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*** ''Beat the Geeks'' - inverted, when the Geeks ''beat a contestant'' in the BonusRound

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*** ''Beat the Geeks'' ''Series/BeatTheGeeks'' - inverted, when the Geeks ''beat a contestant'' in the BonusRound


Possibly a SubTrope of MostWonderfulSound. Contrast with LosingHorns, which you often hear if you ''don't'' win big.

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Possibly a SubTrope of MostWonderfulSound.SugarWiki/MostWonderfulSound. Contrast with LosingHorns, which you often hear if you ''don't'' win big.

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* Inverted in ''Series/CashCab'', where a bunch of loud noises and the cab's ceiling lighting up disco-style marks the ''beginning'' of a round. One passenger interpreted the commotion as this, asking if she just won something.

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** The original ''Price Is Right'' with Bill Cullen had a loud clanging bell that sounded, indicating that the winner of a bidding game prize had also either won a bonus prize or participated in a separate contest to win bonus prizes.


* Bonus wins on ''Series/RemoteControl'' were heralded with alternating burglar alarm sirens. Inverted if the player ''lost'' the BonusRound, as one of the sirens was used as the buzzer when time expired.

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* Bonus wins on ''Series/RemoteControl'' were heralded with alternating burglar alarm sirens. Inverted if the player ''lost'' the BonusRound, as one of the sirens was used as the buzzer when time expired. Also inverted whenever a player went Off The Air; you'd hear odd air-raid style sirens.


* ''Series/TheOneMillionChanceOfALifetime'': In its first season, million dollar wins were accompanied by sirens, klaxons, and horns honking, not to mention the on-set hysterics. And fireworks shot out of the set.

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* ''Series/TheOneMillionChanceOfALifetime'': In its first season, million dollar wins were accompanied by sirens, klaxons, and horns honking, not to mention the on-set hysterics. And fireworks shot out of the set. The pilot had a ''marching band''.



*** ''Series/SupermarketSweep'', for Bonus Sweep wins

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*** ''Series/SupermarketSweep'', for Bonus Bonus/Super Sweep winswins and for the Manager's Special being revealed during the Big Sweep


* ''Series/WhereInTheWorldIsCarmenSandiego]] - When a gumshoe completes the map round in 45 seconds (or 60 seconds if they are using the Asian map), The big police sirens will sound. And the then the newspaper headline will appear with the caption ''(Gumshoe's name) Captures Carmen!'' During the 4th season (1992) and beyond that. The newspaper headline illustration would have Carmen behind bars.

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* ''Series/WhereInTheWorldIsCarmenSandiego]] ''Series/WhereInTheWorldIsCarmenSandiego'' - When a gumshoe completes the map round in 45 seconds (or 60 seconds if they are using the Asian map), The big police sirens will sound. And the then the newspaper headline will appear with the caption ''(Gumshoe's name) Captures Carmen!'' During the 4th season (1992) and beyond that. The newspaper headline illustration would have Carmen behind bars.

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* ''Series/WhereInTheWorldIsCarmenSandiego]] - When a gumshoe completes the map round in 45 seconds (or 60 seconds if they are using the Asian map), The big police sirens will sound. And the then the newspaper headline will appear with the caption ''(Gumshoe's name) Captures Carmen!'' During the 4th season (1992) and beyond that. The newspaper headline illustration would have Carmen behind bars.


* The CBS daytime version of ''Series/ThePriceIsRight'', not surprisingly, has one of the most recognizable examples: the "clang clang clang / whoop, Whoop, WHOOOOOOP" that is played whenever a contestant wins a large cash prize or both Showcases (or ''the'' Showcase, in the Davidson version). Recycled in a sped-up form for car wins on the 1980s versions of ''Series/CardSharks''.

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* The CBS Creator/{{CBS}} daytime version of ''Series/ThePriceIsRight'', not surprisingly, has one of the most recognizable examples: the "clang clang clang / whoop, Whoop, WHOOOOOOP" that is played whenever a contestant wins a large cash prize or both Showcases (or ''the'' Showcase, in the Davidson version). Recycled in a sped-up form for car wins on the 1980s versions of ''Series/CardSharks''.



