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Opening SpielsEdit

PILOT SPIEL: It's time to test your Trivia IQ, as we play the World's most popular trivia game, Trivial Pursuit. And here's your host, Wink Martindale!

INTERACTIVE SPIEL: Today, these nine/twelve players, and you at home will test your Trivia IQ, as we play Trivial Pursuit: The Interactive Game. And here's the star of our show, Wink Martindale!

CLASSIC SPIEL: It's time to test your Trivia IQ, as we play/on the World's most popular trivia game, Trivial Pursuit. And here's the star of our show, the man who (insert funny fact), Wink Martindale!

REST OF SPIEL (Interactive Game): Thank you Randy West. Hello, everybody, and welcome to Trivial Pursuit: The Interactive Game.

REST OF SPIEL (Classic Game): Thank you, Randy West. Hello, everybody, and welcome to the television version of Trivial Pursuit.

CatchphrasesEdit

Interactive GameEdit

"This show is very unique, because not only the players in the studio compete, but several times during the course of the show, you folks at home will have a chance to win prizes by playing the game that's very similar to the one playing here in the studio. All you need is a touch-tone phone, and at the end of the day, one home player will win this fabulous vacation to where, Randy? (Randy announcing vacation to the home winner on Friday). So stick around for that." - Wink Martindale about Trivial Pursuit: Interactive Game

"Those nine/twelve players will be competing today to become one of the three contestants on Trivial Pursuit (The Classic Game), following this Interactive Game. And we wanna wish you all good luck." - Wink Martindale

"We're about to start Round 1. I'm gonna be asking 5 multiple-choice questions, we always start a question by showing you the four possible choices. For example: (insert four choices followed by a question). Once I start asking you the question, you'll have 10 seconds to punch in your answer by pressing a number on your keypad which corresponds to the answer. For example: (insert correct answer). All you have to do is push this number on your keypad. Each question is worth up to 1,000 points. And the faster you punched in with a correct answer, the more points you scored. After I asked 5 questions, the six players with a highest scores will move on to Round 2." - Wink Martindale explaining how Trivial Pursuit: The Interactive Game is played.

"There's one question left, and remember, you must have one of the top six scores to move on to Round 2." - Wink Martindale on the final question in Round 1 of Trivial Pursuit: Interactive Game.

"We have to say goodbye to six/three of our players, but we do have some nice parting gifts and our thanks for playing Interactive Trivial Pursuit." - Wink Martindale saying goodbye to the losing contestants after Round 1 of Trivial Pursuit: Interactive Game

"We hope you had fun playing our game at home. All of today's Playbreak Winners will get to compete later in the day for a fabulous vacation getaway. If you didn't get a chance to play at that time for whatever reason, we'll be coming up in another Playbreak right after this round/Round 2." - Wink Martindale (thanks to home players playing Interactive Trivial Pursuit Playbreak before Round 2 of Trivial Pursuit: Interactive Game)

"I have five more questions for the studio players. After that, we'll be down to our three winners who will get to compete on Trivial Pursuit: The Classic Game which follows this Interactive Game. Okay, all of our players' scores are back to zero. Here's the first of our five questions." - Wink Martindale (at the start of Round 2 of Trivial Pursuit: The Interactive Game)

"Here's the final/last question of the contest. This will determine the three winners, who will go on and play Trivial Pursuit (The Classic Game)." - Wink Martindale on the final question in Round 2 of Trivial Pursuit: Interactive Game.

"WINK: Our computer is adding your scores to determine who will get to play on Trivial Pursuit (The Classic Game). Our qualifiers are... (insert three Interactive Game winners' name, occupation and state). Congratulations to all three of you. We have to say goodbye to the other three, but we do have some nice parting gifts for you and here's Randy what you're gonna get. RANDY: (Insert prize for the three Interactive Game losers)." - Wink Martindale (to reveal the top three Interactive Game qualifiers for Trivial Pursuit: The Classic Game after saying goodbye to losing contestants after Round 2 of Trivial Pursuit: Interactive Game)

