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Couch Potatoes
Couch Potatoes Description:

This TV game show's questions rewarded contestants for all that time spent sitting on the couch, watching television. Trivia questions were about TV shows of the past and (1980s) present. Two teams of three friends sat on (what else) couches and watched video clips of television shows, then answered questions for points. A second round had the teams flipping channels on a giant television set, and identifying the TV shows that appeared.

Couch Potatoes Premiered:

January 1989

Couch Potatoes Host:

Marc Summers

Couch Potatoes Announcers:

Joe Alaskey

Jim McKrell

Couch Potatoes Celebrity Contestants (included):

Bob Eubanks

Jim Lange

Gary Owens

Wink Martindale


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