MATCH GAME 1973 1ST SHOW & MORE
Match Game with Gene Rayburn DVD featuring 5 complete classic episodes. First up is the premier very 1st Show from 1973 with Michael Landon, Vicki Lawrence, Jack Klugman, Joann Pflug, Richard Dawson & Anita Gillette. Next is the 1973 episode in which Brett Sommers, Charles Nelson Reiley & Betty White appear on the show for the very 1st time. Also on the panel is Bert Convy, J.P. Morgan & Richard Dawson. Next is the 1974 episode when Burt Reynolds walked out on the stage unannounced! This is truly a "Match Game Moment"! Bert Convy, Brett Sommers, Charles Nelson Reiley, Louisa Meritz, Richard Dawson & Kaye Stevens are on the panel. Next is the very 1st PM show from 1975 with Clifton Davis, Brett Sommers, Charles Nelson Reiley, Elaine Joyce, Richard Dawson & Joyce Bulifant. Next is a 1977 PM show with Orson Bean, Brett Sommers, Charles Nelson Reiley, Linda Day George, Richard Dawson & Joyce Bulifant (this is a great episode from start to finish!). As a bonus, the DVD features 2 classic "Match Game Moments". First is the 1978 clip when Carol Burnett, Vicki Lawrence, Tim Conway & Jim Nabors walked on to the set unannounced! Gene gives them pens & cards & lets them play a round! Next is 1973 clip where Gene goes to make a comment about a female contestant's dimples but instead says "Doesn't she have pretty nipples?" (this clip was edited out of the original broadcast & was never seen!!). Running time is 2 hours & the quality is excellent!!
MATCH GAME 1974
This is a complete week from March of 1974 with Allen Ludden, Brett Sommers, Charles Nelson Reiley, Joyce Bulifant, Richard Dawson & Fannie Flagg. It was a rare occasion to have the two funny ladies (Joyce & Fannie) on the same show! Allen Ludden (Betty White's husband & host of "Password") offers up his share of laughs as does the regulars. As a bonus, the DVD features 4 classic Match Game "Moments" from 1975 (Gene give his socks to a member of the audience, Alex Karras wrestles a female contestant, Richard Dawson insists that everyone switch seats & Fannie gets HOT & HEAVY with a male contestant!). This is 2 hours of Match Game magic & the quality is Excellent!
MATCH GAME "MERRY BLANK-A-THON"
This is a Christmas Special called "Merry Blank-A-Thon". It features 6 of the all time greatest episodes of Match Game! Also, every 10 minutes or so, a Classic Match Game Moment is shown (these are SUPER!). The aforementioned 6 episodes are as follows: 1973-Robert Vaughn/Brett Sommers/McClean Stevenson/Nancy Dussault/Richard Dawson/Betty White. 1974-Bert Convy/Brett Sommers/Charles Nelson Reiley/Lee Meriwether/Richard Dawson/Gail Fisher. 1974-Greg Morris/Brett Sommers/Morey Amsterdam/Juliet Mills/Richard Dawson/Fannie Flagg. 1975-Avery Shriber/ Brett Sommers/Charles Nelson Riley/Lana Wood/Richard Dawson/Joyce Bulifant. 1975-Allen Ludden/Brett Sommers/Charles Nelson Reiley/Dolly Martin/Richard Dawson/Betty White. 1975-William Shatner/Brett Sommers/Charles Nelson Reiley/Julie Harris/Richard Dawson/Fannie Flagg. Total running time is 2 hours & the quality is excellent!
