History YMMV / LetsMakeADeal

19th Feb '16 10:47:02 AM themisterfree
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** The less said about Billy Bush, the better. Or Ricki Lake.

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** The less said about Billy Bush, the better. Or Ricki Lake. Or Mark [=DeCarlo=] (though he at least had prior experience- he was a lot winner on ''Series/SaleOfTheCentury'' in 1985 and hosted a dating series called ''Studs'' in the early 90s).
19th Feb '16 10:44:51 AM themisterfree
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* GrowingTheBeard: The show was initially a very serious affair until people started showing up carrying signs, and later [[http://www.ew.com/ew/gallery/0,,20355856_20399631_17,00.html wearing silly hats]], on a whim. Soon, ''everyone'' started showing up in crazy costumes and acting more excited.

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* GrowingTheBeard: The show was initially a very serious affair until people started showing up carrying signs, and later [[http://www.ew.com/ew/gallery/0,,20355856_20399631_17,00.html wearing silly hats]], hats, on a whim. Soon, ''everyone'' started showing up in crazy costumes and acting more excited.
19th Feb '16 10:44:31 AM themisterfree
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* AwesomeMusic: The 1984-86 run had a [[https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=76la3NiAhIE pretty cool theme]]- lots of jazz, and a fun, bouncy feel- perfectly in tune with the show.
15th Jan '16 12:06:33 AM Gimere
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* ReplacementScrappy: Many die-hard fans hated Bob Hilton as host so much so that Monty, who was then retired, came back for what was ''intended'' to be a temporary period. Monty's plan was to do on-air auditions, then pick one of the candidates to take over the show permanently. Didn't work - NBC opted to just can the show in January '91 and bring ''Series/WheelOfFortune'' back to the lineup.

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* ReplacementScrappy: ReplacementScrappy:
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Many die-hard fans hated Bob Hilton as host so much so that Monty, who was then retired, came back for what was ''intended'' to be a temporary period. Monty's plan was to do on-air auditions, then pick one of the candidates to take over the show permanently. Didn't work - NBC opted to just can the show in January '91 and bring ''Series/WheelOfFortune'' back to the lineup.
29th Dec '15 11:28:58 AM Gimere
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23rd Nov '15 7:14:39 PM WarioBarker
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* HarsherInHindsight: Most of Monty's behavior during the 1963 {{Pilot}}, especially his sales pitch.
* MemeticMutation: The "Door #1, Door #2 or Door #3?" has been used in countless GameShow parodies. This has even carried over to legitimate game shows as well, as the doors on ''Series/ThePriceIsRight'' were referred to as such in the prize descriptions for Super Ball.
* NewerThanTheyThink: The 1972-present revival of ''Series/ThePriceIsRight'' has borrowed many elements from ''Let's Make a Deal'', including contestants being pulled up and interacting directly with the host, and the "pricing games" on the former being along the same lines as the "deals" on the latter.
* ReplacementScrappy: Many die-hard fans hated Bob Hilton as host so much so that Monty, who was then retired, was brought back as a last-ditch effort to increase ratings on that version. Didn't work.

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* HarsherInHindsight: Most of Monty's behavior during the 1963 {{Pilot}}, especially his sales pitch.
pitch before the show.
* MemeticMutation: The "Door #1, Door #2 #2, or Door #3?" has been used in countless GameShow parodies. This has even carried over to legitimate game shows as well, as the doors on ''Series/ThePriceIsRight'' were referred to as such in the prize descriptions for Super Ball.
* NewerThanTheyThink: The 1972-present 1972 revival of ''Series/ThePriceIsRight'' has ''Price'' borrowed many elements from ''Let's Make a Deal'', ''Deal'', including contestants being pulled up and interacting directly with the host, and the "pricing games" on the former being along the same lines as the "deals" on the latter.
latter.

* ReplacementScrappy: Many die-hard fans hated Bob Hilton as host so much so that Monty, who was then retired, was brought came back as a last-ditch effort for what was ''intended'' to increase ratings on that version. be a temporary period. Monty's plan was to do on-air auditions, then pick one of the candidates to take over the show permanently. Didn't work.work - NBC opted to just can the show in January '91 and bring ''Series/WheelOfFortune'' back to the lineup.



** The Super Deal, a Bonus-BonusRound used for the 1975-76 season where the contestant could risk the Big Deal for a 1-in-3 chance of winning the Big Deal ''and'' $20,000 cash. Although a few people ''did'' win the big money, the Super Deal was removed by the final season (1976-77).

