Good Game Guide
The Good Game Guides are articles providing background information on various aspects of game shows.
The following articles are now available:
- Gameshow General Election 2010 - All-time poll.
- 2006 Poll: Top 30 Game Shows of all time
- 2006 Poll: Top 30 Game Show Hosts of all time
- 2002 Poll: Top 30 Shows and Hosts - archived results
- Greatest Game Shows - based on popularity on this site
- Poll of the Year 2005
- Poll of the Year 2006
- Poll of the Year 2007
- Poll of the Year 2008
- Poll of the Year 2009
- Poll of the Year 2010
- Poll of the Year 2011
- Poll of the Year 2012
- Poll of the Year 2013
- Poll of the Year 2014
- Poll of the Year 2015
- Poll of the Year 2016
- Game Show Spoofs - spoofs in other UK films and TV programmes
- Before They Were Famous - famous people who were former game show contestants
- Consolation Prizes - a list of parting gifts
- Game Show Computers - dubious acronyms ahoy!
- ITV's 9.25 shows - the canonical list of shows which filled that all-important first-thing-in-the-morning slot
- Answering the Question Before Last - the script from the lesser known stage version of the classic Two Ronnies Mastermind skit.
- Ask the Family Quiz - a selection of questions from the Ask the Family quiz books.
- Big Brother Reports - the first two series mercilessly dissected.
- Eurovision Voting Map - those "political" blocs revealed in schematic form.
- Family Fortunes Cockups - silly answers from the long-running survey game.
- Iron Chef UK Press Release - interviews from Channel 4 to promote Iron Chef UK.
- Mastermind Subjects - a few of the more interesting "specialisms".
- Most Shocking Talent Show Moments 2011 - A list of the 50 Most Shocking Talent Show Moments, as compiled by Channel 5 in April 2011.
- Most Shocking Talent Show Moments 2013 - An updated version of the above, as compiled by Channel 5 in November 2013.
- Mr and Mrs Application Form - it's a bit late to apply now, but here's a scan of the official 1970s rules and application form.
- The Crystal Maze Background - Game designer David J. Bodycombe reveals all.
- The Crystal Maze Cyberdrome - A look at the leisure attraction based on the Greatest Game Show of All Time.
- The Search Press Release - how Channel 4 announced Theakston's continent-hopping adventure series.
- Unanimous Press Release - more exciting than the actual programme (allegedly).
- Sub Zero Press Release and Ariel article - BBC promotions for the groundbreaking interactive kids' show.
- Top of the Klass with Myleene Klass - A classic Wikipedia hoax.
- Wanted Launch - the 1996 press release heralding this lost classic, plus the rules and the trackers.
- Who Wants to be a Millionaire? results from series 1, series 2, series 3 and series 4.
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