The show became famous for some of the arguments that couples had over incorrect answers in the form of mistaken predictions, and it even led to some divorces.
Many of The Newlywed Game's questions dealt with "making whoopee", the euphemism that producers used for sexual intercourse to circumvent network censorship.
New products included "The Newlywed Game," ''The Parent Game," ''The Family Game" and even "The Game Game."At one point Barris was supplying the television networks with 27 hours of entertainment a week, mostly in five-days-a-week daytime game shows.
The grand prize would include appliace showcase, home entertainment showcase, trailer, motorcycles, vacation showcase but never a car nor cash. How long does it take her to get to work in the morning? Where will your wife say she had the best vacation with you?
Questions for the Groom: Who proposed marriage first? What flower best describes your wife in the morning when she first gets up?
Sometimes the process was switched, with a male questioning three females.
But in all cases, the questions were designed by the show's writers to elicit sexy answers.
We compiled large lists of questions for each game, so it may be necessary to pear down your favorites, depending on your group size.
Chuck Barris, whose game show empire included "The Dating Game," ''The Newlywed Game" and that infamous factory of cheese, "The Gong Show," has died. Barris died of natural causes Tuesday afternoon at his home in Palisades, New York, according to publicist Paul Shefrin, who announced the death on behalf of Barris' family.However, it became such a catchphrase of the show that its original host, Bob Eubanks, continued to use the phrase throughout the show's many runs, even in the 1980s and 1990s episodes and beyond, when he could easily have said "make love" or "have sex" during these periods without censorship.Game Show Network's version of The Newlywed Game airs reruns throughout the week. This can get hilariously funny and occasionally out of hand, so we came up with three variations of the game.The traditional game is asks each spouse three questions, but you can do more if you want of course!ABC opted to wait until just as the press conference began, and as a result The Newlywed Game was able to get a slight head start in the head-to-head ratings battle with the long-running Password.