Long-running GameShow franchise created by Stone Stanley Entertainment where two teams of two players competed for prizes by completing various stunt/trivia games. Round 1 stunts were worth 100 points, and Round 2 was worth 200; winning a stunt also allowed the team to pick a prize from one of the mall's stores.

The maingame ended with the Shopper's Challenge Round, a 90-second rapid-fire Q&A with correct answers worth 50 points. After time expired, the team in the lead played the bonus round.

The show is notable for having been UnCanceled ''twice'', with each uncancellation also involving a ChannelHop it aired on Creator/{{Lifetime}} from 1991-94, [[Creator/{{ABCFamily}} The Family Channel]] from 1996-98 (officially titled ''The New Shop 'Til You Drop''), and [[Creator/{{ION}} PAX]] beginning in 2000. Pat Finn hosted until 2002, when the show went into repeats for a year; it returned in 2003 with JD Roberto as host, running until 2005. Creator/{{GSN}} has aired nearly all of Finn's PAX era, beginning in December 2013.

Compare and contrast ''Series/SupermarketSweep'', which it was paired with during the Lifetime and PAX eras.
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!!GameShowTropes in use:
* BonusRound: Shop 'Til They Drop; the team was given a set of six [[MysteryBox "gifts"]] that one person opened; they could either keep the prize, or "take it back" to any store in the mall (all of which had gift boxes in front). In either case, the runner had to take the gift to a table on the other end of the stage and hit a bell sitting atop a podium before the opener could continue. After that, the gifts would be revealed; everything on the table was theirs, no matter what. If the team managed to get at least $2,500 in prizes ($1,000 during Seasons 1-2), they won a "dream vacation".
* BonusSpace: One store in each episode was the "Shopper's Special", which awarded a mini-trip.
* CelebrityEdition: An hour-long Christmas special was done in December 1993 with four teams (including one team of three) playing for charity and a far larger budget than the norm. Cash was used instead of points (Shopper's Challenge awarded $500 per correct answer), and the bonus round target was increased to $5,000 with victory awarding a further $10,000.
* MysteryBox: All the gifts in the BonusRound, both at the table and at the stores.
* Personnel:
** TheAnnouncer: [[Series/RussianRoulette Mark L.]] [[Series/AntiquesRoadshow Walberg]] (1991-94), Jason Grant Smith (1996-97), Creator/DeeBradleyBaker (1997-2002), and Don Preiss (2003-05).
** GameShowHost: Scott Herriott hosted the pilot, but was replaced by Pat Finn for the series. Finn was replaced by JD Roberto for the final two seasons.
* SpeedRound: Shopper's Challenge.
* {{Zonk}}: Gag prizes worth between 49 cents and $50 were among the gifts in the bonus round during Seasons 1-2. They were removed when the goal was increased to $2,500.
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!!This show provides examples of:
* BitingTheHandHumor: During a 2003 episode (Season 9), one category was "Shameless Plugs", to which JD chuckled a bit. When it came time to play said category, JD noted that it was sponsored by (reaches into his podium and pulls out...) [[SubvertedTrope nothing]], after which he silently mouthed a praise to the heavens. ''Even the host of the plugathon that was the show's final two seasons hated the endless plugs.''
* ChristmasEpisode: The aforementioned 1993 special.
* CreatorCameo: Kind of- one of the the stores in the Lifetime days was "S&S Clothiers"- presumably meaning ''Stone'' and ''Stanley''; many of the other stores were named after crew members.
* HostileShowTakeover: Dee [[https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=LJRk04ZAaSk once attempted]] this near the end of Season 8 by (apparently) knocking out Pat and tying him up; it was a joke, of course.
* MinigameGame: The show in a nutshell.
* ObviousBeta: [[https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ziAqUdK0tGI The pilot]] suffered this severely- different logo, different host, a far more abstract mall set, a hostess- though some of the elements from this pilot besides the gameplay, including the shop names and Mark Wahlberg, were kept while everything else was changed and refined. Hell, one of the stores was a ''pizzeria''.
* PropRecycling: The aforementioned pilot appeared to have recycled its' contestant podium from ''Series/FunHouse''- another Stone-Stanley production.
* RecycledInSpace: ''Series/LegendsOfTheHiddenTemple'', another S&S show, albeit with Creator/{{Nickelodeon}}, reused the "find and carry items through a mock-up of a location" concept and ''seriously'' amped it up.
* RecycledSoundtrack: The bonus round music and original theme song were recycled from ''[[Series/FunHouse College Mad House]]'', a Stone-Stanley property that had aired in the 1989-90 season.
** One episode late in the Lifetime era (when they taped at Universal Studios Hollywood) reused the theme from ''Quicksilver'' (one of two game shows produced by Stone-Stanley for the Creator/USANetwork in 1994; the other, ''Free 4 All'', was hosted by Mark L. Wahlberg) as a stunt cue.
* TemptingFate: Until the 2003 overhaul, Shop 'Til They Drop used both floors of the two-story mall. As such, contestants typically had to run down a flight of stairs holding a very large, vision-obstructing box.
* VisualPun: The final two seasons ''loved'' to do this with the category titles. For instance, the aforementioned "Shameless Plugs" had a picture of a wall outlet.
* XMeetsY: ''Series/ThePriceIsRight'' meets ''Series/BeatTheClock'', to an extent.
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