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* SimilarlyNamedWorks: With the 1932 pre-code movie ''Film/ThreeOnAMatch''.

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* HeyItsThatGuy: Creator/BillCullen, earning his first Emmy nomination in the process.
* HeyItsThatVoice: Don Pardo, most famous as the announcer on ''Series/SaturdayNightLive'', as well as ''Series/{{Jeopardy}}'' and ''Series/ThePriceIsRight''.


** Seven circulate among collectors: March 15 and December 17, 1973 (both as master copies), plus February 6-12, 1974.

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** Seven circulate among collectors: March 15 and December 17, 1973 (both as master copies), plus February 6-12, 6-8/11-12, 1974.



* ScrewedByTheNetwork: Aside from its third-place ranking, then NBC daytime programming chief Lin Bolen had a bizarre urge to rid the network's schedule of games hosted by middle-aged men on technologically-obsolete sets, as part of an aggressive attempt to bolster ratings among women aged 18-34. ''Series/ThreeOnAMatch'' was replaced by ''Series/WinningStreak'' (with the same producer, host, and announcer) in a timeslot swap with ''Series/{{Jeopardy}}''...and neither game made it past January 3.

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* ScrewedByTheNetwork: Aside from its third-place ranking, then NBC then-NBC daytime programming chief Lin Bolen had a bizarre urge was trying to rid the network's schedule of games hosted by middle-aged men on technologically-obsolete sets, as part of an aggressive attempt to bolster ratings among women aged 18-34. 18-34 (she had already done this in March 1973 with ''Series/{{Concentration}}''). At the beginning of July 1974, ''Series/ThreeOnAMatch'' was replaced by ''Series/WinningStreak'' (with the same producer, host, and announcer) in a timeslot swap with ''Series/{{Jeopardy}}''...and neither ''Series/{{Jeopardy}}'' Neither game made it past January 3.3, 1975.


* ScrewedByTheNetwork: Aside from its third-place ranking, then NBC daytime programming chief Lin Bolen had a bizarre urge to rid the network's schedule of games hosted by middle-aged men on technologically-obsolete sets, as part of an aggressive attempt to bolster ratings among women aged 18-34. ''ThreeOnAMatch'' was replaced by ''Series/WinningStreak'' (with the same producer, host, and announcer) in a timeslot swap with ''Series/{{Jeopardy}}''...and neither game made it past January 3.

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* ScrewedByTheNetwork: Aside from its third-place ranking, then NBC daytime programming chief Lin Bolen had a bizarre urge to rid the network's schedule of games hosted by middle-aged men on technologically-obsolete sets, as part of an aggressive attempt to bolster ratings among women aged 18-34. ''ThreeOnAMatch'' ''Series/ThreeOnAMatch'' was replaced by ''Series/WinningStreak'' (with the same producer, host, and announcer) in a timeslot swap with ''Series/{{Jeopardy}}''...and neither game made it past January 3.


* HeyItsThatVoice: Don Pardo, most famous as the announcer on ''SaturdayNightLive''.

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* HeyItsThatVoice: Don Pardo, most famous as the announcer on ''SaturdayNightLive''.''Series/SaturdayNightLive'', as well as ''Series/{{Jeopardy}}'' and ''Series/ThePriceIsRight''.


* ScrewedByTheNetwork: Aside from its third-place ranking, Lin Bolen had a bizarre urge to rid the schedule of games hosted by middle-aged men on technologically-obsolete sets. ''ThreeOnAMatch'' was replaced by ''Series/WinningStreak'' (with the same producer, host, and announcer) in a timeslot swap with ''Series/{{Jeopardy}}''...and neither game made it past January 3.

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* ScrewedByTheNetwork: Aside from its third-place ranking, then NBC daytime programming chief Lin Bolen had a bizarre urge to rid the network's schedule of games hosted by middle-aged men on technologically-obsolete sets.sets, as part of an aggressive attempt to bolster ratings among women aged 18-34. ''ThreeOnAMatch'' was replaced by ''Series/WinningStreak'' (with the same producer, host, and announcer) in a timeslot swap with ''Series/{{Jeopardy}}''...and neither game made it past January 3.


* HeyItsThatGuy: BillCullen, earning his first Emmy nomination in the process.

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* HeyItsThatGuy: BillCullen, Creator/BillCullen, earning his first Emmy nomination in the process.


* ScrewedByTheNetwork: Aside from its third-place ranking, Lin Bolen had a bizarre urge to rid the schedule of games hosted by middle-aged men on technologically-obsolete sets. ''ThreeOnAMatch'' was replaced by ''WinningStreak'' (with the same producer, host, and announcer) in a timeslot swap with ''Series/{{Jeopardy}}''...and neither game made it past January 3.

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* ScrewedByTheNetwork: Aside from its third-place ranking, Lin Bolen had a bizarre urge to rid the schedule of games hosted by middle-aged men on technologically-obsolete sets. ''ThreeOnAMatch'' was replaced by ''WinningStreak'' ''Series/WinningStreak'' (with the same producer, host, and announcer) in a timeslot swap with ''Series/{{Jeopardy}}''...and neither game made it past January 3.


