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Showoffs (1975)
Episode Guide compiled by The Classic TV Archive
with contributions by: Rina Fox
references:
TV Guide/ Library of Congress (telnet://locis.loc.gov)
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Goodson-Todman Production
for
ABC

US Daytime Game Show 1975 130 episodes x 30 min (26 weeks)

Hosted by Bobby Van
Announcer Gene Wood

Premise: Two teams (red & blue) with three players, 2 celebrities and one contestant.
Acting out clues with the most answered by the time ran out would win that round.

Note: Larry Blyden was originally announced as host of the new show but died on June 6 of
injuries suffered in a car accident near Agadir, Morocco.

News item: August 17, 1975
'Showoffs' leaves host in ecstasy
If being happy were illegal, Bobby Van would be arrested. Van's euphoria these days is paradoxical, as he is convinced
that hosting the ABC Television Network's free-wheeling new game show, "Showoffs", which airs Monday-Friday (12noon-12:30pm)
could well be the most hectic struggle in the entertainment arena.
He explains, "Nobody sits down on this show, not for a second. 'Showoffs' is a game of body language, with wildly expressive people,
both the celebrities and the contestants, acting out clues to words and phrases. If we had a chandelier, they'd be swinging from it.
You don't know what's going to happen, except that it will be unexpected.
"My job is to set the pace, the mood, run the show. My mind is going 90 miles a minute, in 700 areas."

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ABC Daytime Monday to Friday 12:00-12:30pm (30Jun75 to 26Dec75)

[01-05] Showoffs [Premiere Week]
30Jun1975 ABC Mon-Fri
Celebrity panelists
Sally Struthers
Ron Masak
Joyce Bulifant
and Dick Gautier.

[06-10] Showoffs
07Jul1975 ABC Mon-Fri
Celebrity panelists
Gregory Sierra
Jamie Farr
Mary Ann Mobley
and Conny Van Dyke.

[11-15] Showoffs
14Jul1975 ABC Mon-Fri
Celebrity panelists
Elaine Joyce
Avery Schreiber
Linda Kaye Henning
and Leslie Nielsen.

[16-20] Showoffs
21Jul1975 ABC Mon-Fri
Celebrity panelists
Orson Bean
Sally Struthers
Stubby Kaye
and Marcia Wallace.

[21-25] Showoffs
28Jul1975 ABC Mon-Fri
Celebrity panelists
Richard Dawson
Lorna Luft
Ron Masak
and Udana Power.

[26-30] Showoffs
04Aug1975 ABC Mon-Fri
Celebrity panelists
Beverly Garland
Keir Dullea
Abby Dalton
and Dick Gautier.

[31-35] Showoffs
11Aug1975 ABC Mon-Fri
Celebrity panelists
Gary Burghoff
Louise Lasser
Bill Dana
and Altovise Davis.

[36-40] Showoffs
18Aug1975 ABC Mon-Fri
Celebrity panelists
George Maharis
Betty White
Allen Ludden
and Conny Van Dyke.

[41-45] Showoffs
25Aug1975 ABC Mon-Fri
Celebrity panelists
Jack Cassidy
Ross Martin
Dr. Joyce Brothers
and Susan Tolsky.

[46-50] Showoffs
01Sep1975 ABC Mon-Fri
Celebrity panelists
Gary Burghoff
Abby Dalton
Greg Morris
and Linda Kaye Henning.

[51-55] Showoffs
08Sep1975 ABC Mon-Fri
Celebrity panelists
Gene Rayburn
Bernadette Peters
Richard Dawson
and Elaine Joyce.

[56-60] Showoffs
15Sep1975 ABC Mon-Fri
Celebrity panelists
Orson Bean
Ruta Lee
Don Galloway
and Lucie Arnaz.

[61-65] Showoffs
22Sep1975 ABC Mon-Fri
Celebrity panelists
Anita Gillette
Leslie Nielsen
Joyce Bulifant
and Jimmy Hampton.

[66-70] Showoffs
29Sep1975 ABC Mon-Fri
Celebrity panelists
Allen Ludden
Betty White
Ron Masak
and Lee Meriwether.

[71-75] Showoffs
06Oct1975 ABC Mon-Fri
Celebrity panelists
Joan Collins
Robert Reed
Dick Gautier
and Beverly Garland.

[76-80] Showoffs
13Oct1975 ABC Mon-Fri
Celebrity panelists
Keir Dullea
Rhonda Bates
Ross Martin
and Shari Lewis.

[81-85] Showoffs
20Oct1975 ABC Mon-Fri
Celebrity panelists

[86-90] Showoffs
27Oct1975 ABC Mon-Fri
Celebrity panelists

[91-95] Showoffs
03Nov1975 ABC Mon-Fri
Celebrity panelists

[96-100] Showoffs
10Nov1975 ABC Mon-Fri
Celebrity panelists
Ron Glass
Bernadette Peters
Robert Morse
and Abby Dalton.

[101-105] Showoffs
17Nov1975 ABC Mon-Fri
Celebrity panelists
Sally Struthers
Orson Bean
Ellen Corby
and Michael Bell.

[106-110] Showoffs
24Nov1975 ABC Mon-Fri
Celebrity panelists

[111-115] Showoffs
01Dec1975 ABC Mon-Fri
Celebrity panelists
Julie Gregg
Keir Dullea
Elaine Joyce
and Ron Masak.

[116-120] Showoffs
08Dec1975 ABC Mon-Fri
Celebrity panelists
Conny Van Dyke
Robert Reed
Lynn Redgrave
and Ross Martin.

[121-125] Showoffs
15Dec1975 ABC Mon-Fri
Celebrity panelists
Sally Struthers
Leslie Nielsen
Linda Kaye Henning
and Richard Dawson.

[126-130] Showoffs [Final week of the series]
22Dec1975 ABC Mon-Fri
Celebrity panelists
Robert Urich
Tina Cole
Greg Morris
and Vicki Lawrence.

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