (without commercials).

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** Proof if proof were needed that game had a lot padding is that, on the U.S. US version, recordings of a single player's game could take upwards of ''eight hours.'' For one contestant. For a one-hour show (without commercials).
23rd Jun '16 5:36:33 PM WarioBarker
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* DorkAge: While ''Deal or No Deal'' did revive the genre somewhat and built on the boost ''Who Wants to Be a Millionaire'' gave it, it also convinced the major networks to go full throttle with all the elements that propelled the genre into its most severe Dark Age since the Quiz Show scandals of the 1950s, which is still in effect for ''DOND's'' 10th anniversary in 2015 (only the holdovers from [[Series/FamilyFeud the]] [[Series/WheelOfFortune 80's]] [[Series/{{Jeopardy}} and]] [[Series/ThePriceIsRight 90's]] plus the ''Series/LetsMakeADeal'' revival have escaped this, although ''Series/TheChase'' is doing OK).

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* DorkAge: While ''Deal or No Deal'' did revive the American game show genre somewhat and built on the boost ''Who Wants to To Be a Millionaire'' A Millionaire?'' gave it, it also convinced the major networks to go full throttle with all the elements that propelled the genre into its most severe Dark Age since the Quiz Show scandals of the 1950s, which is still in effect for ''DOND's'' 10th anniversary in 2015 (only the holdovers from [[Series/FamilyFeud the]] [[Series/WheelOfFortune 80's]] [[Series/{{Jeopardy}} and]] [[Series/ThePriceIsRight 90's]] plus the ''Series/LetsMakeADeal'' revival have escaped this, although ''Series/TheChase'' is doing OK).



** The 200th episode special completely averted the trope by rapid picking each case (Howie picked each case and then the contestant would pick cases on their own after a certain amount were left) and then knocking all the money amounts chosen at the same time instead of one by one. No phone calls to the Banker were ever made, opting to show the offer right away and giving the contestant 20 seconds to make a decision. The whole purpose behind the change was, of course, a stunt if the show gave away at least $1,000,000 that night, the Banker would dive into a cake made to celebrate the 200th episode; if not, Howie would jump into the cake instead. [[spoiler:The goal wasn't reached.]]
** Proof if proof were needed that game had a lot padding is that, on the U.S. version, recordings of a single player's game could take upwards of 8 hours. ''8 hours''. For one contestant. For a one-hour show (without commercials).
* SurprisinglyImprovedSequel: Removing the family members, whose basic purpose on the Creator/{{NBC}} version was just to shout, "You're a risk taker! No deal!" and give bad advice, made the game run a lot more smoothly.

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** The 200th episode special completely averted the trope by playing "Speed ''Deal or No Deal''": having the players pick the cases they wanted in that round all at once, then having them all opened in rapid picking each case (Howie picked each case succession and then the contestant would pick cases on their own after a certain amount were left) and then knocking all the money amounts chosen found at the same time instead of one by one. No phone calls to by the Banker were ever made, opting to show the offer right away and giving the contestant 20 seconds to make a decision. The whole purpose behind the change this was, rather than an acknowledgement and reversal of course, the show's padding practices, a stunt if the show gave away at least $1,000,000 was won that night, the Banker would dive into a cake made to celebrate the 200th episode; if not, Howie would jump into the cake instead. [[spoiler:The goal wasn't reached.]]
** Proof if proof were needed that game had a lot padding is that, on the U.S. version, recordings of a single player's game could take upwards of 8 hours. ''8 hours''. ''eight hours.'' For one contestant. For a one-hour show (without commercials).
* SurprisinglyImprovedSequel: Removing the family members, whose basic purpose on the Creator/{{NBC}} version was just to shout, "You're a risk taker! No deal!" Deal!" and give bad advice, made the game run a lot more smoothly.



** Choking from the pressure cost two people in the US version the top prize when they caved to the banker's offer. It would have been alright... had both times not been for ''twice'' and then ''thrice'' the normal $1,000,000. In fact, you could tell when a playthrough was screwed if the banker put up a six-figure offer and the words "college fund" were spoken by a family-supporting contestant. Heartwarming that they look out for their family, but almost always a tell that they are not going to stay in the game.

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** Choking from the pressure cost two people in the US version the top prize when they caved to the banker's Banker's offer. It would have would've been alright... had both times not been for ''twice'' and then ''thrice'' the normal $1,000,000. In fact, you could tell when a playthrough was screwed if the banker Banker put up a six-figure offer and the words "college fund" were spoken by a family-supporting contestant. Heartwarming that they look out for their family, but almost always a tell that they are not going to stay in the game.
5th Jun '16 1:10:23 AM jameygamer
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* FranchiseOriginalSin: ''DOND's'' tactics with how it's production went was just the first of a boatload of padded game shows to come.



* HypeBacklash: Deal or No Deal could be the posterboy for this in the United States. It being so aggressively promoted by NBC and aired so frequently, without delivering the potential big wins it boasted, led to its quick downfall; people just got tired of it.

