2016-06-08

Ken Jennings Makes Jeopardy History

Software engineer Ken Jennings dominated Jeopardy over a series of months to the tune of 2.5 million dollars, winning 75 straight games and breaking numerous records. His quest not only made him a celebrity, it made Jeopardy an important part of pop culture yet again.

Richard Dawson’s Family Feud goodbye (1985)

Original Family Feud host Richard Dawson was known for his love for contestants, a characteristic that earned him criticism due to making contact with people from every race. He discusses all of this in his emotional final speech, which is easily one of the most emotional moments in game show history.

The First Ever "Millionaire"

John Carpenter (not the movie director) was the first to win it all on Who Wants to Be A Millionaire. He even shares a special, and awesome, moment with his dad via a lifeline!

Unbelievable Wheel of Fortune Puzzle Solve

Wheel of Fortune is designed to be played by guessing letters and risking it all every turn, but this woman decided that was just too much drama. Instead, she solved a BIG multiple-word puzzle with only ONE letter!

Ken Jennings Loses On Jeopardy

All good things come to an end, and this inspiring moment is the major upset of Ken Jennings by California real estate agent Nancy Zerg. Her face upon realizing she won says it all, but the respect between the two players really makes this clip worthwhile

The Price Is Right... for Love

People are usually excited because they win a lot of money on game shows – but sometimes they get a lot more. Check out this sweet couple deciding to spend a lifetime together while on the show!

Winning a Million, for Charity!

The first person to land a million dollars on Jeff Foxworthy’s Are You Smarter Than A Fifth Grader went for it in honor of the students in her home state of Georgia, and she won a million dollars for charity!

The Price IS Right - Million Dollar Win!

Try not to smile as this unassuming man wins one million dollars on the Price is right! He shocks himself, Drew Carey, and the world as his guess nets him a huge payday. The celebration is classic!

Learning this Fun Skill is a Great Family Activity

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