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The Fresno Bee (Sunday) - - On Tv - BY JAY BOBBIN


1) As closely as­so­ci­ated as Bob Barker even­tu­ally be­came with “The Price Is Right,” who was the first host of the game when it started in the 1950s on NBC?

2) Who was the orig­i­nal host of “Jeop­ardy!” when it be­gan as a week­day NBC show in the mid-1960s?

3) On the orig­i­nal ABC prime-time run of “Who Wants to Be a Mil­lion­aire” 20 years ago, what was the name of the first con­tes­tant to win the $1 mil­lion top prize?

4) Which NBC game show — which also was, in essence, a com­edy show — fea­tured such reg­u­lars as Paul Lynde and Cliff “Charley Weaver” Ar­quette?

5) Name the long-run­ning CBS show on which pan­elists had to guess a per­son’s oc­cu­pa­tion by ask­ing ques­tions that could be an­swered “yes” or “no,” in­clud­ing one that the pro­gram es­pe­cially be­came known for: “Is it big­ger than a bread­box?”

6) Who was the host of CBS’ orig­i­nal ver­sion of “Pass­word”?

7) What did host Jim Lange and the episode’s last con­tes­tants on ABC’s “The Dat­ing Game” tra­di­tion­ally do as the show ended? 8) Which Fox quiz show did co­me­dian Jeff Fox­wor­thy pre­side over?

Bob Barker

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