M-P SHOWS


MAD DASH (Pierre Lalonde)
--Sept 18, 1978 - premiere episode (GTV)
--1978 - Eva & Jerry vs June & Mark (GTV)
--1979 - Steve & Heather win 5th game (opening clipped) (GTV)
--1979 - Peter & Connie vs Mike & Iona; follows ep above (GTV)
--1979 - Mark & Susan win 10th game; last ep of first season (GTV)
--1979 - Sid & Sandra vs Dixie & Howard (GTV)
--1979 - Guy & Nicole vs Maryann & Richard (GTV)
--1980 - Neil & Lorraine vs George & Roxanne (GTV)
--1980 - John & Joanne vs Vince & Augusta (GTV)
--1981 - Richard & Pina vs Salvatore & Rita (GTV)
--1981 - Gary & Bonnie vs Gord & Pat (GTV)
--1981 - Jack & Janice vs Neil & Evelyn (GTV)


MAGNIFICENT MARBLE MACHINE (Art James)
--July 10,1975 - fourth ep. with Florence Henderson, Roddy McDowall (fair video) (SM)


MAKE ME LAUGH
Robert Q. Lewis:

--June 13, 1958 - (BW) (last show of original series) Orson Bean and Louis Nye appear (OC)
Bobby Van:
--1979 - (this may be the pilot) Johnny Dark, Bill Kirkenbauer, Roger & Roger. (USA)
--1979 - Bobby Van hosts; Jo Ann Pflug is celebrity guest (USA)
Comedy Central version:
--June 2, 1997 - premiere (bad video throughout most of show) (OB)
--Sept 1997 - (OC)
--Feb 3, 1998 - Mike Rikker mystery comic (sat. feed with bars & slate)


MAKE THE CONNECTION (Jim McKay)
--1955 - (BW) early Goodson-Todman panel show (GSN)


MALCOLM (Alex Trebek)
--1983 - NBC pilot; early computer-graphics heavily used in this game (SM)


MALL MASTERS
--Jan 29, 2001 - premiere of a GSN original; Kat, Luke, Ryan. $5000 win (GSN)
--Feb 20, 2001 - Ricardo, Monica, Scott (GSN)


M'AMA NON M'AMA (Alex Trebek)
--Dec 7, 1984 - ABC pilot for show that became "Love Me Love Me NOt"; women's pilot (SM)
--Dec 7, 1984 - men's pilot (SM)


MASQUERADE PARTY
Bert Parks:

--195x - (BW) members of the New York Yankees appear (OC)
Peter Donald:
--1954 - (BW) Archie Moore is a guest; dark video at times (OC)
Richard Dawson:
--July 10, 1974 - (tape date) Bill Bixby, Lee Meriwether and Nipsey Russell are regular panelists. Allen Ludden also appears (SM)


MASTERMIND (Magnus Magnussen)
--1996 - Finale of British Q & A game (OB)


MATCH GAME (Gene Rayburn)
--Dec, 5, 1962 - (BW) pilot for original version with Peggy Cass, Peter Lind Hayes (SM/OC)
--early 1964 - (BW) Orson Bean, Jayne Mansfield (GSN)
--Jan 25, 1964 - (BW) all-celebrity version: Bennett Cert, Robert Q. Lewis, Betty White, Peggy Cass (GSN)


MATCH GAME '7x (Gene Rayburn)
--May 19, 1973 - (pilot) Bert Convy, Arlene Francis, Jack Klugman, Jo Ann Pflug, Richard Dawson, Betty White (SM)
CBS:
--July 2, 1973 - (premiere) Michael Landon, Vicki Lawrence, Jack Klugman, Jo Ann Pflug, Richard Dawson, Anita Gillette (GSN)
--July 9, 1973 - Bob Barker, Arlene Francis, RD, Michael Learned, Richard Thomas, Della Reese (GSN)
--July 13, 1973 - same celebs. - women in seats 1, 3, 5 (GSN)
--July 18, 1973 - Bert Convy, Jaye P. Morgan, CNR, BS, RD, BW (GSN)
--July 23, 1973 - Dick Gautier, Barbara Stuart, Jack Carter, Jo Ann Pflug, RD, Shelley Winters (GSN)
--Nov 12, 1973 - (taped 10-13-73) Bill Cullen, Jack Klugman, Cass Elliott, Loretta Swit (SM/OC)
--Dec 25, 1973 - Christmas Day ep; Jack Cassidy, June Lockhart, Loretta Swit; Charles dresses as Santa (slight tracking line)(GSN)
--Dec 31, 1973 - New Year's show; Bert Convy, Lee Meriwether, Gail Fisher (GSN)
--Jan 16, 1974 - (taped 12-23-73) Morey Amsterdam, Juliet Mills (SM/OC)
--Jan 17, 1974 - (taped 1-5-74) Joe Flynn, Linda Kaye Henning, Betty White (SM/OC)
--Mar 20, 1974 - Bert Convy, Dick Gautier, Elaine Joyce, Ann Elder. Mark Goodson congratulates the gang on being No. 1 in daytime (GSN)
--Mar 29, 1974 - Bill Cullen, Patti Deutsch, Betty White (GSN)
--Apr 2, 1974 - (taped 3-16-74, show 179) same celebrities (GSN)
--June 14, 1974 - Jack Narz makes his first appearance (GSN)
--Nov 19, 1974 - Allen Ludden, Gary Burghoff, Elaine Joyce (GSN)
--Dec 29, 1974 - James Darren, Juliet Mills. Jack Narz makes a cameo at the beginning (GSN)
--Dec 31, 1974 - New Year's show; James Darren, Nipsey Russell, Juliet Mills, Fannie Flagg (GSN)
--Mar 31, 1975 - Charlie Brill, Gary Burghoff, Sarah Kennedy, Betty White (GSN)
--Oct 22, 1975 - Alex Karras, Barbara McNair, Joyce Bulafont. Richard makes everyone change seats at beginning of show (GSN)
--Dec 31, 1975 - New Year's show; Dick Martin, Jody Donovan, FF (GSN)
--Feb 3, 1976 - Scoey Mitchlll, Bonnie Franklin, Patti Deutsch; followed by "billboard" for next week's celebrities (SM)
--Dec 31, 1976 - New Year's show; Joey Bishop, Elizabeth Allen (GSN)
--Jan 6, 1977 - Ed Asner, Mary Ann Mobley, Patti Deutsch (fair video) (GSN)
--Jan 3, 1978 - belated New Year's show; Richard Deacon, Fannie Flagg, Joyce Bulafont (GSN)
--Jan 6, 1978 - Gary Burghoff, Jo Ann Pflug, FF (GSN)
--May 1, 1978 - Bill Daily, Sarah Purcell (GSN)
--1978 - David Doyle, Elaine Joyce, Betty White. Betty and Charles trade places half way through the show (GSN)
--July 19, 1978 - first blue set ep., Nipsey Russell, Susan Richardson (GSN)
--Dec 31, 1978 - New Year's show; David Doyle, Connie Stevens, Jack Jones (GSN)
--Mar 10, 1979 - (tape date) Orson Bean, Brianne Leary. Woman wins $32,600 and retires; Gene doesn't know who to start next game with! (GSN)
--Mar 11, 1979 - (tape date) never aired CBS finale - no mention made; Bart Braverman, Gary Burghoff, Elaine Joyce, Bill Daily (GSN)
Syndicated:
--Sept 1979 - (taped 6/30/79) premiere syndie ep; Bart Braverman, Eva Gabor (SM); includes promo
--Sept 1982 - (last ep.) Skip Stephenson and others (GSN)