MATCH GAME "CLASSIC MOMENTS" VOL 1
Some of the classic moments included here are......Gene dances to "Stayin' Alive" by The Bee Gees, Betty White plays host for a round, Gene comes out dressed in a Chinaman's outfit, Elaine Joyce gives Gene & the other panelists some "Pop Rocks" candy, Betty attacks a male contestant with kisses, Vicki Lawrence mugs for the camera, the debut of "The Star Wheel", Gene grabs Betty White's derriere, McLean Stevenson plays host for a round, Charles Nelson Reiley takes his hair piece off & gives it to a contestant who needs it, Richard Dawson imitates a chimp, Gene brings a lady from the audience up on stage & lets her sit by contestants because she couldn't see from where she was sitting, Richard argues with producer Ira Skutch, Joyce Bulifant breaks her microphone, Betty does a striptease, Gene flirts with Kate Jackson, Fannie Flagg messes up Bob Barker's hair, Betty & Richard roll up both legs of Gene's pants above his knees, a female contestant wins $10.000 & hits Gene in the mouth & draws blood, Mike Douglas walks out & announces that Match Game is the #1 rated daytime TV show and these are just some of the "Moments" featured on the DVD. There are too many to mention! This DVD is 2 hours of pure joy & the quality is excellent!
MATCH GAME "CLASSIC MOMENTS" VOL 2
Some of the classic moments included here are..........Gene gets make up put on his face, Betty White puts a sign that says "Star" on Gene's back, Gene gets distracted by a girl offstage, Gene runs around the studio for exercise, Gene kisses girl in the audience, Gene carries Janice Pennington across the stage, Brett Sommers & Jack Klugman get re-married, Charles Nelson Reiley shows his shorts, Jenny Jones is a contestant, Gene reads 3 fan mail letters, Charles plays Santa Claus & Brett plays a little girl (Christmas '78), Fannie Flagg gets a BIG kiss from a contestant, Fannie & Lee Meriweather do their "Rocketts" routine, New Years '79 party, Gene busts through the entrance door, Nipsey Russell gets lynched, Gene gets tap dancing lessons from a female contestant, Brianne Leary returns as a panelist (only person to be a contestant and a panelist) & many more! Too many to list! Total running time is 2 hours & the quality is excellent!!
MATCH GAME "CLASSIC MOMENTS" VOL 3
Some of the classic moments included here are........the 1977 New Years party, Kirstie Alley appears as a contestant, Charles Nelson Reiley plays host for a round, Gene & Brett Somers do push ups, Gene teases a male contestant about his hair, Gene imitates a bass fiddle, Richard Dawson writes a dirty word, Elaine Joyce shows off her awesome figure & McLean Stevenson wants equal time, a female contestant attacks Gene, Brett & Charles & Bill Anderson sing a country song, Richard & Betty White imitate Brett & Charles, the guy who slides the "Super Match" responses forgot to get in the box, Gene tells Fannie Flagg not to cover her boobs with the card, a guy in the audience yells out the winning answer & the panel walks out, Gene thrashes cue card guy, Charles comes in late & unshaven, Gene takes his jacket & vest off & shows his "great" body, Charles skates across the stage, Brett's chair gets stolen & many more! Too many to list! Total running time is 2 hours & the quality is excellent!
MATCH GAME "CLASSIC MOMENTS" VOL 4
Some of the classic moments included here are........Richard Dawson makes a "Fat Joke" about Mama Cass Elliott, Brett Somers gives a very risque' answer, a female contestant goes nuts, Richard acts gay, Gene's wife shows up & Brett gets jealous, the bottom tier imitates the top tier (Jo Ann Pflug does Dick Gautier, Richard does Brett & Fannie Flagg does Charles Nelson Reiley), Gene wrestles with camera man & breaks camera, Gene gets medical assistance from the CBS nurse, the answer "Boob" is given for the very 1st time, Richard exposes Gene for wearing blue socks with a brown suit, Fannie overdoes it kissing a male contestant so Gene evens the score by kissing the man's wife, Gene pulls Trish Stewart out of her chair with his microphone cord, Peter Marshall comes out instead of Gene, June Lockhart gives a very risque' answer, Brett models her Match Game sweatshirt, Charles plays Santa Claus 1973, Roz Kelly kisses a male audience member, McLean Stevenson rambles on & Fannie walks off, Gene brings his daughter Lynn's dog on stage, New Years party 1973 & many more! Too many to list! Total running time is 2 hours & the quality is Excellent!!
