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Hot Potato 1984

  • Ended
  • NBC
  • 1984-01-01T00:00:00Z
  • 30 mins
  • 2 days, 9 hours, 30 mins
  • United States
  • English

Meet these men; they're three of a kind. BARRY: "Hi, I'm Jack Barry."
ENRIGHT: "I'm Dan Enright."
CULLEN: "I'm Bill Cullen, and we're¦"
ALL: "Dead game show kingpins!" And they were the energies behind Hot Potato, the last-ever game show co-produced by Jack Barry. Quite often, Hot Potato is compared to Family Feud. While the two games have some similarities, Hot Potato had distinct differences that made this NBC program one of the more unique game shows of the early 1980s. Two teams of three members each competed. Early in the run, the civilian-only teams had something in common (e.g., beauty operators, police officers) hence, they were billed as "three of a kind." Host Bill Cullen announced a question, which could be based on general knowledge (e.g., Name the states that start with the letter "M"; list the presidents who were born in Ohio) or on polls ("We asked men if they were stranded on a desert island, which female celebrity would they most want with the


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