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* HypeBacklash: Deal ''Deal or No Deal Deal'' could be the posterboy for this in the United States. It being so aggressively promoted by NBC and aired so frequently, without delivering the potential big wins it boasted, led to its quick downfall; people just got tired of it.



** Proof if proof were needed that game had a lot padding is that, on the U.S. version, recordings of a single player's game could take upwards of 8 hours. 8 hours. For one contestant. For a one-hour show (without commercials).

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** Proof if proof were needed that game had a lot padding is that, on the U.S. version, recordings of a single player's game could take upwards of 8 hours. 8 hours.''8 hours''. For one contestant. For a one-hour show (without commercials).
17th Feb '16 12:20:06 PM toonyloon
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* DorkAge: While ''Deal or No Deal'' did revive the genre somewhat and built on the boost ''Who Wants to Be a Millionaire'' gave it, it also convinced the major networks to go full throttle with all the elements that propelled the genre into its most severe Dark Age since the Quiz Show scandals of the 1950s, which is still in effect for ''DOND's'' 10th anniversary in 2015 (only the holdovers from the [[Series/WheelOfFortune 80's]] [[Series/{{Jeopardy}} and]] [[Series/ThePriceIsRight 90's]] plus the ''Series/LetsMakeADeal'' revival have escaped this, although ''Series/TheChase'' is doing OK).

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* DorkAge: While ''Deal or No Deal'' did revive the genre somewhat and built on the boost ''Who Wants to Be a Millionaire'' gave it, it also convinced the major networks to go full throttle with all the elements that propelled the genre into its most severe Dark Age since the Quiz Show scandals of the 1950s, which is still in effect for ''DOND's'' 10th anniversary in 2015 (only the holdovers from the [[Series/FamilyFeud the]] [[Series/WheelOfFortune 80's]] [[Series/{{Jeopardy}} and]] [[Series/ThePriceIsRight 90's]] plus the ''Series/LetsMakeADeal'' revival have escaped this, although ''Series/TheChase'' is doing OK).
25th Jan '16 7:52:54 PM KoopaKid17
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* NeverLiveItDown: Game show fans remember ''Deal or No Deal'' best for starting a DorkAge among the game show genre. Any new game show [[note]](except for the holdovers from the 1970s-90s as well as the American version of ''The Chase'' and the revival of ''Let's Make A Deal'')[[/note]] will make use of the typical ViewersAreGoldfish[=/=]ViewersAreMorons, excessive amounts of {{Padding}}, {{Commercial Break Cliffhanger}}s, and other tropes that the online community really doesn't like.
7th Jan '16 5:16:23 PM Gimere
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* DeaderThanDisco: This show's format, it's WolverinePublicity, and everything else including padding and being directly responsible for the game show genre's worst DorkAge in recent years left it this by the time TheNewTens began, and most certainly this ten years after the program first began airing.

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* DeaderThanDisco: This show's format, it's its WolverinePublicity, and everything else including padding and being directly responsible for the game show genre's worst DorkAge in recent years left it this by the time TheNewTens began, and most certainly this ten years after the program first began airing.
28th Nov '15 6:31:19 PM Mikeyfan93
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* DeaderThanDisco: This show's format, it's WolverinePublicity, and everything else including padding and being directly responsible for the game show genre's worst DorkAge in recent years left it this by the time The New 10's began, and most certainly this ten years after the program first began airing.

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* DeaderThanDisco: This show's format, it's WolverinePublicity, and everything else including padding and being directly responsible for the game show genre's worst DorkAge in recent years left it this by the time The New 10's TheNewTens began, and most certainly this ten years after the program first began airing.
27th Nov '15 3:27:09 PM jameygamer
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* DorkAge: While ''Deal or No Deal'' did revive the genre somewhat and built on the boost ''Who Wants to Be a Millionaire'' gave it, it also convinced the major networks to go full throttle with all the elements that propelled the genre into its most severe Dark Age since the Quiz Show scandals of the 1950s, which is still in effect for ''DOND's'' 10th anniversary in 2015.

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* DorkAge: While ''Deal or No Deal'' did revive the genre somewhat and built on the boost ''Who Wants to Be a Millionaire'' gave it, it also convinced the major networks to go full throttle with all the elements that propelled the genre into its most severe Dark Age since the Quiz Show scandals of the 1950s, which is still in effect for ''DOND's'' 10th anniversary in 2015.2015 (only the holdovers from the [[Series/WheelOfFortune 80's]] [[Series/{{Jeopardy}} and]] [[Series/ThePriceIsRight 90's]] plus the ''Series/LetsMakeADeal'' revival have escaped this, although ''Series/TheChase'' is doing OK).
27th Nov '15 3:24:14 PM jameygamer
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* DeaderThanDisco: This show's format, it's WolverinePublicity, and everything else including padding and being directly responsible for the game show genre's worst DorkAge in recent years left it this by the time The New 10's began, and most certainly this ten years after the program first began airing.
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