Subjective Tropes for the GameShow ''Series/{{Whammy}}!''
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* FunnyMoments: Let's start off by saying that in ''Whammy!'''s second season, as Todd Newton stands on the edge of the contestant island and explains the rules, the island rotates for the players to face the bonus board. Graham Elwood, of ''Series/{{Cram}}'' fame, apparently didn't know this. When time came for him to host the AprilFoolsDay episode in 2003, as Elwood explained the rules, the island began to rotate, causing Elwood to cry out in shock and grab the podium for support.
* InternetBackdraft: Which Whammy is better? The LimitedAnimation Whammy from ''Press Your Luck'' or the 3-D Whammy from here? If you said the latter, be prepared for the fandom to tell you ''exactly'' why you're wrong.
* [[JustHereForGodzilla Just Here For The Whammies]]: The reason some people watch, just like the original series.
* MemeticMutation: The show's title spawned a RunningGag of coming up with new "X! The All-New Y" titles, such as ''Bankrupt! The All-New Series/WheelOfFortune''.
* MomentOfAwesome:
** James Larson, who appeared on the "Larson reunion" special and wiped the floor with the same opponents his brother Michael famously beat nearly 20 years earlier, walking away with a grand piano, one of the more expensive prizes on this show.
** The '''one''' contestant who managed to win the car prior to the Tournament of Champions, although by that point the Big Board had several more Top Keys and Bottom Keys, and said contestant won it through the Big Bank after the Whammy took the key halves from the other players.
* TheyChangedItNowItSucks: Most hatred stems from the round board, the presence of Double Whammies (which merely dumped objects onto the contestant in addition to adding a Whammy), and the overemphasis on prizes (over 100 of which were worth less than $300). There was also the fact that two pilots were made, one with Peter Tomarken and the other with Newton, and that the latter was picked over the former.
* WhatAnIdiot:
** One contestant early in the run thought that losing her third Whammy on her very last spin was better than having a score of $2,000. Had she taken the money, she would have won.
** "What type of vehicles are used in the legendary TourDeFrance?" A contestant rings in and says "[=SUVs=]."
** In general, any player who opts to continue spinning in Round 1 after both of his/her opponents have Whammied out of the round or, in Season 2, has won the Big Bank. While it may be justified if the player wishes to win the car, they are guaranteed the advantage of going last in the 2nd Big Board round if they opt to "freeze" in this scenario, and spinning on means the player risks hitting a Whammy and losing this advantage, since if all 3 players hit a Whammy in Round 1, they all start Round 2 with no money, meaning whoever picks up the most spins in the Question Round will then earn the advantage.
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