Top 10 Game Show Scandals

  • Опубликовано: 4 окт 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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  • Kamel, K
    Kamel, K 5 часов назад

    Terry you lying sack of shit. Watch documentary called the Perfect bid.

    LIGMA День назад

    pregnant model hosting show?? ofcourse its bad for business no hate towards wahmen

  • Aryan Dey
    Aryan Dey День назад

    Maybe they did not even have 1M to give 😂

  • DEv INity
    DEv INity 2 дня назад

    is ther a movie about rodney alcala?

  • KezManian Devil
    KezManian Devil 2 дня назад +1

    On PRICE IS RIGHT , model Manuella was 'let go' promptly after she made the mistake of giving away the free car.

  • rai x
    rai x 4 дня назад

    7:16 who is the model?

    [REDACTED] [REDACTED] 6 дней назад

    #8 Makes me Wanna STRANGLE the people who defended the show. Get over it? Life's not fair? Fuck them! If I find them, I will strangle them to death.. You know what? No. I'll spare your lives. Atleast the kid got SOME money. You're lucky that happened.. Yes, I know I sound overdramatic, but this shit is FUCKING INEXCUSIBLE!

  • AdamG1983
    AdamG1983 6 дней назад

    That'll teach you to not speak like a Southerner

  • scott FabT-Birds79
    scott FabT-Birds79 8 дней назад

    stop with the movie clips really annoying

  • Alberto González Bollaín
    Alberto González Bollaín 10 дней назад

    the wheel of fortune one is so trolling...

  • grant irwin
    grant irwin 11 дней назад

    Man Alex T went hard on that kid

  • Emma Gerety
    Emma Gerety 12 дней назад

    I don’t understand how #10 is a scandal? The guy didn’t cheat.

  • A.P DeZa
    A.P DeZa 14 дней назад

    10:30 Diana & Charles who cheated...

  • Alon Nir
    Alon Nir 15 дней назад

    game shows being assholes... why keep watching it then

  • Jacob Coutts
    Jacob Coutts 16 дней назад


  • Big Deo
    Big Deo 16 дней назад +3

    Preparing for a game show and "suspiciously" getting right answers isn't cheating. That's like saying I cheated for studying for a test and passing...

  • randy palla
    randy palla 16 дней назад

    Game shows are evil

  • Caleb Shaffer
    Caleb Shaffer 16 дней назад

    The Wheel of Fortune thing should not have even mattered. Years before that, Freddy Prinze Jr was an answer and 2 out of the 3 contestants said Prince, the 3rd one got it right with Prinze. Pronunciation matters. But, yes, in the common vernacular, swimming and swimmin are the same word across the US, not just the south.

  • Johnny Zuidema
    Johnny Zuidema 17 дней назад

    The jeopardy kid was wrong

  • C O Gaming
    C O Gaming 18 дней назад

    wth.. this is really hilarious

  • putsome basilonit
    putsome basilonit 19 дней назад

    They weren't "Post-it Notes" until after the Walkman had already come out. Who gives a fuck if they had existed before, "post-its" as the official name for the product which they were looking for did not. My problem is that game shows do this semantics bullshit to save their ass so contestants should be asking questions to completely eliminate semantics to get an exact answer.

  • supervixen
    supervixen 21 день назад

    wtf. a dude watched a lot A LOT of price is right. but how is that a scandal? thanks for being clickbait-y.

  • Brendan R
    Brendan R 21 день назад

    3:24 Yeah, I'm from Florida too, and I still know how to pronounce stuff.

  • Jonny Croxville
    Jonny Croxville 21 день назад

    #10 was not cheating it was calculated research.
    #9 was biased based on dialect.
    #8 They said he spelled it wrong..but couldn't accurately describe how because like the kid they were in a hurry. Alex said "you put a p in there" when it was in fact a second T that was the problem.
    #7 was legit his fault..dude was a moron for even trying.
    #6 Wasn't their fault the producers had their heads up their asses and didn't know the answer to their own question. They should have been declared winners not "given another chance to lose"
    #5 Unless it was in the fine print someplace..being fired for getting pregnant is illegal.
    #4 It wasn't illegal to "fix" trivia shows until AFTER this when Congress decided to make new laws.
    #3 The coughing cheat guy deserved to lose his money if not be jailed.
    #2 They changed the board after this because they KNEW what he did wasn't #10 it was calculated research. His choices after that point make him an idiot though.
    #1 Same as #7..going on TV you should be in hiding is just stupid.
    In conclusion..this list proves how far people will reach to fill a video so they can generate money from ads.

  • Justin Bor
    Justin Bor 22 дня назад

    who wants to be a millionaire---damn what a!!!!!!!!!!

  • aileen paiz
    aileen paiz 23 дня назад


  • NDK0
    NDK0 23 дня назад

    If a word contains a G, perhaps pronounce it?... She even said "I know it was there"

  • Thomas Need
    Thomas Need 24 дня назад

    The IBM 5100 portable computer came before the walkman.

  • Jason Dodd
    Jason Dodd 24 дня назад

    Unfortunately laws stand up for companies more than people.

  • G Sam
    G Sam 25 дней назад

    The Price is Right one was a little too ludicrous to believe. To get it down to a THREE at the end of the price? No way. Nope. No price ever on price is right would add up to such a random number like that. And what if he was one single dollar over- he'd of lost outright. It was a fix for ratings- plain and simple.

  • TrueSake
    TrueSake 25 дней назад

    The Gold Case was definitely the best one.

  • Nick Taylor
    Nick Taylor 25 дней назад

    Only the millionaire one is a scandal. the rest is unfortunate or out smarting the game...

  • Jon LaFontaine
    Jon LaFontaine 25 дней назад

    As much as it may have seemed harsh for Wheel of Fortune, there IS a proper way to speak and pronounce things, and dropping consonants or omitting anything is not how you go about doing so.
    Shouldn't matter because we all knew what she was talking about, but in the grand scheme of what was right and what was incorrect, this lady unfortunately qualifies for the latter.

  • Amberlance
    Amberlance 26 дней назад

    she just so happens to cough on some of the correct answers, yet "hears no coughing at all" - those are some weird allergies
    "I am allergic to accuracy" ?????

  • SiriusGD
    SiriusGD 26 дней назад

    On the money drop show I would have sued them. But they probably had to sign an agreement that they couldn't sue no matter what. But I would have still found something to sue them about.

  • kadindarklord
    kadindarklord 27 дней назад

    That looks like Jane from OXBOX @7.17

  • Gordon Torney
    Gordon Torney 27 дней назад

    They robbed that black couple on money drop. They should've given the couple the money instead of another chance to play, which would lessen their chance of winning again.

  • thetaze22
    thetaze22 28 дней назад

    swimmin is not swimming, pronounce the G when you speak.. Its fucking English after all.. You can speak your own dialect back home, but on TV, speak like you know your own language..

  • Hansel Bodensiek
    Hansel Bodensiek 28 дней назад

    Well, cheat or no cheat, no matter, just don't get caught. (no murder consent pls do not twist my words)

  • John Rivera
    John Rivera 29 дней назад

    Here is a fact some of you might not know about the price is right. Bob Barker was a huge animal rights activist who was a vegetarian. CBS decided to have all the models on the show wear real fur for one of the episodes and Bob Barker said he would boycott the show and quit as a host if they made the models do that since it went against his beliefs.

  • buckeye fan
    buckeye fan Месяц назад

    so let me get this straight, a Southern WHITE woman ask for a "G" but says "swimmin -g" she is denied the win. But if a Black person was in same shoes we would have heard how racist it is for 3 months on the Clown News Networks. What happens when the wheel of fortune has the Word "Ask' in the winning phrase and the Black contestant pronounces it "AX"????

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    عصام الوهابي Месяц назад

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  • christopher jackson
    christopher jackson Месяц назад

    The guy bid 23,743 and was told it was exact...then the screen flashes 23, which is it?

  • ThePerkins1234
    ThePerkins1234 Месяц назад

    Number 10 Guy gets the right answer on a gameshow, Watergate level of scandal right there..... The level of deceit he showed with all that study and effort should have been the #1 scandal really

  • Kevin Morgan
    Kevin Morgan Месяц назад

    4:08 "You put a 'p' in there ..." WRONG, it was because he put a "t" in there.

  • Daehawk
    Daehawk Месяц назад

    I think the spelling mistakes on Jeopardy are just a ripoff. If you can clearly understand what they meant it should count. You know the answer you just spell bad. So what??

  • 60sisthashit
    60sisthashit Месяц назад

    Several of these are not scandals.

  • BNT
    BNT Месяц назад

    So, whats up with 12:25? I do not get it and neither does the close captions

  • Carlo Alberto
    Carlo Alberto Месяц назад

    How is Fergie Olver
    not in here?

  • Aaron Lowe
    Aaron Lowe Месяц назад

    TV is for mugs folks. Don't be taken for a fool.

  • Joey Gegaj
    Joey Gegaj Месяц назад

    Its also not right to not work for months and then come back like the person who replaced you wasnt living off that income

  • Joey Gegaj
    Joey Gegaj Месяц назад

    Anunciation is important. Just because ur an inbred from florida doesnt mean you cant pronounce the word correctly

  • ros1tony
    ros1tony Месяц назад

    There is no such thing as sexual harassment in Hollywood... there a bunch of sluts anyway.

  • Angelicatoo
    Angelicatoo Месяц назад

    Hardly scandals

  • joshua laday
    joshua laday Месяц назад

    On Semi-Pro when Will Ferrell tells the guy he won a really big check and it was just a really big check

  • Justin Y's Brother
    Justin Y's Brother Месяц назад

    7:20 thought that was jeannie from the real

  • aditya kumar
    aditya kumar Месяц назад

    So they want to work as a pregnant woman and then take leave for months for child leave and still get paid for it?, While the company has to pay her and also the substitute that they had to hire while she is away, no wonder people don't wanna hire woman.

  • Tony B
    Tony B Месяц назад

    A new generation, rediscovering info that was well known 30 years ago 😂😂

  • Paraic Garry
    Paraic Garry Месяц назад

    How was number 10 a scandal?

  • Sean C
    Sean C Месяц назад

    The Wheel of Fortune thing has happened other times, specifically I recall a guy who didn't pronounce Achilles properly. Frankly I agree with the show. How you speak is just as important as what you say, changing how a word is spoken can drastically alter it's meaning in many cases, so putting an emphasis on proper pronunciation in a show specifically about words is to be expected.

  • Mang Dingle
    Mang Dingle Месяц назад

    Hey, you misspelled several words on your essay, but we aren’t taking off any points.
    Grow up. You say it or spell it wrong, you lose points

  • Oscar Christoffer Torgersen
    Oscar Christoffer Torgersen Месяц назад

    Games done quick will ban you

  • abeeftec
    abeeftec Месяц назад +1

    Women on the price is right suing because they lose their job for weight gain is fucking absurd. You have ONE JOB, STAY MODEL QUALITY and you fucking failed it.

  • abeeftec
    abeeftec Месяц назад

    All these people angry that the kid spelled it wrong yet all these same people probably have gotten on people online in debates for spelling a word wrong

  • Eddie Birch
    Eddie Birch Месяц назад

    The averts were spoilt by game shows!

    BLINK ONCE Месяц назад

    "The price is wrong bitch! "

  • pearlmax
    pearlmax Месяц назад +2

    And we're supposed to believe game shows are real why?

  • ZenGeekDad
    ZenGeekDad Месяц назад

    4:48 - So, the show Money Drop got THEIR answer wrong, and therefore took the contestants' money, which had been waged on what turned out to be a correct answer, ... and the show's lame-o solution was to "give the couple another shot at the million"? No wonder they got cancelled. No one likes a cheat.

  • Eric Tremblay
    Eric Tremblay Месяц назад

    Human are scum bag mother thief egoism piece of sht

  • liverush24
    liverush24 Месяц назад

    Remember Cliff Clavin on Jeopardy?

  • Harry Ford
    Harry Ford Месяц назад

    7:20 So was Manuela fired?

  • imperor76
    imperor76 Месяц назад

    Terry was a fraud. There's an Amazon prime doc on how he actually won.

  • Jovetj
    Jovetj Месяц назад

    Wheel of Fortune is rigged anyways.

  • Mike Jones
    Mike Jones Месяц назад

    How is it a scandal that the dude did his research by watching the show every day for months and guessed the exact amount? Is that illegal or even unethical? Nope.

  • cs
    cs Месяц назад

    Million Dollar Money Drop should have given the couple the money they had won. It was still a rip off offering them to start over with another game which didn't matter considering they cancelled the second chance to play. They were ripped off twice.

  • Johnny Daniels
    Johnny Daniels Месяц назад

    Mispronouncing IS NOT a scandal.....

  • Wiggy
    Wiggy Месяц назад

    If you’re hired because of your looks exclusively, and then you get pregnant, then you shouldn’t expect to keep that job. It’s amazing that anyone would be surprised by such.

  • KamenSentai 92
    KamenSentai 92 Месяц назад

    I just needed to clear my throat, well if you were that smart at helping your dimwit husband cheat, then why didn't she enter the game show, WHAT A DORK.

  • Arturo Lopez
    Arturo Lopez Месяц назад

    I hate jeopardy soo much I mean the kid got the answer right just off by on letter, db Alex trebeck. And WOF That lady was right

  • Linda T
    Linda T Месяц назад

    So no John Cooper, the serial killer on Bulls eye? Umm..... ok not the to ten then!

  • Brady Mangseth
    Brady Mangseth Месяц назад

    come on over here, mmmeeeeHhHhhhh

  • scajk29
    scajk29 Месяц назад

    What's funny is that the G isn't even pronounced anyway. It just velarizes the N.

  • AndroidDoctorr
    AndroidDoctorr Месяц назад

    1:49 - you can tell Drew is convinced he cheated

  • Joost van der Lee
    Joost van der Lee Месяц назад

    can somebody explain 3?

  • theedrstrangelove
    theedrstrangelove Месяц назад

    Floridians don't say swimmin'. She's just a sore loser.

  • dan75
    dan75 Месяц назад

    Spelling and pronunciation matter. What is the purpose or education, otherwise. Is the English language whatever we want it to be? Rules are rules, deal with it.

  • Dark Vulcan
    Dark Vulcan Месяц назад

    winning "A new car!" is probably the worst thing ever. If the car is valued at more than about $14,000 (unless its a Nissan Versa, Ford Fiesta, Chevy Spark, something like that it probably is) it is counted as income and you have to pay income taxes on it, not to mention the fees and processing to get it registered, the title, insurance inspection etc. just to keep the thing on the road. Many people can't afford them because of this, so they end up walking away empty handed in the end.
    Sidenote: I'm not from the south and I've always heard it Seven Swans A-Swimmin' I mean I know the proper spelling has a G at the end, but I don't pronounce it that way and nobody I know does either."

  • newdefsys
    newdefsys Месяц назад

    I got one, although its under the radar. A Jeopardy contestant lost because his response question was "The Great Pyramids of Giza", but the judges ruled that as incorrect because as it is "The Great Pyramid of Giza", (singular, not plural), , , fair enough.
    A few months later, The winner's response question was "Center for Disease Control". But that is incorrect. It is "Centers for Disease control", (plural, not singular), and the judges let it go.
    I'm sure its only a mistake on part of the judges, but, those mistakes sure did cost someone else a large loss.
    I never could get over that and so I stopped watching the show.

  • Jacob Laughbon
    Jacob Laughbon Месяц назад

    Jeopardy isn't a spelling bee.

  • คLקHค MคLє
    คLקHค MคLє Месяц назад +1

    I used to masturbate like crazy to those Price Is Right Girls when I was a teenager.
    I think Bob Barker even porked a few of them and I cant blame him one bit.
    Those were the days when women knew how to be women and knew their role and purpose.

  • a om
    a om Месяц назад +1

    The coughing on who wants to be a millionaire was obviously staged

  • nisa rojas
    nisa rojas Месяц назад

    I’m sorry, but #9 was such a stupid reason to not win all that money

  • Bruce Banner
    Bruce Banner Месяц назад

    The mispronunciation rule is why I quit watching wheel of fortune.

  • blunderous
    blunderous Месяц назад

    I highly doubt that the Wheel of Fortune and Jeopardy ones can be considered "scandals." I've watched plenty of Wheel and Jeopardy and they are simply following their own game rules. In Wheel, the puzzle needs to be read EXACTLY as presented on the board. On Final Jeopardys, misspellings are typically okay as long as the answer is still spelled out phonetically. The kid's answer of "emancipTation" is completely different from "emancipation" when pronounced aloud. Rules are rules, and it would be a much bigger scandal of the game shows didn't follow their own rules just to make a contestant happy. It's about fairness.

    • scajk29
      scajk29 Месяц назад

      They're scandals because they caused public outrage.

  • Camping and Gaming
    Camping and Gaming Месяц назад

    They should have gave that couple the 800k that they rightfully won wtf

  • Camping and Gaming
    Camping and Gaming Месяц назад

    The price is wrong bitch!!!

  • RudeBOY
    RudeBOY Месяц назад

    Why give the kids a break? It’s a professional show

  • j
    j Месяц назад

    I really hope the pregnant model lost her lawsuit.

  • Badger Badger Badger
    Badger Badger Badger 2 месяца назад

    From a channel that has put out plenty of quality videos but is STILL (December 2019) struggling to find an identity this video is a low point. This is nothing but a rehash of lists and more than enough videos covering the same subject. Poor execution. Nothing to original to add. Please return to form making original pieces with real research. Anyone can search the internet for top ten lists, compile them, then steal footage to make a video with shock value. Your mother sent me a msg: Shame on you. Grow up and get a real job.