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Opening SpielsEdit

1975 Pilot: It's time for the Family Feud! Introducing the Speir Family: Bob, Dee, Lisa, Paula and Greg, ready for action! Introducing the Madvig Family: Alan, Carolyn, Ida, Carol and Alan, on your marks! Let's start the FAMILY FEUD!!!!

1976-1985; 1994-1995:
It's time for the Family Feud! Introducing the (insert family #1 [and their names]), ready for action! And the (insert family #2 [and their names]), on your marks! Let's start the FAMILY FEUD!!!!

1987 Pilot:
This is the Perry Family: Don, Yana, Doug, Heather and Ivan, ready for action! And the Mandic Family: Bonnie, Bob Jr., Bob Sr., Tim and Diana, on your marks! Let's start the FAMILY FEUD!!!!

1988-1994:
Daytime 1988-1992/Syndicated 1988-1992; 1993-1994: Let's meet the (insert family #1 [and their names]), ready for action! Playing against the (insert family #2 [and their names]), on your marks! Let's start the (NEW) FAMILY FEUD!!!!

1992 Pilot (First Half):
Welcome to the new, one-hour, Family Feud Challenge! What's the top answer to this question: What's Found in nearly ever refrigerator? The survey says, the number 3 answer is Eggs. The number 2 answer is Butter. What is the number 1 Bullseye answer? You'll get the answer as we play The New Family Feud Challenge! Introducing the Del Campo Family: Jim, James, Ed, Steve and Robert, ready for action! Playing against the Campbell Family: Dre, Ava, E-Bay, Estelle and Sharee, on your marks! Let's try to hit the Bullseye answers for more than...$25,000! On the one-hour edition of the NEW FAMILY FEUD CHALLENGE!!!!

1992 Pilot (Second Half):
Welcome to the new, Family Feud Challenge! Let's Meet, the Kakadelas Family: Kit, Kevin, Dana, Kim and Theresa, ready for action! Let's meet, the Del Campo Family: Jim, James, Ed, Steve and Robert, on your marks! Let's start, the championship match on the new FAMILY FEUD CHALLENGE!!!!

Host Introduction #1: With/Here's the star of Family Feud, RICHARD DAWSON/RAY COMBS!!!

Host Introduction #2: And now, here's the star of the Family Feud, (MR.) RICHARD DAWSON!!! - Johnny Gilbert on introducing Richard.

Daytime 1992-1993: Welcome to the Family Feud Challenge! What is the top answer to this question: (insert question). The survey says the number 3 answer is (insert answer). The number 2 answer is (insert answer). What is the number 1 Bullseye answer? You'll get the answer as we play Bullseye on...the Family Feud Challenge!+ Introducing (our returning champions), the (insert family #1), ready for action! Playing against the (insert family #2), on your marks! Let's start the FAMILY FEUD!!!! Here's the star of (the) Family Feud (Challenge), RAY COMBS!!!

+Ray would announce the Bullseye answer after he came out.

Syndicated 1992-1993: (Welcome to the New Family Feud!) What is the top answer to this (Family Feud) question: (insert question). If you said the number 1 answer is (insert answer), you hit the Bullseye (on The New Family Feud)! Introducing (our returning champions) the (insert family #1), ready for action! Playing against (our challengers) the (insert family #2), on your marks! Let's start the NEW FAMILY FEUD!!!! Here's the star of Family Feud, RAY COMBS!!!

Ray: Thank you (so) very much! Hello/Welcome to (insert family#1), It's/Welcome the (insert family #2)! (1990-1994)

1999-2002:
Today on Family Feud, from (insert location here, followed in the first season by a rhyming couplet about the family name), it's the (insert family #1)!! From (insert location here, followed in the first season by a rhyming couplet about the family name), it's the (insert family #2)!! You're about to see these two teams battle it out, for $10,000/$20,000 in cash/for their favorite charities, ’cause it's time to play...the FAMILY FEUD!!!! Now here's the star of our show, LOUIE ANDERSON!!!

Louie: Welcome (to the Family Feud)! It's the (insert family #1) versus the (insert family #2)!

2002-2003:
It's time for the Family Feud! Introducing the (insert family #1 and their names), playing against (our returning champions,) the (insert family #2 and their names)! You're about to see these two families battle it out, for $20,000 in cash! ’Cause it's time to play, the FAMILY FEUD!!!! Now here's the star of our show, RICHARD KARN!!!

