Series: Game Show Moments Gone Bananas

Five hourlong specials aired by VH-1 from May 21 to June 18, 2005, consisting of Game Show footage from the FremantleMedia archives. During each show was a "Top 5" countdown, presented by such notables as Chuck Woolery and Ed McMahon.

Shows represented:

Released on DVD in September 2008 by BCI, then reissued in 2010 by Mill Creek Entertainment.

Game Show Tropes in use:


This show provides examples of:

  • Loads and Loads of Game Shows: A staggering 34 Fremantle-owned games are seen across the five episodes, some of which are their only face time in years...or at all (and especially when the specials reran on GSN).
  • Pilot: I'm With Stupid (hosted by Graham Norton), the ABC Match Game (hosted by Bert Convy), Puzzlers (hosted by Pat Sajak), and Showoffs (hosted by Larry Blyden).
  • Wardrobe Malfunction: Subject of a Top 5 countdown, which culminated in Rip Taylor showing his baldness on Super Password.