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Two contestants took turns pushing a button that stopped three spinning wheels: one revealed a category, one a dollar amount, and one a number of questions between one and five. The contestant had to answer the number of questions in the category to win the dollar amount.
In 1982 the game's format changed, and celebrities played instead of contestants, playing for charity.
Bullseye was taped in the studio next to "The Tonight Show," and legend has it TV game show veteran Johnny Carson stopped by one day to see the set. He liked it quite a bit and commented that it was larger and much more stylish then the sets of his day.
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