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* ProductPlacement: Of all the BonusRound words beginning with "N", the NBC versions were quite fond of using Nabisco as a password. Q-Tip and Xerox also showed up; justified since not too many words begin with Q, and especially X.

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* ProductPlacement: Of all the BonusRound words beginning with "N", N, the NBC versions were quite fond of using Nabisco as a password. Q-Tip and Xerox also showed up; justified since not too many words begin with Q, and especially X. Geritol also showed up frequently in ''Plus''.


** December 23, 1980: It took nearly five minutes to get ''Plus'' back on track after Tom Kennedy cracked up over [[https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=3MlOkZCms-w Dick Martin's reaction]] to giving "France" as a clue for "French". In 2008, Kennedy donated a copy of the unedited master tape to the Television Production Music Museum, [[https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Ee2fFYGq7lY and]] [[https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=gDLZG9Wl_BQ it]] [[https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ejQa0W8TzxA quickly]] [[https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=bxauU04KM3Y spread]] [[https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=dzRnANsTiJ4 to]] [[https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=G8T3qstZ6ak YouTube.]]

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** December 23, 1980: It took nearly five minutes to get ''Plus'' back on track after Tom Kennedy [[{{Corpsing}} cracked up up]] over [[https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=3MlOkZCms-w Dick Martin's reaction]] to giving "France" as a clue for "French". In 2008, Kennedy donated a copy of the unedited master tape to the Television Production Music Museum, [[https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Ee2fFYGq7lY and]] [[https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=gDLZG9Wl_BQ it]] [[https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ejQa0W8TzxA quickly]] [[https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=bxauU04KM3Y spread]] [[https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=dzRnANsTiJ4 to]] [[https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=G8T3qstZ6ak YouTube.]]


Two more daytime revivals appeared on Creator/{{NBC}} ''Password Plus'' from 1979-82, and ''Super Password'' from 1984-89. Both used ''Password Puzzles'', wherein each round consisted of five passwords that described another person, place, or thing; for instance, "Wiki", "Lampshade", "Hanging", "Topics", and "{{Egregious}}" might be used to describe Wiki/TVTropes. These versions also featured a BonusRound ("Alphabetics" on ''Plus'', "Super Password" on ''Super'') where the celebrity had to describe ten passwords, beginning with consecutive letters of the alphabet, within 60 seconds for a bonus of at least $5,000.

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Two more daytime revivals appeared on Creator/{{NBC}} ''Password Plus'' from 1979-82, and ''Super Password'' from 1984-89. Both used ''Password Puzzles'', wherein each round consisted of five passwords that described another person, place, or thing; for instance, "Wiki", "Lampshade", "Hanging", "Topics", and "{{Egregious}}" "JustForFun/{{Egregious}}" might be used to describe Wiki/TVTropes. These versions also featured a BonusRound ("Alphabetics" on ''Plus'', "Super Password" on ''Super'') where the celebrity had to describe ten passwords, beginning with consecutive letters of the alphabet, within 60 seconds for a bonus of at least $5,000.

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** Happened twice during a week with Edie [=McClurg=] on ''Super''. The first time was when her clue of "Abnormal" for "Normal" got a delayed zap, negating a $5,000 win. The second happened when the judge ruled that "Kung" wasn't a legal clue until she and her contestant were already celebrating what would have been a $20,000 win.

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* SoundEffectBleep: On one episode of ''Super'', Vicki Lawrence gave a clue that had to be censored with the Ca$hword sound effect.

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* ProductPlacement: Of all the BonusRound words beginning with "N", the NBC versions were quite fond of using Nabisco as a password. Q-Tip and Xerox also showed up; justified since not too many words begin with Q, and especially X.


** Lightning Round (the TropeMaker, ''CBS''/''ABC''): One minute to solve five words at $50/word. When moved to ABC, a "Betting Word" was added- where players could bet any or all LR earnings on one more word in 15 seconds- and the payouts were doubled to $100 per word.
** Big Money Lightning Round ('''75''). Three levels, each involving 3 words in :30.

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** Lightning Round (the TropeMaker, ''CBS''/''ABC''): One minute to solve five words at $50/word. When moved to the show returned on ABC, a "Betting Word" was added- where players could bet any or all LR earnings on one more word in 15 seconds- and seconds; at some point in the run the payouts were doubled to $100 per word.
** 20:20 Password (''All-Stars''): Both celebrities on the winning team got 20 seconds to convey two passwords (one for each celebrity) to each other and score 20 points. The winning team's score was given to both celebrities who then became clue givers for the next elimination round.
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Big Money Lightning Round ('''75'').(''75''). Three levels, each involving 3 words in :30.

