A cycle of three lost turns is edited out of Round 1 despite not being "null": the first lost turn is an incorrect vowel from the blue contestant, evidenced by her score instantly changing from $3,000 to $2,750.
The wedge is placed over the green $300 instead of $350, most likely to keep the red wedge from being next to the red $800. Jim Thornton announces the weeks of January 17 and 24.
Pat grabs the wrong envelope from the Bonus Wheel and has to be corrected from offstage.
During this week: On January 31, Rounds 2, 3, and 4 are played entirely by the contestants who began them.
What's That Song? On November 18, a contestant wins $42,000 in the Speed-Up. Contestant Ayumi hits Bankrupt four times over the course of three rounds. not being themed to the prize. Week of July 4: January 24-27 on Monday-Thursday, January 7 on Friday. ), On reruns of September and October episodes, an unknown female announces the newly-recorded SPIN ID and Maxwell House segments while another announces the Mystery Round sponsor.
Despite Wendy's promoting the week through its kids' meals, there are no child contestants this week. Contestant Shavontae calls a single consonant on $550, buys all the vowels in the puzzle, then solves the puzzle KNOW WHEN TO HOLD 'EM KNOW WHEN TO FOLD 'EM. All three contestants hit Bankrupt in Round 1, and again in Round 3. On May 19, a contestant solves the Speed-Up puzzle ELECTRIC CAN OPENER with only the N's revealed. On March 2, Rounds 1-3 are played entirely by the contestants who began them. Do not upload anything which you do not own or are fully licensed to upload. Willie McGinest, Nate Burleson and Eric Dickerson play. January 5-18 is the Vanna for a Day contest, allowing home viewers to submit audition videos for a chance to take Vanna's place for one episode. It includes a montage of photos of all of his work (including one of a young Charlie with Dick Clark on, Although Charlie announced eight weeks of episodes that would not air until after his death, his voice is dubbed over on them by. May 23 is Family Week, sponsored by Wendy's. in Round 1 is dubbed over with Pat saying the category name. This set was first seen during the Charlie tribute in November. Before & After appears in Round 1 for only the second time this season.
The contestant on the 29th fails to solve the puzzle, and is only one envelope away from the $1,000,000. The category strips are orange with a pumpkin on the left side, and the logo bug has slime dripping from it. © 2020 TV.COM, A RED VENTURES COMPANY. During the weeks of May 30 and June 6, Vanna announces the Mystery Round prize. As of this season, contestants are no longer penalized for accidentally calling vowels after spinning. On January 20, a contestant (who does not solve the bonus puzzle) misses the $1,000,000 by only one envelope. Between May 5 and 25, fifteen bonus puzzles in a row are Thing(s).
The third contestant to ring in (Josh) gives an incorrect answer with only the C missing, then says the right answer (although it is edited out because it would not have mattered). On November 9, Pat accidentally rules a contestant's answer wrong on the $1,000 Toss-Up MILLIONS & BILLIONS because he was looking at the wrong answer on his card. This does not happen again until the week of June 1, 2015. He is allowed to complete his turn, and Pat does the Final Spin immediately afterward. Contestant Ben hits a Mystery Wedge, calls a letter that reveals the puzzle entirely, then flips the wedge to find a Bankrupt on the other side. Only two of the five "sixth show" taping weeks are called America's Game. During the week of October 18 (Get Out of Town), the logo used in the opening is the two-row version, with the logo zooming up into the "O" in "Fortune" before cutting into the studio.
Show Biz makes its first appearance in the Bonus Round since May 15, 2009.
On December 27, Same Letter is used as a Toss-Up (the $3,000) for the third time. The bonus puzzle is A KNOWN FACT, and the contestant says AN UNKNOWN FACT twice. Watch all 7 Wheel of Fortune episodes from season 28,view pictures, get episode information and more. Unlike with previously-used "bonus" categories, the. During this week: Two special ½ Car wedges are added. By coincidence, the Prize Puzzle prize (a trip to Maui) is awarded to a Wheel Watchers Club member from Hawaii. All five Bonus Rounds are lost on the week of January 17, part of a six-day losing streak beginning on the 14th.
There is a $100,000 loss.
This is believed to be the longest such streak, and it is all the more unusual as the month began with two categories which had not been used in the Bonus Round in several years.
For the first of only two known times, the linking term in a Before & After puzzle is two words instead of one (KISS AND MAKE UP A STORY, in Round 2). On September 29 and 30, two contestants in a row take the Million-Dollar Wedge to the Bonus Round.
The weeks of May 2-16 are taped at the Ernest N. Morial Convention Center in New Orleans. The other four contest finalists are shown in the audience just before the Bonus Round. March 15 begins a streak of seven consecutive Bonus Round losses, spread over two weeks. January 3 is America's Game, and the last week of Culver City episodes originally announced by Charlie.
Each episode this week opens with a pre-recorded intro by one or more tennis stars: Rafael Nadal, Roger Federer, and Novak Djokovic on Monday; Caroline Wozniacki on Tuesday; Bob and Mike Bryan on Wednesday; Billie Jean King on Thursday; and Samantha Stosur on Friday. On November 26, there is a $10,200 Jackpot win. Vanna reads most of the Prize Puzzle copy on location, but John announces the prize's value and ad-libs "Vanna not included".
Contestants guess hidden phrases by guessing letters one at a time. These are masked by a jump cut to Pat. The Wheel Prize is an entertainment package including a Wii, a Sony home theater system with an HDTV, and a Kmart shopping spree. Your grand prize total: [amount]!". The losing streak extends to the first four games of the next season.
All three contestants ring in but do not solve the $2,000 Toss-Up, FRIENDLY FACES. All five Bonus Rounds are lost on the week of May 23, part of a six-day losing streak. All three contestants hit both Bankrupt and Lose A Turn in Round 2. Also, part of the $5,000 wedge is visible in the widescreen format.
Although it is the sixth episode from the Family Week of May 23, the neon frames on-set use their normal colors. The category strips reveal with a "spark" effect. Warrick Dunn, Eric Dickerson and Kurt Warner play. There is a $100,000 loss. The animated intro for the week of October 4 uses the Final Spin bells as cruise ship bells. In the final segment, everyone in the audience receives a goodie bag of pet treats. The closed captioning alternates between erroneously crediting these announcements to Jim, Charlie, Vanna, and simply "woman"; it is believed that these women are Kelly Miyahara and Sarah Whitcomb (Foss) of the.