Top 10 Game Show Scandals

  • Published on Oct 4, 2016
  • Top 10 Game Show Scandals
    Lots of fun and excitement happens on television game shows, but there are also tons of shocking and scandalous moments as well. Be it Jeopardy, Wheel of Fortune or Who Wants to be a Millionaire, people will always try to lie and cheat their way to victory or scam the system for their millions. WatchMojo ranks the most outlandish and scandalous moments from game shows.
    00:54 #10: The Perfect Bid
    02:19 #9: Don’t Drop the “G”
    03:29 #8: Misspelling Counts... Even for Kids
    04:33 #7: Not-So-Smooth Criminal
    05:48 #6: Which Came First: The Post-It or The Walkman?
    07:09 #5: Modeling Woes
    08:01 #4: That One Scandal Where Congress Stepped In
    09:14 #3, #2 & #1: ???
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  • Sadie Lynn Ledbetter
    Sadie Lynn Ledbetter 18 hours ago

    Ted Slauson actually knew the answer to the price is right not Terry. Watch the documentary the Perfect Bid.

  • JAlly Farms
    JAlly Farms 20 hours ago

    ok some one tell me how a person got a perfect bid and cheated??? the only way to do that would be to know from a stage hand what the bid was

  • Dan Crews
    Dan Crews Day ago

    Any Wheel fan knows that pronounciation is vital

  • Jared Jams
    Jared Jams 3 days ago

    The guy at #7 looks like Charles Manson

  • Crimson Caper
    Crimson Caper 3 days ago

    It's just another reason why I can't stand pat sajak. Get him off that show & get another more likeable host. Just sayin'. 😡🇨🇦👊🏻

    • Dan Crews
      Dan Crews 17 hours ago

      He shouldn't be blamed for enforcing the rules

    • Crimson Caper
      Crimson Caper Day ago

      @Dan Crews oh, I understand the rules; I just can't stand sajak. Other than that, no probs. 🇨🇦👊🏻🤙🏻

    • Dan Crews
      Dan Crews Day ago

      There have been numerous occasions where this has occurred. It's a rule, it's not Pat Sajak

  • Crimson Caper
    Crimson Caper 3 days ago

    The #10, the perfect bid, was not because of the contestant; it was due to he & his wife sitting next to a guy who was giving him all the right prices. Check out the docu on NETFLIX, it's called the PERFECT BID. Just sayin'. 🇨🇦👊🏻🤙🏻

  • Irulan
    Irulan 4 days ago

    Lol the jeopardy one, its sad he lost but it's not like we're all ignorant on the rules of the show. You don't agree to the rules than complain about them because you lost. Well I mean you can there are those pathetic adults who do.

  • Jordan Wight
    Jordan Wight 6 days ago

    I think Wheel of Fortune was completely in the right for #9. It doesn't matter that you have an accent; pronounce it correctly. It's not that hard.

  • C. Raye
    C. Raye 6 days ago +1

    The dude and his wife didn't guess the answer right in price right there was another dude that yelled out the answer Netflix got a documentary on it

  • x. Merlin
    x. Merlin 7 days ago

    “It was throat cancer” “the ultimate WHAMMY came for Michael Larson February 15th, 1999”
    ....just stop.

  • Xion Nightroad
    Xion Nightroad 9 days ago

    megatron is a transformer

  • Draxx Them Sklounst
    Draxx Them Sklounst 9 days ago +3

    "You put a 'p' in there. That's unfortunate"
    Um... Alex?

  • Clay
    Clay 9 days ago

    I have a friend of a friend that won the Price is Right. Start to finish. Even the showcase showdown at the end. They need you to be able to pay for all the taxes for the items right after the show ends if you want your prizes. So basically, you gotta have thousands of dollars on you to collect your winnings. They ended up just giving him the cruise and the bbq grill because that’s all he could afford to pay in taxes on that day. Lol!

  • Perito
    Perito 11 days ago

    for the jeopardy one: I live in Victoria Australia and even in our end of final year exams if you spell something wrong as long as its close enough to the correct word the examiners will give you the mark

  • Why o Why
    Why o Why 11 days ago

    Dating game was the worst game show ever! Thank goodness she never went through with it, otherwise, she might not have lived

  • Why o Why
    Why o Why 11 days ago

    Price is right is very easy if u watch it all the time

  • phill D
    phill D 12 days ago

    Watch the documentary "The Perfect Bid". That couple didn't know the price. The guy sitting next to the wife did and told her what to tell her husband.

  • Carl Schwering
    Carl Schwering 13 days ago

    So interesting about the real Price is Right Perfect Bid

  • Reagan Thomas
    Reagan Thomas 14 days ago

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  • Cleon Pierre
    Cleon Pierre 15 days ago

    Well 😳 Rodney Alcala certainly took the cake 👀

  • M R
    M R 19 days ago

    The best game-show moment ever is an outtake on Family Fortunes (UK): the contestant was asked to name the most unusual place survey respondents had said that they had had sex; she said in the bum (or words to that effect).

  • SandboxArrow
    SandboxArrow 20 days ago

    Кто ещё смотрел Машину?

  • grzybek001
    grzybek001 21 day ago

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    من فضل الله عليه الحمــدالله رب العــالمين , هناك حلول لمن يعانون من صغر حجم الذكر الخاص بهم،الفضــل بــيد الله يؤتيـــه من يــشاء الــطب الحديث توصلنا لعلاج القـذف الـسريع و عـــلاج ضــعف الإنـتصاب تواصل معانا اعبر الوتساب ☎♞

  • Madison Wedgeworth
    Madison Wedgeworth 23 days ago

    terry didn’t do the studying and watching to get that perfect bid. it was another guy that told his wife the answer. he watched and was on the show a few times. there is a documentary about it on netflix

    • Big Smoke
      Big Smoke 20 days ago

      Really? What is it called

  • Jason
    Jason 23 days ago

    The Dating Game also proves to us that , given the choice out of 3 men, the lady will pick the serial killer. Its documented fact, thanks to the Dating Game. Sort of lends a little weight to "good guys finish last".

  • Caitlin Rowling
    Caitlin Rowling 23 days ago

    I thought the person on the thumbnail was Stephanie Beatriz

  • Reagan Thomas
    Reagan Thomas 24 days ago

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    من فضل الله عليه الحمدالله رب الــعالمين , هناك حلول لمن يعانون من صغر حجم الذكر الخاص بهم،الفضل بــيد الله يؤتيـــه من يشاء الــطب الحــديث تـوصلنا لعـلاج القــذف الـسريع و عـــلاج ضـعف الإنتصاب تواصل معانا اعبر الوتساب ☎♞

  • chucky
    chucky 25 days ago

    why i dont watch jeopardy anymore... they suck at heir answers.. pfffft

  • Wilson Zorn
    Wilson Zorn 26 days ago

    #10 isn't a scandal at all, doesn't make sense.

  • Independence In Mind
    Independence In Mind 27 days ago

    Studying technically isn’t cheating

  • Rallye Cars
    Rallye Cars 28 days ago

    lol wons 110k and loses it all his name and his life. Shoulda just bought a house with it.

  • Anne Scholey
    Anne Scholey 28 days ago

    Millions watched but nobody saw a thing

  • George Sumpter
    George Sumpter 28 days ago +1

    There is a documentary that show the "Perfect Bid" was actually done by a man in the audience.

  • Our Demon Knight
    Our Demon Knight 28 days ago

    There’s too many gdmn ads on these videos now.

  • countys32
    countys32 28 days ago

    07:18 "HaHa Ha ha, hey gratulations Manuela just gave you a car" And then promptly lost her job , whoopsie!

  • Ilya Szondi
    Ilya Szondi Month ago

    Seanbaby did half of this list way better on Cracked.

  • Tom Hansson
    Tom Hansson Month ago

    marisa tomei

  • rhcplvr1953
    rhcplvr1953 Month ago

    I heard Drew Carey tell a story about a lady playing plinko, her first drop was 20,000, as was her second and third drop when all of a sudden a staff member rushed over to grab the chip coming down. He realized that they didn't take some wire off that they used to guide the chip for a commercial! haha, too funny. probably not for the contestant although Drew Carey didn't tell that info, whether the girl got the money. I suppose she did get it. It isn't really scandalous but I found it interesting!

  • Janne-K
    Janne-K Month ago +2

    if your job is to look like a lean fuckable super model,
    don't be outraged when they fire you for getting pregnant.

  • Tyler Norton
    Tyler Norton Month ago

    Larson did nothing wrong. He just practiced.

  • Te Toka
    Te Toka Month ago

    Game shows don't really want you to win

  • dbnydnvn
    dbnydnvn Month ago

    I agree completely with number nine. In word puzzle games such as Wheel of Fortune and Hangman, people should sound out the actual words, not skip letters, slur or add syllables, or substitute words and then say "Oh, you KNOW what I mean, don't be stupid." Swimming isn't swimmin, Philbin isn't Philman, cause isn't because, and 'I'm fixing to' isn't 'ahfinna'

  • rcmanization
    rcmanization Month ago

    why was no10 a scandal?

  • Margaret Newell Newell

    They are all scandelist . I can't believe the woman was trying to cough her answer to her husband

  • Tim McGee
    Tim McGee Month ago +1

    This video starts out by explaining that they're not really scandals.

  • Glenn Merrie Johnson-Thompson

    If first guy would have made his guess to be within 200 dollars of the exact amount would have made it seem more believable, if within i think $250 they win both showcases anyways, he didn't need to use the exact amount, not really sure how he even came up with that

  • jordan lewis
    jordan lewis Month ago +1


  • There_are_no_gods_here

    9:45 that blonde woman knew what was up

  • Kitten2Cat
    Kitten2Cat Month ago


  • Brian The Magic Minion

    As Adam Sandler once said...

  • Sean Keeney
    Sean Keeney Month ago

    What about Snake Charmer from Catchphrase

  • Clip God
    Clip God Month ago

    Lmao @ #3

  • Bearded Brian Is Jesus reborn

    How is that old man who literally kisses 13 YEAR OLD GIRLS not on this list?

  • TheGnurgen
    TheGnurgen Month ago

    So winning because of luck or skill is a scandal?

  • XxXDanRockXxX
    XxXDanRockXxX Month ago +1

    #3 The real scandal is how simple the one million question was

  • Unique SP
    Unique SP 2 months ago

    The price is right thing. If you get pregnant. Why the fuk would they keep you around. Dont want a fat pregnant female as a model.

  • Jura Vendon
    Jura Vendon 2 months ago +2

    Studying a game show is called cheating same as counting the cards in a card game? humanity and stupidity rlly.

  • Bazil
    Bazil 2 months ago

    My criminal justice professor in college told us a story of how he caught two students cheating. They shared answers, but the way they did it was clever.
    If one knew the answer, he would take out an M&M from the bag on the desk. It was multiple choice and red was A, blue was B, green was C, and yellow was D. If he picked one up to eat, that color was the answer he was giving his buddy.
    The other guy would cough answers. 1 cough was A, 2 coughs was B, etc.
    My professor caught on to this, came over and, his words: "I quietly walked over to them, slammed my hand down on one of their desks, looked the kid coughing in the eye and sarcastically said, 'That's a nasty cough you have,' and I just downed the whole bag of M&M's in my mouth before walking away."

  • #MissKingdomVII
    #MissKingdomVII 2 months ago

    On the misspelled Jeopardy one. I remember all the people with horrible hand writing. How the hell was he to know IF they spelled it correctly? LOL That's a fucked up lose for that kid.

  • Jackson Irving
    Jackson Irving 2 months ago +1

    I cheated on my driving test. I sneaked for some driving lessons. But don't tell the instructor.