* WhatCouldHaveBeen: A revival was attempted for syndication in Fall 1983 as part of a 90-minute block with revivals of ''Series/ChainReaction'' and ''EyeGuess'' (hosted by Jack Clark, Geoff Edwards, and Nipsey Russell respectively), but Syndicast decided against it after just 70 markets (no major ones) signed on. They tried it again for 1984-85, but still failed. For such a trio of beloved games, [[RuleOfThree third time may have been the charm]] [[DownerEnding had Syndicast not given up]]...and in the end, only ''Chain Reaction'' managed to get a revival.

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* WhatCouldHaveBeen: A revival was attempted for syndication in Fall 1983 as part of a 90-minute block with revivals of ''Series/ChainReaction'' and ''EyeGuess'' ''Series/EyeGuess'' (hosted by Jack Clark, Geoff Edwards, and Nipsey Russell respectively), but Syndicast decided against it after just 70 markets (no major ones) signed on. They tried it again for 1984-85, but still failed. For such a trio of beloved games, [[RuleOfThree third time may have been the charm]] [[DownerEnding had Syndicast not given up]]...and in the end, only ''Chain Reaction'' managed to get a revival.


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* KeepCirculatingTheTapes: Only twelve episodes are known to exist; while seven circulate among collectors (March 15 and December 17, 1973 {both as master copies} plus February 6-12, 1974), the others (March 12/20/28 and April 5/13, 1973) are held by the UCLA Film & Television Archive.

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* KeepCirculatingTheTapes: Only twelve 12 episodes are known to exist; while seven exist.
** Seven
circulate among collectors (March collectors: March 15 and December 17, 1973 {both (both as master copies} copies), plus February 6-12, 1974), the others 1974.
** The other five
(March 12/20/28 and April 5/13, 1973) are held by the UCLA Film & Television Archive.





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* HeyItsThatGuy: BillCullen, earning his first Emmy nomination in the process.
* HeyItsThatVoice: Don Pardo, most famous as the announcer on ''SaturdayNightLive''.
* KeepCirculatingTheTapes: Only eleven episodes are known to exist, six of which [[hottip:*:(March 15, 1973 {taped February 14}; February 6-8/11-12, 1974.)]] circulate among collectors. The others [[hottip:*:(March 12/20/28 and April 5/13, 1973.)]] are held by the UCLA Film & Television Archive.
* ScrewedByTheNetwork: Aside from its third-place ranking, Lin Bolen had a bizarre urge to rid the schedule of games hosted by middle-aged men on technologically-obsolete sets. ''ThreeOnAMatch'' was replaced by ''WinningStreak'' (with the same producer, host, and announcer) in a timeslot swap with ''Series/{{Jeopardy}}''...and neither game made it past January 3.
* WhatCouldHaveBeen: A revival was attempted for syndication in Fall 1983 as part of a 90-minute block with revivals of ''Series/ChainReaction'' and ''EyeGuess'' (hosted by Jack Clark, Geoff Edwards, and Nipsey Russell respectively), but Syndicast decided against it after just 70 markets (no major ones) signed on. They tried it again for 1984-85, but still failed. For such a trio of beloved games, [[RuleOfThree third time may have been the charm]] [[DownerEnding had Syndicast not given up]]...and in the end, only ''Chain Reaction'' managed to get a revival.

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* * HeyItsThatGuy: BillCullen, earning his first Emmy nomination in the process.
* * HeyItsThatVoice: Don Pardo, most famous as the announcer on ''SaturdayNightLive''.
* * KeepCirculatingTheTapes: Only eleven twelve episodes are known to exist, six of which [[hottip:*:(March 15, 1973 {taped February 14}; February 6-8/11-12, 1974.)]] exist; while seven circulate among collectors. The collectors (March 15 and December 17, 1973 {both as master copies} plus February 6-12, 1974), the others [[hottip:*:(March (March 12/20/28 and April 5/13, 1973.)]] 1973) are held by the UCLA Film & Television Archive.
* * ScrewedByTheNetwork: Aside from its third-place ranking, Lin Bolen had a bizarre urge to rid the schedule of games hosted by middle-aged men on technologically-obsolete sets. ''ThreeOnAMatch'' was replaced by ''WinningStreak'' (with the same producer, host, and announcer) in a timeslot swap with ''Series/{{Jeopardy}}''...and neither game made it past January 3.
* * WhatCouldHaveBeen: A revival was attempted for syndication in Fall 1983 as part of a 90-minute block with revivals of ''Series/ChainReaction'' and ''EyeGuess'' (hosted by Jack Clark, Geoff Edwards, and Nipsey Russell respectively), but Syndicast decided against it after just 70 markets (no major ones) signed on. They tried it again for 1984-85, but still failed. For such a trio of beloved games, [[RuleOfThree third time may have been the charm]] [[DownerEnding had Syndicast not given up]]...and in the end, only ''Chain Reaction'' managed to get a revival.

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