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Somewhere between hosting Creator/{{Nickelodeon}}'s ''[[Series/DoubleDare1986 Double Dare]]'' and Creator/FoodNetwork's ''[=Unwrapped=]'', Marc Summers found time to host this 1989 syndicated GameShow from Creator/SabanEntertainment celebrating all things television.

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Somewhere between hosting While heavily involved with Creator/{{Nickelodeon}}'s ''[[Series/DoubleDare1986 Double Dare]]'' and Creator/FoodNetwork's ''[=Unwrapped=]'', Dare]]'', Marc Summers found time to host this 1989 syndicated GameShow from Creator/SabanEntertainment celebrating all things television.





!!GameShowTropes in use:

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!!GameShowTropes !!This show provides examples of:

* TheAnnouncer: Joe Alaskey, later Jim [=McKrell=] (a genre veteran, having hosted ''Series/CelebritySweepstakes''
in use:the 70s as well as a bevy of unsold pilots).



* ConsolationPrize: Called the "Cancellation Prize".

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* ConsolationPrize: Called {{Cap}}: The scoring system on this show present a theoretical perfect score of 1,800. However, with the "Cancellation Prize".final question of the Couch Up round relying on a RandomNumberGenerator, the highest possible FlawlessVictory for a team in the front game is 1,600-0.



* ColorCodedForYourConvenience: The teams use blue and pink couches.
* ConsolationPrize: Called the "Cancellation Prize".
* FlawlessVictory: Done once in the Channel Roulette. Axel from Series/TheBradyBunch team selects a $1,000 photo first, then correctly identifies the photo--a still from the relatively obscure ''[[https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Apple%27s_Way Apple's Way]]''[[note]]created by Earl Hamner, Jr., responsible for the far more successful ''Series/TheWaltons''[[/note]]--within the first second of the round! [[https://youtu.be/L0O4wbhxkgU?t=17m20s See it here.]]
* GameShowHost: Marc Summers.



* Personnel:
** TheAnnouncer: Joe Alaskey, later Jim [=McKrell=] (a genre veteran, having hosted ''Series/CelebritySweepstakes'' in the 70s as well as a bevy of unsold pilots).
** GameShowHost: Marc Summers.
** StudioAudience: Marc would often have the audience try to answer a question both teams missed.

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* Personnel:
** TheAnnouncer: Joe Alaskey, later Jim [=McKrell=] (a genre veteran, having hosted ''Series/CelebritySweepstakes''
LuckBasedMission: The Couch Up round--especially for the trailing team on the last question. Hit a 200 when you're down by 225? It's game over, man.
* OnceAnEpisode: A former (or then-current) TV celebrity shows up to ask questions, then shares what they're currently doing.
* RandomNumberGenerator: Determines the question values
in the 70s as well as a bevy of unsold pilots).
** GameShowHost: Marc Summers.
**
Couch Up round.
*
StudioAudience: Marc would often have the audience try to answer a question both teams missed.



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!!This show provides examples of:
* {{Cap}}: The scoring system on this show present a theoretical perfect score of 1,800. However, with the final question of the Couch Up round relying on a RandomNumberGenerator, the highest possible FlawlessVictory for a team in the front game is 1,600-0.
* ColorCodedForYourConvenience: The teams use blue and pink couches.
* DownToTheLastPlay: The sixth question during Couch Up is always going to be a factor in determining who goes on to the Channel Roulette.
* FlawlessVictory: Done once in the Channel Roulette. Axel from Series/TheBradyBunch team selects a $1,000 photo first, then correctly identifies the photo--a still from the relatively obscure ''[[https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Apple%27s_Way Apple's Way]]''[[note]]created by Earl Hamner, Jr., responsible for the far more successful ''Series/TheWaltons''[[/note]]--within the first second of the round! [[https://youtu.be/L0O4wbhxkgU?t=17m20s See it here.]]
* LuckBasedMission: The Couch Up round--especially for the trailing team on the last question. Hit a 200 when you're down by 225? It's game over, man.
* OnceAnEpisode: A former (or then-current) TV celebrity shows up to ask questions, then shares what they're currently doing.
* RandomNumberGenerator: Determines the question values in the Couch Up round.


* FlawlessVictory: Done once in the Channel Roulette. Axel from Series/TheBradyBunch team selects a $1,000 photo first, then correctly identifies the photo--a still from OneSeasonWonder ''[[https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Apple%27s_Way Apple's Way]]''[[note]]created by Earl Hamner, Jr., responsible for the far more successful ''Series/TheWaltons''[[/note]]--within the first second of the round! [[https://youtu.be/L0O4wbhxkgU?t=17m20s See it here.]]