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** The Super Deal, a Bonus-BonusRound used for the 1975-76 season where the contestant could risk the Big Deal for a 1-in-3 chance of winning the Big Deal ''and'' $20,000 cash. Although a few people ''did'' win the big money, Monty wasn't really a fan, since it made the Super Big Deal was removed by the final season (1976-77).somewhat less important.



** The current version has never used games where pricing products was a key factor, which was a staple of every previous version. Although it's most likely because ''Deal'' shares the schedule with ''The Price Is Right'', the pricing games have been replaced by such out-of-place things as spelling, latitude/longitude, and ''trivia''; you know, there's a ''reason'' why the "guess the car part" deal from the '63 pilot didn't stick around...
*** Despite this, grocery products ''do'' show up, and that's where it gets worse. If they show up, expect Wayne to ask the player something like "Which of these was introduced to the mass market first?" No, seriously.
* TheyJustDidntCare: The ''Gameshow Marathon'' episode in 2006 cut out Kathy Najimy's deal before airing.

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** The current version has never used games where pricing products was a key factor, which was a staple of every previous version. Although it's most likely because ''Deal'' shares the schedule with ''The Price Is Right'', According to [[WordOfGod showrunner Mike Richards]], they don't want to look like they're stealing from ''Price''...a show which is ''also'' run by Richards. In any case, the pricing games have been replaced by such out-of-place things as spelling, latitude/longitude, and ''trivia''; you know, there's a ''reason'' why the "guess the car part" deal from the '63 1963 pilot didn't stick around...
*** Despite this, Still, grocery products ''do'' show up, and that's where it gets worse. If they show up, worse - expect Wayne to ask the player something like "Which of these was introduced to the mass market first?" No, seriously.
seriously, this actually happened at least once.

* TheyJustDidntCare: The ''Gameshow Marathon'' episode in 2006 cut out Kathy Najimy's deal before airing.airing, mainly because she only won $200 and never factored into Big Deal player selection.



* WhatAnIdiot: Any player that tries to throw the balls slowly and carefully in "Car Pong", not realizing that they're under a strict time limit to win something.

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* WhatAnIdiot: Any player that who tries to throw the balls slowly and carefully in "Car Pong", not realizing that they're under a strict time limit to win something.limit.
1st Aug '15 10:25:20 AM Gimere
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** The current version has never used games where pricing products was a key factor, which was a staple of every previous version. Although it's most likely because ''Deal'' shares the schedule with ''ThePriceIsRight'', the pricing games have been replaced by such out-of-place things as spelling, latitude/longitude, and ''trivia''; you know, there's a ''reason'' why the "guess the car part" deal from the '63 pilot didn't stick around...

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** The current version has never used games where pricing products was a key factor, which was a staple of every previous version. Although it's most likely because ''Deal'' shares the schedule with ''ThePriceIsRight'', ''The Price Is Right'', the pricing games have been replaced by such out-of-place things as spelling, latitude/longitude, and ''trivia''; you know, there's a ''reason'' why the "guess the car part" deal from the '63 pilot didn't stick around...
3rd Jun '15 2:54:09 PM Green_lantern40
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* NewerThanTheyThink: The 1972-present revival of ''Series/ThePriceIsRight'' has borrowed many elements from ''Let's Make a Deal'', most notably picking contestants directly out of the audience and the audience shouting suggestions to the contestant during a game.

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* NewerThanTheyThink: The 1972-present revival of ''Series/ThePriceIsRight'' has borrowed many elements from ''Let's Make a Deal'', most notably picking including contestants being pulled up and interacting directly out of with the audience host, and the audience shouting suggestions to "pricing games" on the contestant during a game.former being along the same lines as the "deals" on the latter.
15th Jun '14 8:33:05 PM IncoG5nito
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* MemeticMutation: The "Door #1, Door #2 or Door #3?" has been used in countless GameShow parodies, and even on ''Series/ThePriceIsRight'' in the prize descriptions for Super Ball.

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* MemeticMutation: The "Door #1, Door #2 or Door #3?" has been used in countless GameShow parodies, and parodies. This has even carried over to legitimate game shows as well, as the doors on ''Series/ThePriceIsRight'' were referred to as such in the prize descriptions for Super Ball.
15th Jun '14 8:31:34 PM IncoG5nito
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* MemeticMutation: The "Door #1, Door #2 or Door #3?" has been used in countless GameShow parodies.

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* MemeticMutation: The "Door #1, Door #2 or Door #3?" has been used in countless GameShow parodies.parodies, and even on ''Series/ThePriceIsRight'' in the prize descriptions for Super Ball.
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