2003-2006:
"It's time to play...Family Feud! It's (Our returning champs) (insert family #1), playing against the (insert family #2)!! Now here's the star of our show (insert funny nickname here), MR. RICHARD KARN!!!"

2006-2009:
"It's time to play...Family Feud! Introducing (All the way from [city, state],) the (insert family #1), (ready for action [first and half of second season only])! Playing against (All the way from [city, state],) the (insert family #2), (on your marks [first and half of second season only). Let's start the FAMILY FEUD! And now, here's your host, ([insert funny nickname here] first season only), JOHN O'HURLEY!!!"

2006 Gameshow Marathon episode:
"It's time for the Family Feud! Introducing the Najimy Family: Kathy, Dan, Alexandra, Tom and Mona, ready for action! Playing against the Roderick Family: Brande, Debbie, Walter, Jason and Betty, on your marks! Let's start the FAMILY FEUD!!!! And now, here's your host, RICKI LAKE!!!"

Celebrity Family Feud Premiere (2008):
"It's Celebrity Family Feud, the ultimate star-studded Tuesday night event! Featuring the biggest celebrity match-ups: the cast of My Name is Earl, (montage clip) Ice-T vs. Joan Rivers, (montage clip) Bruce Jenner and the Kardashians vs. Deion Sanders, (montage clip) The Girls Next Door vs. Vincent Pastore, (montage clip) Kathie Lee Gifford vs. Dog The Bounty Hunter, (montage clip) Raven Symone vs. Wayne Newton, (montage clip) and more. It all starts now, with your host AL ROKER!!!"

Celebrity Family Feud (2008, other episodes): "Tonight on Celebrity Family Feud, it's, (insert montage), (insert celebrity team #1)! (insert montage), (insert celebrity team #2)! It's Celebrity Family Feud! With the star of our show, AL ROKER!"

2009-2010:
"It's time to play...Family Feud! All the way from (city, state) Returning for their (x) day, it's the (insert family #1)! Playing against the (insert family #2)! And now, here's your host, JOHN O'HURLEY!!!"

2010-2011:
Premiere: This is Joey Fatone from Universal Orlando Resort in sunny Florida! It's time to play...Family Feud! And now, here's the star of our show, (give it up for) STEVE HARVEY!!!

It's time to play...Family Feud! This is Joey Fatone from Universal Orlando Resort in sunny Florida! And now, here's the star of our show, give it up for STEVE HARVEY!!!

(Same words but it got arranged in a different order. When Joey Fatone became the new announcer, he says his name, location and the name of the game show. For Steve Harvey's first year of hosting, Joey Fatone opens the show by saying the name of the game show, his own name and location.)

Steve: Welcome to Family Feud! I'm [your man] Steve Harvey. We got a good one today. It's the (insert family #1), playing against, the (insert family #2)!

2011-2013:
Joey: This is Joey Fatone. It's time to play...Family Feud! Give it up for STEVE HARVEY!!!

Note: Steve's opening spiel is the same as 2010 in which he continued to say until June 2012.

Steve: Welcome to Family Feud! I'm (your man) Steve Harvey and like always, we got another good one for you today. [Returning for their (x) day, with a total of $XX,XXX;] from [insert city and state] it's the (insert family #1)! And from [insert city and state] it's the (insert family #2)!

Note: Seen above, this was Steve's opening spiel since September 2012.

2013-present:
Joey/Rubin: It's time to play...Family Feud! Give it up for STEVE HARVEY!!!

Steve: Welcome (back) to (the) (Family) Feud! I'm (your man) Steve Harvey and like always, we still got another good one for you today.  From [insert city and state], [returning for their (x) day, with a total of $XX,XXX;] it's the (insert family #1)! And from [insert city and state], their playing against the (insert family #2)!

Note: Joey Fatone no longer says his own name seen above for this introduction.

Celebrity Family Feud Revival (2015-present):

Burton: It's time for Celebrity Family Feud! It's/Introducing (insert team #1) playing for (insert charity)! (Ready for action!) And/Playing against (insert team #2) playing for (insert charity)! (On your marks!) And now, the star of our show, STEVE HARVEY!