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* FlawlessVictory: Done once in the Channel Roulette. Axel from Series/TheBradyBunch team selects a $1,000 photo first, then correctly identifies the photo--a still from OneSeasonWonder the relatively obscure ''[[https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Apple%27s_Way Apple's Way]]''[[note]]created by Earl Hamner, Jr., responsible for the far more successful ''Series/TheWaltons''[[/note]]--within the first second of the round! [[https://youtu.be/L0O4wbhxkgU?t=17m20s See it here.]]


Acting as a GreekChorus to all this was show announcer Creator/JoeAlaskey[[note]]better known as ''Series/OutOfThisWorld''[='=]s Uncle Beano and eventual voice behind WesternAnimation/DaffyDuck[[/note]], who played the "[[WackyGuy Wacky Neighbor]]" in his own little abstract living room set. Some promotional material actually identified him as if his character was actually named Wacky Neighbor, although in-show his on-screen credit was just "Joe Alaskey as the Neighbor".

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Acting as a GreekChorus to all this was show announcer Creator/JoeAlaskey[[note]]better known as ''Series/OutOfThisWorld''[='=]s ''Series/OutOfThisWorld1987''[='=]s Uncle Beano and eventual voice behind WesternAnimation/DaffyDuck[[/note]], who played the "[[WackyGuy Wacky Neighbor]]" in his own little abstract living room set. Some promotional material actually identified him as if his character was actually named Wacky Neighbor, although in-show his on-screen credit was just "Joe Alaskey as the Neighbor".


* LosingHorns: At some point after Jim [=McKrell=] took over as announcer, the time buzzer in the Channel Roulette round was a two-note horn similar to if you hit a Whammy on ''Series/PressYourLuck''. (Before that, the sound was a menacing electronic version of the ''Franchise/{{Dragnet}}'' "dun-da-dun-dun" theme.)

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* LosingHorns: At some point after Jim [=McKrell=] took over as announcer, the time buzzer in the Channel Roulette round was a two-note horn similar to if you hit a Whammy on ''Series/PressYourLuck''. (Before that,
** Throughout
the sound was series, a menacing electronic version of the ''Franchise/{{Dragnet}}'' "dun-da-dun-dun" theme.)theme was heard if you hit [[{{Whammy}} Pay TV]] in Channel Roulette.


After four rounds of three questions apiece, the teams played the Couch-Up Round: two opponents had a face-to-face question as [[RandomNumberGenerator a graphic flashed 50, 100, 150, 200, and Couch Up]]. The team correctly answering the question would win the amount showing...but if the team behind got Couch Up and answered correctly, their score was immediately brought up to the level of their opponents. After six questions ("Twice down the couch" as Marc would say) the team in the lead won. The losing team got a "Canceled" graphic superimposed on them.

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After four rounds of three questions apiece, the teams played the Couch-Up Round: two opponents had a face-to-face question as [[RandomNumberGenerator a graphic flashed 50, 100, 150, 200, and Couch Up]]. The team correctly answering the question would win the amount showing...but if the team behind got Couch Up and answered correctly, their score was immediately brought up to the level of their opponents. After six questions ("Twice down the couch" as Marc would say) the team in the lead won.won $1,000. The losing team got a "Canceled" graphic superimposed on them.


* {{Cap}}: The highest possible score a team can achieve is 1,800. However, the highest possible FlawlessVictory for a team in the front game is 1,600-0.
* ColorCodedForYourConvenience: The teams use blue and red couches.
* DownToTheLastPlay: The sixth question during Couch Up is always going to be a factor in determining a winner.
* FlawlessVictory: Done once in the Channel Roulette. Axel from Series/TheBradyBunch team selects a $1,000 photo first, then correctly identifies the photo--a still from OneSeasonWonder ''[[https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Apple%27s_Way Apple's Way]]''[[note]]created by Earl Hamner, Jr., responsible for the far more successful ''Series/TheWaltons''[[/note]]--within the first second of the round! [[https://youtu.be/L0O4wbhxkgU See it here.]]

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* {{Cap}}: The highest possible scoring system on this show present a theoretical perfect score a team can achieve is of 1,800. However, with the final question of the Couch Up round relying on a RandomNumberGenerator, the highest possible FlawlessVictory for a team in the front game is 1,600-0.
* ColorCodedForYourConvenience: The teams use blue and red pink couches.
* DownToTheLastPlay: The sixth question during Couch Up is always going to be a factor in determining a winner.
who goes on to the Channel Roulette.
* FlawlessVictory: Done once in the Channel Roulette. Axel from Series/TheBradyBunch team selects a $1,000 photo first, then correctly identifies the photo--a still from OneSeasonWonder ''[[https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Apple%27s_Way Apple's Way]]''[[note]]created by Earl Hamner, Jr., responsible for the far more successful ''Series/TheWaltons''[[/note]]--within the first second of the round! [[https://youtu.be/L0O4wbhxkgU be/L0O4wbhxkgU?t=17m20s See it here.]]


