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Match Game 

An updated version of the classic game show, hosted by Ross Shafer and featuring original panelist Charles Nelson Reilly. A group of celebrities would be given a sentence with a missing ... See full summary »
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Series cast summary:
Ross Shafer Ross Shafer ...  Himself - Host 70 episodes, 1990-1991
Gene Wood Gene Wood ...  Himself - Announcer 69 episodes, 1990-1991
Charles Nelson Reilly ...  Himself - Panelist 67 episodes, 1990-1991
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An updated version of the classic game show, hosted by Ross Shafer and featuring original panelist Charles Nelson Reilly. 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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Family | Game-Show

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TV-PG
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Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

16 July 1990 (USA) See more »

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Match Game '90 See more »

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Stereo

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Bert Convy was originally hired to host but was diagnosed with a brain tumor after the pilot was filmed. See more »

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Followed by What the Blank (2004) See more »

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The MATCH GAME Thinking Question Cues 1-4
Written & Performed by The Score Production Band
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Match Game, revisited
26 December 1999 | by mattk1See all my reviews

Match Game returned, but without Gene Rayburn. Ross Schaeffer hosted this short lived version. Charles Nelson Reilly was the only regular, but many regulars from the 70s version also played. The most welcome was Brett Somers, who with Charles brought back some nostalgic back and forth one liners that they were so well known for in the 70s. The format was pretty much unchanged, except for a "Match Up" round that was added. In Match Up, the celeb and contestant had to match "fill ins", with 2 answers to choose from. (For example: BLUE ____, BIRD or SKY) Overall, a great effort that could've had a longer run.


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