Steve: Welcome to Celebrity Family Feud! I'm (your man) Steve Harvey and we've got (another) good one for you tonight! We got (insert celebrity team #1) playing for (insert charity of choice) and (insert celebrity team #2) playing for (insert charity of choice).

Special Editions:

"It's time for Family Feud's (insert name of tournament)!/A special (name of edition) edition of Family Feud!"

The family introductions vary per special edition of the show.

Quotes & CatchphrasesEdit

"Thank you and welcome to Family Feud. That's where two typical American families fight it out for family honor and a little spending money for the relatives. If I look happy tonight, I am. I just got the oil drilling rights to Jack Lord's hair!" - Richard Dawson from the 1975 pilot.

"Thank you, oh, thank you! thank you. Thank you! Boy! Sure! Thank you, thank you! Wow! I haven't been this excited since I got the oil drilling rights to Jack Lord's hair! Thank you! We have got a marvelous show for ya, and I just want you to enjoy it! We have two families gonna come out, battle each other and try to win a lotta money and a lotta money can be won! Will you please join me and welcome our very first family, the Moseley family!" - Richard Dawson on the first episode of the ABC daytime version in 1976.

"Thank you, alright! Oh ho! Thank You! Welcome to Family Feud All our new friends, we want to welcome you, this is a marvelous show. Family Feud, we have two typical American families, they come out, battle it out for glory, honor, the joy of winning and a whole lotta spending money, Here's our first typical family...THE NOGYS!" - Richard Dawson on the first episode of daily syndicated version from 1977.

"Thank You. Welcome to Family Feud. I'm Ray Combs and today we have two typical American families battling out for family honor and the rights to spending money. $10,000 in cash for the relatives!" - Ray Combs from the 1987 pilot.

"Thank you. Thank you so much and welcome to Family Feud. I'm Ray Combs, the new host of the show. Happy Birthday, America. Let me say that, first of all, it’s a pleasure to be with you. Today, we're going to see two wonderful families battle it out for family honor on their way to $5,000, with a chance for $5,000. But I want you to know that I'm excited about being on CBS and hosting this show. I have, uh, been studying all of the great CBS shows. I think I'm prepared, so if you're ready, let's have the first item up for bids! (audience laughs) Wait a minute, wait a minute, wait a minute! That's the wrong show!" - Ray Combs on the first episode of the CBS daytime version from 1988 [including a reference joke from The Price is Right].

"Thank you. Thank you. Whoo! Welcome to Family Feud. Thank you for the ovation, and thank you for joining us at home. If you've just tuned in, we welcome you to the premiere episode of our evening version. Now, Family Feud can be enjoyed twice a day, for twice as much fun with the greatest families in America battling it out for their family honor, and in the evening version, they're playing for $10,000." - Ray Combs on the first episode of the daily syndicated version from 1988.

"Thank you. Welcome Campbell family, welcome Del Campos. Thank you! Thank-(hitting the end music in the air with his fist) Thank you so very much, thank you for tuning in at home. Welcome to the Family Feud Challenge, what is found in nearly every refrigerator? If you said Milk, you had the Bullseye answer. Now today, we have two families going to do battle for the chance at playing Fast Money, for a jackpot that could be worth more than $5,000! (Audience applause) Take a nice round of applause on that! And the winner of this opening round, will go on to face our championship family, the Kakadelas family, awaiting the chance to come back to the stage for a chance at thousands of dollars more! Their's a lot of money at stake, so let's get started by playing our brand new Bullseye game." - Ray Combs from the first half of the 1992 pilot.

"I meant Thank you! Thank you so very much, hello to the Kakadelas family, welcome to the Del Campos! And welcome... to the Feud! If you've just tuned in, boy we've gotta great one for ya! Our returning champions, you might know them, called the Kakadelas Family." - Ray Combs in the second half of the 1992 pilot.

