Sunday, July 14, 2013

Concentration


One of my fave game shows of the past was Concentration, kinda like Wheel of Fortune but Concentration was all visuals. Here's a Challenge of Champions episode from 1969.

Already this show was archaic by '69, notice they were still using live organ music. The daytime version ran for 14 years on NBC, from 1958 - 1973, the longest running game show on that network.

I can still remember the clunky sound of the turning squares.



The last daytime episode of Concentration:


 Here's an article on the guy who designed the Concentration puzzles.