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Host
Bill Malone
Announcer
Richard Hayes
Broadcast
HoneymoonRace
ABC Daytime: 6/17/1967 - 12/1/1967
Packager
Supermarket Sweep/
Talent Associates Productions

OPENING SPIEL: These young people are having a marvelous time because they're all on their Honeymoon! In Florida! The Honeymoon State! And these three couples are not only enjoying their honeymoon, they're also getting ready to compete in a wild and wacky romp for wonderful prizes! On The Honeymoon Race! This portion of the Honeymoon Race is brought to you by (insert sponsor commercial)! (after sponsor commerical): This is the fabulous Hollywood Mall in Hollywood, Florida! And these are our honeymooners who are going to speed through this mall today in an exciting race to win a perfect prize for their honeymoon home! And now, to put them through their places, here is your honeymoon host, BILL MALONE!

The short lived spin-off/replacement of/for Supermarket Sweep where married couples race around a shopping mall.

GameplayEdit

Three married couples currently on their honeymoon riding in their electric golf carts (with the wives driving) in a Hollywood shopping mall in Hollywood, Florida, played games for big prizes. The show went through to formats in its five-month run.

Format #1Edit

In the first version, the three couple compete in a scavenger hunt in the mall. To start, they played a pricing game where they must guess the prices of four items in ascending order. Using the time earned, the couples searched around the mall for five hidden items in five stores. The couple who has found the most out of five won prizes.

Two games with two different sets of couples were played each show.

Format #2Edit

This version was more of a stunt show, for the three couples rode around the mall right away and played five stunts or running five errands performed by the husbands in different stores. The couple to finish first were the winners. The couples recieved prizes based on the order that they finished.

OriginationEdit

Hollywood Mall, Hollywood, Florida

TriviaEdit

  • The Honeymoon Race was originally going to end in October 1967, with Temptation replacing it. However, a NABET strike resulted in the latter being postponed to December 4, leading ABC to air repeats of Race in the slot.

YouTube LinksEdit

Intro to the Show

Full EpisodeEdit

Part 1
Part 2

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