"Welcome to The Family Feud Challenge. Our opening question was (insert question)? If you said the Number One answer is (insert Bullseye Answer), you hit the Bullseye!" - Ray Combs (on an Opening Bullseye Question mentioned by Gene Wood at the Opening in 1992)

"Welcome to The New Family Feud. We're starting our brand-new season of Family Feud, and to help us celebrate, we're gonna introduce an exciting new game. We call it Bullseye. The Bullseye Game means that one of these families could win up to $20,000."- Ray Combs on the first episode of the Bullseye Round from The New Family Feud in 1992

"Thank You. Thank You, Thank you, the Dubra family against the Spoerri family, boy we gotta be able to change those names sometimes don't we (laughter from one of the teams). This is a family show, so both families never agreed not to be able to behave like their at home (Laughter from the studio audience). Let's get started, let's play the Feud." - Louie Anderson from the first episode from 1999

"Thank You. You guys, thank you very much, you made me feel right at home." - Richard Karn from the first episode from 2002

"Thank you, thank you, and welcome to Family Feud. As you can see, I got my feudin' clothes on today, complete with pocket square. I hope you dressed similarly at home 'cause we've got a good one today." - John O'Hurley from the first episode from 2006

"You fell short/failed to get/win the big money last time." - Ray Combs (on a Returning Champion failed to win Fast Money on the last show)

"Who'd you got?" - Richard Dawson

"Who'd you bring with you?" - Ray Combs

"Introduce me to your family."

"Let's play the Bullseye Game!" - Ray Combs at the start of the Bullseye Round from 1992-1994

"Each member of each family is going to get a chance to play the Bullseye game and each team will play the Bullseye round to determine how much money you could be playing for in Fast Money if you win the game. We'll start by placing $5,000 in their banks to both families." - Ray Combs about the Bullseye Round

"We'll get started right now with the Bullseye round, and we'll put $15,000 in their banks. I'm gonna ask you 5 Bullseye questions, each increasing value by $1,000, which means you could win up to $30,000." - John O'Hurley at the start of the Bullseye Round from 2009-2010

"Is (insert answer) the (insert amount) Bullseye?" - Ray Combs

"BULLSEYE!!! (Right on Target!)" - Ray Combs when a family member hit it right on the nose during the Bullseye Round

"Show me the Bullseye!" - Ray Combs

"Are you ready to play the Feud?"

"Let's play the Feud!"

"Someone/Somebody's gonna play for $5,000/$10,000. But to do that, we've got to play the Feud!" - Ray Combs.

"Who's gonna play for $5,000/$10,000? We won't know until we play the Feud!" - Ray Combs

"I say it's time to play the Feud!" - Ray Combs

"Good luck to both families."

"Join Me!" - John O'Hurley (at the start of a Face-Off)

"You know the way the game is played..." - John O'Hurley carrying that phrase with him from his previous game show To Tell The Truth in 2000

"Shake hands and come out thinking!" - John O'Hurley

"First team/family to (reach) (200/300/400) points/dollars plays Fast Money for (insert amount)!"

"300 is the magic number!"- Richard Dawson

"This is going to be a little different from normal. There is no Fast Money. First team/family to (reach) 400 points/dollars wins the Tournament worth (insert amount)!" - Host about Tournament Finale

"For this game, though, we're changing things a bit. It's all about points. The first family to reach 500 points takes home the Jackpot, plus a trip to the Family Circle Cup Tennis Tournament in Charleston, South Carolina this April." - Louie Anderson about the Family Circle Tournament finale

"(Insert score recap). Let's go." - Richard Dawson (to recap the scoring after every main-game)

"We're Feuding (on CBS)!" - Ray Combs (coming out of the commercial break on occasion)

"(Insert score recap). Here we go, with another Face-Off!" - Ray Combs (at the start of the second and subsequent Face-Off)

"Welcome back to (the) Family Feud. (Insert score recap)." - Family Feud host (coming out of the commercial break; 1999-present)

"We surveyed 100 people/100 people surveyed, top (insert number) answers are on the board. Try to find the most popular answer. Here's the question."

"We surveyed 100 people; top (insert number) answers are on the board. Give me the most popular answer."

"100 people surveyed, top (insert number) answers are on the board. You got to try to find the most popular answer. Here's the question."- Richard Dawson

"We asked 100 people this question, and we put the top (insert number) answers. You got to try to find the most popular answer to this question."- Ray Combs

"For this question only, we asked 100 Men/Women (No Men/Women). (All the other questions are normal)"

"Name/Tell me something/A..."

"We asked 100 people these five questions."-Ray Combs (start of Fast Money)

"Point/Dollar values are Doubled/Tripled. 100 people surveyed, top (insert number) answers are on the board. Here's the question."

"Did any of our 100 people in the survey said (insert answer)?" - Richard Dawson

"(Yes,) They did!" - Richard Dawson (when the answer made the survey)

"(No,) They didn't/did not!" - Richard Dawson (when the answer did not made the survey)

"Three Seconds!" - (said when a host forces a contestant to give them an answer quickly or they will get a strike)

"Number One/Top Answer!"

