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GameShow hosted by comedian Frank Nicotero which ran in syndication from 2000-05. In this show, contestants try to predict whether ordinary people on the street get certain trivia questions right or wrong. The game consisted of four prediction rounds.

'''Round 1: Who Knew It?'''

A single question was asked to all three of the "Street Savants", one (sometimes two) of whom got the question right. Correctly predicting which one got it right awarded $100.

'''Round 2: Who Blew It?'''

Similar to the first, except this time the question was only asked to two of the "savants" at a time (one of whom answered correctly) and the contestants have to pick who got it ''wrong''. A correct prediction awarded $200, and this round introduced the "Dunce Cap" (see below).

'''Round 3: Pick Your Pony/Brain'''

Both players (starting with the one in the lead, or in the case of a tie, determined by a coin toss backstage) pick a different Savant and have to predict whether they got each of three questions right or wrong. A correct prediction awarded $300, and the Dunce Cap can be used regardless of whether it was used in Round 2.

'''Final Round: The Wager Of Death'''

Both players secretly choose a Savant, predict whether s/he would be right or wrong, and then make a wager of any amount up to their current total. Unlike ''Pick Your Pony/Brain'', both contestants can pick the same savant in this round. As you'd expect, a correct prediction adds the wager to their score while a wrong prediction deducts it. After this round, the player with more money keeps it (even if it's $1) while the losing player gets nothing.
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!!GameShowTropes in use:
* {{Lifelines}}: In Rounds 2-3, a contestant may buzz in and place a dunce cap on their opponent's head and force them to answer the question; hopefully, the player who was "dunced" (as it was sometimes called in-show) got it wrong, thus giving the player who buzzed in bonus cash. However...
** {{Whammy}}: This backfired if the opposing player gave the right answer, thus earning the bonus themselves. They got to add insult to injury by placing the Dunce Cap on the Duncer's head instead.
* Personnel:
** GameShowHost: Frank Nicotero.
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!!This show provides examples of:
* ADayInTheLimelight: Frank's interviewees would occasionally be invited as contestants.
* DieHardOnAnX: It's basically "[[Series/TheTonightShow Jaywalking]]" as a GameShow.
* DownerEnding: If both players end the game with $0, they both get nothing.
* DunceCap: See above.
* [[FirstInstallmentWeirdness First Season Weirdness]]: In the first season of ''Street Smarts'', contestants sat in chairs in the studio and gave answers to questions using a mechanical trilion (For Who Knew It?/Who Blew It?), a paddle with "Right/Wrong" on either side (for Pick Your Pony!), and wrote down their predictions and wager for The Wager Of Death. Starting in the second season, the contestants stood behind podiums and locked in answers by pushing buttons.
* FlawlessVictory: The highest possible score is $4,600, which aside from the obvious (making every prediction correct in every round and going AllOrNothing on the Wager of Death) required winning both Dunce Cap questions.
* GoldenSnitch: Much like ''Series/{{Jeopardy}}'', the player in second place could win if the leader wagered enough on a bad prediction. Of course, this usually would only happen if the leader had no more than twice the second player's total.
* GrandFinale: The final season had the winner be given the option of keeping the winnings or forfeiting them to return for $100,000 Tournament The last episode was the last two players competing for that grand prize.
* SuddenDeath: If there was a tie on anything other than $0, the players played a single question under modified "Dunce Cap" rules: when a player buzzed in, they could play (but must answer based only on what they heard to that point) or pass to the other player (but let them hear the entire question before answering). Get it right and you win, get it wrong and you're out.
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