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>> John: Live from TGSF Studio Center..this is the Weekly Games!
[applause]
[TGSF Band strikes up Weekly Games theme]
> Welcome to the Weekly Games.
> We have 2 players right now.  I've thought of 2 games.  Bid-A-Card or Card Sharks.
> Before we start, I would like to bring up some news.
> As many of you know, next week is the Millionaire's Night Marathon.
[applause]
<gameshowsteve> ooh
> It's going to be about 5 to 6 hours with intermissions about every 1 1/2 hours
> Lots of games will be played.
<gameshowsteve> one can imagine
> At the end of the marathon, a Super Big Money Game will be played.
> The winner of that game will get
> $1,000,000!!!!!!!
<gameshowsteve> [gasp!]
[canned "OOH!", applause]
> Of course, that's in TGSF Dollars and not real money.
> I will try my best to give away at least $2,000,000 TGSF Dollars next week.
> After I spent some time talking about next week, it's time to take a commercial break. We'll be back after these words of interest.
[Applause]
> Ok, we are back with the Weekly Games
> Our 1st 2 contestants are Oy and gameshowsteve
[Applause]
> gameshowsteve, tell us about yourself
<gameshowsteve> I'm a college freshman, in the process of transferring, and I have no life, so I watch game shows.
<gameshowsteve> From Pennsylvania and/or Ohio
> Interesting.
[applause]
> Oy, tell us a little about yourself
<Oy> Well, I'm living in an unusually snow free Wisconsin, and I watch game shows, look up old broadcast equipment, and just sit around
> Nice. 
[applause]
> Ok, it's time to play.
> There was a little drawing backstage and the game to be played is Card Sharks.
[applause]
> Each person has their own deck of 52 cards.
> The way we will decide control is each person will predict on what the total of 2 dice will be.
> After one person tells me what they think the exact total will be, the other player will tell me whether the exact total will be higher or lower than the 1st player's guess.
> If you are wondering, this is gameshowsteve's 1st time here.
> Steve, since you are new here, I'm going to let you guess what the exact roll of the dice will be.
<gameshowsteve> is this the right time?
> yes
<gameshowsteve> how about 7?
> ok.  Oy, is the exact total going to be higher or lower?
<Oy> higher
> ok
[rolls dice]
> 5 and 3   it's 8!  Oy has control.
> Oy, you have an 8.
<Oy> [asleep at podium]
[whispers to Oy to wake up]
<gameshowsteve> [elbows Oy]
<Oy> Ooh.....ahh.....ay....oh.....AHH! The cameras are all looking at me!
> Oy, you have control.  Your base card is an 8.  Change or play?
<Oy> Oh..........I got an 8? [slurred] Change it
> The 8 becomes a 4.
<Oy> higher
> higher...
> an Ace!
<Oy> LOWER!!!!!!!!!!
> lower....
> a 2!
<Oy> HIGHER!
> higher...
> another 2!   No!  Oy loses all 3 cards.
[buzzer]
<gameshowsteve> all right!
> gameshowsteve gets a free chance at the cards.
> Steve, you can't change.
> You have an 8
<gameshowsteve> higher
> higher...
> a 5  No.
> Nobody was able to advance.
> We fill in the empty spaces with the next cards off the top of the deck.
<Oy> [drinking warm milk...]
> Oy, what is the exact total going to be?
<Oy> 5
> ok.  Steve, is the exact total going to be higher or lower?
<gameshowsteve> higher
> <rolls dice>
> 5 and 1   it's 6!  Steve, you have control.
> Steve, you have an 8.
<gameshowsteve> change that card!!!!
> The 8 becomes...
> a 7.
<gameshowsteve> that's much better
<gameshowsteve> Higher.
> higher...
> a 9
<gameshowsteve> Lower.
> going to risk it   lower...
> a 10  No.  Oy gets a free chance at the cards.
> Oy, you have the 4.
<Oy> HIGHER!
> higher...
> a 10
<Oy> lower
> lower...