** A series of very shrill sirens accompanied by an alarm bell, referred to sometimes as the "NBC sirens" given their origin. Heard on the following:

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** A series of very shrill sirens accompanied by an alarm bell, referred to sometimes as the "NBC "Creator/{{NBC}} sirens" given their origin. Heard on the following:

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*** ''Series/DoubleDare1986'', specifically a few failed "adult" and celebrity pilots hosted by Bruce Jenner, for when someone passed the obstacle course


A series of sirens, bells and/or whistles heard on some {{game show}}s whenever a contestant has won big (at the BonusRound, generally). These are sometimes accompanied by a ConfettiDrop, although they have mysteriously been averted by the current big-money shows such as ''WhoWantsToBeAMillionaire'' and [[WhoWantsToBeWhoWantsToBeAMillionaire its clones]].

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A series of sirens, bells and/or whistles heard on some {{game show}}s whenever a contestant has won big (at the BonusRound, generally). These are sometimes accompanied by a ConfettiDrop, although they have mysteriously been averted by the current big-money shows such as ''WhoWantsToBeAMillionaire'' ''Series/WhoWantsToBeAMillionaire'' and [[WhoWantsToBeWhoWantsToBeAMillionaire its clones]].



* The CBS daytime version of ''Series/ThePriceIsRight'', not surprisingly, has one of the most recognizable examples: the "clang clang clang / whoop, Whoop, WHOOOOOOP" that is played whenever a contestant wins a large cash prize or both Showcases (or ''the'' Showcase, in the Davidson version). Recycled in a sped-up form for car wins on the 1980s versions of ''CardSharks''.
** ''TheBigSpin'', which was originally a Creator/MarkGoodson production (later headed by his son), also re-used this specimen for big wins.

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* The CBS daytime version of ''Series/ThePriceIsRight'', not surprisingly, has one of the most recognizable examples: the "clang clang clang / whoop, Whoop, WHOOOOOOP" that is played whenever a contestant wins a large cash prize or both Showcases (or ''the'' Showcase, in the Davidson version). Recycled in a sped-up form for car wins on the 1980s versions of ''CardSharks''.
''Series/CardSharks''.
** ''TheBigSpin'', ''Series/TheBigSpin'', which was originally a Creator/MarkGoodson production (later headed by his son), also re-used this specimen for big wins.



* ''[[TreasureHuntUS The New Treasure Hunt]]'': Shrill sirens were played if the grand prize check was won on both Edwards versions. Also inverted, as the same sirens were toned down and used as LosingHorns if the contestant passed up the check.

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* ''[[TreasureHuntUS ''[[Series/TreasureHuntUS The New Treasure Hunt]]'': Shrill sirens were played if the grand prize check was won on both Edwards versions. Also inverted, as the same sirens were toned down and used as LosingHorns if the contestant passed up the check.



*** ''[[Series/DreamHouse Dream House]]'' - for a house win, naturally.

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*** ''[[Series/DreamHouse Dream House]]'' ''Series/DreamHouse'' - for a house win, naturally.



*** ''{{Cram}}'' - when the BonusRound is won

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*** ''{{Cram}}'' ''Series/{{Cram}}'' - when the BonusRound is won



*** ''SupermarketSweep'', for Bonus Sweep wins

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*** ''SupermarketSweep'', ''Series/SupermarketSweep'', for Bonus Sweep wins


* The game show version of The Perils of Penelope Pitstop uses the exact same sirens from ''Series/ThePriceIsRight'' when a team successfully rescues Penelope & puts H.C. in jail.
** The original 1996 version did not use any sirens at all.


*** ''FunHouse'', whenever a team found the Power Prize in the Fun House
*** ''[[FunHouse College Mad House]]'', whenever a team found all 13 tags in the [[strike:Fun]] Mad House

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*** ''FunHouse'', ''Series/FunHouse'', whenever a team found the Power Prize in the Fun House
*** ''[[FunHouse ''[[Series/FunHouse College Mad House]]'', whenever a team found all 13 tags in the [[strike:Fun]] Mad House

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* The game show version of The Perils of Penelope Pitstop uses the exact same sirens from ''Series/ThePriceIsRight'' when a team successfully rescues Penelope & puts H.C. in jail.
** The original 1996 version did not use any sirens at all.


*** ''SingledOut'' - when a match is made

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*** ''SingledOut'' ''Series/SingledOut'' - when a match is made

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