Up all night watching game show clips on YT thanks to afriend’a FB post about gameshows. many candidates for a toastiest post. going with epic press your luck. enjoy!
17 months in between YouTube Amusement posts.
Well worth the wait. Thanks to my Psi U brethren for this one.
It’s been awhile since I used the youtube amusement tag.
$100K was a lot of money to win on a game show back in 1988…
For the purposes of self-promotion (a lot of visitors have arrived here via the Markie Post post) and injecting some much-needed amusement back into Toastiest, I present another glorious game show moment featuring a beloved C-list star from the 70s and 80s, Adrienne Barbeau (Maude, Swamp Thing, Back to School, CarnivÃ le, and, apparently, the forthcoming Halloween remake).
UPDATE (8/17/07): Shucks, someone doesn’t want to let anyone pirate Adrienne Barbeau clips on Pyramid, so the YouTube clip is gone. This requires drastic action…
[Ok, my embedded copy isn’t working so well…]
I spent far too much time over the weekend browsing clips from The Price Is Right in an attempt to find a worthy post to honor Bob Barker’s retirement. (There’s a whole army of people who like to post TPIR clips). I actually do want to keep up with this daily video post, even though I’m come to decide that the name is pretty stupid. So I’ll post two Bob Barker clips to make up for getting behind.
The first one is from Bob’s primetime send-off from May, in which Adam Sandler makes a surprise appearance. I’m not an Adam Sandler fan, and I didn’t even find his “Ode to Bob Barker” particularly funny, but I think Adam Sandler showing up symbolizes how Barker has appealed to every generation. (I am one of the very few people, I think, who actually liked “Punch-Drunk Love”).
Sticking with game show clips…notice the stylin’ Alex Trebek all ‘froed out, the $1300 VTR (record up to 6 hours of your favorite shows), and familiar sound effects that were seemingly shared amongst all the game shows of the time.
My daily contribution to your emotional well-being…
UPDATE (9/22/2007): Well, we can’t have a dead YouTube link, can we?
[MY OWN EMBED DIDN’T WORK SO WELL]
UPDATE (10/22/2007): Let’s try this:
YouTube is great. So if you’ve never seen Match Game, here are Charles Nelson Reilly, Brett Somers, and Betty White talking about it recently: