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The Best of Match Game - 11/21/06

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The Best of Match Game - 11/21/06

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Old 10-12-06, 09:10 PM
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Only $19.05 at DDD... with 4 discs, I'm tempted to get it at that price.

Additional Release Material:
Featurettes 1. A Tribute to Gene Rayburn
2. Best Momemts of Match Game
3. Original Pilot (1962)
Production Interview - Brett Somers - Guest Star
Old 10-12-06, 11:26 PM
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Sweet Lord. I never thought a product like this would exist and I'm a little embarrased to admit it, but... I'm totally buying this.
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Match Game is easilly one of the best game shows of all time! I am looking forward to this!
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Originally Posted by MontyPythonFan
Details here ...
What details? Is it just me or has amazon.com become increasingly lazy about posting true details on their DVD releases? I recall when they wrote synopsis and reviews for the DVDs. There is NOTHING there aside from disc count and other information that doesn't matter.
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Originally Posted by MontyPythonFan
Brentwood is releasing this set; my experiences with Brentwood releases have mostly been poor. Should I worry about this release being shoddy?
In my experience, most of their earlier releases (years ago) were poor. But lately, they've been putting out some really well done stuff. The Flash Gordon animated series leaps to mind as a great set, and I know they've done some other things as well (animated and otherwise).

The picture quality may be iffy (and it probably would be no matter who put this out), but I suspect the whole package will be put together nicely with some great extras.
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Wow, I used to watch this all the time of the Gameshow channel...I always thought Bob Barker looked weird not hosting a show lol
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Richard gets dissed on the front cover!

I'm psyched!
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Sold! This show is great.
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Originally Posted by bboisvert
Sweet Lord. I never thought a product like this would exist and I'm a little embarrased to admit it, but... I'm totally buying this.

Same here! Wow, does this bring back some of my earliest childhood tv watching memories..
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They need to package that set with a skinny mic.
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“Harry Holeinthepocket just couldn’t hold on to his paycheck.

How big of a big spender was he?

He spent his last twenty bucks on a blank!!!”
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Richard gets dissed on the front cover!...
I noticed the same thing...funny, since Match Game made Dawson a star (sorry, Hogan Heroes & Diana Dors fans) and his appearances on this show got him the hosting job on Family Feud. Any bets it has something to do with Richard's "lack-of-cooperation" with the producers of this set?
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Originally Posted by RevKarl
I noticed the same thing...funny, since Match Game made Dawson a star (sorry, Hogan Heroes & Diana Dors fans) and his appearances on this show got him the hosting job on Family Feud. Any bets it has something to do with Richard's "lack-of-cooperation" with the producers of this set?
It's more likely that when people think of Match Game, they think of Charles Nelson Riley and Brett Summers. Those are the two that pop immediately into my head. Of course, if you're looking for an angle, you could say they were racist for not putting Nipsey Russell on the cover.

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“Harry Holeinthepocket just couldn’t hold on to his paycheck.

How big of a big spender was he?

He spent his last twenty bucks on a blank!!!”
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thats so funny i almost blanked myself


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Originally Posted by Shannon Nutt
...Of course, if you're looking for an angle, you could say they were racist for not putting Nipsey Russell on the cover.
Or red-a-phobic, due to the absence of Fanny Flagg!
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MATCH GAME = BEST GAME SHOW EVER!

I love it, watch it everyday on GSN. Defnitely getting this dvd. Gene was the best host on any show.
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I knew it was too good to be true.

Amazon.com now states

Availability: THIS TITLE IS CURRENTLY NOT AVAILABLE. If you would like to purchase this title, we recommend that you occasionally check this page to see if it has become available
Old 10-14-06, 05:12 PM
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It's still up for pre-order at DDD, and about $12 cheaper to boot.

BTW, TVShowsOnDVD.com has now posted a news item about the set.

Rob
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I've always enjoyed making up my own Match Game episodes...

Lost TV: Match Game PM

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Originally Posted by Shannon Nutt
It's more likely that when people think of Match Game, they think of Charles Nelson Riley and Brett Summers. Those are the two that pop immediately into my head.
Richard is on the back with Betty White.

I really only had room for 3 good size pictures on the front. Gene was a given, and I just couldn't separate Brett and Charles.
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Originally Posted by RevKarl
Or red-a-phobic, due to the absence of Fanny Flagg!
She's on the top spine in her red and yellow "Superman" shirt.
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Match Game is the greatest. My girlfriend and I watch it constantly. I'll definitely be picking this up.
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Originally Posted by dollfins1
thats so funny i almost blanked myself
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