For more than 70 years, game shows have been a captivating part of Americana.
From the debut of Truth or Consequences to The Price is Right, which holds the distinction of being the longest-running game show in history at 50 years and still going strong, television viewers have been seemingly intrigued by others having a chance to win thousands, and, sometimes, millions of dollars, and other prizes, by just spinning a wheel, answering questions, or knowing prices of products.
And how often do viewers remark to others or themselves as they watch these shows how dumb a contestant was or how they could easily have been a winner if they were on television?
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