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* HomeGame: About a billion- Creator/MiltonBradley released one annually from 1962 all the way to 1986; there were a few variants, including an ''Educational'' edition and a ''Fine'' edition, which had better quality materials and included materials for the Lightning Round (which began to be included in the normal version starting in 1982). ''Plus'' received three from 1979-81, and ''Super'' received a computer game from [=GameTek=] in 1988 (an adaptation with speech abilities was planned for release on the [[UsefulNotes/NintendoEntertainmentSystem NES]] in 1990, but got cancelled along with the show); starting in 1997 and continuing to 2003 Endless Games released their own adaptation based on the classic MB version, along with an adaptation of ''Million-Dollar'' in 2008.


Two more daytime revivals appeared on Creator/{{NBC}} ''Password Plus'' from 1979-82, and ''Super Password'' from 1984-89. Both used ''Password Puzzles'', wherein each round consisted of five passwords that described another person, place, or thing; for instance, "Wiki", "Lampshade", "Hanging", "Topics", and "{{Egregious}}" might be used to describe TVTropes. These versions also featured a BonusRound ("Alphabetics" on ''Plus'', "Super Password" on ''Super'') where the celebrity had to describe ten passwords, beginning with consecutive letters of the alphabet, within 60 seconds for a bonus of at least $5,000.

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Two more daytime revivals appeared on Creator/{{NBC}} ''Password Plus'' from 1979-82, and ''Super Password'' from 1984-89. Both used ''Password Puzzles'', wherein each round consisted of five passwords that described another person, place, or thing; for instance, "Wiki", "Lampshade", "Hanging", "Topics", and "{{Egregious}}" might be used to describe TVTropes.Wiki/TVTropes. These versions also featured a BonusRound ("Alphabetics" on ''Plus'', "Super Password" on ''Super'') where the celebrity had to describe ten passwords, beginning with consecutive letters of the alphabet, within 60 seconds for a bonus of at least $5,000.



-->''"Allen Ludden saying the Password for today is "TVTropes". TV Tropes collects and expands on conventions and devices in creative works, such as '''Password''', and we think it's a pretty nice place. See you next time, I hope."''

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-->''"Allen Ludden saying the Password for today is "TVTropes"."Wiki/TVTropes". TV Tropes collects and expands on conventions and devices in creative works, such as '''Password''', and we think it's a pretty nice place. See you next time, I hope."''


Two more daytime revivals appeared on Creator/{{NBC}} ''Password Plus'' from 1979-82, and ''Super Password'' from 1984-89. Both used Password Puzzles, wherein each round consisted of five passwords that described another person, place, or thing; for instance, "Wiki", "Lampshade", "Hanging", "Topics", and "{{Egregious}}" might be used to describe TVTropes. These versions also featured a BonusRound ("Alphabetics" on ''Plus'', "Super Password" on ''Super'') where the celebrity had to describe ten passwords, beginning with consecutive letters of the alphabet, within 60 seconds for a bonus of at least $5,000.

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Two more daytime revivals appeared on Creator/{{NBC}} ''Password Plus'' from 1979-82, and ''Super Password'' from 1984-89. Both used Password Puzzles, ''Password Puzzles'', wherein each round consisted of five passwords that described another person, place, or thing; for instance, "Wiki", "Lampshade", "Hanging", "Topics", and "{{Egregious}}" might be used to describe TVTropes. These versions also featured a BonusRound ("Alphabetics" on ''Plus'', "Super Password" on ''Super'') where the celebrity had to describe ten passwords, beginning with consecutive letters of the alphabet, within 60 seconds for a bonus of at least $5,000.



** Lightning Round (the TropeMaker, ''CBS''/''ABC''): One minute to solve five words at $50/word. When moved to ABC, a "Betting Word" was added; players could bet any or all LR earnings on one more word in 15 seconds.

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** Lightning Round (the TropeMaker, ''CBS''/''ABC''): One minute to solve five words at $50/word. When moved to ABC, a "Betting Word" was added; added- where players could bet any or all LR earnings on one more word in 15 seconds.seconds- and the payouts were doubled to $100 per word.



*** Plus: Originally a flat $5,000 (minus $1,000 per illegal clue). Later changed to $5,000 plus $5,000 per non-win up to $50,000 (illegal clues deducted either 20% of the jackpot or a flat $2,500 depending on whatever point in the run). Highest was $35,000.
*** Super: Retains the jackpot, but there is no limit, and illegal clues forfeit the word (and jackpot) entirely. Highest was $55,000, won twice.

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*** Plus: ''Plus'': Originally a flat $5,000 (minus $1,000 per illegal clue). Later changed to $5,000 plus $5,000 per non-win up to $50,000 (illegal clues deducted either 20% of the jackpot or a flat $2,500 depending on whatever point in the run). Highest was $35,000.
*** Super: ''Super'': Retains the jackpot, but there is no limit, and illegal clues forfeit the word (and jackpot) entirely. Highest was $55,000, won twice.