* FlawlessVictory: Done once in the Channel Roulette. Axel from the Series/BradyBunch team selects a $1,000 photo first correctly identifies the photo--a still from OneSeasonWonder ''[[https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Apple%27s_Way Apple's Way]]''[[note]]created by Earl Hamner, Jr., responsible for the more successful ''Series/TheWaltons''[[/note]]--within the first second of the round! [[https://youtu.be/L0O4wbhxkgU See it here.]]

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* FlawlessVictory: Done once in the Channel Roulette. Axel from the Series/BradyBunch Series/TheBradyBunch team selects a $1,000 photo first first, then correctly identifies the photo--a still from OneSeasonWonder ''[[https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Apple%27s_Way Apple's Way]]''[[note]]created by Earl Hamner, Jr., responsible for the far more successful ''Series/TheWaltons''[[/note]]--within the first second of the round! [[https://youtu.be/L0O4wbhxkgU See it here.]]


* {{Cap}}[=/=]FlawlessVictory: The highest possible score a team can achieve is 1,800.

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* {{Cap}}[=/=]FlawlessVictory: {{Cap}}: The highest possible score a team can achieve is 1,800.1,800. However, the highest possible FlawlessVictory for a team in the front game is 1,600-0.


Added DiffLines:

* FlawlessVictory: Done once in the Channel Roulette. Axel from the Series/BradyBunch team selects a $1,000 photo first correctly identifies the photo--a still from OneSeasonWonder ''[[https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Apple%27s_Way Apple's Way]]''[[note]]created by Earl Hamner, Jr., responsible for the more successful ''Series/TheWaltons''[[/note]]--within the first second of the round! [[https://youtu.be/L0O4wbhxkgU See it here.]]


* GameShowWinningsCap: Champions could stay on for five days or until defeated.

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* GameShowWinningsCap: Champions could stay on for five days or until defeated.defeated, resulting in a maximum of $30,000.



* LosingHorns: At some point after Jim [=McKrell=] took over as announcer, the time buzzer in the Channel Roulette round was a two-note horn similar to if you hit a Whammy on ''Series/PressYourLuck''. (Before that, it was the time-up buzzer from the main game.)

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* LosingHorns: At some point after Jim [=McKrell=] took over as announcer, the time buzzer in the Channel Roulette round was a two-note horn similar to if you hit a Whammy on ''Series/PressYourLuck''. (Before that, it the sound was a menacing electronic version of the time-up buzzer from the main game.''Franchise/{{Dragnet}}'' "dun-da-dun-dun" theme.)



* {{Cap}}[=/=]FlawlessVictory: The highest possible score a team can achieve is 1,800.



* OnceAnEpisode: A former TV celebrity shows up to ask questions, then shares what they're currently doing.

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* OnceAnEpisode: A former (or then-current) TV celebrity shows up to ask questions, then shares what they're currently doing.


Two teams of three people played, each named after an actual show ("''Get Smart''", "''The A-Team''") or a variation of one ("Bosom Buds", "The M*A*S*Hed 'Taters"). Marc asked a toss-up question worth 50 "Ratings Points", the team whose member correctly answered it then getting a chance to answer a series of three questions ether based on a specific series or on a genre of TV show. Each contestant on the team could only answer one of the three questions, if one incorrectly guessed or nobody buzzed-in, the other team got a chance to steal that question and any others left in the group. OnceAnEpisode, a television celeb rang the doorbell (the set was designed as an abstract living room) and enter to personally ask questions based on his/her show. Sometimes they walked right in, but other times they would enter in character (such as when Isabel Sanford came in delivering some dry cleaning or Norman Fell came in to complain about all the noise).

After four rounds of three questions apiece, the teams played the Couch-Up Round: two opponents had a face-to-face question as a graphic flashed 50, 100, 150, 200, and Couch Up. The team correctly answering the question would win the amount showing...but if the team behind got Couch Up and answered correctly, their score was immediately brought up to the level of their opponents. After six questions ("Twice down the couch" as Marc would say) the team in the lead won. The losing team got a "Canceled" graphic superimposed on them.