"WINK: We hope you had fun playing our game at home. All of today's Playbreak Winners will get to compete later in the day for a fabulous vacation getaway. And to (insert three Interactive Game winners), Congratulations, you'll get to play Trivial Pursuit (The Classic Game) following this program. And for winning the Interactive Game, you'll get this prize. Randy? RANDY: (Insert prize for the three Interactive Game winners). WINK: Watch for (insert three Interactive Game winners) when they compete for (even) more cash and prizes on Trivial Pursuit (The Classic Game) coming up later. We'll be back with another game for those of you at home right after this." - Wink Martindale (thanks to home players playing a second Interactive Trivial Pursuit Playbreak before recapping the three Interactive Game winners who will play Trivial Pursuit: The Classic Game later)

"We hope you had fun playing our game at home. All of today's Playbreak Winners will get to compete later in the day for a fabulous vacation getaway. And if you haven't play today, there are (even) more Playbreaks coming up." - Wink Martindale (thanks to home players playing a third Interactive Trivial Pursuit Playbreak before the closing of the first half of Trivial Pursuit)

"Don't forget to watch our three studio winners as they get to compete for cash and prizes on Trivial Pursuit (The Classic Game) coming up a little later. I'm Wink Martindale, thanks for being with us, and we'll see you next time. Goodbye, everybody." - Wink Martindale saying goodbye to the first half of Trivial Pursuit"

Classic GameEdit

"Here's how we play the game. Throughout the game, you'll be answering questions in six categories. Every time you answer a question, you'll earn money and light up a wedge in the pie in front of you. Light up all six wedges, and you'll get a chance to double your money with a Bonus Question. The player with the most money at the end of the game wins, and gets to play the Ultimate Trivia Challenge for (insert trip). In this round, correct answers are worth $200. All incorrect answers will cost you $200. The Round is over when the time's up buzzer sounds." - Wink Martindale explaining how the game of Trivial Pursuit in the 1992 Pilot is played

"We have lots more trivia to cover today, and to help us we have three contestants, who'll be answering questions and competing for chance to play our Bonus Game for our fabulous vacation/trip to (insert Trip). Here's how we play: Each of our players has a game pie in front of them. The object of the game is the first player to light up all six colors of their pie (just like that). They do that by answering questions from categories that match those colors, and it takes two questions to fully light up a color. Our Round 1 Questions will be General Trivia and the categories are Geography, Entertainment, History, Art & Literature, Science & Nature, and Sports & Leisure." - Wink Martindale explaining how the game of Trivial Pursuit is played.

"(Name), you're going to start us off by choosing/selecting the first category. After that, I'm gonna ask you a question. Get it right, you'll light up a wedge in your pie. Get it wrong, and your opponents/either (insert opponents) can steal that wedge with a correct answer." - Wink Martindale

"We're out of categories, which means that's the end of our First Round/Round 1. Before we take a break, let's find out more about our contestants." - Wink Martindale (to interview contestants before going into a commercial)

"We'll be back with Round 2, where the categories change, but the trivia keeps on coming. (Don't go away/Right after this.)" - Wink Martindale (at the start of commercial break before Round 2.)

"Welcome back to Trivial Pursuit, everybody, we're gonna start Round 2 and all of the questions in this round related to the Movies/Television/T.V., and the categories are Settings, Titles, Off Screen, On Screen, Productions, and Portrayals/Classics, Sitcoms, Drama, Kids & Games, Stars, and Wild Card. Also, there are three Bonus Questions in this round, where players can earn some extra cash/money, as well as an extra piece of the pie/wedge." - Wink Martindale (about Round 2 questions)

"That's the last of our Movie/Television/T.V./Round 2 questions. Let's move on with six new categories and they are.../Our next set of questions (in this round) all related to (insert decade of the Century). And the categories are... Personalities, Entertainment, In the News, Around the World, Sports & Leisure, and Wild Card/People and Places, Entertainment, History, Science & Nature, Sports & Leisure, and Wild Card/Personalities, Entertainment, Headlines, Music, Sports & Leisure, and Wild Card/People & Places, Good Times, Science & Technology, Art & Culture, Natural World, and Games & Hobbies/World of Places, World of Music, World of People, World of Fantasy, World of Science, and World of Leisure/Products & Progress, Sports & Leisure, History, Personalities, Entertainment, and Wild Card." - Wink Martindale (about the second half of Round 2 questions [usually Round 3])

