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Blockbusters
Blockbusters Description:

Teams competed by answering questions to win blocks on a game board. The first team to connect the blocks completely across the board won the game. They went on to play a bonus game by answering as many questions as possible within sixty seconds, earning a block for each correct answer. Connecting the blocks all the way across the board earned a $5,000 bonus.

Blockbusters Premiered:

December 1980

Blockbusters Host:

Bill Cullen

Blockbusters Announcer:

Bob Hilton

Johnny Olson

Rich Jeffries

Blockbusters Trivia:

Bill Cullen received an Emmy nomination for Outstanding Game Show Host for "Blockbusters" in 1980.

• The game show "Blockbusters" was featured in the 1998 movie "Great Expectations."

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