I haven't done a book review yet, but I decided to do one after I read some of the reviews on Amazon (where I bought it).

This book, like most books about game shows in general (i.e. not centered on any one particular show), talks about game shows in general, and appropriately, starts with the history of game shows (I only bought it since I found it interesting...though at the same time you could say I bought it to join in Buzzr's celebration of 75 years of game shows.

It profiles a few shows, and even goes into detail about the quiz show scandals (this was profiled in the 1994 movie "Quiz Show" with the "Twenty-One" scandal). And even better, it even talks about sets and sounds, and even has an appendix of every game show in existence.

I give it about 4 stars out of 5, due to some of the Amazon reviews out saying that "Press Your Luck" should've been profiled. I agree with that 110%, since this was before the "Big Bucks" documentary on GSN, a lot of us were wanting to know how in the world that Big Board worked (we know the game play, what we never knew about was how that darn board worked!). In addition, pictures of the set, the board, and the controls would've made it a perfect 5.

That pretty much sums it up. Share your thoughts below. Gameshowguy2000 (talk) 18:15, July 5, 2016 (UTC)

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