Surprising Secrets You Didn't Know About Game Shows
You won't be able to watch these shows the same way.
The Wheel from Wheel of Fortune is only 6 feet in diameter. We'll give you some time to let that sink in.
Don't like your Price of Right prizes? There are always people after the show that will try to buy your prizes off you!
Thinking of taking a prop home from the show? Not a chance. You can't even take home your winning Plinko chip from the Price is Right because apparently they are extremely expensive to make.
Ever notice how everyone is the same height in these shows? That's because contestants are put on platforms that level them out.
Some games shows like Jeopardy and Wheel of Fortune film a week's worth of episodes in a single day! The hosts just take a 20 minute break, change their clothes, freshen up and then they're back at it.
Sometimes, you shouldn't trust the audience. Some international versions of the show have seen trends showing that the audience will actually give the WRONG answer to throw contestants off.
Winning cash prizes isn't as great as it would seem. You still have to pay taxes on those, so don't celebrate too hard.
Phoning a friend is a risky lifeline in Who Wants to be a Millionaire, but it's a huge hassle for the person on the other line. The people you pick have to have a landline and be available for the call. All. Day.
Ever feel like the people in the Cash Cab are too good at trivia? That's because the show occasionally recruits people from trivia nights at local bars.