Funny: Card Sharks
Card Sharks, the game of survey questions and Acey-Deucey, certainly had some hilarous moments.
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Jim Perry (1978-81)
- 1978: "Do you think you could do a better job hosting Card Sharks than Jim Perry?"
- January 2, 1979: G2-T2 (the question holder) had a little too much fun for New Year's...
- January 2, 1980: G2-T2 shows up with a post-New Year's hangover yet again.
Perry: I told you at that New Year's party, I TOLD YOU...battery fluid and STP doesn't mix, but no...
- September 1980: Gene Rayburn attempts to hit on one of the models during the Game Show Hosts Tournament.
- November 1980: Bill Daly, while playing a Celebrity Edition, got a Queen as his first card. He opted to change it, getting an 8 in its place and a snark from Perry: "Hey, Minnesota Fats, you now have the worst card in the deck!" He ended up running the board and stunning opponent (and fellow The Bob Newhart Show cast member) Marcia Wallace.
Wallace: What sort of craziness is this?! He changed a Queen and HE WON?!
- December 1980: During a children's week, a player starts the Money Cards with $8,040.
- February 1981: Jim makes fun of Richard Dawson, complete with massively-outdated Family Feud picture (showing the original 1976-77 buzzers).
Bob Eubanks (1986-89)
- Early 1986: This contestant's answer to a toss up question.
- October 30, 1986: Just before a contestant plug, Lacey Pemberton thought Eubanks was Rafferty, calling him "Bill" before realizing her error.
- March 31, 1989: A couple from the Grand Finale...
- A female contestant (Pam) said that she had a boyfriend whom she called Peck. When Eubanks commented on the unusual name, she said that it was short for "Peckerhead".
- The worthless final contestant plug.
Bill Rafferty (1986-87, Nighttime)
- 1986-87: During a Young People's Week, a male contestant uncovered a prize card for Victorian dolls, which he went on to win.
Rafferty: What every boy wants. Every boy knows his room is incomplete without Victorian dolls. I can remember when I was a youth, I used to come home from baseball practice, and go "I can't wait to put the petticoats on."
Pat Bullard (2001)
- (Nothing as of yet, but here just in case...and any examples would likely be unintentional. And no, Bullard saying "You can change the base cards in the Money Cards 'cause I'm a nice guy." doesn't count, because it's not funny.)