"(insert number) answer(s) better./will/can beat it."

"Wide open, (insert name)." - Richard Dawson

"[You got control.] [Do you wanna] Play or Pass?"

"Pass or Play?" - Louie Anderson & John O'Hurley

"Think of a steal." - Ray Combs

"Show me (insert answer)!"

"Up there?" - Louie Anderson

"Is Number (insert number), (insert answer)?" - Ray Combs (whether or not there's one answer left to be revealed)

"Not There!" - Richard Dawson, Ray Combs, and John O'Hurley (when a strike has gotten)

START OF SPIEL: "If it's there....

  • ...you’re still alive/you got it all.
  • ...you are the champs.
  • ...you (challengers) are the new champs, otherwise you (champions) keep your title!"
  • ...you (champions) remain the champs, otherwise the new champs are called the (challengers)!"

START OF SPIEL: If it's not there...

  • ...first/second strike!
  • ...third strike, then the (insert Family Name) will get a chance to steal (and win the game/remain the champs)!

"If it's there, you get the points; if not, they get the points! - Louie Anderson

"If it's there you guys have stolen the points and taken first blood; if not, the (insert Family Name) keeps those points for themselves!"-Richard Karn (said during the first single point round)

"One answer remains up there." - John O'Hurley (whenever there's one answer left to be revealed on the Survey Board from 2008-2010)

"We'll be back right after this." - Richard Dawson (going to a commercial; 1976-1985 and 1994-1995)

"The Feud has begun, but we're going all the way to 300, and somebody's playing for $5,000/$10,000. So come on back." - Ray Combs (going into a commercial from 1988-1989)

"We're coming right back with great questions and surprising answers (and a lot more Feuding fun) right after this." - Ray Combs (going into a commercial from 1989-1994)

"(Insert score recap) But, remember, our goal is 300 points, so don't go away, we'll be right back." - Family Feud host (going into a first commercial break since 2003; although Richard Karn does funny jokes about the answers after the last round from 2003-2006)

"It's still anybody's game. So come on back." - Family Feud host (going into a second commercial break since 2003; although Richard Karn does funny jokes about the answers after the last round from 2003-2006)

"(Insert family with the leading score), you can still win the game if you take this question all the way out." - Ray Combs (to the Family with the highest score can still make a possible win of 300 during the fourth Question [usually Double Round])

"I'm only going to read the question once. When I get to you, you'll get three seconds to answer it. I'm not going to repeat it again." - Richard Dawson (to the Controlling Family during the Triple Round if time runs short)

"I'm only going to read the question as few times as possible." - Ray Combs (on occasion during the Triple Round if time runs short)

"Listen (very) carefully as we move (very) quickly." - Ray Combs (on a Face-Off during the Triple Round if time runs short) Sometimes, "quickly" is replaced with a synonym for that word such as "faster."

"Please do not ask me to repeat the question because I am only going to read it once." - Ray Combs (on a Face-Off during the Triple Round if time runs short)

"You only get one strike, so they get to steal immediately." - Louie Anderson (said during the Triple Round when the controlling family decides whether they will Pass or Play from 1999-2000)

"One strike only for this question." - Louie Anderson (said during the Triple Round from 2000-2002)

"But be careful, because in this round, you only get one strike. Make those answers count!"- Richard Karn (said during the Triple Round from 2002-2003)

"That answer has to be up there for you to stay alive/steal. Because if it's not up there, there's not enough points, so the other team wins." - Richard Karn and Louie Anderson (said during the Triple Round, to a controlling/opposing family whose bank may or may not have enough points to win, from 1999-2003)

"I'm only going to read the question once to you two." - Louie Anderson (at the start of the Triple Round from 2001-2002)

"But I'm only going to read the question once, so everybody pay attention/listen (closely/carefully). - Richard Karn (usually said at the start of the Triple Round from 2002-2006)

"Nobody [has] reached 300 points, so we're going into/to play Sudden Death." - Richard Karn, John O'Hurley, and Steve Harvey

"For this survey, we're asking for the Top Answer/Number One Answer Only. Whoever gets this Top/Number One answer wins the game."