> an 8
<Oy> can I change?
> no you can't
<Oy> oh.......freeze?
> ok.  we move the freeze bar over, protecting Oy's position.
<Oy> whew!
> Steve, what is the exact total going to be?
<gameshowsteve> 8
> Oy, higher or lower?
<Oy> lower
> ok
[rolls dice]
> 5 and 6   it's 11!  Steve has control.
<gameshowsteve> Change the card!
> Steve, you have the 7.
> The 7 becomes....
> a 9
<gameshowsteve> This is going well...
<gameshowsteve> Lower
> lower...
> a Queen  No.  Oy gets a free chance.
> Oy, you have the 8 and you must play.
<Oy> lower
> lower...
> a 3!
<gameshowsteve> [elbows Oy again]
<Oy> Oh, HIGHER!
> to win the 1st round of the match   higher than the 3....
> an 8!  Oy wins round 1!
> That's $100 TGSF Dollars.
> It's time to take another commercial break.  We'll be back after this.
[applause]
> Ok.  We are back with the Weekly Games.
> We are in the middle of a game of Card Sharks.
> Oy has won 1 round.  Steve, you'll need to win this round in order to stay in the game.
<Oy> Wait......I just forgot to wish my dad a happy 51st Bday, he's over there in the audience...
[cameras turn on Oy's dad]
> Oh.  I would like to wish Oy's dad a very happy birthday.
[applause]
> It's time to start the 2nd round.
> Oy, what is the total going to be?
<Oy> 4
> ok.  Steve, higher or lower?
<gameshowsteve> Higher
> <rolls dice>
> 2 and 2   it's 4!  Oy hit it on the nose!
> Oy, not only do you have control, but you have won a $500 TGSF Dollar bonus!
[burglar alarm bell sounds, Chyron flashes $500]
> Oy, you start with..
> a 6
<Oy> higher
> higher..
> a 7
<Oy> oh, higher
>higher..
> a 4  No   Steve gets a free chance at the cards.
> Steve, you have to play...
> a 4
<gameshowsteve> Higher
> higher..
> a Jack
<gameshowsteve> Lower
> lower..
> a 9
<gameshowsteve> Freeze!
> ok.  We move the freeze bar over, protecting Steve's position.
> Steve, what is the total going to be?
<gameshowsteve> 6
> Oy, higher or lower?
<Oy> higher
[rolls dice]
> 5 and 6  it's 11!  Oy has control.
> Oy, you have a 6.
<Oy> higher
> higher...
> another 6   No  Steve gets a free chance.
> Steve, you have a 9.  You can't change.
<gameshowsteve> Lower
> lower...
> a 10  No
> Oy, what's the total?
<Oy> 7
> Steve, higher or lower?
<gameshowsteve> Lower
[rolls dice]
> 2 and 1  it's 3!  Steve has control!
> Steve, you have the 9.
<gameshowsteve> Alter that card!
> The 9 becomes..
> a 2!
<gameshowsteve> Higher!!
> higher...
> a 3!
<gameshowsteve> Higher!!!
> to tie up the match   higher than the 3...
> a 9!  You've tied up the match!
[applause]
> Ok, since both players have won 1 round, it's time to play the tiebreaker.
> Whoever wins the tiebreaker wins the game and goes to the Money Cards for a chance at $32,000!
> In this round, only 3 cards are dealt.
> Steve, what's the total?
<gameshowsteve> 7
<Oy> higher
> Oy, higher or lower?
[rolls dice]
> 5 and 1  it's 6!  Steve has control.
> Steve, you start with...
> an Ace!
<gameshowsteve> Lower!
> lower...
> a 10
<gameshowsteve> Lower!
> to win the game and go to the Money Cards   lower than the 10....
> a 4!  Steve wins the game!!!!!
<gameshowsteve> [jumps through the ceiling]
[Steve gets stuck in lighting grid]
<gameshowsteve> Can someone get me down so I can play the Money Cards?