MATCH GAME "CLASSIC MOMENTS" VOL 5
Some of the classic moments included here are......Gene unties the string on Elaine Joyce's blowse, Gene gives his socks away to a female audience member, Gene rolls down the stairs, Betty White tears up Allen Ludden's answer, McLean Stevenson chases Gene around the studio, Burt Reynolds walks out onto the set unannounced, Charles Nelson Riley & Betty White draw mustaches on each other, Gene comes out on roller skates, Joyce Bulifant dances the jitterbug with a male contestant, Gene auctions off a Loni Anderson swimsuit poster, a light bulb blows out on the set, Brett Sommers & Fanny Flagg come out wearing blonde wigs, Gene gets excited by a sexy female contestant, Eva Gabor kisses a male member of the audience, Fanny wears fried egg t-shirt, a black male contestant gives the answer "coon", Carol Burnett, Vicki Lawrence, Tim Conway & Jim Nabors walked out on the set unannounced & Gene gives them pens & cards & lets them play a round, Fanny makes out with a male contestant and these are just some of the "Moments" featured on the DVD. There are too many to mention! Total running time is 2 hours & the quality is excellent!
MATCH GAME "BEHIND THE BLANK"
A superb GSN documentary about the greatest game show of all time featuring interviews with Gene Rayburn, Richard Dawson, Brett Somers, Betty White & many other regular guests who were on the show! 60 min EX
GENE RAYBURN 1953/70 "RARITIES"
First up is a series of hilarious highlights from the game show "The Name's the Same" from 1953 & 54 all featuring Gene on the panel! Bess Myerson, Joan Alexander & Carl Riner are also on the panel! These are classic clips & what a great game!! Next is Gene on "What's My Line" from 1967 (Gene is the Mystery Guest!). Next is a complete episode of "What's My Line" from 1967 with Gene on the Panel! Arlene Francis, Phyllis Newman & Bennett Serf are also on the panel! Next is a complete episode of "What's My Line" from 1970 with Gene on the Panel! Soupy Sales, Anita Gillette & Arlene Francis are also on the panel! Total running time is 2 hours & the quality is Excellent!!
GENE RAYBURN 1970/99 "RARITIES"
First up is the 2002 "Entertainment Tonight" segment "Where are They Now?: Match Game". It features a 1990 interview with Gene as well as current interviews with Brett Sommers & Charles Nelson Reiley (plus several classic clips of Match Game!). Next is a 1999 A & E interview that Gene did for the Mark Goodson biography (this is the last known TV interview that Gene ever did!). Next is Gene on The Love Boat from 1980 (Ethel Merman plays his love interest). Next is Gene on "What's my Line" circa 1970 (Gene flips pancakes with Bert Convey & Arlene Francis!). Next is Gene on "I've got a Secret" from 1972 (Richard Dawson & Charles Nelson Reilly are also on this show!). Next is a complete episode of "Tattletales" with Gene as host from 1975 (Bert Convy is on the panel). Next is Gene on "The Love Boat" from 1978 (Fannie Flagg plays his love interest!) Next is Gene on Howard Stern's version of "Hollywood Squares" from 1992 (Howieweird Squares). Gene is in one of the squares! The DVD also includes as a bonus Highlights of Gene & his lovely wife Helen on a 1974 episode of "Tattletales". Total running time is 2 hours & the quality is excellent!
"CHOOSE UP SIDES" WITH GENE RAYBURN
This is a children's show from the mid 1950's starring Gene Rayburn as the host! This was Gene's 1st hosting job! The show was based on the kids competing against each other for prizes playing a variety of different games. Included here are 5 complete episodes! Total running time is 2 hours & the quality is excellent!
GENE RAYBURN ON "PASSWORD PLUS" 1981
This DVD features 5 complete episodes of "Password Plus" from 1981 featuring Gene Rayburn! Gene goes head to head against fellow game show host Wink Martindale! Tom Kennedy is filling in as host for Allen Ludden. Total running time is 105 minutes & the quality is excellent!
