Revival of the classic game show, hosted by Michael Strahan. With the help of their game partners, contestants paired with celebrities must guess words or phrases that appear on the show's pyramid-shaped gameboard to win money.
Humorous panel game-show that features two contestants attempting to match the "puntastic" answers of six celebrities in a game of fill-in-the-blank. Hosted by the snarky Hollywood legend Alec Baldwin.
Teams of two race to identify songs by sound in hopes of winning up to $1 million. Whoever wins the most $ gets to play the final round against Shazam - the show's computer. Actor Jamie Foxx and his daughter Corinne as DJ host the show.
Three contestants claim to be a person with an unusual distinction or occupation; one is telling the truth, and the other two are impostors. Four panelists ask them questions in hopes of identifying which contestant is telling the truth.
The Wall is 4 stories high and "can change lives". The game is played by two people together. The first portion of the game is Freefall. Contestants must answer questions before balls complete their free fall down the Wall - correct responses earn prize money (green ball), incorrect answers result in prize money being removed (red ball). This portion of the game results in a total dollar amount, that amount must be positive in order to move forward. The second portion of the game involves one of the two contestants going into isolation. Round two starts with two green balls, and two red balls. The player in isolation answers questions "under stressful situations" to determine the color assigned to the remaining balls. Up to six balls can be earned by answering 3 questions. The dollar amount earned in round one is added to whatever is earned in round 2. Players cannot leave this round with less than $0 even if the red balls result in amounts larger than the green balls plus the ...
At the time I wrote this, there were 6 other reviews and I read them all. My favorite was by "atlasmb". I must admit, the concept for this game is intriguing -- you get money in your "game bank", you answer crappy trivia questions to hope to get more in your bank, but if you miss the answer, you have an equal chance of losing money in your bank. Then at the end of the round you have to perform an act where you can only lose money. Each time the odds of gaining or losing money are 50/50. So it's basically a demented PLINKO ripoff. The Price is Right might have a lawsuit (snicker).
Now here's the part that bugs me -- there are several phases of the game where drama is intentionally built. I'm not talking extemporaneous drama (like people just saying what's on their minds), NO, I mean scripted drama, like on your basic crappy reality show. It's all too-well rehearsed, and no amount of editing can hide that. I gave this show a 5/10 because I don't even know if this show is "real". And we'll never know...everyone involved has (no doubt) signed legal documents that if they come forward they get their pants sued off.
So welcome to the new world of reality game shows, where actors replace contestants, and life just gets more disappointing. Nice try producers, just make more Hell's Kitchens...at least Gordon makes me laugh.
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