These Match Game Episode Guides were originally found at Brian Connoy's MatchGame.org website.  Due to the (hopefully temporary) closure of the site, we have posted the episode guides here as an archive because we'd hate to see this wonderful resource lost forever.  The content of the site will remain close to the same, but due to unavailability of some pictures and information, we have changed the HTML and format somewhat.

Episode Guides

Welcome to The Match Game Episode Guide! All information in this episode guide was researched from TV Guide, observed from viewing Game Show Network (GSN), supplied by Brendan (Beatmaster), researched in the third edition of The Encyclopedia of TV Game Shows by Schwartz, Ryan & Westbrock, or received via email from loyal patrons. Special thanks to Beatmaster for all of his help! This is still a work in progress.

Abbreviations: BS: Brett Somers, CNR: Charles Nelson Reilly, RD: Richard Dawson, BW: Betty White, FF: Fannie Flagg, JB: Joyce Bulifant, PD: Patti Deutsch, MW: Marcia Wallace, GB: Gary Burghoff, MS: McLean Stevenson, EJ: Elaine Joyce, NR: Nipsey Russell, BD: Bill Daily, DM: Dick Martin, PDA: Patty Duke Astin, DS: Debralee Scott, VL: Vicki Lawrence

 

Green boxes represent episodes that GSN has skipped.

The Match Game (1962-1969)
  • NBC daytime: December 31, 1962-September 26, 1969
  • Host: Gene Rayburn; Announcer: Johnny Olson; A Mark Goodson Bill Todman Production
  • Only a few episodes are known to exist.
  • All episodes guides for this version supplied by Beatmaster.
Existing Episodes
1962-1963
1964
1965
1966
1967
1968
1969
Match Game (1973-1982)
  • CBS daytime: Match Game 7x: July 2, 1973-April 20, 1979
  • Five-day-a-week syndication: Match Game: September 1979-September 1982.
  • Weekly nighttime syndication: Match Game PM: September 1975-September 1981.
  • Host: Gene Rayburn; Announcer: Johnny Olson; Sub-Announcer: Bern Bennett; A Mark Goodson Bill Todman Production
  • All of the episodes are assumed to exist. GSN currently airs this version on its regular schedule.

Match Game 7x (CBS):

Match Game '73
Match Game '74
Match Game '75
Match Game '76
Match Game '77
Match Game '78
Match Game '79

Match Game (Synd.):

First Season (1979-80)
Second Season (1980-81)
Third Season (1981-82)

Match Game PM (Synd.):

First Season (1975-76)
Second Season (1976-77)
Third Season (1977-78)
Fourth Season (1978-79)
Fifth Season (1979-80)
Sixth Season (1980-81)

The Match Game Hollywood Squares Hour (1983-1984)
  • NBC daytime: October 31, 1983-July 27, 1984
  • Co-Hosts: Gene Rayburn (Match Game & Super Match), Jon Bauman (Hollywood Squares); Announcer: Gene Wood; Sub-Announcers: Johnny Olson, Rich Jeffries, Bob Hilton; A Mark Goodson Television Production
  • All episodes are assumed to exist. GSN does not have the rights to air this version.
  • Much of the episode guides provided by Beatmaster.

The Match Game Hollywood Squares Hour
Guide

Match Game (1990-1991)
  • ABC daytime: July 16, 1990-July 12, 1991
  • Host: Ross Shafer; Announcers: Gene Wood, Bob Hilton; A Mark Goodson Television Production
  • All episodes are assumed to exist. GSN does own the rights to this version.
  • Beatmaster supplied most of the episode guide information for this version.

1990
1991

Match Game (1998-1999)
  • Five-day-a-week syndication: September 1998-September 1999
  • Host: Michael Burger; A Mark Goodson Television Production
  • All episodes are assumed to exist.

No Episode Guides Available

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Page author: Brian Connoy
Document last modified: 19 May 2001