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Total amount of TGSF Dollars given away:
$439,000 TGSF Dollars
<Oy> I see we're in the Dice Duelers studio tonight...Sony cameras, smaller audience, hmm.....
[sloppy edit]
<Oy> JIM MCKAY???!!!!!! This is NBC!!! Jim's with ABC!
[sloppy edit]
<CardShark> hmmm
[Scrabble sirens go off, YAHOO!!!!!!!!!! from canned audience, TPIR bells ring]
<Oy> WHOA!!!! That wasn't supposed to happen! I mean, the Scrabble sirens went off!
<CardShark> mmm
<Oy> Can anyone explain WHY THE HECK those sirens went off? They're WAY too early!
>CS was playing with the buttons
<CardShark> I accidentally hit the button
<Oy> CS! We have a NABET contract here! They're gonna file a grievance because of that!
[sloppy edit AGAIN]
>I think I will just.....
<Oy> Wait......you need the mic!
[hands Millionaire the older wireless mic like what Bob Eubanks had on CS]
<Oy> see if it works..... [taps, no sound] BATTERY!!!!!!!!! Wait.......
[finds Energizer battery on floor]
<Oy> [sees CS going by sound buttons] Oh, Millionaire, CS is going by the buttons again....AND HE'S NON-UNION! [Scrabble time's up buzzer]
[one more sloppy edit]
<Oy> Where is CS?
<Phil> here
<Oy> Oh, CS's name is Phil
<Phil> ^_^0 Last time I checked
<Phil> LOL
<Oy> Ok, lemme write that down....[gets out Post-it note] I feel like Bert Convy on Super Password---he's been doing Post-it notes lately...
Oh my goodness! The NY cop is singing "God Bless America"! He's good!
<Phil> *looks around*
<Phil> *taps Mic*
<Phil> helllllooooooooooooooo!?!??
<Oy> Uhh, that's Millionaire's mic
[Millionaire laughs head off]
<Oy> See, it's got a little piece of tape with "Bob" written on it
<Phil> ohhhhhhhhhhhhhhh
[the last sloppy edit, we hope]
>>Stage Manager: This is the Weekly Games, production number 2802, and it's Take 1!
[CS 86 theme plays]
>>John: From TGSF Studio Center, it's the Weekly Games! And here's our host, Robert Searcy!
[Audience seen on camera as they cheer]
>Thank you and welcome.
>Welcome to the Friday night edition of the Weekly Games. We are in the Dice Duelers studio tonight---smaller studio and stage, different cameras, who knows what else?
>Many of you noticed that I was limping on stage. I banged my knee pretty >hard and it still hurts.
>But don't worry. I'm still going to host the games.
[John yells "YEAH!" off-screen, applause]
>Well, it's almost time for our 1st game.
>But we will be back after these messages from our sponsors.
[CS 86 theme, applause]
>>Weekly Games, sponsored by AT&T.
[1-800-CALL-ATT commercial]
>We are back with the Weekly Games!
>We are going to play our 1st game. It is Super Bid-A-Card. Someone could win $189,000 TGSF Dollars.
[audience: Woo!]
>The cards have been shuffled and cut by an audience member randomly selected from our studio audience.
[audience member shown on screen]
[applause]
>Let's bring in our 2 contestants, Oy and Will!
[Oy and Will walk to podiums]
<Oy> Hello!
>Oy, tell us a little about yourself.
<Oy> Well, I'm from Wisconsin...
[boos from audience]
and I'm just waiting to get a job in TV, move to Vegas, etc.
>Oh. Vegas and TV. Sounds like a great combo.
<Oy> Yeah!
>Will, tell us a little about yourself.
<Will> Well, I'm Will from Arkansas, I love long walks on the beach and I'm single
[NBC Woo!]
>Wow. All of the girls are screaming.  
>Are the 2 of you ready to play Super Bid-A-Card?
<Oy> Yeah 
<Will> yes
>Audience, are you ready?
[cheers wildly]
>Ok, let's do it!
[applause]
>The object of Bid-A-Card is to bid on how many cards you can call hi/low without making a mistake.
>If you make a mistake, your opponent wins.
>If you call them all, you win.
>Bidding will continue until the other player says "Play those cards", in which the person who bidded last must play the cards.
