Lifespan: January 1966 - September 1969
Host: Bill Cullen
Announcers: Jack Clark, Don Pardo
Produced by: Norman Checkor and Phillip Mayer
Front Game Rules
||Two players compete. Both players are shown a board with eight similar answers for eight seconds. One player is asked a question, and that player has to find the number that the answer hides behind. A right answer won 10 points, a wrong answer made for some pretty weird combinations. If the player doesn't think the right answer was shown to a question, the player could say "Eye Guess" and, if the answer was indeed not among the eight shown, the player got credit for the answer. A bonus prize was offered for a player who could answer five questions in a row correctly. The first player to score 100 points (with a second board played for 20 points an answer) won the game and advanced to the bonus round.
End Game Rules
||Seven prizes were hidden on the board. The player picked numbers off the board, one at time, and won each prize that s/he picked. Hidden up on the board was a "Stop!" sign, and if the player could find all seven prizes without hitting the Stop sign, the player won a new car.
Eye Guess was the first show by Bob Stewart after he left Mark Goodson productions.
Loogaroo Looks it Over
An interesting concept. It used the memory facet that was originally devised by Concentration, giving the players the answers and then asking them to recall them. It was both a cerebral and comedy show, as a wrong choice could become a very funny answer (Who is the current president? King Kong!). There are a couple flaws, however - it might have worked better as a buzz-in format as opposed to the keep-control-until-you-miss rules they had in place. Bill Cullen begins his close relationship with Stewart in this show, and he is just as sharp in this show as he was some 10 years later. The set is par for the course, looking very sixties-esque.
Gameplay: 2 pts.
Host: 3 pts.
Presentation: 2 pts.
Execution: 1 pt.
Total Score: 8 pts.
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