The Blockbuster Game: A Movie Party Game for the Whole Family
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TVS: Wednesdays to Fridays at 5:15pm and Saturdays at 5:05pm. Mondays and Tuesdays were filled with Sons and Daughters. From Series 5 (September 1987) TVS switched to Mondays to Fridays at 5:15 pm and Saturdays at 5:05 pm. Marc Sylvan and Richard Jacques updated the original theme for the Comedy Central version.  Title sequences [ edit ] Germany – A German version called Supergrips (originally called Grips before it) aired from 1988 to 1995 on the Bavarian TV network. Frank Laufenberg was the show's original host from 1988 until 1990, then was later replaced by Ingo Dubinski from 1991 until 1995.
Ulster: Mondays to Fridays at 3:20 pm until August 1993, then switching to Saturday lunchtime until completed 15 January 1994. Anglia, Channel, Grampian, Scottish, Thames, TSW and Tyne Tees: Started on 5 September and finished on 11 November 1983. Mondays to Fridays at 3:30pm. France – The French version was called Parcours d'enfer ( Course of Hell) aired on TF1 and hosted by Pierre Bellemare.Rage Music created the version used by Challenge, which is an updated version of the original theme, primarily using an electric guitar.  I got to play this over the holidays with family and we had a really good time. I competed against my sister, who is very much like me when it comes to movies. Yes, we are those annoying people who quote the movies we’ve seen too many times while we watch them. Watching Willy Wonka is probably unbearable with me. The first time we played was with four people. I felt like that player count can work if the teams are somewhat balanced with movie knowledge. But it can get frustrating if your teammate keeps guessing actors instead of movie titles. Not that that happened to me a couple of times. We had a much more enjoyable time with six players and I felt like that evened things out a bit. So I’d recommend your minimum be six unless all four people willing to play are movie buffs. This timer will kill your ability to recall information.
Scottish: Tuesdays and Thursdays at 6:30 pm from 3 January to April 1990. From May 1990, it was moved to a daytime slot around 1:30 pm, with the number of episodes fluctuating from none to up to four from this point onwards. TSW: Most of Series 2 was not transmitted at all because the 5.15pm slot was taken up on all dates with Crossroads, The Young Doctors and Emmerdale Farm, which was later moved into early peak time in 1985 (as it was on Thames). 49 episodes of Series 2 did air in the mornings during the summer holidays (Mondays to Saturdays) from 1 July to 24 August 1985. Series 3 aired on Mondays, Fridays, and Saturdays at 5:15 pm. Series 4 and 5 aired on Thursdays, Fridays, and Saturdays at 5:15 pm.
In 2006, a DVD game based on the show was released by Circle Studio under license from FremantleMedia, with Bob Holness reprising his position at the helm. The DVD is based on the same format as the TV show, with a virtual set design and game graphics matching the original version of the programme.  Contestants were allowed to do a hand jive during the end credits of the Friday episode of each broadcast week. The hand jive first appeared in 1986 after one of the contestants was bored while sitting through filming several shows a day waiting for his turn. It lasted for the rest of the original series' run. The hand-clapping sequence was referenced by Half Man Half Biscuit in their 1991 song " Hedley Verityesque".  Everyone is involved a lot, and if you are not the active team you will still be watching how the other team perform. The timed rounds ensures there is never much downtime.