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Press Your Luck

Three contestants answered questions to win spins on a board. Contestants used their spins to earn cash on a big square board. Contestants had to avoid the "Whammies" which would bankrupt them. There were a number of Whammie cartoons that would play whenever a Whammie came up on the board.

Premiere: September 19, 1983

  • Talk show host Jenny Jones was once a contestant.
  • Hosts:

    Peter Tomarken


    Rod Roddy

    John Harlan

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    SEE ALSO  

     1980s Game Shows


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