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A huge tournament featuring teams from all over America competing in physical challenges.

BroadcastEdit

ABC 1975-1976
Syndicated "All-Star Anything Goes" 1977-1978

PackagersEdit

Bob Banner Associates/Robert Stigwood Organization

HostsEdit

Charlie Jones (play-by-play, 1975-1976)
Lynn Shackelford (color commentary, 1975-1976)
Sam Riddle (field reporter, 1975-1976)
Dick Whittington (field reporter, 1975)
Regis Philbin (field reporter, 1976)
Bill Boggs (1977-1978)

GameplayEdit

Contestants divided up into three teams play a series of wacky & outrageous physical contests. They earn points based on how they finished each game (10 points for first place, 5 points for second place and 3 points for third place. In the final event, the winner scored 20 points with 5 points scored by the second-place team). The team that wins moved on in the tournament.

InventorEdit

Based on the French format Intervilles by Guy Lux

Print adsEdit

Spin-OffsEdit

Junior Almost Anything Goes - Kids' version aired from 1976-1977
The Grand Knockout Tournament - Special aired on USA in 1987

LinksEdit

Almost Anything Goes @ Game Shows '75

YouTube VideoEdit

The 1977 New Mouseketeers vs. Little House On The Prairie

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