Top Ten Greatest Game Shows of all Time

The Top Ten

1 Family Feud Family Feud Family Feud is an American television game show created by Mark Goodson where two families compete to name the most popular responses to survey questions in order to win cash and prizes.

It's so exciting! It gets me guessing with the contestants. Awesome show! This will probably be around for a long time. I'm just trying to understand why it's not number 1.

This is the ultimate Mr Average show. It teaches you to think like everyone else. It's just guessing really basic words as if you were at a kindergarten. Got to admit, it is funny when it's some idiot's turn and they make the stupidest guesses. There was this one person who would always say "I'm going to think outside the box..." whenever they had no clue what to do. Steve Harvey is midget.

Family Feud is awesome. I ALWAYS try to guess the answers with the contestants, and Steve Harvey is quite the comedian. I wish I could be on the show!

Most of the answers are just hilarious as I thought especially Steve Harvey's best reaction. "A pie in a horse"? ,"Pork" "-ccupine", etc.

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2 The Price is Right

It's the oldest running gameshow - Ajkloth

Every morning I watch this show. Bill Cullen, Bob Barker, and Drew Carey were equally special as host.

Have you seen Happy Gilmore?

I heart it, but I'm sorry. I like Whammy! the best.

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3 Wipeout Wipeout Wipeout is a game show that was cancelled in 2014 series in which contestants competed in what was billed as the "World's Largest" obstacle course.

This show is so funny and winning 50 thousand dollars in one day is pretty awesome with out of this world obstacles and funny wipeouts I would love to be on this show just to see what its like, this should be number 1 for being the craziest game show

This is a great game show... Especially the British version with Richard Hammond - Clayttles

I used to watch it ALL THE TIME, until I was interested in other shows, someday I want to be a contestant. It doesn't matter what my ranking is, just being part of the show is a honer!

Oh ya that is just great I love the BIG BALL - 123wmx

The game show is very funny and it also have crazy challanges and creative obstacles that contestants have to face. They lost when they splash but still standed up in order to win. The animation sequence (involving stick figure versions of the contestants) is the best part.

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4 Wheel of Fortune Wheel of Fortune

I watch it every day. Pat and Vanna are the best, they truly treat their contestants well.

My family watches it every night, and now we have to, because we are now wheel watchers.

itz fun 2 guess what the thing is - Razor79

They should bring it back (UK)

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5 Jeopardy

Nothing is as addicting as this show, makes you appreciate really intelligent people. Even some of the contestants have become celebrities, like Ken Jennings, Brad Ruter, and Arthur Chu. What other game show can you say that about? Family Feud is fun, but this is your number one game show right here.

A lot of people told me you should be on Jeopardy, because I know so much. It's very fun to guess the answers, this and Wheel of Fortune are awesome ( Family Feud too). - Pony

in this show luck is not gona get you anywhere and this drives me crazy then people 100000000000000 dummer than me get rick because they are lucky - russian

Why isn't this number one? This is the reason the other ones are even there!

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6 Who Wants To be a Millionaire Who Wants To be a Millionaire Who Wants to Be a Millionaire? is an international television game show franchise of British origin, created by David Briggs, Mike Whitehill and Steven Knight.

The only game show that needs true skill. The British version is the best, though. - yoloeee

I would say you also need skill to win on Jeopardy. Most game shows are luck though. In fact Family Feud rewards you for giving obvious answers.

I like the indian (that's my name) version - indian

First of all, I have seen 3 versions of this show. I have been watching the Hungarian version, called "Legyen Ön is milliomos! " (roughly translates to Be a millionaire! ), which's original host was István Vágó, who gave hints for the contestants in a way to confuse them. After one of them had answered the question, he told confusing facts about the answer, before the correct one was shown, which could take mintues to reveal the correct one, because it had a purpose to pump the drama to the maximum level. Now you can see why only just one contestant won the total prize of 40000000 HUF (about 130000€) of this version.
The second one that I have seen was the American, firstly with Regis, who was the best host of the American version in my view. After him it started become a mess with Meredith and others. One thing that I didn't like about the show was that it was too fast to being dramatic.
The last one is the original British version with Chris Tarrant as host. It was ...more

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7 Deal or no Deal

keeps me on my toes the whole episode. - missmegz93

That big guy gets me pumped - thebounty

I love. It. To

8 Weakest Link

Utterly a brilliant game show, the idea of players both cooperating and competing against each other was brilliant, and Anne Robinson was a fantastic host, even if you don't think it's the best game show of all-time, you have to admit it's the most underrated.

Really funny lines Love the woman when she said it not the man but where the heck is ninja warrior one of the greatest shows of all time def should be on here - ballaboi17

I remember this show. It was great

I loved watching this show with my mom as a kid - Jyoung777

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9 Ninja Warrior

Probably the hardest game show of all time (except maybe Takeshi's Castle and Who wants to be a millionare).

Is this even a game show, I don't think it is

I like Kevin bull when he does the course

I think this show is ok

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10 Match Game

The young people today just don't know Match Game. It's the best!

I love it and I cannot vote

Best game show of the 1970s - bobbythebrony

How is this not higher? Gene Rayburn made this show hilarious.

The Contenders

11 Survivor

This is my favorite show ever for so many reasons, but it isn't really a game show, so I didn't vote for it (as much as it bothered me).

I agree it's not a game show but I love it!