[lighting guy gets a ladder]
[Oy goes on cherry picker and gets Steve down]
<gameshowsteve> Thank you!
> We will take a commercial break.  See you after these words.
[applause]
> Ok, we are back with Steve, who won the game and now he is going to play the Money Cards for $32,000.
> We will start you off with $200 and give you 3 cards to bet on.
> When you finish that row, we will move up to the 2nd row and give you another $400 and 3 more cards.
> Minimum bets are $50 until you get to the Big Bet, where you have to bet 1/2 of your money.
> Let's give Steve $200.
[ding]
> Also, you will have 3 spare cards.  You can change 1 card per line.
> Steve, you have $200 and....
> a 2!
<gameshowsteve> All of it, higher!
> If the next card is another 2, it's a push.
> $200 higher...
> a 4   $400
<gameshowsteve> $300, higher!
> $300 higher...
> a 2   $100
<gameshowsteve> All of it, higher
> $100 higher...
> an 8  $200
> we move that 8 to the 2nd row and give you another $400
<gameshowsteve> Change it to number 3, please
> You have $600 and an 8
> #3
> The 8 becomes...
> a Queen!
<gameshowsteve> $400, lower!
> $400 lower...
> a 7   $1000
<gameshowsteve> $100, higher
> $100 higher..
> an 8  $1100
<gameshowsteve> $100, higher
> $100 higher...
> an Ace!   $1200
> We move that Ace up to the Big Bet.
> $1200 and an Ace!
<gameshowsteve> Shoot the works, lower!!!
> For $2400, lower than the Ace?!!!!
> a 3!!!  $2400!!!!!!
> We'll be back after these words.
[applause]
<gameshowsteve> [hugs Lacey and Suzanna]
> Ok, we are back.
> Oy, with 1 round and a $500 bonus, your total tonight is $600.
> Steve, with the game and the $2400 you won in the Money Cards, your total so far tonight is
    $2600
[applause]
> But in 4 minutes, something might happen that will change your life.
> You might win the Big Money Game.
> John Harlan, how much could someone win tonight?
[Grand Game music]
>> John: In just a few moments, one of our players could win.................$100,000
[Audience OOH's some more, applause--as they get shown on camera]
> The question is:  Who will win the $100,000?
> Will it be Oy?
> Or will it be Steve?
> We will find out right after these words.
[applause]
>> John: The $100,000 Money Cards will be right back!
> We are back.
> Tonight's Big Money Game is going to be...
> well, John Harlan already told you.
> It's going to be the Money Cards Game.
[laughter, cameras turn on John]
> Oy and Steve have their own decks of cards.
> Here's the way the Money Cards Game is going to work.
> A regular game of the Money Cards is going to be played. It will be the Jim Perry version of the Money Cards.
> After one player finishes playing one round of the Money Cards, the other player will play.
> After both players have played 1 round, the person who won the most dollars will get 1 point.
> The 1st person to get 3 points will win $100,000!
> Audience, are you ready?
[applause]
> Oy, are you ready?
<Oy> Yeah
> Steve, are you ready?
<gameshowsteve> indeed
> Then let's play the $100,000 Money Cards Game!
[stage darkens]
[TGSF Band plays CS '78 theme]
> If you watched the Jim Perry version of the Money Cards, then you will know that $200 is given on the 1st 2 rows.
> And you can only change the card at the beginning of each row.
> Oy, you have $200 and...
> a 9
<Oy> Oh.......change it
> The 9 becomes..
> another 9
<Oy> oh............50 lower
> Minimum bets are $50 until you get to the Big Bet, where you must bet at least 1/2
> $50 lower..
> a King   $150
> Doubles are pushes.
<Oy> ALL LOWER!
> $150 lower...
> a Queen   $300
<Oy> ALL LOWER!
> $300 lower...
> a 5   $600
<Oy> 100 higher
> We move up the 5 and give you another $200
> You have $800 and a 5.
