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|title=<center>Deal or No Deal (ABC pilot)</center>
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|image=Deal or no deal pilot logo 2004 by dadillstnator ddo6epr.png
|imagecaption=A photo of the pilot.
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|imagecaption=A fanmade version of the logo
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|status=<span style="color:orange;">'''Partially Found'''</span>
 
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''Deal or No Deal'' is a long running game show that's been airing in various incarnations since 2000. However, '''four pilot episodes''' for one version of the game that didn't quite stick was brought to ABC in 2004.
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''Deal or No Deal'' is a long-running game show that's been airing in various incarnations since 2000. However, '''four pilot episodes''' for one rejected version of the game was brought to ABC in 2004.
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==Differences and Reception==
 
==Differences and Reception==
According to [http://web.archive.org/web/20150209192721/http://gscentral.net/2006_03_01_archive.html one review of the pilot], (2nd paragraph under "Viewing Get Together") the show was a bit different compared to the NBC version, including it having 26 contestants who would compete against each other to be chosen by the host (Patrick Kielty) to win the grand prize. Additionally, the ABC version also included a "lame musical package" that the reviewer claimed felt more fitting in something like ''Family Challenge'' than this show. The final contestant won a prize of $250,000, but it's unknown if the contestant was ultimately paid on account of the show not airing.
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According to one review of the pilot, the show was slightly different compared to the NBC version, including it having 26 contestants who would compete against each other to be chosen by the host (Patrick Kielty) to win the grand prize. Additionally, the ABC version also included a "lame musical package" that the reviewer claimed felt more fitting in something like ''Family Challenge'' than this show. The final contestant won a prize of $250,000, but it's unknown if the contestant was ultimately paid on account of the show not airing.
[[File:Cr DealOrNoDeal 2.jpg|thumb|260px|Another photo of the pilot.]]
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Aside from the ABC executives not thinking it was good enough to air and the reviewer's opinion, the audience themselves were also reportedly horribly disinterested in what was going on.<ref>[http://web.archive.org/web/20150209192721/http://gscentral.net/2006_03_01_archive.html Game Show Central Blog - Viewing Get Together (WayBack Machine)] Retrieved 07 Aug '19</ref>
Aside from the ABC executives not thinking it was good enough to air and the reviewer's opinion, the audience themselves were also reportedly "horribly disinterested" in what was going on.
 
  
 
==Availability==
 
==Availability==
While a tape with at least one episode on it is confirmed to exist, said tape has not been put online and none of the episodes are not currently viewable in any form.
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While a tape or DVD with at least one episode is confirmed to exist<ref>Ibid ref no. 1.</ref>, this has not been put online and none of the episodes are currently readily accessible to the public in any form.
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On June 23, 2020, a short 59 second clip from one of the pilots was uploaded to Dailymotion. It can be seen [https://www.dailymotion.com/video/x7umnob here].
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==Gallery==
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<gallery mode=packed heights=175px>
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File:Cr DealOrNoDeal 1.jpg|A photo of the pilot.
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File:Cr DealOrNoDeal 2.jpg|Another photo of the pilot.
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</gallery>
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  |description1 =The opening of one of the pilots.
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==References==
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{{reflist}}
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[[Category:Partially found media]]

Latest revision as of 02:27, 14 August 2020

Deal or no deal pilot logo 2004 by dadillstnator ddo6epr.png

A fanmade version of the logo

Status: Partially Found

Deal or No Deal is a long-running game show that's been airing in various incarnations since 2000. However, four pilot episodes for one rejected version of the game was brought to ABC in 2004.

Differences and Reception

According to one review of the pilot, the show was slightly different compared to the NBC version, including it having 26 contestants who would compete against each other to be chosen by the host (Patrick Kielty) to win the grand prize. Additionally, the ABC version also included a "lame musical package" that the reviewer claimed felt more fitting in something like Family Challenge than this show. The final contestant won a prize of $250,000, but it's unknown if the contestant was ultimately paid on account of the show not airing. Aside from the ABC executives not thinking it was good enough to air and the reviewer's opinion, the audience themselves were also reportedly horribly disinterested in what was going on.[1]

Availability

While a tape or DVD with at least one episode is confirmed to exist[2], this has not been put online and none of the episodes are currently readily accessible to the public in any form.

On June 23, 2020, a short 59 second clip from one of the pilots was uploaded to Dailymotion. It can be seen here.

Gallery

The opening of one of the pilots.


References