The $50,000 Pyramid

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The $50,000 Pyramid
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Premiere January 26, 1981
Finale September 10, 1981
Creator Bob Stewart
Host Dick Clark
Network Syndicated
Style 30-minute game show
Company Bob Stewart Productions
Seasons 1
Episodes 5 per week
Origin USA

The $50,000 Pyramid was the fourth edition of the game show that started in 1973 as The $10,000 Pyramid.

The main game play was the same, except players going to the Winner's Circle (upon winning a game) played for $5,000 on his/her first trip and a total of $10,000 if he/she returned a second time the same day. After some nine weeks of play, the three players with the quickest time up the Pyramid returned to play off for a $50,000 cash prize.

This premise would be used in 1985 on The $100,000 Pyramid (the nighttime version of CBS's The $25,000 Pyramid), except that players vied for $10,000 and $25,000 in regular game play.

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