<Oy> [As Brett Somers] I said 100 higher
> $100 higher...
> a 3   $700
<Oy> oh....ALL HIGHER@
> $700 higher...
> an Ace!   $1400
<Oy> ALL LOWER!
> $1400 lower....
> a 5    $2800
> We move up the 5 to the Big Bet.
> You have $2800 and a 5
<Oy> ooh.....200 higher
<Oy> Oh...Big bet?
> You have to bet at least $1400.
<Oy> 1400 higher, then!
> For $4200, higher than the 5?!!!
> a 7!  $4200!!!
<Oy> Yeah!
> Steve, it's your turn.
<gameshowsteve> Wonderful
> You have to beat $4200.  If you do, you get 1 point.  If you don't, Oy gets 1 point.
> Steve, you have $200 and...
> a 9
<gameshowsteve> Change it!
> The 9 becomes...
> a 10
<gameshowsteve> $50, lower
> $50 lower..
> a King   $150
<gameshowsteve> $150, lower
> $150 lower...
> an Ace! No! We move up the Ace, but there's no way you can exceed or tie $4200, so Oy gets 1 point!
<Oy> Yeah!!!!!!!!!!!!!
[Bell dings]
> Steve, since you lost the last round, you'll get to start this round.
> Steve, you have $200 and...
> an Ace!
<gameshowsteve> All of it, lower!
> $200 lower...
> an 8   $400
<gameshowsteve> $50, lower
> $50 lower...
> a 7   $450
<gameshowsteve> $100, higher
> $100 higher...
> a 5   $350
> We move up the 5 to the 2nd row and give you another $200
> You have $550 and a 5
<gameshowsteve> $300, higher
> $300 higher..
> a 6   $850
<gameshowsteve> $150, higher
> $150 higher..
> a Jack  $1000
<gameshowsteve> $500 lower
> $500 lower...
> a 7   $1500
> We move up the 7 to the Big Bet.
> You have $1500 and a 7
<gameshowsteve> Change that card, please
> The 7 becomes....
> a King!
<gameshowsteve> $1500, lower
> For $3000, lower than the King?!!!!
> a 6    $3000!!!!
<Oy> oh.........
> Oy, it's your turn.
> You must beat $3000.
> Oy, you have $200 and....
> a Jack
<Oy> Oh..........100 lower
> $100 lower...
> a 9   $300
<Oy> oh....50 lower
> $50 lower...
> a Jack   $250
<Oy> hmm...200 lower
> $200 lower...
> a King   $50
<Oy> all lower!
> We move the King up to the 2nd row and give you another $200
> You have $250 and a King
<Oy> all lower
> $250 lower...
> a 4   $500
<Oy> all higher
> $500 higher..
> a 10   $1000
<Oy> 900 lower!
> $900 lower...
> a Jack   $100   You can't beat or tie $3000, so Steve gets 1 point!
<gameshowsteve> Yes!
[applause, ding]
> Oy, since you lost the last round, you get to start this round.
<Oy> ok
> Oy, you have $200 and...
> a 10
<Oy> 100 lower
> $100 lower...
> a 5   $300
<Johnny> i thought we were playing big showdown?
> no, we are playing the Big Money Game
> we never played big showdown
<Oy> Well, Millionaire don't look like he fell down some stairs to me
[laughter]
<Johnny> who is gameshowsteve...Beverly?
<gameshowsteve> not quite
[Sat Dec 08 22:30:22 EST 2001] CardShark has no profile.
> Oy, you have $300 and a 5.  and I didn't fall down the stairs LOL
<Oy> I don't see any stairs in the studio----besides over in the audience, and only Bob Barker comes in through the stairs
<CardShark> hi, sorry i'm late
> CS, sorry, but you're too late to play.  You can watch if you want to.
<Oy> Ok.....200 higher
> $200 higher..
> a 3   $100
<Oy> all higher!
> you know, it would be cool if gameshowsteve was Steve Beverly
> $100 higher..
