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The Most Epic 'Press Your Luck' Moment You'll See Today

by Danny Gallagher, posted Mar 17th 2010 6:30PM
The cult hit CBS game show 'Press Your Luck' has long been a hotbed of television legends from the pre-celebrity appearances by the likes of talk shot hostess Jenny Jones and Myke Horton aka 'American Gladiator's' Gemini to the unstoppable force that was ice cream truck driver Michael Larson.

One that seems to have fallen under the radar is this epic "spin battle" between two contestants in the final throes of the episode. Both of these mighty Whammy warriors bring their scores to an astronomical amount that could rival the majesty of Mount Olympus, only to come crashing down to game show doom.

Check out this bit of "Game Show Thunderdome" where two women enter, but only one leaves ... and then, technically, the other but without any money or sense of personal dignity.

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mr smitty1956

yes peter tomarken was cool.peter and bill cullen are my 2 favorite game show hosts because they made you feel welcome and both hade great sense of humor.i missed them so much.

April 21 2010 at 10:54 AM Report abuse rate up rate down Reply

I remember when Game Show Network was good... and played game shows instead of Carnie Wilson garbage.

March 18 2010 at 12:47 AM Report abuse rate up rate down Reply
Sir Yuck-Yuck

no whammies ! no whammies !
but ya gotta love the whammy LOL
hoping CBS-Tv brings this gameshow back to fill in the space left by As the World Turns in Sept.

March 17 2010 at 11:32 PM Report abuse rate up rate down Reply

Nowadays, that segment would be 2 hours, with a commercial break in between all the spins!!

March 17 2010 at 6:48 PM Report abuse rate up rate down Reply

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