Wheel 2000
Debut: September 13, 1997
Ended: February 07, 1998

A children's version of the popular game show "Wheel of Fortune". The show was created by Scott Sternberg and was hosted by Roundhouse actor David Sidoni, with Tanika Ray providing voice work and motion capture for a virtual reality hostess named "Cyber Lucy". The gameplay of Wheel 2000 was very similar to the adult version, except children aged 10–15 competed for points and prizes instead of cash with the eventual winner playing for a grand prize in the bonus round. Round categories were chosen by the contestants from a possible three. New categories replaced those chosen in each round. In Round 1, the coin toss winner/the red player would choose, Round 2, the yellow player, Round 3, the blue player and so on. Contestants received a prize for solving each puzzle. The player who solved the puzzle also added the points to their bank, with the eventual top winner advancing to the Bonus Round. After each round, Cyber Lucy (or a celebrity) presented a short video clip related to the solved puzzle. Vowels cost 250 points. Games were typically played to three rounds, with top point values of 1,000, 2,000, and 5,000. The Round Two layout used on Wheel 2000, with 2,000 as the top point value. Note the large 250-point spaces. The spin-off's wheel featured a special wedge on which a contestant could choose to play a pre-determined stunt to earn up to three extra letters. There was also a "WWW.WHEEL2000.COM" wedge, which allowed a home viewer who had previously registered on the site to win Wheel 2000 merchandise if a contestant hit the wedge and called a consonant that appeared in the puzzle. The Lose a Turn wedge was here named "Loser", and there was only one Bankrupt wedge on the wheel, which became "The Creature", with the "creature" coming up from under the wheel to "eat" the contestant's points. Other special wedges included Double Up, which awarded double its value per letter if a contestant correctly answered a trivia question, and a Prize Wedge.

Cyber Lucy: ""I want to thank everyone who gave the kids prizes today on Wheel 2000!""
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Cyber Lucy: ""Hey, it's time to play......""
Audience: "WHEEL! 2000!"
Cyber Lucy: ""And here's our host, David Sidoni!""
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