<Johnny> yeah
> an Ace!  $200
> We move the Ace up and give you another $200
> You have $400 and an Ace
<Oy> ALL LOWER!
> $400 lower...
> a 7   $800
<Oy> oh.....
<Oy> well.......................change it!
> you can't
> you're on the 2nd card of the 2nd row
<Oy> oh.............200, higher!
> $200 higher....
> a 5   $600 with 1 more card on the 2nd row
<Oy> 400 higher!
> $400 higher..
> an 8   $1000
> We move the 8 up to the Big Bet.
> You have $1000 and an 8
<Oy> change it!
> The 8 becomes..
> an Ace!!!
<Oy> ALL LOWER!
> For $2000, lower than the Ace?!!!
> a 2!!!  $2000!!!!
<Oy> Yeah!
<Oy> Commercial!!!!!
> It's time for a commercial break.  We'll be back after these words of interest.
[applause, shot of audience]
> We are back.
> It is Steve's turn
> Steve, you have $200 and...
> a Jack
<gameshowsteve> $100, lower
> $100 lower..
> a King   $100
<gameshowsteve> $100, lower
> $100 lower..
> a 10   $200
<gameshowsteve> $50, lower
> $50 lower..
> a Jack   $150
> We move the Jack up and give you another $200
> You have $350 and a Jack
<gameshowsteve> All of it, lower
> $350 lower..
> an 8  $700
> remember, you have to beat $2000
<gameshowsteve> $50, lower
> so you'll need to bet at least $300
> in order to have a chance to win the round
<gameshowsteve> aren't there three cards left?
> oh yeah
> sorry
> still $50 lower..
> ?
<gameshowsteve> yes
> $50 lower...
> a 4  $750
<gameshowsteve> $750 higher
> You'll need to bet at least $250 in order to stay in the game
> $750 higher..
> another 4!!!  Since you can't beat or tie $2000, Oy wins his 2nd point.
<Oy> Yes!
<gameshowsteve> [hangs head]
> Since Oy is only 1 point away from winning $100,000 TGSF Dollars, he will start
<Oy> Ok!
> Oy, you have $200 and...
> a 9
<Oy> change it
> The 9 becomes...
> a 10
<Oy> oh.....50 lower!
> $50 lower...
> a King   $150
<Oy> ok....150 lower
> $150 lower..
> a 3   $300
<Oy> All higher
> $300 higher..
> a 7  $600
<Oy> ok.......3oo higher
> We move the 7 up and give you another $200
> You have $800 and a 7
<Oy> oh...400 higher
> You don't want to change?
<Oy> oh...change it!
> The 7 becomes..
> a Jack
<Oy> all lower!
> $800 lower...
> a Queen!  You've busted!
[Buzzer, TPIR horns]
> Steve, if you have at least $1 left after the Big Bet, you'll win your 2nd point.
> Steve, you have $200 and..
> a Queen
<gameshowsteve> Let's see if I can handle that
<gameshowsteve> $100, lower
> $100 lower...
> a 2!  $300
<gameshowsteve> $300, higher
> $300 higher..
> a 5  $600
<gameshowsteve> $50, higher
> $50 higher..
> a Queen  $650
> We move up the Queen and give you another $200
> You have $850 and a Queen
<gameshowsteve> $50, lower
> $50 lower..
> a 5  $900
<gameshowsteve> $50, lower
> $50 lower..
> a 3!  Unbelievable going lower than a 5  $950
<gameshowsteve> $500, higher
> $500 higher..
> a 9  $1450
> We move the 9 up to the Big Bet.
<gameshowsteve> Change it, please
> You have $1450 and a 9
> The 9 becomes..
> a King!
<gameshowsteve> $1400, lower
> With those words, you've won your 2nd point!
<gameshowsteve> thank you
> The card was a 6, so you had $2850
[Applause, ding]
[drumroll]
> Ladies and gentlemen, this round will decide who wins $100,000 TGSF Dollars!