MATCH GAME PM (Gene Rayburn)
--Sept 8, 1975 - (first ep.) Clifton Davis, Elaine Joyce (GSN)
--fall, 1976 - Robert Hegyes, Ethel Merman (three rounds) (GSN)
--fall, 1978 - Avery Shreiber, Elaine Joyce, FF (blue set) (GSN)
--spring, 1981 - Brian Patrick Clarke, Jack Klugman, Elaine Joyce. $20,000 win (GSN)


MATCH GAME (Bert Convy)
--Oct 1989 - pilot no. 3 of 5 for the '90s version; Brad Garrett, Krsytyne Haje, Jerry Van Dyke, Teri Copley (GSN)


MATCH GAME (Ross Shafer)
--Sept 1990 - Marcia Wallace, Gloria Loring, Bill Kirkenbauer, Anne Marie Johson, Jim J Bullock (GSN)
--Oct 30, 1990 - Walt Wiley, Brett, Charles, Vicki Lawrence (GSN)
--fall, 1990 - Brad Garrett, Dana Fleming, CNR, Vicki Lawrence, Richard Simmons, Lisa Canning. $10,000 win (GSN)
--Nov 1990 - Fred Travalena, Dolly Martin, CNR, Khrystine Haje, Roger E. Mosely, Marcia Wallace (GSN)
--Dec 25, 1990 - Fred Travalena, Sally Struthers, Rip Taylor. Christmas decorations on set (GSN)
--Jan 1991 - Brad Garrett, Vicki Lawrence, Krystine Haje, Bill Kirkenbauer (GSN)


MATCH GAME (Michael Burger)
--Sept 21, 1998 - Vicki Lawrence, Kristoff St John, George Hamilton (OC)
--Sept 28, 1998 - James Avery, Judy Tuneta, Nell Carter (OC)


MATCH GAME (Darrin Rose)
--Oct 15, 2012 - first aired ep of new Canadian version; Yvette Nicole Brown, Colin Mochrie (OC)
--Oct 16, 2012 - Tara Spencer, Sean Cullen (OC)
--Nov 12, 2012 - Jeneane Garafalo, Emma Hunter. Game ends in a tie (OB)
--Sept 2, 2013 - Russell Peters, Christine Von Hagen (OC)
--Sept 13, 2013 - Ice-T, Sean Cullen (OC)
--Nov 12, 2013 - Norm McDonald, Lauren Ash (OC)


MATCH GAME (Alec Baldwin)
--June 26, 2016 - (premiere) Rosie O'Donnell, Debra Messing (OC)
--July 3, 2016 - Sherri Sheppard, Horatio Sans, Adam Goldberg (OB)
--July 10, 2016 - Rosie O'Donnell, Bobby Monihan, Maggie Q (OB)
--July 24, 2016 - Jason Alexander, Niecy Nash, David Allan Griere, Sheryl Crow (RPT)
--Aug 21, 2016 - DL Hugley, Sherri Sheppard, Rosie O'Donnell (OB)
--Feb 8, 2017 - Caroline Rhae, Vivica A Fox (OB)


MATCH GAME/HOLLYWOOD SQUARES HOUR (Gene Rayburn & Jon Bauman)
--Oct 31, 1983 - (premiere) Skip Stephenson, Alison Arngrim, Jimmie Walker, Ton Villard, Barbie Benton, Bill Daily (OB)
--1984 - Mindy Cohn, Eddie Mekka, Nedra Volz, Lynda Goodfriend, Michael Winslow, Erin Moran (OB)
--June 29, 1984 - Jamie Farr, Heidi Bohay, Linda Dano, McLean Stevenson, Arsenio Hall, Paula Kelly, Arlene Francis, Chuck Woolery. "Scrabble" promo at end (OB)
--1984 - Charles Nelson Reilly, Fannie Flagg, Roger E Mosely, Phyllis Diller, Leonard Frey, Roxie Roker, Barry Gordon, Constance McCashin (fair video) (OB)
--1984 - (last ep.) same celebs. (opening bad, some of end credits missing) (OB)