"Who'll/Who will play? (Insert two winning family members). (Insert winning family) going for the money/(insert money amount), right after we watch this." - Richard Dawson (going into a final commercial break before Fast Money is played; 1976-1985 and 1994-1995)

"I need two players for $5,000/$10,000/Fast Money. Who's gonna play? (Insert two winning family members). (Insert winning family) playing Fast Money for $5,000/$10,000/(insert Bullseye bankroll amount) right after this." - Ray Combs (going to a final commercial break before Fast Money is played; 1988-1994)

"Who's gonna play Fast Money? (insert two winning family members). Who's going first? (Insert first winning family member). (Insert winning family) are playing for $10,000/$20,000! Feud! - Louie Anderson (going to a final commercial break before Fast Money is played; 1999-2002)

"Who's playing? (insert two winning family members). We'll be back to play Fast Money right after this." - Richard Karn (going to a final commercial break before Fast Money is played; 2003-2006)

"I need two people for Fast Money. (Insert two winning family members). When we come back, we're gonna play Fast Money for $20,000. So stay with us." - John O'Hurley (going to a final commercial break before Fast Money is played; 2006-2009)

"And remember, if you win 5 games, you win the brand new car." - John O'Hurley and Steve Harvey

Fast Money Edit

"Welcome back to the (Family) Feud. The (insert winning team) won the game. It's time to play Fast Money for... WINNING TEAM: $10,000/$20,000!" - said coming out of the final commercial break since the show's incarnation in 1999.

"Your partner is off-stage with headphones on, (he/she) cannot see or hear your answers, in (15/20) seconds I'll ask you five question, you give me five answers; try to give me the most popular answers if you can't think of an answer, say pass then I'll get back to it if there's time. but, if you or your partner can come up with 200 points or more total you'll win ($5,000/$10,000/Bullseye/Bankroll amount/$20,000)." - said before the start of the Fast Money round

"Give me (15/20/25) seconds on the clock, please!, (ding!) clock will start/starts when I'm finished reading the first question."- said to the player before the start of the Fast Money round

"Turn Around!"-Richard Dawson/Ray Combs (said when a contestant checks the answers in Fast Money)

"(insert name) is offstage where he/she can't see your answers. I'll ask you 5 questions in 20 seconds. Try to give me the most popular answer. If you can't think of something, say pass and we'll come back to it if there's time left." - Demo of the Fast Money round mostly said by Richard Karn

"Now if you put together 200 points, you will win--" - Richard Karn

"Clear the board and let's bring out (insert name)!" - said after the first half of the Fast Money round

"(insert 1st name) got you (insert points gotten by 1st player). You need (insert how many points needed to get 200 points). I'll ask you the same 5 questions, you can't duplicate the answers. If you do, you'll hear this sound. (buzz-buzz) I'll say 'Try Again', and you give me another answer. It's tougher/harder, so we're going to give you 20/25 seconds." - Said before the second contestant plays Fast Money

"Let's remind everyone of (insert name)'s answers!" - said before the start of the second half of the Fast Money round

"(buzz-buzz) Try Again!" - said during the second half of the Fast Money round

"You said (insert answer). [Our] Survey said/says!" - said during Fast Money

NOTE #1: When Richard Dawson hosted the show, he will sometimes omit "said" before the number of people appeared on the board.

NOTE #2: When Ray Combs hosted the show, he will substitute "said" with a synonym for that such as "chose", "selected", and "liked".

"If (number of people needed) said (2nd player's answer to final question), you'll win ($5,000/$10,000/$20,000/Bankroll) - said upon the final answer in Fast Money

"You need a hundred (and #) points. (laughter) We surveyed 100 people. It could happen. - said when a Fast Money win is virtually impossible

"We needed at least two people to give that answer; they didn't." - Richard Dawson (whenever an answer scored zero in Fast Money)

"You passed. You got no points." - Ray Combs (when the winning family member passed on "Blank" answer and got no points in Fast Money)

"What did the/our survey say?" - Ray Combs during the Fast Money Round

"ZEROOOOOOO!" - Ray Combs (upon a strong shout sometimes whenever an answer scored zero in Fast Money)

"Didn't make our survey." - Ray Combs (whenever a strike was gotten or an answer scored zero in Fast Money)

"You're over 100." - Ray Combs (whenever the winning team is halfway through 200 points during Fast Money)