[Audience OOHs, applause]
> Both players have 2 points.
> Steve, since you won the last round, you will start this round.
<gameshowsteve> Bring it on!
> Steve, you have $200 and...
> a 3
<gameshowsteve> $200, higher
> $200 higher...
> a 7  $400
<gameshowsteve> $50, higher
> $50 higher..
> a 3  $350
<gameshowsteve> All of it, higher
> $350 higher..
> a Jack  $700
> We move up the Jack and give you another $200
> You have $900 and a Jack
<gameshowsteve> $450, lower
> $450 lower...
> a 9  $1350
<gameshowsteve> $50, lower
> $50 lower...
> a 10  $1300
<gameshowsteve> $200, lower
> $200 lower...
> a 4  $1500
> We move up the 4 to the Big Bet
> You have $1500 and a 4
<gameshowsteve> All of it, higher!
> For $3000 and possibly $100,000 TGSF Dollars, higher than the 3?!!!
> a 9!!!!   $3000 and possibly $100,000 TGSF Dollars!!!
> Oy, it all comes down to this.
> You must beat $3000.
> If you do, you win $100,000 TGSF Dollars.
> If you don't, Steve wins $100,000 TGSF Dollars.
<Oy> Ok
> If you tie, the round will be replayed.
> Oy, you have $200 and...
> a 4
<Oy> all higher
> $200 higher..
> a 2  No!
<Oy> Aww!
> But we move up to the 2nd row with the 2 and give you the other $200
> You're not out of it yet.
> You can still beat $3000
> $200 and a 2
<Oy> All higher!
> $200 higher..
> a 6  $400
<Oy> 200 higher
> Hang on
> Oy, in order to stay in the game, you must bet at least $350
<Oy> ok...350 higher
> If this is higher, you're still in this.
> If it's lower or another 6, gameshowsteve wins $100,000 TGSF dollars.
> $100,000 TGSF Dollars could be riding on the turn of this card.
> $350 higher...
> another 6!!!! gameshowsteve wins $100,000 TGSF Dollars!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!! gameshowsteve is the new champion!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!
[Scrabble sirens, Pyramid bell, Grand Game theme, Chyron flashes $100,000, Audience gives standing "O", confetti falls, audience floods stage]
<gameshowsteve> YES!!!!!
<gameshowsteve> [tries to hold back tears]
> gameshowsteve, you came here for the 1st time, and now your the new Weekly Games champion.
[strobes going off, cameras get into position, Millionaire grabs his mic]
> Steve, how does this feel?
<gameshowsteve> Uh, I'm dumbfounded.
<gameshowsteve> I can't believe it!
> Steve, do you want to know what your total is?
<gameshowsteve> I bet you're going to tell me
> $102,600
[Chyron flashes $102,600]
> Oy, you're not leaving us empty handed.
<gameshowsteve> Great!!!
> You have won $600 Oy
<Oy> oh, that's alright
> When you won, the Big Money Game was worth $200,000
<Oy> Whoa!
> Steve isn't even in the top 5
> even though he won $100K
> 5th place is held by matchgamefreak with $132,600
> we'll be back after these words.
[Applause, Chyron flashes $102,600]
> We are back.
> Steve is the new Weekly Games champ.
> with $102,600
> Oy won $600
> This is The Millionaire for the Weekly Games. Stay safe on the roads and don't drink and drive. Goodbye everyone. I am the sleepiest link, goodnight.
[Applause]
>> John: This is John Harlan speaking for the Weekly Games----a production of the
    Game Show Fans Inc.!
[credits roll]
>> Robert: Don't forget, the TGSF Millionaire's Night Marathon will be next Friday from 6 to possibly past
    midnight. Someone will win $1,000,000 TGSF Dollars. 6 PM EST, right here on TGSF!

Key:

> insert text = it's from The Millionaire
<insert name> = name of a person in the TGSF Chat Room
>> [name] = voice-over


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Note:  Real celebrities never appeared on the Weekly Games.