MATCHES 'N MATES (Art James)
--1968 - incomplete color ep; Blondheim vs Snyder (jumpy video) (SM)


MATCHMAKER (Dave Hull)
--1987 - late '80s dating show (OB)


MATCHMATES (Michael Berger)
--1985 - pilot (originated from youtube)


MILLION DOLLAR MONEY DROP (Kevin Pollack)
--Dec 20, 2010 - two-hour premiere (OC)
--Dec 22, 2010 - $240,000 win (missing first min)(OB)
--Jan 4, 2011 - return as a (brief) regular series (OC)


MILLION DOLLAR PASSWORD (Regis Philbin)
--June 1, 2008 - premiere of revival (OB)
--June 8, 2008 - 2nd episode (OB)


MILLION DOLLAR MIND GAME (Vernon Kay)
--Oct 30, 2011 - (OC)
--Nov 6, 2011 - (OC)


MILLION DOLLAR WORD GAME (Ian Jameson)
--Oct 21, 1999 - first player: Jeremy (OB)
--Oct 22, 1999 - next show (OB)


MILLION SECOND QUIZ (Ryan Seacrest)
--Sept 9, 2013 - premiere episode (OC)
--Sept 13, 2013 - two-hour finale (OC)


MINDREADERS (Dick Martin)
--Aug 15, 1979 - third ep. with Nipsey Russell, Patty Duke Astin (fair video) (OB)
--Dec 13, 1979 - Joyce Bulafont, Jack Jones (OC)
--Dec 31, 1979 - 2-min clip only; opening of show


MINUTE TO WIN IT (Guy Fieri)
--Apr 4, 2010 - Samantha flies through the first several stunts (OB)
--July 7, 2010 - O'Donahue twins compete; also, first "Million Dollar Mission" (OB)
--July 14, 2010 - an engaged couple climb the ladder quickly (OB)
--Aug 23, 2010 - beauty contestants compete (OB)


MISSING LINKS (Dick Clark)
--July 1964 - (BW) Sam Levinson, Kaye Ballard and Joel Grey (some video breakup occurs) (SM)


MONDAY NIGHT QUARTERBACK (Jerry Kramer)
--1971 - pilot from "GSN's Turkeys" with Dick Martin & Peter Lawford. (GSN)


MONEY LIST (Fred Roggin)
--July 25, 2009 - general ep of GSN version (GSN)


MONEY MAZE (Nick Clooney)
--1974 - (pilot) now with much better video (SM)


MONOPOLY (Peter Tomarken)
--1990 - pilot, with introduction from Merv


MONOPOLY (Michael Reilly)
--June 16, 1990 - (first ep.) Patrick, Rebecca, Mike (OB)
--June 23, 1990 - Matthew, Sharlene, Jeff. Sharlene wins $25,000 (OB)
--June 30, 1990 - Barry, Bonnie, Peter. $25,000 win and "Match Game" promo included (OC)
--July 21, 1990 - Rick, Celeste, Tom. Rick stops at $2500 in bonus (OB)
--July 28, 1990 - Lori, Michael, Diane. $25,000 win (OB)
--Aug 11, 1990 - Mica, Marissa, Ross (OB)
--Aug 18, 1990 - Malcolm, Teresa, Kerry. Malcolm wins $10,705 during game (OB)
--Aug 25, 1990 - Tom, Debra, Tripp. Includes promo for a new fall ABC show (OC)


MOTHER'S DAY (Dick Van Dyke)
--1957 - (BW) cute show honoring mothers (OC)


MOVE ON UP (Richard Morton)
--1997 - British show with contestants Shane, Colin, Sam, Cliff, Steve (OC)


MOVIE GAME
Sonny Fox:

--Nov 14, 1969 - Dan Rowan and Dick Martin are the guests (SM)
Larry Blyden
--Aug 25, 1971 - Richard Crenna, Della Reese, Fernando Lamas, Shelly Winters (SM)


MOVIE MASTERS (Gene Rayburn)
--Aug 2, 1989 - Peggy Cass, Clive Barnes, Kitty Carlisle (OB)


MR & MRS SHOW (Mino Firetto/Katrina Buchanan)
--1994 - British show; married couples try to match answers (OB)


MUSIC BINGO (Johnny Gilbert)
--summer 1958 - (BW)(OC)


MUSICAL CHAIRS (Bill Leyden)
--1955 - (BW) featuring celebrities Bobby Troup, Helen O'Connell, Mel Blanc (OC)


MUSICAL CHAIRS (Adam Wade)
--Sept 11, 1975 - Irene Cara, Spinners, Mary Stuart (end credits cut) (OC)


MY GENERATION (Craig Shoemaker)
--Mar 1998 - 1983 vs 1994 (OB)
--Mar 1998 - 1977 vs 1988 (OC)
--1998 - 1974 vs 1986 (OC)
--1998 - 1968 vs 1984 (OC)


NAME DROPPERS (Lohman & Barkley)
--Mar 26, 1970 - (second-last show) Bob Cummings, Ruth Buzzi, Bob Newhart. Somewhat glitchy video (SM)


NAME THAT TUNE
George DeWitt:

--1958 - (BW) clips show (SM)*this show CANNOT be copied to DVD
Tom Kennedy:
--1974 - last 10 min only, features Golden Medley and full credit run(OB)
--1976 - not for air "parody" ep; politically incorrect (SM)
--also - see the listing for $100,000 Name That Tune


NAME THAT VIDEO
--Mar 12, 2001 - premiere of VH-1's update of "Name That Tune" (OB)


NAME'S THE SAME
Robert Q. Lewis:

--195x - (BW) first subject: Perry Como (GSN)
--1954 - (BW) Phil Rizutto appears (GSN)
--1954 - (BW) Guy Lombardo appears (GSN)
Dennis James:
--Jan 1955 - (BW) Roger Price, Bess Myerson, Gene Rayburn, Joan Alexander. Guest: Salvador Dali (OC)


NATIONAL BINGO NIGHT
--May 18, 2007 - premiere ep (missing last minute) (OB)


NATIONAL LAMPOON'S FUNNY MONEY
--June 15, 2003 - premiere; George Gray appears (GSN)


NEIGHBORS (Regis Philbin)
--1975 - pilot for short-lived daytime series (SM)
--1976 - general episode (some video issues; originated from youtube)
--Mar 18, 1976 - Cookie vs Kathie (OC) (originated from youtube)


NEWLYWED GAME (Bob Eubanks)
ABC primetime:

--May 3, 1969 - "Derby Day" (GSN)
--May 10, 1969 - (BW) (SM/OC)
ABC daytime:
--July 31, 1966 - (BW) kinescope of 15th ep, with 35-point bonus question (OC)
--1968 - (BW) (SM/OC)
--May 1969 - "Reunion Day" (GSN)
--May 1969 - (GSN)
--May 1969 - (GSN)
--early 1972 - general daytime ep. (GSN)
--Apr 27, 1972 - (GSN)
--Apr 28, 1972 - (GSN)
--Apr 19, 1973 - Easter "Reunion" week; everyone misses 25 point question (GSN)
--Dec 1974 - Funny ep., winner has only 15 points (GSN)
--Dec 20, 1974 - last ep. of original run (GSN)
1977-80 version:
--Sept 4, 1978 - first ep. of second season - music NOT altered (GSN)
--Sept 5, 1978 - second ep. of second season (GSN)
--Sept 6, 1978 - maternity day (GSN)
--Oct(?), 1978 - scores: 60-65-70(perfect score)-25 (GSN)
--fall, 1978 - (taped June, 1978) funny ep. Bob is tied up at beginning (GSN)
--Apr, 1979 - everyone misses 25 pt. bonus question (GSN)
--1980 - general ep (GSN)
1985-88 version:
--Sept 20, 1985 - Fri ep of first week (GSN)
--Sept 27, 1985 - Fri ep of second week (GSN)
--Oct 8, 1985 - Maternity Day (GSN)
--fall, 1985 - (OB)
--fall, 1985 - (taped Apr 8, 1985) show 85-01-011 (SM)
--fall, 1988 - blue set, still playing for points (GSN)
--fall, 1988 - blue set, money format (GSN)


NEWLYWED GAME
Jim Lange:

--Feb 13, 1984 - Mon ep. of special Valentine's week (OB)
Paul Rodreguez:
--Dec 1988 - Paul's first ep., intro by Bob Eubanks (OB)


NEWLYWED GAME (1996-99 version)
Gary Kroeger:

--early 1997 - ep. from Las Vegas (OC)
--Feb 24, 1997 - sat. feed w/ bars, slate & tone
Bob Eubanks:
--Sept 8, 1997 - (second season premiere) Bob's comback (OC)
--Sept 14, 1998 - (third season premiere) new set & theme (GSN)
--fall, 1998 - a woman's a little too honest about what turns her on (GSN)


NEWLYWED GAME
Carnie Wilson:

--Apr 6, 2009 - premiere of new GSN version (GSN)
--Apr 9, 2009 - game ends in a tie (GSN)
--Apr 2010 - Bob Eubanks takes over as host; Wink Martindale, Monty Hall and Peter Marshall play (GSN)
Sherri Sheppard:
--spring 2011 - Sherri takes over as host (GSN)
--spring 2011 - general ep (GSN)


NEXT LINE (Kevin Frank)
--1989 - Maxine, Russ, Sharon, Ian (OC)
--1989 - Kevin, Tily, Christie, Chris (RPT)


NO RELATION (Mike Rowe)
--Aug 12, 1996 - premiere ep with Dennis Haskins, Kate Linder, Charlie Robinson (OB)


NOTHING BUT THE TRUTH
--see the listing for "To Tell the Truth"


NOW YOU SEE IT
Jack Narz:

--Apr 1, 1974 - premiere episode with "lockout" final round (GSN)
--Apr 2, 1974 - second ep., $6000 jackpot (GSN)
--Apr 3, 1974 - third ep., $7000 jackpot (GSN)
--Aug 1974 - John Goss wins $7000 (GSN)
--Oct 1974 - bonus word rule; Jack mistakenly says "Concentration" at end (GSN)
--Oct 1974 - $17,000 win (GSN)
--Oct 1974 - $21,000 win (GSN)
--Oct, 1974 - $11,000 pot (GSN)
--Nov, 1974 - $12,000 pot (couple of minor audio problems during final round)(GSN)
--Dec 1974 - pilot no. 3 testing mid-series format changes (audio low) (BUZZR)
--Dec 1974 - $11,000 solo win (GSN)
--Dec 23, 1974 - first show with the new format (GSN)
--1975 - $10,000 bonus game win (GSN)
--June 13, 1975 - (last ep.) two jackpot wins (GSN)
Jack Clark:
--1985 - unsold pilot with new rules (SM)
Chuck Henry:
--Apr 3, 1989 - premiere episode (OC)
--July 14, 1989 - last ep. with $35,000 win (OC)


NUMBER PLEASE (Bud Collyer)
--May 1961 - (BW) Mrs. Secord vs Mrs. Dewitt (GSN)


NY WIRED
--Dec 1998 - lottery game with $52,500 win (OC)


OBJECT IS (Dick Clark)
--Mar 6, 1964 - (BW) Arlene Dahl, Carl Ballantyne, Barry Sullivan (OC)
--Mar 27, 1964 - (BW) series finale with Stubby Kaye and Joan Caulfield (OC)


OH MY WORD (Jim Lange)
--Nov 13, 1965 - (BW) word game; Buddy Greco and Sal Mineo appear (SM)


OKAY MOTHER (Dennis James)
--Oct 1947 - (BW) one of the earliest surviving game show tapes, a Kinescope from the old DuMont network


ON A ROLL (David Sparks)
--1986 - pilot no. 1 (BUZZR)


ON THE COVER (Mark L. Wahlberg)
--June 2004 - (premiere) Tracy, Chris and Nicole are the contestants (video is slightly jumpy) (PAX)
--Aug 19, 2004 - John, Frank, CarolLynn (OC)
--Aug 20, 2004 - Jody, Jen, Adam; bonus win (OC)
--Aug 23, 2004 - Steve, Jenna, Brian (OC)


ON YOUR WAY (Bud Collyer)
--winter 1954 - (BW) (pilot) contestants answer questions to win a domestic trip. Jackie Cooper guests (SM)


ONE TO WIN (Paul Roseby)
--19?? - British Q&A show, elements of US pilot to "Run For the Money" (OB)


OPPORTUNITY KNOCKS (JD Roth)
--Sept 23, 2008 - premiere episode of short-lived primetime game (OB)


PANTOMIME QUIZ (Mike Stokey)
--June 20, 1950 - Frank Devol, Hans Conried. "People back east are seeing the show for the first time" (SM)
--195x - celebrities: Vincent Price, Jackie Coogan, Hans Conried, Dorothy Patten(SM)


PARANOIA (Peter Tomarken)
--Apr 16, 2000 - third ep. (FAM)
--Apr 21, 2000 - fourth ep. (FAM)


PARENT GAME (Clark Race)
--Sept 1972 - second episode (GSN)
--Sept 1972 - third episode (GSN)
--1972 - (GSN)
--1972 - (GSN)


PARTY GAME (Bill Walker)
--1975 - Stephen Young, Linda Sorenson, Henry Beckman (SM)
--1977 - Scott Walker, Dinah Christie in Canadian charades game (SM)
--1978 - Alan Thicke, Gloria Loring and Liz Torres; cuts off 2 min before end but game complete (SM)


PARTY LINE (Gene Rayburn)
--1984 - early pilot for "Hot Streak". Jay Stewart announces; Laura Chambers appears (fair video) (SM)


PASSWORD (Allen Ludden)
CBS Daytime:

--Jan 10, 1966 - (BW) Lucille Ball, Gary Morton (OC)
--Sept 12, 1966 - (first color ep.) Barbara Bain, Brian Keith (GSN)
--Oct 14, 1966 - funny ep. with Irene Ryan and Bob Crane (GSN)
--Nov 8, 1966 - Audrey Meadows, Jerry Lewis (GSN)
--Nov 28, 1966 - Nancy Aames, Jack Cassidy (GSN)
--Dec 16, 1966 - Jim Backus, Elizabeth Montgomery (GSN)
--Mar 30, 1967 - (Armed Forces Week) Chris Noel, Roger Smith (GSN)
--June 5, 1967 - Eva Gabor, Hugh O'Brien (GSN)
--June 12, 1967 - (Tournament of Champions) Betty White, Frank Gifford (GSN)
--July 3, 1967 - Paul Anka, Phyllis Newman (GSN)
--Sept 11, 1967 - (Mon. ep. of final week) Betty White, Frank Gifford (GSN)
--Sept 15, 1967 - (last ep.) Betty and Frank (GSN)
CBS Primetime:
--May 29, 1962 - (BW) Jack and Joan Benny (OC)
--May 15, 1967 - (second last) - Phyllis Diller, Gary Morton (GSN)
ABC Daytime:
--Dec 7, 1971 - Jack Klugman and Brett Somers in a rare orange-set episode (GSN)
--Feb 25, 1975 - last ep of "All-Stars" format (wavy video)(OC)
--Mar 14, 1975 - Betty White, Vicki Lawrence (rough spots in video) (SM)
--June 27, 1975 (last ep.) Kate Jackson, Sam Melville (SM)


PASSWORD PLUS
Allen Ludden:

--Jan 8, 1979 - (first ep.) Elizabeth Montgomery, Robert Foxworth (GSN)
--Jan 9, 1979 - second ep. (GSN)
--Apr 25, 1979 - Robert Urich, Bart Braverman. Third day of "no opposites" (GSN)
--unaired, 1979 - Elaine Joyce, George Peppard. Originally unaired by NBC due to Peppard's rant against NBC's Standards & Practices (GSN)
--Nov 12, 1979 - John Astin, Patty Duke Astin. First show of "rematch" between the two (GSN)
--Nov 13, 1979 - next show; John and Patty (GSN)
--Dec 21, 1979 - Christmas decorations on set; Barbara Rhoades, Bill Anderson (GSN)
--May 21, 1980 - (Wed. ep.) Phyllis Diller, Bert Convy. Funny game playing (GSN)
--July 21, 1980 - Marcia Wallace, Richard Paul (GSN)
--Aug 22, 1980 - Lucille Ball, Dick Martin (OC)
Bill Cullen:
--Apr 28, 1980 - start of Bill's third week as substitute host; Vicki Lawrence and Dick Gautier are the panelists (GSN)
Tom Kennedy:
--Dec 23, 1980 - Betty White, Dick Martin; the French/France blooper episode (GSN)
--Dec 23, 1980 - same episode but studio master with unaired footage (SM)
--Sept 1, 1981 - Edie McClurg, Greg Morris. Edie makes a costly mistake; two $5000 wins (GSN)
--Nov 2, 1981 - Barbara Rhoades, McLean Stevenson; new time slot; first day of new rules (no ending) (GSN)
--Mar 4, 1982 - (taped Feb 21, 1982) Steven Ford, Jack Narz (SM)
--Mar 5, 1982 - Steven Ford, Jack Narz. Jack hosts last half (fair video) (GSN)
--Mar 8, 1982 - Steven and Jack; next episode. $30,000 Alphabetics win (SM)
--Mar 15, 1982 - Edie McClurg, Gene Rayburn. Gene mentions cancellation of "Match Game"; Tom hints as cancellation of "Password Plus" (GSN)
--Mar 26, 1982 - (last ep.) Audrey Landers, Tom Poston (OB)


PASS THE BUCK (Bill Cullen)
--Apr 3, 1978 - premiere episode (GSN)
--Apr 4, 1978 - second ep., starts with Barbara vs. Ellen. $5000 win (GSN)
--Apr 11, 1978 - first contestant: Bianca (GSN)
--1978 - $5000 win (GSN)


PASS THE LINE (Cliff Saber)
--1954 - (BW) "Finish the Story" with drawings; Jonathan Winters appears. Not very interesting (SM)


PAY CARDS (Art James)
--Apr 22, 1969 - (tape date) show 209; contestants are Paul, actress Celeste Holm, Jack (jumpy video at times)(SM)
--also see Super Pay Cards


PDQ (Art James)
--1965 - (pilot) (BW) Stubby Kaye, Dick Patterson, Giselle Mackenzie (SM)


PENNY TO A MILLION
Bud Collyer:

--1955 - (BW) stakes double as five contestants are whittled down to one (SM/OC)
Bill Goodwin:
--June 1, 1955 - (BW) 5th week (slight audio hiss) (OC)
--1955 - (BW) Jay Stewart announces, and appears (OC)
--1955 - (BW) Johnny Olsen announces, and appears (OC)


PEOPLE ON TV (Jimmy Cefalo)
--1990 - unsold pilot based on "People" magazine (SM)


PERSONALS (Michael Burger)
--Sept 16, 1991 - first CBS ep. (OC)


PERSONALITY (Larry Blyden)
--July 29, 1969 - only existing ep., Jack Cassidy, Joan Rivers, Flip Wilson (GSN)


PICTIONARY (Alan Thicke)
--Sept 22, 1997 - (first ep.) with Alan Thicke (OC)


PITFALL (Alex Trebek)
--1981 - ($5000 rule) - Vivenne vs Dan (OB)
--1981 - Mora vs June (OB)
--1981 - Sunny vs Sharon (OB)
--1981 - Rosemary vs Dan (OB)
--1982 - ($2500 rule) - Bill vs Eileen. Last second win (OB)


PLACE THE FACE
Bill Cullen:

--195x - (BW) contestants try to recognize faces from their past; Xavier Cougat appears in this CBS episode (slight audio hiss) (SM/OC)
Jack Smith:
--195x - (BW) Heavyweight champ Max Bear is a guest in this NBC episode (SM/OC)


PLAY FOR A BILLION (Drew Carey)
--Sept 14, 2003 - two-hour "lottery" type show with a possible billion-dollar payout (OB)


PLAY FOR A BILLION (Damon Wyans/Tom Bergeron)
--Sept 12, 2004 - the second and last attempt to give away a billion dollars (OC)


PLAY THE PERCENTAGES (Geoff Edwards)
--Jan 1980 - Gold vs Blass (GSN)
--1980 - $13,000 win (USA)
--1980 - Hawkins vs Williams (USA)
--1980 - $36,000 win (fair video) (USA)
--1980 - Smith vs Greci (GSN)
--1980 - solo format: starts with Tom at bonus game (fair video) (USA)


PLAY YOUR CARDS RIGHT (Bruce Forsythe)
--June 22, 1982 - first ep of '80s version (very jumpy picture) (SM)
--1996 - Very good British version of "Card Sharks" (OB)


PLAY YOUR HUNCH (Merv Griffin)
--1958 - (BW) pilot for CBS; time code counter on screen; ending clipped (SM)
--Nov 11, 1958 - (BW) daytime show (video problems near middle of show) (GSN)
--Apr 15, 1960 - (BW) first primetime show (missing last segment) (GSN)
--Aug 1960 - (BW) primetime show; Jaye P. Morgan guests (GSN)
--1962(?) - (BW) primetime (seemingly from second run); Kaye Ballard guests (SM/OC)


POP N ROCKER GAME (Jon Bauman)
--Sept 17, 1983 - (first ep.) Irene Cara, Oingo Boingo (OB)
--1984 - Jack Mack & the Heart Attack & the Commodores (fair video) (OC)


POP QUIZ (Devon Soltendiecki/Emma Hunter)
--Nov 8, 2013 - Estee wins (OC)
--Nov 13, 2013 - $5000 win (OC)


POP UPSTAIRS DOWNSTAIRS
--199? - British "College Bowl" clone about pop music, in double-decker set (OC)