>Our 1st round is worth $3,000.
>Oy, you will start the bidding. The minimum bid is 3 cards.
<Oy> Ok, 4
>And of course, this does not count the 1st card, which is your base card.
>Oy bids 4 cards. Will, raise the bid or force Oy to play the cards.
<Will> Play those cards!
>Oy, you must get 4 correct answers or Will gets $3000.
>Oy, your base card is.....
>a 10
<Oy> Ooh....lower
>lower than the 10.....
>a 2!   3 to go
>Also, doubles are incorrect answers.
<Oy> HIGHER!
>higher than the 2......
>an Ace!   2 to go
<Oy> LOWER!!!!!!!!!
>lower than the Ace.....
>a Queen   1 to go for $3000
<Oy> OOH!!! LOWER!
>For $3000, is it lower than the Queen.......
>another Queen!!!! Will gets $3000!!!!!!!
<Will> yay!
<Oy> Oh!
[crowd cheers]
>Oy, you'll start the $6000 round.
>The minimum bid is 4 cards.
<Oy> Ok.
<Oy> 4
>Will?
<Will> Play those cards
>Oy, again you must get 4 correct answers or Will gets another $6000.
>Oy, here's your base card. It's.....
>an 8   right up the middle
<Oy> Ooh.......higher
>higher than the 8......
>a 5!!! Will gets another $6000!!!
>It's now time for the $12000 round.
>Oy, you'll start this round.
>Minimum bid is 5 cards.
<Oy> 5
>Will?
<Will> 6
>Oy?
<Oy> play them
>Will, you must get 6 correct answers or Oy gets $12000
<Will> ok
>Will, your base card is.....
>a 4
<Will> higher
>higher than the 4....
>a Queen   5 to go
<Will> lower
>lower than the Queen.....
>a Jack   4 to go
<Will> lower
>lower than the Jack.....
>an Ace!!! Oy gets $12000!!!!!!!
<Oy> Yes!
<Will> Ohh noo... 
>Now we're at the $24000 round.
>Will, you'll start the $24000 round. 
>The minimum bid is 6 cards.
<Will> 6
>Oy?
<Oy> play them
>Will, again 6 correct answers or Oy gets another $24000
<Will> ok
>Will, your base card is.....
>a 2! 
<Will> higher of course
>higher than the 2.....
>an 8   up the middle
<Will> ohh no,
<Will> lower
>lower than the 8......
>a Jack!!! Oy gets another $24000
<Oy> YES!
>It's time to take a commercial break. We'll be back with the $48000 round right after these words.
[CS 86 theme, applause]
>>M.G. Kelly: And now, a TGSF News Brief.
>>Robert Searcy:  Hello everyone. The TGSF Lottery drawing will be held before the Big Money Game.  In sports, Speedweeks is almost here. All the drivers are testing at Daytona.  In Weather, a cold front is heading for GA. You'll start to feel the effects on Monday. That's all for the TGSF News. I'm Robert Searcy
>>M.G.: We will return with the Weekly Games after this.
[TGSF TV network promos]
>We are back with Super Bid-A-Card!
>Will, you'll start the $48000 round.
>Minimum bid is 7 cards.  
<Will> 7
>Oy?
<Oy> yeah?
>Will bid 7 cards. Raise or force Will to play.
<Oy> play them
<Will> crap.
>Will, 7 correct answers or Oy wins $48000
>Will, your base card is....
>a 3
<Will> higher
>higher.....
>a King   6 to go
<Will> lower
>lower....
>a 3   5 to go
<Will> higher
>higher.....
>a Queen   4 to go
<Will> lower
>lower.....
>a 7   3 to go for $48000
<Will> lower
>lower than a 7? want to go against the odds?
<Will> yup
>ok
>lower than the 7......
<Will> I guess I'm taking the risk
>an Ace!!! Oy wins $48000!!!!!!!
<Oy> YES!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!
<Will> arr...
>Here's the last round.
>This round is worth $96000!!
[Woo!, applause]
>Will, you will start the bidding for the final round.
>Minimum bid is 8 cards.
<Will> 8
>Oy?
<Oy> play them!
>Ok.
<Will> (big sigh)
>Will, if you can successfully get 8 correct answers, you will win $96000.
>If you make 1 mistake, Oy wins $96000.
