We bet you forgot the names of these 1970s game shows

Each question, choose between doors 1, 2 or 3.

In the 1970s, some of the best-loved classic game shows got revived, but there were also a string of unique shows that could've only existed in the Seventies. 

Ready to play a little game show game?

Below, we've cut out one word of game shows that aired in the 1970s. It's up to you to choose the correct word to fill in the blank each time. Good luck!
  1. This game show aired weekly through 1977 and most recently was revived in 2009. Originally hosted by Monty Hall, audience "traders" chose between deals and "zonks." Fill in the blank: Lets _____________ a Deal
  2. This popular game show from the 1950s and '60s got its first revival in the 1970s and found celebrity panelists guessing audience professions. Fill in the blank: What's My _____________?
  3. This show aired from 1974-1976 and gave players a chance to bet whether celebrities could answer trivia questions. Fill in the blank: Celebrity _____________
  4. Tom Kennedy hosted what many consider as the best-remembered version of this game show, which featured a live band playing songs that contestants had to guess. Fill in the blank: Name That _____________
  5. It was always exciting when a "Memory Buster" came up on this 1970s game show that grouped things in threes, hosted by Tom Kennedy or Monty Hall. Fill in the blank: Split _____________
  6. Contestants had to guess higher or lower for control of the board on this card-based 1978 game show. Fill in the blank: Card _____________
  7. Contestants could eliminate others by responding correctly after a missed response on this single-season 1978 game show known for its "Fast Bucks" rounds. Fill in the blank: Pass the _____________
  8. On this 1974 game show, contestants would navigate a large maze with the help of their spouse, viewing overhead. Fill in the blank: The _____________ Maze
  9. Host Rip Taylor created this game show in 1978 as a parody of typical beauty contests. Fill in the blank: The _____________ Beauty Contest?
  10. This novel game show debuted in 1975 and was named for the giant pinball contraption featured in its bonus round. Fill in the blank: The Magnificent _____________ Machine
We bet you forgot the names of these 1970s game shows

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Geronimo 10 days ago
Guessed a lot........................10/10
Geronimo 1 month ago
lucky guesses.....................8/10
ETristanBooth 1 month ago
10/10, although I didn't watch most of them. (I love What's My Line though.)
CatMomWanda 1 month ago
10/10. I loved watching game shows in the summer when I was a kid.
Me too! Match Game, Tattletale a, etc.
Brownthunder 1 month ago
Some of these I didn't remember, I joined the Army in 77 at went to Germany
DawnGraham 1 month ago
Since 60% of my television viewing is game shows, especially those in the 70's. So there was a fairly easy quiz.
BrittReid 1 month ago
10/10. Rip Taylor was great...
10/10. Ignore what METV said about Rip Taylor doing double duty as both host and creator of $1.98 Beauty Show. He was only the host, Chuck Barris created the show.
Lantern 1 month ago
Does anyone remember the name of a short-lived game show which was on in the very early 70's (71-72 time period)? I'm pretty sure it was on CBS but don't remember who the host was. It consisted of two pairs of celebrity spouses answering questions and playing for someone in the audience. I do remember it was on in the middle of the afternoon (like 2-3pm).
nerakr Lantern 1 month ago
Tattletales maybe?
MrsPhilHarris nerakr 1 month ago
Tattletale a had 3 sections. The yellow was called the banana section. Bert Convey hosted. Dick Gautier and his wife at the time, Barbara Stewart were on it alot.
Lantern MrsPhilHarris 1 month ago
No, it wasn't Tattletales (although that one had celebrity couples also). I believe the show I'm thinking of lasted only one season. This show never "sequestered" the spouses backstage; they would sit right next to each other and point to a board with answers to a question. I'm trying to remember which couples appeared on the show (I was in grammar school at the time and saw it during summer vacation).
MrsPhilHarris Lantern 1 month ago
Cross-Wits, Liars Club or Celebrity Bullseye? I looked in Todd Wacha's All Time Fav. Game Shows.
Cubfan Lantern 1 month ago
It might be I'll Bet with Jack Narz. Couples would bet on whether their spouse could answer. The was also He Said She Said with Joe Garagiola
teire 1 month ago
9/10, lost my marbles. I had either heard of them for sure or guessed based on the rhythm and or alliteration of the answer choices. That worked pretty well.
CatMomWanda teire 1 month ago
I did the same thing on a couple.
leebilly 1 month ago
hey METV need new quizzes please
cperrynaples 1 month ago
10/10! On the last question, you couldn't decide if the last word was machine or show. It was machine!
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