POWER OF 10 (Drew Carey)
--Aug 7, 2007 - premiere, with a $1 million winner (OB)
--Aug 8, 2007 - 2nd ep (OB)
--Aug 15, 2007 - 3rd ep (OB)
--Aug 22, 2007 - 4th ep (OB)
--Aug 29, 2007 - 5th ep (OB)
--Sept 5, 2007 - (OB)
--Sept 23, 2007 - summer finale (OB)
--Jan 2, 2008 - first ep of brief winter run (OB)


PRESS YOUR LUCK (Peter Tomarken)
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PRICE IS RIGHT
Bill Cullen:

--July 1957 - (BW) daytime ep; Mr. Kraft wins 5th game (OC)
--Oct 28, 1957 - (BW) original version of the show (GSN)
--Feb 1961 - (BW) Arlene Francis sub-hosts; house in Florida is one item up for bids (GSN)*this show CANNOT be copied to DVD
--June 1961 - (BW) (GSN)
--Sept 6, 1963 - (BW) last NBC primetime show; Don Pardo appears. Includes NBC peacock opening (OC)
Jack Clark:
--Feb 22, 1965 - (BW) ABC show; Jack substitute hosts; Anita Louise is guest panelist (OC)
--Mar 12, 1965 - (BW) Dorothy Lamour guest panelist (OC)


PRICE IS RIGHT (Bob Barker)
Half-hour shows:

--Sept 4, 1972 - (premiere) with Bob Barker (rough video) (SM)
--Sept 5, 1972 - (second ep.) $39 bid (GSN)
--Sept 7, 1972 - Grocery Game, Bullseye I, Double Prices (GSN)
--Sept 28, 1972 - Grocery, 2-Player Bullseye, Double Prices (GSN)
--Oct 19, 1972 - 5 price tags, Grocery Game, Most Expensive (GSN)
--Oct 1972 - 5 price tags, Grocery Game, Double Prices (closing credits cut off by GSN) (GSN)
--Nov 1972 - 5 price tags, Grocery Game, Most Expensive (GSN)
--Dec 13, 1972 - Any Number, Bonus, Most Expensive (GSN)
--May 8, 1973 - Hi Lo; Double Digits; Range (average video) (GSN)
--May 28, 1973 - Any Number, Keep/Give, Double Prices (GSN)
--Oct 9, 1973 - Lucky Seven, Mystery Price, Most Expensive (GSN)
--Jan 14, 1974 - (taped 12-17-73) Temptation, Hi-Lo, Range (SM, with time code)
--Jan 15, 1974 - (taped 12-17-73) Any Number, Clock, Give or Keep; features a $7000 showcase (SM, with time code)
--Mar 8, 1974 - Bert Convy promotes "Tattletales". Tempation, Hi-Lo, Clock Game (GSN)
--May 28, 1974 - Any Number, Bonus, Double Prices. Funny show...Bob almost forgets to call down one of the contestants (slightly low audio) (GSN)
--July 9, 1974 - Range, 5 Price Tags, Hi-Lo (GSN)
--July 12, 1974 - Temptation, Hi-Lo, Double Prices. Features a showcase overbid by $1 (GSN)
--Oct 10, 1974 - Temptation, Grocery, Most Expensive. Part of a "come on down" cut off (GSN)
--Oct 20, 1974 - Any Number, Hi-Lo, Race. Double showcase winner, miss by only $88 (GSN)
--Nov 15, 1974 - Lucky 7, Shell Game, Race Game. The clock isn't working during the Race Game (GSN)
--Nov 18, 1974 - Grocery, 5 Price Tags, Range (GSN)
--Nov 22, 1974 - Temptation, Range, Hi-Lo (GSN)
--Dec 25, 1974 - Dennis James subs for Bob Barker; Christmas showcases (GSN)
--Jan 28, 1975 - Temptation, Hi-Lo, Range (audio low)(SM)
--May 23, 1975 - reaired on CBS in 2002 (RPT)
--July 8, 1975 - double showcase win; $12,776 total (SM)
--Aug 19, 1975 - (taped Aug 2, 1975; show 1552-D) first show with new set colors; debut of Golden Road (SM)
Hour-long shows
--Sept 8, 1975 - first show of hour-long third anniversary week - rainbow wheel (some tracking probs. during second half) (SM)
--Nov 3, 1975 - first regular hour-long show (taped Oct 20, 1975) (GSN)
--Jan 1977 - four $1000 winners in Showcase Showdown (GSN)
--Dec 1979 - $2 double showcase win (GSN)
--June 20, 1980 - Vanna White is in contestants row (GSN)
--Sept 15, 1980 - Range, Poker, Punch a Bunch, One Right Price, Tne Chances, Grocery (OC)
--Nov 9, 1982 - Safecracker, Poker, Hole in One, One right price, 3 Strikes, Bonus (GSN)
--Nov 15, 1982 - Keep Give, Dice, Barker's Bargain Bar, Penny Ante, Any Number. Features Christmas Home Viewer showcase (audio slightly low)(GSN)
--Dec 24, 1982 - Lucky 7, Safe Crackers, Punch Board, Take Two, 3 Strikes, Bullseye (GSN)
--early 1983 - Safe Crackers, Any Number, Trader Bob, Danger Price, Penny ante, New Card Game (GSN)
--Apr 7, 1983 - Master Key, Range Game, Danger Price, Most Expensive, Grocery, Ten Chances (GSN)
--Sept 22, 1983 - Squeeze Play, Phone Home, Bargain Bar, Blank Check, 5 Price Tags, Danger Price (GSN)
--fall, 1983 - three overbids on one item; Lucky 7, Hit Me, Danger Price, Blank Check, Most Expensive, Punch a Bunch (GSN)
--Jan 20, 1984 - Lucky 7; Secret X; Squeeze Play; Safe Crackers; Deluxe Dice Game; Grocery Game (GSN)
--June 4, 1985 - 3 way Showcase Showdown tie; double showcase win; Bob speaks over Johnny Olsen's line. Bonus, On the Nose, Range, Most Expensive, Money, Hi-Lo. (several contestant intros missing) (OB)
--July 30, 1986 - Blank check; 3 strikes (perfect game); phone home; most expensive; card game; secret X (video good but not great) (OC)
--Apr 9, 1998 - 5000th episode; cars in every game (OC)
--1998 - double $11,000 win in first Showcase Showdown (OC)
--Jan 3, 2000 - funny ep.; Spelling, Dice, One Wrong Price, Barker's Bargain Bar, Card Game, Now or Then (OC)
--Sept 24, 2001 - 30th season opener; Triple Play, Plinko, One Right Price, Grand Game, Squeeze Play, Switch (OC)
--Sept 22, 2003 - 32nd-season premiere; debut of new game Time is Money (OC)
--Dec 24, 2004 - Christmas Eve episode with double showcase win (OB)
--Oct 10, 2005 - Lucky 7, Grand Game, Magic No., Shell, Cover Up, Coming or Going (OB)
--Oct 5, 2006 - ep where myself and many Game Show Forum regulars were in the audience (OB)
--June 15, 2007 - Bob's last show (taped June 6, 2007); from primetime airing (OC)
Primetime specials:
--Aug 26, 1996 - 25th anniversary special (OC)
--Jan 31, 2002 - 30th anniversary special, taped in Las Vegas (OB)
--Feb 5, 2003 - first Million-Dollar Spectacular (OB)
--Dec 18, 2003 - Armed Forces salute (OB)
--Apr 9, 2005 - another Million-Dollar Spectacular (OB)
--Apr 16, 2005 - biggest-ever showcase win (OB)
--Feb 14, 2006 - Million-Dollar Spectacular (OB)
--May 16, 2007 - Bob's final Million-Dollar Spectacular (OB)
--May 17, 2007 - salute to Bob's 50 years in television (OB)


