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The Early Game Show Appearances of 10 Future Stars

1. Mel Harris In 1979 future thirtysomething star Mary Ellen Harris (her real name, as we found out) competed on the $20,000 Pyramid. She gave her occupation as a “professional dog trainer,” a resume bullet point that seems to be missing from all her official biographies. Mel was a fierce competitor, but she missed the big [...]

The Worst (UK) Game Show Answers Ever

This list of hilarious answers to game show questions proves that American contestants aren’t the only ones who fall apart under pressure. Here is a sample: BEG, BORROW OR STEAL (BBC2) Jamie Theakston: Where do you think Cambridge University is? Contestant: Geography isn’t my strong point. Theakston: There’s a clue in the title. Contestant: Leicester. PHIL WOOD SHOW (BBC GMR) Wood: What [...]

Is Cash Cab for real? 7 Contestants Speak!

If you’re reading this post, you probably love trivia and game shows as much of the rest of us _flossers. So chances are you’ve watched at least one episode of Cash Cab on Discovery Channel, right? And chances are you’ve wondered whether it was rigged or not. Well, the short answer is no, it’s not rigged. [...]