"You had that on the other side." - John O'Hurley during the second Fast Money Round

"(number of points) plus/at $5 a point, total of... (bell sounds) (insert total)" - Richard Dawson/Ray Combs said when a player fails to reach 200 points in the Fast Money round

"You got the cash!" - Ray Combs because of a Fast Money Win

"You got $5,000/$10,000!" - Ray Combs because of a Fast Money Win

"Come out here and hug 'em!" - Ray Combs mostly on a Fast Money loss but sometimes on a Fast Money win

"The Big Board got 'em!" - Ray Combs on a Fast Money loss

"Holy Smokes!"-Richard Karn

"BAM!" - Richard Dawson/Ray Combs

"BEN/BAN/BAIL!" - Ray Combs' alternate versions of BAM!

Final Episode Edit

"So the Mackins were our final winning family, and they've won $5,504, and I'm proud of 'em. I've had the most incredible luck in my career. I've done lots and lots of jobs, and I've never, ever had a job like Family Feud. I've never DREAMED I would ever have a job where so many people could touch me and I could touch them (Audience laughing). And it is...a great magic about this show that I've never seen on any other show. I want to publicly acknowledge Howard Felsher, who's our executive producer. He was a producer in the beginning of the show, and he helped steer and guide the way that we went and he and I fall a lot of times, but I tell you that he is important and I should acknowledge him, because he was the one, with me, that, we said, "Let anybody come on this show, anyone that could play this game, no matter what color or creed, no matter if they're in a wheelchair or they have no sight!" And we had everybody on this show, and he was very, very important in that I acknowledge and thank him for it. I thanked my crew, and I thanked my director already. I had the best staff you've ever dreamed of. You can't...but you don't have to dream of them, 'cause I'm gonna take them with me. Even if I never work again, they'll just be near me (Audience laughing) They are so special and wonderful. ABC - Jackie Smith, Wally Weltmen, Joe C. Albott - they kept us on the air probably a year more than they should have, 'cause were weren't really helping them. You know, our ratings weren't that good and they were so great. They buried themselves carrying us, and I love them for that. Not that I wanted to hurt 'em, but I...'cause I love 'em. They were good people. There were people I know that got upset that I kiss people; I kiss them for luck and love, that's all. That's what my mother did to me. There were people upset that I would embrace or hug someone of a different color. (smacks lips) The first time I ever saw people of any color was when D-Day left from my hometown in England, to go and free Europe from the war. And there was every color you could imagine, and I'd not seen that in England. And I asked my mother about it; I said, "Is there something wrong?" she said, "God...God makes people. You understand that don't you?" And I said, "Yeah!" She said, "Who makes a rainbow?" I said, "God." She said, "I never presumed to tell anyone who could make a rainbow what color to make children!" and she changed my whole life with that statement. All I can tell you is, this has been a very special nine years of my life! If I never do another thing, I've met the good, sweet people of the world. So I leave you with love, and for the little girl, that, nine years ago I first signed to - I guess she's 13 now - I'll think of you everyday (camera snapshot). God bless all the little children in the world. Thank You." - Richard Dawson from his emotionally-driven farewell speech from the 1985 series finale

"Thank you, Richard! Thank you, America!" - Gene Wood during the credits from the 1985 series finale

"You know, I've done this show for six years, and this could be the first time that I had a person that actually got no points, and I think it's a damn fine way to go out. You thought I was a loser until you walked up here. You made me feel like a man. Tim, give me your hand." - Ray Combs on the Tran family only getting 77 points for $385 in Fast Money and left the stage after signing off in the 1994 series finale.

"(Audience cheering) Thank you. Thank you very much. (Audience cheering continues) Don't make me cry. (Audience cheering continues). If you do too much of that, I won't be able to do a show for you because I'll cry." - Richard Dawson on the first taped episode of his 1994 comeback.

"I had the best time in the world. Sweet Eddie, I thank you. My daughter, and my wife, my two sons I love. God bless all the little children in the world. Good Night." - Richard Dawson from his 1995 "America's Finest" week season finale.

"Hey, you can play Feud online anytime at www.uproar.com. Get online!" - Louie Anderson (1999-2000)

"Play Feud at Uproar.com; Get online." - Louie Anderson (2000-2001)

"Louie Anderson's wardrobe is provided by Rochester Big & Tall Clothing." - Burton Richardson

."Closed Captioning sponsored [in part by]...." - Family Feud Announcer

Steve Harvey CatchphrasesEdit

"Before we start, there's somebody/someone who want to wish you luck [in this Comfort Inn Hotel Family Moment]." - From Steve Harvey's early hosting.