RICHARD DAWSON 1969/94 "RARITIES"
First up is his appearance on "The Dating Game" as bachelor #1 (circa 1969). Next is his 1972 appearance on "I've Got A Secret" (3 segments). Next is the very 1st premier episode of Match Game 73 (complete show!) featuring Richard, Michael Landon, Vicki Lawrence, Jack Klugman, Joann Pflug & Anita Gillette. Next is his 1974 appearance on "The Dating Game" (this time Richard gets to choose the Bachelorettes!). Next is his 48th birthday party on Family Feud from 1980 (both of his sons are present!) Next is an excerpt from the 1981 episode of Family Feud where Richard meets his future wife Gretchen! Next is the last segment from the last episode of Family Feud from 1985 (Richard gives a heart felt goodbye speech). Next is an excerpt from Richard's return to Family Feud from 1994. Next is a interview with Richard taken from the 1994 Family Feud "E True Hollywood Story". Total running time is 2 hours! The picture quality varies slightly but it's all still excellent!
THE BEST OF "I'VE GOT A SECRET" 1952/67
Featuring highlights from the late 1950's early 1960's version of the classic show hosted by Garry Moore with Bess Myerson, Bill Cullen, Betsy Palmer, Jayne Meadows & Henry Morgan on the panel! Special guests include Johnny Carson, Carol Burnett, Paul Newman, Ronald Reagan, Ginger Rogers & many more! Total running time is 2 hours & the quality is excellent black & white!
THE BEST OF "PASSWORD"
HOSTED BY ALLEN LUDDEN
VOLUME # 1: 1962-Carol Burnett vs Gary Moore, 1962-Carol Burnett vs Darren McGavin, 1962-Jane Fonda vs James Mason, 1963-Bess Myerson vs Hugh O'Brien, 1963-Carol Burnett vs Gary Moore 2 hours EX
VOLUME # 2 : 1963-Betsy Palmer vs Barry Sulivan, 1963-Rita Moreno vs Bill Cullen, 1963-Betty White vs Jack Parr, 1963-Polly Bergen vs Raymond Burr 75 minutes EX
VOLUME # 3 : 1963-Susan Strasberg vs Bill Cullen, 1963-Betsy Palmer vs E.G. Marshall, 1963-Carol Burnett vs Peter Lawford, 1963-Phyllis Newman vs Tony Randall, 1964-Lucille Ball vs her children! 2 hours EX
THE BEST OF "WHAT'S MY LINE" 1950/67
Featuring special guests Ava Gardner, Debbie Reynolds, Eddie Fisher, Lee Meriweather, Esther Williams, Lucille Ball, Desi Arnez, Jayne Mansfield, Mamie Van Doren, Steve Allen, Jane Fonda, Carol Burnett, Johnny Carson, Edgar & Candice Bergen, Joey Heatherton, Natalie Wood, Raquel Welch & Gene Rayburn! 2 hours EX
CAROL BURNETT GAME SHOW APPEARANCES
First up is her 1963 appearance On "Password" vs Mitch Miller (complete episode). Next is her 1962 appearance on "What's My Line". Next is her 1962 appearance on "I've Got a Secret". Next is her 1978 appearance on "Match Game" 78. Next is her 1964 appearance on "Password" vs Anthony Perkins (complete episode). Next is her 1965 appearance on "Password" vs Alan King (complete episode). Total running time is 90 minutes & the quality is excellent.
"MOST OUTRAGEOUS GAME SHOW MOMENTS"
The absolute best collection of game show moments ever assembled! The game shows featured here are Match Game, Family Feud, Password, I've Got a Secret, Hollywood Squares & many others! Total running time is 2 hours & the quality is excellent!
GROUCHO MARX DVD:
The Best of "You Bet Your Life" the popular game show from the 1950's featuring Groucho Marx as the host! Total running time is 75 minutes & the quality is excellent!
MARK GOODSON A&E "BIOGRAPHY
A great documentary about the founding father of the most popular game shows every created featuring interviews with Gene Rayburn & others! As a bonus the DVD also includes highlights of lots of game shows that Mark Goodson created from the 1950's & 60's. Total running time is 2 hours & the quality is excellent!