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Season 2 Episode 1

The Wheel of Misfortune

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Aired Saturday 9:30 PM Oct 04, 1986 on NBC
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The Wheel of Misfortune
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Mary and Sandra become contestants on "Wheel of Fortune" and wind up competing against each other.

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  • 2nd Best Game Show Episode

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    Only next to the Odd Couple playing Password, this was a classic. Mary is shocked that show & Sandra were going to be on a special neighbors edition of Wheel, only to get shut out by Rusty, a fisherman.



    On the 1st puzzle, Rusty solves the puzzle with only a "Z" showing. 24 years later, this would happen on the real show when a woman pulled that 227 move (only it was an L). Why? It was also a prize puzzle.



    Mary complained, "I could've been on Let's Make A Deal and lost in a chickenmoreless
Alaina Reed Hall

Alaina Reed Hall

Rose Lee Holloway

Marla Gibbs

Marla Gibbs

Mary Louise Jenkins

Hal Williams

Hal Williams

Lester Jenkins

Jackée Harry

Jackée Harry

Sandra Clark (Season 1-4)

Regina King

Regina King

Brenda Jenkins

Kia Joy Goodwin

Kia Joy Goodwin

Tiffany Holloway (Season 1-2)

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  • QUOTES (3)

    • Rusty: Pat, I'd like a Z, as in zebra striped fish.
      Sandra: (giggles) He wants a "Z"!
      Mary: Child, do you know the odds against a "Z"?
      Pat Sajak: Well there is one "Z".
      (Vanna reveals the "Z".)
      Rusty: Pat, I'd like to solve the puzzle.
      Mary: He wants to solve the puzzle! Thank you Lord!
      Pat Sajak: Are you sure you don't want to spin any more & make some more money?
      Rusty: Pat, you know how many perch I have to catch to make $1,000?
      Pat Sajak: Probably a bunch. Then, what is it?
      Rusty: "The Prisoner of Zenda!"
      (Puzzle solving theme cue.)
      Pat Sajak: That's right, unbelievable!

    • Mary: It's "Santa Fe Trail!" (Vanna dosen't move.) Come on turn around child, I want the boat, I want the car, I want everything! (Vanna still dosen't move.) Vanna, honey, why are you just standing there?
      Pat Sajak: Because that's incorrect.
      Mary: What'cha talking about Pat?
      Pat Sajak: I'm sorry, but it's incorrect.
      Sandra: Oh what a shame!
      Pat Sajak: Rusty, it's your turn.
      Rusty: I'd like to solve the puzzle."Santa Fe...Train?" (Puzzle-solved music plays.)
      (Mary cries)

    • (The phone stops ringing.)
      Sandra: No, it wasn't them.
      Mary: No, it was another game show: This Is Your Life and it's in Jeopardy!

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