dletter: Sybarite: Gecko Gingrich: "She won an all-expenses paid vacation to Detroit on the show."It was at this point that I knew this was satire.CSB time. The funniest trip prize I ever saw anyone win on a game show was in 1979 when the grand prize on The Joker's Wild was a trip to Iran. The show had obviously been taped before the revolution, and the whole time they were showing the video about how cool and exotic Iran was there was a little disclaimer at the bottom of the screen that a substitute prize of equal value would be available for the winner.Interesting, I was too young to recall a time when a trip to Iran was as "typical holiday fare" I guess as a trip to Egypt.
Links are submitted by members of the Fark community.
When community members submit a link, they also write a custom headline for the story.
Other Farkers comment on the links. This is the number of comments. Click here to read them.
You need to create an account to submit links or post comments.
Click here to submit a link.
Also on Fark
Submit a Link »
Copyright © 1999 - 2017 Fark, Inc | Last updated: May 28 2017 19:00:52
Runtime: 0.245 sec (245 ms)