Family Feud
Debut: July 12, 1976

Richard Dawson first hosted this game show in which two families try to guess what the 'surveys said' of polls conducted of 100 average people. Family Feud premiered in 1976 on ABC and ended in 1985, but in 1988 comedian Ray Combs (died June 2, 1996 by hanging suicide) took over on CBS. In 1992, the show was expanded to one hour, included a new "Bullseye" round, and was renamed "The New Family Feud" (or "The Family Feud Challenge"). Combs was fired in 1994 and Dawson was brought back, but his second tenure lasted only one year. Louie Anderson began hosting the show in 1999, during which the theme song and the set was completely revamped. Anderson's contract expired in 2002 and "Home Improvement" star Richard Karn took over the show but his contract expired in 2006 to make way for John O'Hurley ("Seinfeld", "Dancing With The Stars"), who will begin hosting in time to celebrate the 30th anniversary of the show. John O'Hurley left in 2010 and was replaced by Steve Harvey.

Steve Harvey: "Play Family Feud on Facebook with your friends! I'm Steve Harvey, we'll see you next time folks!"
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Joey Fatone: "It's time to play Family Feud! Give it up for Steve Harvey!"
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Richard: "Love ya, see ya here on the Feud!"
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Ray Combs: "BAM!"
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Richard Dawson: "So the Mackins were our final winning family, and they've won $5,504, and I'm proud of 'em. I've had the most incredible luck in my career. I've done lots and lots of jobs, and I've never, ever had a job like Family Feud. I've never DREAMED I would ever have a job where so many people could touch me and I could touch them (Audience laughing). And it is...a great magic about this show that I've never seen on any other show. I want to publicly acknowledge Howard Felsher, who's our executive produc"
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Steve Harvey: "(About the death of Richard Dawson) We are saddened today about the passing of the original host of this show. On June 3rd, Richard Dawson has died. He was at age 79. He died from three week battle against cancer. We will miss you, Richard Dawson."
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Louie Anderson: "Be good to your family, Come back and see our family, On the feud."
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Richard Dawson Contestant: "Richard Dawson: Name a romantic sounding instrument. Contestant: Drum. -Richard Dawson Contestant"
Richard Dawson Contestant: "Richard Dawson: Name an animal with 3 letters in its name. Contestant: Alligator. -Richard Dawson Contestant"
Richard Dawson Contestant: "During what month of pregnancy does a woman begin to look pregnant?" "September. -Richard Dawson Contestant"
Gene Wood: "On your marks! Let's start "THE FAMILY FEUD!" With the star of "Family Feud", RICHARD DAWSON!"
Richard Dawson: "Survey said......."
Richard Dawson: "I haven't been this excited since I got the oil drilling rights to Jack Lord's hair! -Richard Dawson"
Ray Combs: "I'm real excited about being on CBS and hosting this show. I have been studying all of the great CBS shows. I think I'm prepared, so if you're ready, let's have the first item up for bids. (Audience laughs) Wait a minute, wait a minute, wait a minute! That's the wrong show! -Ray Combs"
Dawson: "Give me a slang word for policeman."
Male Contestant: "Dick!"
Dawson: "OK...let us see what he said!"
Dawson: "(holding back tears): Why'd you do that to me?"
Gene Wood: "Because they love you, Richard."
Ray Combs: "You know, I've done this show for six years, and this could be the first time that I had a person that actually got no points in Fast Money, and I think it's a damn fine way to go out. I thought I was a loser until you walked up here; you made me feel like a man. Something that should be built to last. You said, [no answer revealed, followed by a zero], hmmm. [kisses contestant on the head] Give 'em five dollars a point!"
Richard Karn: "Name a sport husbands and wives can play together. You said... "kickball!" You know, you're not usually married in third grade."
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