** Lightning Round (the TropeMaker, ''CBS''/''ABC''): One minute to solve five words at $50/word. When moved to ABC, a "Betting Word" was added; players could bet any or all LR earnings on one more word in 10 seconds.

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** Lightning Round (the TropeMaker, ''CBS''/''ABC''): One minute to solve five words at $50/word. When moved to ABC, a "Betting Word" was added; players could bet any or all LR earnings on one more word in 10 15 seconds.


* FanRemake: Done by Creator/{{Greggo}}, and frequently taken to conventions, [[https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=2Xixi5W0pgE using the Super Password graphics]].

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* FanRemake: Done by Creator/{{Greggo}}, and frequently taken to conventions, [[https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=2Xixi5W0pgE using the Super Password format and graphics]].


* EpicFail: One ''Plus'' episode had a contestant getting ''none'' of the words in Alphabetics. Several episodes of the original ''Password'' have had contestants whiff on all five passwords, thereby netting $0.

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* EpicFail: One ''Plus'' episode had a contestant getting ''none'' of the words in Alphabetics. Several episodes of the original ''Password'' have had contestants whiff on all five passwords, passwords (or stumble so long on one of them) in the Lightning Round, thereby netting $0.


* EpicFail: One ''Plus'' episode had a contestant getting ''none'' of the words in Alphabetics.

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* EpicFail: One ''Plus'' episode had a contestant getting ''none'' of the words in Alphabetics. Several episodes of the original ''Password'' have had contestants whiff on all five passwords, thereby netting $0.


* BonusSpace: To an extent, the Cashword on ''Super'', which was played in every game after the second puzzle for another ProgressiveJackpot of $1,000 plus $1,000 each game until claimed. Highest was $17,000.

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* BonusSpace: To an extent, the Cashword Ca$hword on ''Super'', which was played in every game after the second puzzle for another ProgressiveJackpot of $1,000 plus $1,000 each game until claimed. Highest was $17,000.



* EveryEpisodeEnding: Most episodes during Ludden's tenure ended with him giving a "Password of the day" and usually ending it with the words "Think about it."

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* EveryEpisodeEnding: Most episodes during Ludden's tenure ended with him giving a "Password of the day" and a short statement or moral relating to the word, usually ending it with the words "Think about it."



** Ludden credited long time ''Password'' player Carol Burnett with coming up with the narration "It's more than just ''Password''...it's ''[[LuckyCharmsTitle Password Plus]]''!" After a while, "It's more than just ''Password''" was dropped.

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** Ludden credited long time ''Password'' player Carol Burnett with coming up with the narration "It's more than just ''Password''...''Password''... it's ''[[LuckyCharmsTitle Password Plus]]''!" After a while, "It's more than just ''Password''" was dropped.



* [[TitleDrop Opening Narration Drop]]: As seen in one of the early GSN ads for ''Plus'', while talking with Allen, Creator/DavidLetterman slips in the Opening Narration while Allen discribes the new gameplay.

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* [[TitleDrop Opening Narration Drop]]: As seen in one of the early GSN ads for ''Plus'', while talking with Allen, Creator/DavidLetterman slips in the Opening Narration while Allen discribes describes the new gameplay.



** It was common on ''Super'' for someone to throw a roll of tape at Bert if they thought he was on the verge of blurting out the answer.
** Also on ''Super'', if neither Bert nor the teams knew the answer to a puzzle, Bert would sometimes ask announcer Gene Wood whether he knew, to which Gene would always cheerfuly respond, "[[FeigningIntelligence Yep!]]"

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** It was common on ''Super'' for someone to throw a roll of tape at Bert if they thought he was on the verge of blurting out the answer.
answer -- something that actually did happen frequently enough that it practically was another RunningGag in itself. On at least one occasion, Bert did end up applying the tape to his mouth following one of his gaffes.
** Also on ''Super'', if neither Bert nor the teams knew the answer to a puzzle, Bert would sometimes ask announcer Gene Wood whether he knew, to which Gene would always cheerfuly cheerfully respond, "[[FeigningIntelligence Yep!]]"



* SceneryPorn: All of the show's sets were bright and colorful with attention paid to every detail (including the parts not normally seen on-camera)...except the ''Million-Dollar'' set. It might have been cool to some, but it certainly wasn't bright or colorful.
* SecretWord: In this game show contestants had to guess a secret word through a series of clues.

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* SceneryPorn: All of the show's sets were bright and colorful with attention paid to every detail (including the parts not normally seen on-camera)... except the ''Million-Dollar'' set. It might have been cool to some, but it certainly wasn't bright or colorful.
colorful -- [[DarkerAndEdgier most likely to emphasize the higher stakes of this version of the game.]]
* SecretWord: In this game show contestants had to guess a secret word through a series of one-word clues.

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