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Wheel of Fortune 

Hosted by Pat Sajak, this game show features 3 contestants who try to solve a puzzle by spinning the wheel and guessing letters in a word or phrase.

Creator:

Merv Griffin
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Popularity
2,950 ( 486)

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Airs Wed. Jun. 19, 12:00 PM on GSN

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Nominated for 1 Primetime Emmy. Another 9 wins & 72 nominations. See more awards »

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Cast

Series cast summary:
Pat Sajak ...  Himself - Host / ... 6,862 episodes, 1983-2019
Vanna White ...  Herself - Hostess / ... 6,849 episodes, 1983-2019
Charlie O'Donnell Charlie O'Donnell ...  Himself - Announcer 4,215 episodes, 1988-2010
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Storyline

Contestants guess hidden phrases by guessing letters one at a time. Contestants win money or prizes, as determined by a spin of the wheel, for each correct consonant they guess. But they have to pay to see what vowels are in a puzzle. The contestant that has amassed the most winnings at the end of a game goes on to play the bonus round, in which the player can win even more -- prizes frequently seen in the bonus round include automobiles, vacations and more cash. Written by Jwelch5742

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Genres:

Family | Game-Show

Certificate:

TV-G

Parents Guide:

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Details

Official Sites:

Sony Pictures Television

Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

19 September 1983 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Колесо фортуны See more »

Company Credits

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Technical Specs

Runtime:

(1983 - )

Sound Mix:

Stereo (1983-)

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

1.33 : 1
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Did You Know?

Trivia

On September 8th 2003, after twenty years with basically the same set design and gold and green color scheme, the whole set received a makeover and a brand-new look was introduced on the show to kick off the 21st Season. As a result...the base for the wheel, the puzzle board boarder, and the video wall boarders became Plexiglas fixtures that have over 200 specialized, computerized LED lighting instruments capable of up to 2 million different color choices interwoven into the framework. Later in the season, the bonus wheel was also updated with LED lights. See more »

Quotes

[Closing announcement 1983-1992]
Announcer: "Wheel of Fortune" is produced by Merv Griffin Enterprises. Distributed by KingWorld.
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Soundtracks

I'm a Wheel Watcher
(1987-1989)
Composed by Buck Trail and Wayne Pittman
Modified and performed by Kool & The Gang
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User Reviews

BETTER THAN EVER BEFORE!!!
26 December 2002 | by Habte1984See all my reviews

More Prizes, More chances to win, Better theme music, Better sets, Better technology, and Still Pat and Vanna running the show! It's been the show to watch for the past 20 years and It's getting better and Better, with most of it's style untouched. Man I love this show!


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