Great reality show

Some seasons were bad

But overall amazing loved season 10

Not a game show... best reality show - cameronduda4president

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12 Takeshi's Castle

What could possibly be better than a crazy Japanese game show where 100 contestants get picked off one by one on such sadistic challenges with hilarious wipeouts? Oh yeah, get a Scouse to narrate it. Winning combo.

Yeah! the best crazy japanese game show there is.

My favourite game show :D

Not only a game show but it also have adventure-type game show the only have to do was to win each challenge to get into Takeshi's Castle (such as mazes, Wipeout challanges, etc.)

The last challange was similiar to some bump cars that most kiddies like you will remember.

But sadly the problem is: No one can win this game show and it is possible to beat Takeshi.

It also have a guide to some sort of Captain who accompanies the contestants and he may battle with Takeshi in most occasion.

If your Japanese you shall need to join again and again when you lost.

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13 Minute to Win It

And very fun game to play on your own too. Just get a timer and things that take about a minute to do.

14 Press Your Luck

Made way for Whammy... only the best game show ever. - Turkeyasylum

15 Cash Cab

Awesome show can't believe it went off air used to love watching it

16 The $100,000 Pyramid

I love dick Clark, I love game shows with word riddles, watch it some time.

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17 The Newlywed Game
18 Figure It Out

It's a great show. You get to guess a person's amazing talents. This just gets me guessing the weird and crazy talent. It's even kid-friendly!

Awesome show I love it when they all get slime

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19 Pointless

The complete opposite of Family Fortunes, Pointless is about finding the most obscure answers to various surveys. - Dale

Always good fun and it's great that contestants have a chance to show off their more obscure knowledge. - Entranced98

20 Are you smarter than a 5th grader?

Love this show! And it shows that most kids have more book smarts than adults!

Yes, I am smarter than a fifth grader - Ajkloth

This game should be number two - 2storm

I thought it was Are You smarter than a 10 year old? :-S

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21 Family Fortunes
22 1 v.s. 100

Still my favorite game show ever.

UM I think that Bob saget is the greatest host in the world because he did some wonderful acting in Full House HE IS THE BES T

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23 The Cube

Big Phil... What a ledge!

24 101 Ways to Leave a Gameshow

This needs to stay dead. It's repetitive, mostly luck based, and the general knowledge questions are ridiculously easy. - Entranced98

Awesome show. I hope they bring it back.

I'd Like The UK Version - Stevenpenguin

Cool Show!

25 Hole in the Wall Hole in the Wall
26 Fear Factor Fear Factor Fear Factor is an American stunt/dare game show that originally aired on NBC between 2001 and 2006. It was later revived by NBC in 2011, only to be cancelled again on May 13, 2012. After its second cancellation, a two-part special aired in July 2012. The show was revived a second time in 2017 to air more.

Hate this show. Sure shows how desperate Americans are for money.

Best game show ever funny, and always exciting!

It's crazy what they have to do! But this show is a lot of fun to watch!

One of my favorite game shows!

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27 Let's Make a Deal

I love this show. I always try to guess what's behind the curtain. The anticipation is thrilling.

Omgoodness! This show is phenomenal! The host, Wayne Brady, is super duper funny.

28 The Million Pound Drop
29 Big Brother Big Brother Big Brother is a reality game show franchise created by John de Mol, originally broadcast in the Netherlands and subsequently syndicated internationally.

I know it's not really a game show but in my opinion it beats all the for seen list and I know it's even more of not a game show but I also really like big brothers bit on the side

Not really a game show more of a reality competition show but still great fun and really addictive. - Skyeguy182

Love this show it should be number 1 - HotGuysAreMyType

It's awesome

30 Gladiators

Ha remember this

31 Total Blackout
32 Exit

I liked the Japanese version better to be honest

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33 Card Sharks
34 Greed
35 The Biggest Loser

Dude this show sucks its just a bunch of fat ass Americans "losing weight"

36 Tipping Point

Whilst general knowledge comes into play for the questions the game is also reliant on strategy, about where and when you want to use your tokens.

37 Chain Reaction

I love this so much

38 Ant & Dec's Push the Button
39 Take It or Leave It
40 Truth or Consequences

A city in New Mexico offered to change their name to this if the show took place there... Now it is still known as Truth or Consequences

41 Russian Roulette

How is this not number 1? The players literally drop out of the game - bobbythebrony

This was amazing. Loved how the players left the game. - Turkeyasylum

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42 I Survived a Japanese Game Show
43 Countdown
44 I'm a Celebrity, Get Me Out of Here!

Even if you hate Reality T.V., you have got to watch anything with Ant and Dec.

45 Red or Black?
46 Japanizi: Going, Going, Gong!

It's Zany, wacky, loud, and leaps out the T.V. screen. Silly, yes, but so much fun,

47 Hollywood Squares Hollywood Squares The Hollywood Squares was an American panel game show in which two contestants played tic-tac-toe to win cash and prizes.

That's my favourite game show, why not to be in top 10, because it's cool T.V. show, but it's cancelled 2004! I missed the show so hard! - AlexandraMoonDust

48 Bowling for Dollars

The Los Angeles version was hosted by famous Lakers basketball announcer Chick Hearn during the off season. Spectacularly bad!

49 Beat The Clock
50 The Chase

These four people have never met before but by working as a team they each have a chance of winning thousands of pounds... but there's one thing standing in their way... The Chaser... The chase is on.

One of my favourite game shows, but its probably one of the hardest game shows, tipping point comes second.

Two words. Fanny Chmelar. - Entranced98

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