Lifespan: September 1998 - November 1998
Host: John Salley
Announcer: Marc Summers
Produced by: Stone-Stanley Productions
Front Game Rules
Two families of two parents and two children competed. In the first round, the host would ask each player one multiple choice question, whose answer had been predicted by another member of the family (Ex.: "According to your mother, is your room usually spotless, kinda messy, or a disaster area?"). Answering the same as the other person won 10 points. In the second round, each family member was given a clue regarding some embarrassing event in the family, as recounted by another member of the family. Recalling the same event also won 10 points.
In the third round, the families lined up behind each other and was asked various general questions as mentioned by other members of the family. ("According to your husband, what's your favorite kind of Chinese food?") Each family had 60 seconds to answer as many questions as possible, each worth 25 points. The family with the highest score won the game and got a trip to a family resort.
Loogaroo Looks it Over
Yet another in a parade of Newlywed Game knock-offs, and although there are some differentiatng elements, it's not enough to set itself apart. The gameplay seemed kinda limp, as if they were airing the test runs or something. John Salley was a marginal host at best; why they had him hosting and Marc Summers - who had experience with family game shows - announcing, is beyond me. A neat-looking set helps the grade, but in the end this is nothing to write home about.