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Terry K

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« on: April 04, 2005, 11:05:48 AM »
They started in December of 1980, 5 weeks into TK's run as host.  

Guests:  Bert Convy and Judy Norton-Taylor, orig airdate 12/3/80  

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« Reply #1 on: April 04, 2005, 11:12:05 AM »
[quote name=\'Terry K\' date=\'Apr 4 2005, 09:05 AM\']They started in December of 1980, 5 weeks into TK's run as host. 

Guests:  Bert Convy and Judy Norton-Taylor, orig airdate 12/3/80 

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Yeah, and in the meanwhile, exactly what week did that France/French incident air again? I forgot. I do know there's quite a few weeks with Betty White and Dick Martin on together.

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« Reply #2 on: April 04, 2005, 11:13:17 AM »
Just thought it should be mentioned that we're at roughtly the same spot (I *think* GSN skipped one week with Vicki Lawrence) as when they left off in the brief September 2002 airings.

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« Reply #3 on: April 04, 2005, 11:21:19 AM »
[quote name=\'wtstudios8383\' date=\'Apr 4 2005, 10:12 AM\']
Yeah, and in the meanwhile, exactly what week did that France/French incident air again? I forgot. I do know there's quite a few weeks with Betty White and Dick Martin on together.
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There's a White/Martin week two weeks from the point(December 1980) they're at now. Three more weeks with White and Martin aired in 1981, one in early March (also featuring Lucille Ball and Desi Arnaz, Jr., which GSN showed in October 2001 in the wake of the 50th anniversary of I Love Lucy), one in late March, and one in September.
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« Reply #4 on: April 05, 2005, 07:15:22 PM »
And if it hasn't already aired, keep your eyes peeled for a hillarious Alphabetics that involves Bert and the password "Charmin". :-)

Incidentally, next wk (4/11) will feature the only P+ appearance of Della Reese, joined by semi-occasional guest Bill Anderson (late of some short-lived G-T "battle of the sexes" game that aired a coupla yrs prior...name escapes me, LOL).

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« Reply #5 on: April 05, 2005, 08:01:14 PM »
[quote name=\'ChuckNet\' date=\'Apr 5 2005, 06:15 PM\']And if it hasn't already aired, keep your eyes peeled for a hillarious Alphabetics that involves Bert and the password "Charmin". :-)

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We won't be seeing that moment this time around, as Tom and Bert made references to it happening on one of the Alphabetics rounds on today's episode.

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« Reply #6 on: April 05, 2005, 08:22:45 PM »
What exactly happened anyway?

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« Reply #7 on: April 05, 2005, 08:36:13 PM »
[quote name=\'whoserman\' date=\'Apr 5 2005, 07:22 PM\']What exactly happened anyway?
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As per an ATGS post in 2000, on the 12/3/80 episode of Password Plus(the last Kennedy episode of P+ aired before the Dark Period began), Bert gets the word Charmin in Alphabetics, and has a brain freeze and doesn't exactly know what the word meant.

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« Reply #8 on: April 05, 2005, 09:19:03 PM »
[quote name=\'zachhoran\' date=\'Apr 5 2005, 07:36 PM\'][quote name=\'whoserman\' date=\'Apr 5 2005, 07:22 PM\']What exactly happened anyway?
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As per an ATGS post in 2000, on the 12/3/80 episode of Password Plus(the last Kennedy episode of P+ aired before the Dark Period began), Bert gets the word Charmin in Alphabetics, and has a brain freeze and doesn't exactly know what the word meant.
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So...you mean they are picking up the run from where they left off almost 8 years ago?  That's some good attention to detail there...
I'm a pacifist, and even I would like to see a little more action.

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« Reply #9 on: April 05, 2005, 09:37:19 PM »
[quote name=\'JMFabiano\' date=\'Apr 5 2005, 09:19 PM\']So...you mean they are picking up the run from where they left off almost 8 years ago?  That's some good attention to detail there...[/quote]
No.  They're picking up from the last show from the weekend airings in 2001/2.

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« Reply #10 on: April 05, 2005, 10:21:33 PM »
[quote name=\'hmtriplecrown\' date=\'Apr 5 2005, 08:37 PM\'][quote name=\'JMFabiano\' date=\'Apr 5 2005, 09:19 PM\']So...you mean they are picking up the run from where they left off almost 8 years ago?  That's some good attention to detail there...[/quote]
No.  They're picking up from the last show from the weekend airings in 2001/2.
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Ludden was still hosting when the weekend airings of it ended in Summer 2002. You might be confusing the weekend airings from the four weeks of early Tom Kennedy shows seen weekdays in September 2002. They picked up the P+ run one or two weeks later than the 9/02 weekday run. They showed September 1986 eps. of SP during 9/02 as well, but didn't pick up SP from that point.

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« Reply #11 on: April 05, 2005, 10:38:31 PM »
[quote name=\'zachhoran\' date=\'Apr 5 2005, 09:21 PM\'][quote name=\'hmtriplecrown\' date=\'Apr 5 2005, 08:37 PM\'][quote name=\'JMFabiano\' date=\'Apr 5 2005, 09:19 PM\']So...you mean they are picking up the run from where they left off almost 8 years ago?  That's some good attention to detail there...[/quote]
No.  They're picking up from the last show from the weekend airings in 2001/2.
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Ludden was still hosting when the weekend airings of it ended in Summer 2002. You might be confusing the weekend airings from the four weeks of early Tom Kennedy shows seen weekdays in September 2002. They picked up the P+ run one or two weeks later than the 9/02 weekday run. They showed September 1986 eps. of SP during 9/02 as well, but didn't pick up SP from that point.
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Wow.

It was in 2002 when it last aired. There, happy? Heaven forbid that Mike actually have a life and forget something.
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« Reply #12 on: April 05, 2005, 10:55:43 PM »
BTW, if GSN leaves P+ on the sched long enough to get into mid-1981, you'll get to see a future GS host try his hand on 3 different wks...who is he? Here are the clues:

DUKE
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MONTE CARLO
YOU
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Don't say I didn't warn you. :-D

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« Reply #13 on: April 05, 2005, 11:22:54 PM »
[quote name=\'ChuckNet\' date=\'Apr 5 2005, 09:55 PM\']BTW, if GSN leaves P+ on the sched long enough to get into mid-1981, you'll get to see a future GS host try his hand on 3 different wks...who is he? Here are the clues:

DUKE
SON
MONTE CARLO
YOU
WIN
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I remember when SP was on the daily sched. a couple years back, this "mysterious" person appeared sometime in 1985, and did so bad, that he got a standing ovation when he finally clicked with his partner.
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« Reply #14 on: April 05, 2005, 11:35:03 PM »
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I remember when SP was on the daily sched. a couple years back, this "mysterious" person appeared sometime in 1985, and did so bad, that he got a standing ovation when he finally clicked with his partner.
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And yet somehow, he got his own show. There must not have been too many candidates for that show.