“Twenty One” may have been the first game show scandal, but it was certainly far from the last.
Among this latter group was host Bob Eubanks himself, who repeatedly denied that any such occurrence had taken place on his show (and offered a $10,000 reward to anyone who can prove it did): Eventually a Newlywed Game clip, from a Game Show Network rebroadcast of the show, came to light that documented the (true) origin of this legend.
In a 1977 “Maternity Day” episode, Bob Eubanks posed the question: “Where, specifically, is the weirdest place that you personally, girls, have ever gotten the urge to make whoopie?
But sometimes, especially when the show is filmed in front of a live studio audience, there's no preparing for a fumble—whether in the form of mishandled speech or unexpected physical reaction.
Below, take a peek at some of the funniest human blunders turned greatest game show bloopers.
” Hank Perez guessed that his wife Olga would say the strangest place was in their car on the freeway, but when the wives were brought in to provide their answers to the same question, here is what transpired: The clip was notably different in several details from the urban legend that had been circulating for years at that point, however.
The overwhelming majority of people who claimed to have seen episode air reported that the couple was black, and that the woman’s response was “That would be in the butt, Bob” (or some similar dialectal version, such as “That’d be the butt, Bob,” “Up da butt, Bob” or “It be the butt, Bob”).“She said that her brother and cousin planned to kill her uncle for his insurance money.” The kicker?“Her husband came out and matched the answer,” said Eubanks, chuckling at the memory.Making the decision to go on one of those reality show dating games means one of two things: either you have a killer sense of humor about your own love life, or you're seriously desperate and willing to try anything.The combination of those two things usually makes for some pretty hilarious televised moments, and we've put together a list of the funniest, most cringeworthy dating show fails for you to gawk at.When it was revealed that the hugely popular 1950s quiz show “Twenty One” was rigged, it changed television game shows in the United States permanently.