- Adaptation Displacement: The show was a revival of Pay Cards!, which was syndicated (also daily) in 1968-69 with Art James as host. Another version aired from 1971-74 in Canada, hosted first by Paul Hanover and later by James.
- Moment of Awesome: Whenever the $5,000 was won.
- Nightmare Fuel: Mary Lou Basaraba, to some.
YMMV / Super Pay Cards