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A high-stakes version of the classic game show, hosted by Gene Rayburn. A group of celebrities would be given a sentence with a missing word, which they would then have to fill in. The ... See full summary »
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Series cast summary:
Gene Rayburn ...  Himself - Host 230 episodes, 1975-1981
Johnny Olson Johnny Olson ...  Himself - Announcer 229 episodes, 1975-1981
Brett Somers Brett Somers ...  Herself - Panelist 227 episodes, 1975-1981
Charles Nelson Reilly ...  Himself - Panelist 221 episodes, 1975-1981
Richard Dawson ...  Himself - Panelist 121 episodes, 1975-1978
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A high-stakes version of the classic game show, hosted by Gene Rayburn. A group of celebrities would be given a sentence with a missing word, which they would then have to fill in. The contestants would then give their own answer, and scored points according to how many celebrity gave the same answer. Written by Jean-Marc Rocher <rocher@fiberbit.net>

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English

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8 September 1975 (USA) See more »

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(234 episodes)

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Mono

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Color

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1.33 : 1
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Quite possibly the best game show ever
10 December 2001 | by dru690See all my reviews

Matchgame PM is quite possibly the best game show ever. Gene's informal hosting along with the six panelists refusal to do anything that could be considered serious makes it so fun to watch. It takes you straight back to the seventies with wacky outfits, onstage smoking, huge glasses and words that were only used in that decade. The shows real strength lies in the sentences that the shows producers came up with. While some of them have definative answers and others do not, all are funny yet still give you some chance of matching a member of the panel. If you've never seen Matchgame PM and you get the Gameshow Network I would advise you to give it a try, I'm sure you'll love it.


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