"You picked a Bonus Question. Get this right, you'll get a chance to pick up an extra wedge plus $100." - Wink Martindale (when a contestant gets the Bonus Question category)

"That's the end of Round 2/3. Let's recap the scores. (Insert three contestants' scores based on how many wedges needed to win). Anything can happen in our Final Round/Round 3. I'll explain it to you right after we take this break." - Wink Martindale (at the start of the commercial break before the Final Round)

"Welcome back to Trivial Pursuit, everybody. We've come to our (Third and) Final Round, and once again, we'll be playing our Basic Categories, the ones from Round 1/the First Round. I'm gonna start this round by asking a question to all three of you (insert three names). The first player to answer correctly takes/gets control of the board/game. Which/That means you can keep picking/choosing/selecting categories and answering questions until you get one wrong/missed one, at which point either of your opponents can jump in and take control of the board/game away. The first player to fill his/her pie wins the game, along with $500, and a chance to play our Bonus Game for an additional $1,000 and a trip/vacation to (insert trip)." - Wink Martindale explaining how the Final Round is played.

"That sound means we have one minute to play in the game. When that minute is up, if no one has yet completely filled their pie, the player with the most lighted wedges wins. Good luck to everybody/all." - Wink Martindale whenever there's one minute left during the Final Round.

"Congratulations to you. You've won the game, $500, and this prize, Randy West?" - Wink Martindale (when a contestant wins the game of Trivial Pursuit)

"(Insert losing contestants), we have to say goodbye to you, we do have some nice parting gifts, and our thanks for playing Trivial Pursuit." - Wink Martindale saying goodbye to the losing contestants after the Final Round of Trivial Pursuit"

"I have six questions in each of the six basic categories. I'll ask the first question, get it right, you'll light up a wedge, win $100 and we'll move on to the next category. Get it wrong, we simply move on to the next category. When we've gone to the first six questions, we'll go back to the questions from the categories you've missed (even if you missed any). If you light up all six wedges in 45 seconds, you'll win $1,000 and a trip." - Wink Martindale explaining how the Trivial Pursuit Challenge Round is played.

PlaybreakEdit

"Take a Trivial Pursuit Playbreak with Wink Martindale!" - Randy West (when it's time for the Trivial Pursuit Playbreak during the Family Channel game block in 1993)

"WINK: We're counting down to another exciting Trivial Pursuit Playbreak, where you can win some great/fabulous/terrific prizes. To join in the fun, pick up your phone now, and call the number on your screen, 1-900-933-9988 before the call-in countdown reaches zero. It only costs $4.98 to play and if you ever want to be a game show contestant, you can play from your own home. Call now, it's easy. I'll ask you five multiple-choice questions, you'll have 10 seconds to answer by pressing the correct number on your touch-tone phone. The caller with the highest score combining the most correct answers in the shortest amount of time wins, and will receive/get one of these prizes. Randy? RANDY: (Insert prizes for home viewers), and/or Today's Featured Prize (insert prize for home viewer). Later in the day, today's Playbreak Winners will get to compete in a weekly Playoff for (insert trip for home viewer). WINK: It's a lot of fun, but don't forget, you do need a touch-tone phone, and you must be at least 18 to play. Our call-in countdown is almost over, and we'll be right back to play our game (with you at home) right after this." - Wink Martindale (telling home viewers about the Interactive Trivial Pursuit Playbreak during the Family Channel game block commercial in 1993)

"We've got all of our players on-line, so let's get started/begin. (Here we go. Good luck.)" - Wink Martindale (when the players are on the phone line at the start of the Interactive Trivial Pursuit Playbreak during the Family Channel game block in 1993)

"Stay tuned, the winner of this Playbreak will be announced/We'll be announcing the winner in just a few minutes. And don't forget/remember, there are (even) more/lots of Playbreaks daily/every day where you can play and win. See you later." - Wink Martindale (when the Playbreak winner is announced in just a few minutes at the end of the Interactive Trivial Pursuit Playbreak during the Family Channel game block in 1993)

TaglineEdit

"We hope you had fun playing Trivial Pursuit. I'm Wink Martindale, thanks for being with us, and we'll see you next time. Good-bye everybody." - Wink Martindale saying goodbye.

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