Game Shows

They filled in the time from cartoons to the stuff your big sister or brother watched but you probably weren’t supposed to. And admit it, you always wanted to get your family on Family Feud.  **Shows are listed in the decade of when they first aired

Pre 1970s Game Shows

 Tic Tac Dough
Twenty One
You Bet Your Life
You Don’t Say!
Eye Guess
Hollywood Squares (an 80s staple, premiered in the 60s)
It Takes Two
Jeopardy !
Let’s Make a Deal
Match Game
Name that Tune
Queen for a Day
Sale of the Century
The Big Surprise
$64,000 Question
The Dating Game
Dream House
Everybody’s Talking
Family Game
Get the Message
The Honeymoon Race
Hows Your Mother-in-Law?
Missing Links
The Newlywed Game
Number, Please
The Object Is
One in a Million
Supermarket Sweep
Seven Keys
The Price is Right (an 80s staple, premiered in the 60s and still going strong!)
Who do you trust?
Yours for a Song

1970-1979 Game Shows

The $10,000 Pyramid

The Better Sex

The Big Showdown

Family Feud  -an 80s staple, premiered in the late 70s and still going strong

Hot Seat

The Money Maze


Rhyme and Reason

Split Second

You don’t Say

Second Chance


50 Grand Slam

All Star Secrets

Celebrity Sweepstakes

Card Sharks

The Gong Show  -a family favourite!


The Magnificent Marble Machine


Password Plus


Three on a Match

Wheel of Fortune  -an 80s staple, premiered in the late 70s and still going strong

Winning Streak

High Rollers

Newlywed Game

Break the Bank

1980-1989 Game Shows

The $20,000 Pyramid

Win, Lose or Draw

Time Machine

Your Number’s Up

Super Password



Dream House

Match Game- Hollywood Squares Hour

Hit Man


Hot Potato


Classic Concentration



Chain Reaction

All-Star Blitz

Bruce Forsyth’s Hot Streak

Trivia Trap

1990-1995 Game Shows

To tell the Truth


Family Secrets

Caesar’s Challenge


Match Game

**Sources:  Wikipedia,  The Encyclopedia of TV Game Shows (author: David Schwartz),