"If the (insert family team name) family wins the show today/today's show/today's game, they're going to drive away in a brand new car." (Upon the Champion's 5th and final game for the car)

"Welcome back to Family Feud! The (winning family) won the game, and now it's time to play.... AUDIENCE: FAST MONEY!" (Before the Fast Money round starts)

START OF THE SPIEL: "If It's there..."

  • "...you're still alive. (upon a family with two strikes)
  • "...you get the points."
  • "...you win [the game]."
  • "...[you clear the board,] your family wins the game."
  • "...you steal. You win [the game (and the car)]/get to play Sudden Death.
  • "...you win the [game and the] car. (Upon the Champion's 5th and final game for the car)
  • "... [not only your family wins the game,] your family wins the car." (Upon the Champion's 5th and final game for the car)

START OF THE SPIEL: "If it's not there, the (insert family team name) ...."

  • "...can steal and win [the game]/take us to Sudden Death."
  • "...has a chance to win/force Sudden Death"
  • "...takes the points. And we go to Sudden Death."
  • "...wins the game (and the car)."
  • "...not only will win the game, but will also win a car."
  • "...you're still alive. (upon a family with no strikes)

"This answer is for/worth a brand new car."

"To steal/For the win/a new car/Sudden Death, (insert answer)!"

"This answer is worth $XXX,XXX to someone. We are looking for (insert answer)!"

"We have a good one today/tonight"

"The point values are double/triple. It will worth more of this one" - From Steve Harvey's early hosting

"We're giving you $500 on the Green Dot re-loadable Prepaid Card. Be in total control of your money with Green Dot." - When the losing team gets $500 in the form of the Green Dot Prepaid Card. (used since the 2015-16 season)

Contestant PlugEdit

"If your family would like to tryout for Family Feud, and you live in the Los Angeles area (or expect to be there), call area code 213-965-9999. If you live in the San Diego area (or expect to be there), call area code 619-223-2101./If you live in the New York City area (or expect to be there), call area code 212-755-3383. Back to Ray/Richard." - Gene Wood (1988-1995) (Usually before the Second Face-Off) (Ray Combs/Richard Dawson would sometimes let the winning family member read the plug before Fast Money is played)

"If you and your family want to be contestants on Family Feud, and you live in or planning to visit Southern California, call us at 818-260-5800." - Burton Richardson (1999-2003)

"If you and your family want to be contestants on Family Feud, and you live in or planning to visit Southern California, call us at 323-762-8467." - Burton Richardson (2003-2010; although still currently in use for the current run)

TaglinesEdit

"We love ya. See ya here on the (Family) Feud. Bye-bye." - Richard Dawson (1976-1985; 1994-1995)

"God bless all the little children in the world." - Richard Dawson (The Final Episode)

"For the (Family) Feud, I'm Ray Combs saying thank you for watching. Have a great day (on CBS), and see you next time. Bye-bye. (Play at home!)" - Ray Combs (1988-1994)

"Be good to your family. Come back and see our families on the Feud." - Louie Anderson (1999-2002)

"See ya next time, on the Feud!" [with his Al salute] - Richard Karn (2002-2003)

"Come on back tomorrow, you don't want to miss it/this." - Richard Karn (2003-2004)

"I'm Richard Karn. This is Family Feud. Come on back and see us!" - Richard Karn (2004-2006)

"I'm John O'Hurley. Thanks for joining us here on the Family Feud. We'll see you next time. Bye-bye." - John O'Hurley (2006-2010)

"I'm Al Roker saying, 'Love your family, don't feud.'" - Al Roker (2008)

"(Play Family Feud on Facebook with your friends./Thanks for watching (Celebrity) Family Feud.) I'm Steve Harvey. We'll see you next time (on Family Feud), folks." - Steve Harvey (2010-present)

Announcer SayingsEdit

"(From Television City in Hollywood,) This is (announcer) speaking for Family Feud...

  • A Mark Goodson-Bill Todman Production." (1975 Pilot, 1976-1982)
  • A Mark Goodson Television Production." (1982-1985; 1987 Pilot; 1988-1995)

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