<Will> yes yes I know, let me go ahead and lose
[laughter]
>Don't give up. It has been done before.
>Will, your base card is.....
>a 9
<Will> lower
>Is it lower than the 9?
>a 5 You're right.   7 to go
><takes a peek at the next card and then keeps a straight face>
<Will> higher
>higher than the 7.......
>OOPS!
[boos from audience]
>And the card gets changed because Searcy's got a big mouth!
>The next card was a 7.
>But, also, since it was my mistake, Will is now allowed to change the 5 if he wants to (new rule). 
>Do you want to change the 5 with the next card off the top of the deck, Will?
<Will> umm yes
>the 5 is now......
>a 10
<Will> lower
>lower than the 10.....
<Will> now watch it be an ace
>a 4!!   6 to go   It was a good thing you changed the 5
<Will> higher
>higher than the 4.....
<Will> and that is my final answer
>a 5!   5 to go
<Will> higher
>higher.....
>an 8   right up the middle with 4 to go 
<Will> lower
>lower than the 8.....
>a 9!!!!!!!!! Oy wins $96000!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!
<Will> arr...
>Will, you still have $9,000
>Oy, you have $180,000
>We'll be back with the next game after these words.
[CS 86 theme plays, applause]
[house cleaner commercials, department store commercials]
>We are back. Well, I believe John Harlan is getting back behind that mic, what's he got to say?
>>John: It's that time again! One of our two contestants will have a chance to win $250,000 in the Big Money Game!
[Applause]
>Yes. Someone could win $250K in the BMG.
>Want to know what version we are playing?
>We are playing Version 2, the Risk for $250,000
<Oy> Oh!
<Will> wow
>The contestants were given the rules in advance.
>correct answers are worth points
>but every incorrect answer deducts 1/2 of your points rounded to the nearest point
<Will> rounded up or down?
>up
>Oy, you'll start 1st
>By the way, your goal is to reach 21 points or higher.
>then the other person gets a chance to catch up
<Will> ok
>Oy, you have.....
>a 10
>this is for 1 pt.
<Oy> Ooh.......lower
>lower....
>a 9   1 pt.   Want to risk 1/2 to go for 2?
<Oy> yeah
>Next card is....
>a King
<Oy> OOH!!!!!! LOWER!
>lower....
>a Queen   3 pts.   Want to risk 1/2 to go for 3?
<Oy> Yes!
>Next card is....
>a 7
<Oy> Ooh....higher
>higher....
>a King   6 pts.   Want to risk 1/2 to go for 4? 
<Oy> I'll risk
>Next card is....
>a 6
<Oy> Higher!
>higher....
>an 8   10 pts.   Want to risk 1/2 to go for 5?
<Oy> Yes
>Next card is...
>a Jack
<Oy> Lower
>lower.....
>a 6   15 pts.   Want to risk 1/2 to go for 6 more and a total of 21?
<Oy> Yes
>He's going!!!!!!
>Next card is....
>an 8
<Oy> Ooh.......higher
>doubles are incorrect answers (before I forget)
>higher....
>another 8!! you lose 1/2 of your pts.
>down to 8 pts.
<Oy> Oh! 
>1/2 of 15 is 7.5 which rounds to 8
>Will, it's your turn
>Your card is....
>a 5
<Will> ok
<Will> higher
>higher....
>a 4   No!!
<Will> aww.
>Oy = 8   Will = 0
>Oy, it's your turn
>This is for 1 pt. If incorrect, you lose 1/2 of your 8 pts.
<Oy> Ok
>Next card is....
>a Jack
<Oy> LOWER!
>lower....
>a 2   9 pts.   Want to risk 1/2 to go for 2?
<Oy> Yes!
>Next card is....
>a 9
<Oy> Lower
>lower....
>a 10! No!! lose 1/2   down to 5
>Will, your turn
>You have.....
>a 2!
>higher
> higher...
> a Jack   1 pt.   Want to risk 1/2 to go for 2?
<Will>yes
> Next card is....
> a 5
<Will>higher
> higher...
> a 3! No!! you stay at 1 pt. (1/2 of 1 is 0.5 which rounds to 1)
<Will>haha I still have 1
> Oy = 5   Will = 1
> 3rd round
> point values are doubled
> Oy, 5 pts. going for 2 pts.
