Top Ten Greatest Game Shows of all Time

The Top Ten
1 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.

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.

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.

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

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.

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!

The more you watch, the more you think you can defeat those big red balls. You enter...

You slide off the first one.

3 The Price is Right

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

Bob Barker was the man. He made the show. Sorry, Drew. You're just idling an outstanding franchise.

Its not even around nowadays it used to be Bruces Price is Right. They'd have to get a new presenter.

4 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.

I have a real good time playing it at the arcade!

5 Jeopardy

Simply the best. You've got to be well-rounded and have luck. Ken Jennings was definitely well rounded, but he prepped for years by writing his own trivia questions and puffing up his own ego until he now is a caricature of what a normal person is.

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.

6 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.

Only after Regis left. The man was a poser, and under his leadership it devolved into celebrity shows so no one wanted to see it in prime-time ever, EVER again.

What makes Millionaire amazing is its presentation. It's the only show that can take a simple quiz and make it REALLY tense, with its creepy music, its dark lighting and the massive amounts of money at stake.

The revolutionary game show that tests your knowledge in any category. You get 15 questions, and the prize doubles for each question. Lifelines, music, atmosphere!

7 Deal or no Deal Deal or No Deal is the name of several closely related television game shows, the first of which was the Dutch Miljoenenjacht produced by Dutch producer Endemol.
8 Survivor Survivor is a reality TV show in which a group of castaways inhabit an island where they are forced to compete against each other in a series of challenges. They must survive in order to win the million dollar prize.

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).

It's a SHOW where people compete in a GAME for money. It is a game show, stop saying it isn't!

Come on people reality shows are better than game shows. Rupert is the best.

9 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.

10 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.

I remember this show. It was great

The Contenders
11 Match Game

Loved this show and Gene Rayburn, with his snarks and all, was the perfect fit. Too bad the top prizes sucked.

The Match Game was my fave as a kid & I still watch it now that I'm retired!

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

12 Cash Cab

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

13 Takeshi's Castle

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.

14 The $100,000 Pyramid

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

Most of this list is yank.
Fun House? The Crystal Maze?

Pyramid is a great show, and I especially love the new version with Michael Strahan

15 Press Your Luck

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

16 Hole in the Wall

One of the funniest game shows ever!

17 1 v.s. 100

Why this show didn't catch on more is a mystery to me. Seems like playing against a group of "experts" would be much more challenging than one or two!

Awesome show, except the syndicated version kind of sucked.

Still my favorite game show ever.

18 Pointless

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

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

A good show to have on in the background.

19 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.

This one has to be my favourite. Bradley Walsh is honestly brilliant.

20 The Newlywed Game
21 Are you smarter than a 5th grader?

Foxworthy made this episode, and what really resonated was that it was so true to life. All the stuff we learned from grades 1 to 5 and forgot comes back to bite ya! Plus, the kids were adorable. I hope they weren't in it just to get a Hollywood career going.

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

22 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!

I give the original Figure It Out a 9/10.

I give the modern Figure It Out a 1/10.

23 The Cube
24 Family Fortunes
25 101 Ways to Leave a Gameshow

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

Awesome show. I hope they bring it back.

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