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Two teams of three people played, each named after an actual show ("''Get Smart''", "''The A-Team''") or a variation of one ("Bosom Buds", "The M*A*S*Hed 'Taters"). Marc asked a toss-up question worth 50 25 "Ratings Points", Points" (50 in the second round), the team whose member correctly answered it then getting a chance to answer a series of three questions ether based on a specific series or on a genre of TV show. Each contestant on the team could only answer one of the three questions, if one incorrectly guessed or nobody buzzed-in, the other team got a chance to steal that question and any others left in the group. OnceAnEpisode, a television celeb rang the doorbell (the set was designed as an abstract living room) and enter to personally ask questions based on his/her show. Sometimes they walked right in, but other times they would enter in character (such as when Isabel Sanford came in delivering some dry cleaning or Norman Fell came in to complain about all the noise).

After four rounds of three questions apiece, the teams played the Couch-Up Round: two opponents had a face-to-face question as [[RandomNumberGenerator a graphic flashed 50, 100, 150, 200, and Couch Up.Up]]. The team correctly answering the question would win the amount showing...but if the team behind got Couch Up and answered correctly, their score was immediately brought up to the level of their opponents. After six questions ("Twice down the couch" as Marc would say) the team in the lead won. The losing team got a "Canceled" graphic superimposed on them.



* BonusRound: "Channel Roulette". A graphic with 12 spaces numbered 213 was shown. The team picked a "channel" and tried to identify a cast picture worth anywhere from $100 (easy pictures like ''Series/TheBeverlyHillbillies'') to $1,000 (more obscure shows like ''Chopper One'' and ''Turn On''). The team had 30 seconds to get $1,000 total in order to win $5,000... however, one channel was "Pay TV", which took away all of the team's money if they picked that channel and forced them to begin rebuilding toward the $1,000 goal.

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* BonusRound: "Channel Roulette". A graphic with 12 spaces numbered 213 was shown. The team picked a "channel" and tried to identify a cast picture worth anywhere from $100 (easy pictures like ''Series/TheBeverlyHillbillies'') to $1,000 (more obscure shows like ''Chopper One'' and ''Turn On''). The team had 30 seconds to get $1,000 total in order to win $5,000... however, one channel was "Pay TV", which which, if selected, took away all of the team's money if they picked up to that channel and forced point, forcing them to begin rebuilding toward the $1,000 goal.



* {{Whammy}}: "Pay TV".

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* {{Whammy}}: "Pay TV". Fortunately, it only appears once.


Added DiffLines:

* ColorCodedForYourConvenience: The teams use blue and red couches.
* DownToTheLastPlay: The sixth question during Couch Up is always going to be a factor in determining a winner.
* LuckBasedMission: The Couch Up round--especially for the trailing team on the last question. Hit a 200 when you're down by 225? It's game over, man.


Added DiffLines:

* RandomNumberGenerator: Determines the question values in the Couch Up round.


* OnceAnEpisode: A celebrity shows up to ask questions.

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* OnceAnEpisode: A former TV celebrity shows up to ask questions.questions, then shares what they're currently doing.


Acting as a GreekChorus to all this was show announcer Joe Alaskey, who played the "[[WackyGuy Wacky Neighbor]]" in his own little abstract living room set. Some promotional material actually identified him as if his character was actually named Wacky Neighbor, although in-show his on-screen credit was just "Joe Alaskey as the Neighbor".

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Acting as a GreekChorus to all this was show announcer Joe Alaskey, Creator/JoeAlaskey[[note]]better known as ''Series/OutOfThisWorld''[='=]s Uncle Beano and eventual voice behind WesternAnimation/DaffyDuck[[/note]], who played the "[[WackyGuy Wacky Neighbor]]" in his own little abstract living room set. Some promotional material actually identified him as if his character was actually named Wacky Neighbor, although in-show his on-screen credit was just "Joe Alaskey as the Neighbor".


Somewhere between hosting Creator/{{Nickelodeon}}'s ''[[Series/DoubleDare1986 Double Dare]]'' and Creator/FoodNetwork's ''[=Unwrapped=]'', Marc Summers found time to host this 1989 syndicated GameShow celebrating all things television.

to:

Somewhere between hosting Creator/{{Nickelodeon}}'s ''[[Series/DoubleDare1986 Double Dare]]'' and Creator/FoodNetwork's ''[=Unwrapped=]'', Marc Summers found time to host this 1989 syndicated GameShow from Creator/SabanEntertainment celebrating all things television.


** TheAnnouncer: Joe Alaskey, later Jim [=McKrell=].

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** TheAnnouncer: Joe Alaskey, later Jim [=McKrell=].[=McKrell=] (a genre veteran, having hosted ''Series/CelebritySweepstakes'' in the 70s as well as a bevy of unsold pilots).

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