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Win Ben Stein's Money 

Jeopardy-like game show featuring Ben Stein as both a host and a contestant. The second and third rounds of the game are played by Ben Stein himself as he tries to defend "his" money ... See full summary »
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Complete series cast summary:
Ben Stein ...  Himself - Host 46 episodes, 1997-2002
Jimmy Kimmel ...  Himself - Guest Co-Host / ... 21 episodes, 1997-2002
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Jeopardy-like game show featuring Ben Stein as both a host and a contestant. The second and third rounds of the game are played by Ben Stein himself as he tries to defend "his" money against the lowly contestants. Written by Joe Pranevich <knight@wwaves.com>

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Comedy | Game-Show

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USA

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English

Release Date:

28 July 1997 (USA) See more »

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Trivia

According to his book "Just A Geek," Wil Wheaton was asked by producers of the show to come in several times to test for the co-host role that ultimately went to Jimmy Kimmel's cousin Sal. See more »

Goofs

In the episode with Jon Scieszka and other authors, during their introduction, there's one shot with the scores at the first break (instead of all zero). See more »

Connections

Featured in I Love the '90s: Part Deux: 1999 (2005) See more »

Soundtracks

Symphony No. 9, Movement 4 - Ode to Joy
(uncredited)
Music by Ludwig van Beethoven
Part of the theme song.
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The Kimmel Era Was the Best
2 September 2003 | by SargebriSee all my reviews

This had to have been one of the funniest game shows of it's era. Ben Stein has to be one of the sharpest and funniest individuals to host a game show and during the era when Jimmy Kimmel was his co-host it was a classic. Unfortunately, after Kimmel departed the show the show went downhill from there. Nancy Pimental and Sal Iaconno didn't have the chemistry that Stein and Kimmel had and what a shame because this show was definitely the best thing that Comedy Central had on it's schedule.


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