PRICE IS RIGHT (Drew Carey)
--Oct 15, 2007 - Drew's first aired show; every pricing game won (OB)
--Oct 16, 2007 - 2nd-aired show (OB)
--Oct 18, 2007 - (OB)
--Oct 19, 2007 - (OB)
--Dec 25, 2007 - Christmas day show (OB)
--Feb 22, 2008 - primetime special; first ever $1,000,000 win (OB)
--Sept 22, 2008 - 37th-season premiere (OB)
--Sept 21, 2009 - 38th-season premiere with updated set (OB)
--Sept 20, 2010 - 39th-season premiere; debut of "Pay the Rent" (OB)
--Sept 19, 2011 - 40th-season premiere (OC)
--Apr 1, 2013 - April Fool's show where everyone switches places (OB)


PRICE IS RIGHT (Syndicated and Foreign versions)
Dennis James:

--Sept 4, 1972 - taped the same day as Barker's version premiered; Grocery, Any Number, Double Prices (SM)
--1975 - Any Number, Grocery Game, One Right Price (OB)(originated from youtube)
--Aug 11, 1975 - show 125-N; One Right Price, Any Number, Grocery Game. Showcase double over-bid (SM)
--Mar 2, 1976 - 5 price tags, race, range (fair video) (SM)
--Mar 1, 1977 - show 193-N; Money Game, Grocery Game ($6.74 total), Clock Game (SM)
Bob Barker:
--Mar 12, 1980 - last nighttime show; Money Game, Cliffhangers, One right Price (fair video) (SM)
Tom Kennedy
--Sept 1985 - (premiere) Any Number, Pck a Pair, Safe Crackers (credits cut) (OB)
--Feb 1986 - dice, danger price, cliff hangers (GSN)
--Feb 1986 - switcheroo (perfect game but small part of set breaks), range, take two (GSN)
Doug Davidson:
--Sept 12, 1994 - money, race, magic number (OC)
--fall, 1994 - 3 strikes, shell, switch (OB)
Australian version:
--199? - Two Price Tags, Buy or Sell, Make Your Move (fair video) (OB)
British version:
--fall 1987 - Leslie Crowther hosts; matchmaker, cliff hangers, 3 in a row, clock game, punch a bunch, permutatio (OB)
--1989 - Bob Warman hosts; features US music cues; lucky 7, race game, pick a pair (OB)
--1996 - Bruce Forsythe hosts; danger price, pathfinder, switcheroo (OC)


PYRAMID (Donny Osmond)
--Sept 16, 2002 - (premiere) Kathy Najimy, Ed Begley Jr. $10,000 win (OC)
--Nov 25, 2002 - Dick Clark, Betty White (OB)
--Nov 26, 2002 - Dick Clark, Coolio (OC)
--Nov 27, 2002 - Dick Clark, Kari Turner (OC)
--Jan 6, 2004 - (taped 9/22/03) Alan Thicke, Kathy Packhard (wild feed)


PYRAMID (Mike Richards)
--Aug 30, 2012 - (sneak preview) Chandra Wilson, Jai Rodreguez (GSN)
--Sept 3, 2012 - (premiere) Yvette Nicole Brown, Danny Puni (GSN)


PYRAMID GAME (Steve Jones)
--199? - British version of "Pyramid"; Costas vs Jackie. Monday ep.(OB)


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