> Your card is....
> a 3
<Oy> OOH! HIGHER!
> higher....
> a 5   7 pts.   want to risk?
<Oy> Yes!
> Next card is....
> a 5
> going for 4 pts.
<Oy> Higher!
> higher...
> a Queen   11 pts.   want to risk to go for 6?
<Oy> Yes!
> Next card is...
> a 4
<Oy> HIGHER!
> higher....
> a Jack   17 pts.   want to risk and go for 8?
<Oy> Yes!
> He's going again!!!
> Next card is....
> a 10
<Oy> Lower
> For 25 pts. and a possible $250,000, lower than the 10?????......
> a 3!!!! 25 pts!!!!!! You have an important decision
> Do you want to risk 1/2 to go for 10 more pts.?
<Oy> yes!
> He's going again!!!!!
[WOO! from the audience]
> Next card is.....
> an Ace!!!!!!!!!!
[audience goes crazy]
<Oy> LOWER!!!!!!!
> For 35 pts., lower........
> another Ace!!!! NO!!!!!!!!!!
<Oy> OH!
> down to 13
> Will, it's your turn
> You have 1 pt.
> going for 2
> Your card is.....
> an 8
<Will>higher
> higher....
> a 3!! NO!!!! still have 1 pt.
> Oy = 13   Will = 1
> Oy, your turn
> 13 pts. going for 2
> Your card is....
> a King
<Oy> LOWER!
> lower...
> a 4   15 pts.   want to go for 4?
<Oy> yes!
> Next card is....
> a 6
<Oy> HIGHER!
> higher.....
> an Ace!!!!   19 pts.   want to go for 6 more to have 25?
<Oy> YES!
> He's going again!!!!!!
> Next card is....
> a 10
<Oy> Ok.....lower
> lower.....
> a 7!!!!! 25 pts.!!!!!!! Important decision
> Want to risk 1/2 to go for 8 more pts.?
<Oy> I'm staying
> He's freezing!!
[loud applause]
> Will, here's your situation
> You have 1 pt. 
> You must get at least 24 pts. without getting a wrong answer
> If you don't, Oy wins $250,000
<Will>ok
<Will>lets go
> If you tie or beat 25, Oy will be in this same situation
> For 2 pts.
> Your card is...
> a 7
<Will>higher
> higher.....
> a King 
> 3 pts going for 4
> Next card is....
> a 6
<Will>higher
> higher....
> a 9 
> 7 pts. going for 6 
> Next card is....
> a Queen
<Will>lower 
> lower....
> a 9
> 13 pts. going for 8
> Next card is...
> a 2!!!!!
<Will>higher
> higher....
> an Ace!!!! 21 pts.
>Will, if you get this next set of cards correctly, you will stay in the game.
<Will>Ok
> If you don't, Oy wins.
> Next card is....
> a 7
<Will>higher
>Ok, this is where the suspense comes.... To stay in the game and take the lead, is it higher than the 7?
[silence]
> a 4!!!!!!!!!!!!!! OY WINS!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!! OY WINS!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!! OY WINS!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!
[TPIR bell rings repeatedly, CS 86 theme plays, wild applause, NBC "YAHOO!", Chyron flashes $250,000, audience gives on-camera standing O, strobes go off, audience floods stage]
<Oy> YES!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!
<Will>geez, I'm losing tonight
<Oy> OH MY GOSH!!!!!!!
> We'll be back after these words!
[computer commercials, TGSF TV promos]
> We are back!
> Oy, with that BMG win, you have won tonight, $430,000!!!!!!!!!!
[Woo!, applause]
<Oy> My goodness!
>How did you feel?
<Oy> I cannot believe this!
>Gosh, I thought Will was gonna do it!
<Oy> Geez, I guess I just got my early Vice President pay!
>Well, Will, you were a great competitor and you don't leave us without any TGSF Dollars. You still won $9,000, but you might be able to win it next week.
> This is Robert Searcy for the Weekly Games. Stay safe on the roads and don't drink and drive. Goodbye everybody!!
[CS 86 theme, applause]
[ending credits roll]
>>John: This is John Harlan speaking for the Weekly Games, a production of >>The Game Show Fans, Inc!

> = The Millionaire
<person's name> = that person
>> = voice over

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