Game Show created in 1987 by Bert Convy and Burt Reynolds. In it, two teams, each comprising two celebrities and a contestant, competed in what basically amounted to televised Pictionary (never mind that there have been two different game show versions of Pictionary proper). It consisted of three rounds wherein a team member attempted to convey a given answer (usually a person, place or thing) by drawing it. At the 30-second mark a doorbell sound effect was heard, and the team member doing the drawing could opt to pass the marker to the next person in line. A correct guess earned $200 (or $100 if the marker was passed) for the team in play; if they failed to guess, the opposing team could take a guess for $100.Both contestants competed in a Bonus Round called the "Speed Round". Here, both contestants attempt to draw as many one-word answers as possible within 90 seconds, earning $100 for every correct guess from their teammates but allowing only two passed answers. Whoever had more money at the end of this round won the game and a $1,000 bonus ($500 apiece for a tie). Towards the end of the daytime version, a new endgame was used, decreasing the speed round to 60 seconds and $50 a word: the winner had 90 seconds to draw as many one-word answers as possible. The first word was worth $50, then doubling with each successive answer; there was no limit to the winnings. The syndicated version's last season adapted this format (along with a 10-day returning champion format), but limited it to seven words, with the seventh bumping the money from $1,600 to $5,000.The show aired in two different formats, both of which debuted on the same day in 1987 — a daytime version on NBC hosted by Vicki Lawrence, and a nighttime syndicated version hosted by Bert Convy. The daytime version was canned in 1989, and Robb Weller took over on the syndicated version for the 1989-90 season (Convy left to host 3rd Degree!, which he and Reynolds also produced).The Disney Channel produced its own version, called Teen Win, Lose, or Draw and hosted by Marc Price. This version began in April 1989 and outlasted the syndicated run, airing until 1992. Disney Channel revived the series as Disney's Win, Lose or Draw in early 2014 with Justin Willman as host.
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