Hope you enjoyed the premiere on
Sunday. Now get ready, because Friday night... is GAME NIGHT! Ditch
the box and let's meet the players!
Big sister Christine is a
bassist who's learning Japanese. Mom Kathy is a computer teacher.
Dad Johnny is also a bassist. Get ready to play, RED FAMILY!
Diego's Family: Emilea is a great drummer.
Dad Jesse and mom Jodi go all out for Halloween. The YELLOW FAMILY
wants you to hop on the bus, because you're going to school.
Five games will be played. Each win will give the family a choice of
21 Monopoly Crazy Cash Card (3C's). Each card has a different dollar
amount. Tonight's top value: $12,500! Both families keep everything
Tossup: Guess Who?
The tossup will determine which family gets first pick of the Cash
Cards, and who will play first in the first game. Each team is
guaranteed at least 1 Crazy Cash Card.
1) Began acting when he was only 11 years
2) Was given a DeLorean and a '65 Mustang by his grandfather.
3) Recorded a duet with Vanessa Hudgens
YELLOW TEAM answer: Zac Efron...
4) Has appeared in "17 Again", "Charlie St.
Cloud", and "Hairspray". It is ZAC EFRON!
Diego gets the first 3C, PIGGY BANK. Johnny
picks the BATTLESHIP.
And the family with the most money at the end of the show wins trip
to the Caribbean!
GAME 1: BOUNCE 'N' BOOGIE BOGGLE
On a five-by-five Boggle board, you will have 2 minutes to come up
with as many words as you can. Each one is worth one point for every
letter, and the team with the most letters wins. Remember: all letters
must be touching, and all words must be at least three letters long.
T I P U T
W A L L S
N A I P I
T F E E T
S F L A B
There is one Boggle bonus word. And if the family finds it, they get
a digital music player. The word... WAFFLE.
That last word on Johnny's side was on the buzzer... and it counts
for the win, 28-26! They get a COTTON CANDY CART from Nostalgia
Electrics and a pick of the 3Cs... THE MONEY BAG.
GAME 2: BOP IT! BOPTAGON
Each family member is at one station, with it alternating
red-yellow-red-yellow across the circle. Each family is in front of
- Twist it (A twist machine where you use your body to twist)
- Pull it (a large pull)
- Shout it (Microphone)
- Kick it (Low punching bag)
- Whack it (Hammer on target)
- Honk It (big bike horn)
- Crash it (Trash can Cymbals)
- Bop It (Bop it pod)
- Rotate it (Move one position Clockwise)
- Reverse it (Move one position counter clockwise)
When a command is called, activate your station. If you miss your
call, you are eliminated. If you activate your command when not
called for, you are also eliminated.
Last family standing wins.
R1: Twist, pull, honk, bop, honk, pull, crash, twist, bop, rotate...
There goes Christine.
R2: Pull, pull, kick, twist, kick, crash... and Johnny Sr.'s out.
R3: Pull, honk, twist, kick, crash, honk, pull, reverse... Diego
went the wrong way.
R4: Bop, shout, whack, whack, whack, whack, whack... rotate... Jesse
went the wrong way again.
R5: Crash, twist, twist, pull pull, crash crash, rotate, crash ...
honk on a crash, and Johnny heads to the sidelines.
R6: Crash, twist, bop, twist, rotate... reverse... crash crash,
twist... bop, reverse... Emilea is out... Down to the moms.
R7: Twist... bop... reverse, twist, twist, pull, twist twist...
pull, twist, reverse, shout... pull, shout... pull, pull, reverse,
shout, kick, shout, shout, kick, shout... rotate... reverse,
reverse, kick... whack... kick, whack, kick. Kathy didn't whack it!
Diego's family wins... a Coleman
family camping package! They also get another 3C... The WHEELBARROW.
GAME 3: CONNECT4 BASKETBALL
In the classic game of four-in-a-row, the families must connect four
balls in a row horizontally, vertically, or diagonally, taking turns
shooting at the game board.
WINNER: RED on the bounce! They take a new TELESCOPE AND MICROSCOPE from
Meade Instruments. They also take another 3C... the DOG!
GAME 4: GUESSTURES FREEFALL
A combination of Guesstures and Russian Roulette. Three family
members are suspended above the Guesstures "Pit". The fourth has to
guess what it is they're acting out. If they get it right, it's 10
points. If they get it wrong, no penalty, and they can keep
guessing. If they pass, the family member drops and the next family
member has to act the next word. they have two minutes to score as
many points as possible.
Johnny's family's first. Johnny Sr.
- Elephant - PASSED
- Hula hoop - PASSED
- Skating - PASSED
- Dive - 10
- Graduate - PASSED
- Banana - 20
- Juggling - 30
- Cheerleader - PASSED
- Faint - 40
- Seesaw - PASSED
- Glasses - 50
- Sleeve - 60
- Contacts - 70
- Pillow - PASSED
They get seven
Next, Diego's family, Jodi
guessing. She needs seven to tie, eight to win outright.
- Cat - 10
- Tickle - PASSED
- Swimming - 20
- Stamp - 30
- Mummy - 40
- Drums - 50
- Door - 60
- Painting - 70
- Dizzy - PASSED
- Camel - PASSED
- Boxing - PASSED
- Superman - WIN!
The Yellow Team
picks up a KAYAK from Pelican and another 3C... my favorite, THE
GAME 5: CRANIUM
Tonight, we're playing DATA HEAD.
Round 1 is kids only, Round 2 is grownups only. We're going to show
you pictures of landmarks... upside down. All you have to do is identify
ROUND 1: Kids
- Lincoln Memorial - YELLOW
- Empire State Building - YELLOW
- Eiffel Tower - YELLOW
- US Capitol - WRONG.
- Old Faithful - WRONG
At the half,
Diego's family leads, 30-0.
2: Adults (points are doubled). Now we're looking for the country where
you'd find the landmark.
- Pyramids of Giza - RED: Egypt
- Red Square - RED: Russia
- Leaning Tower of Pisa - RED: Italy
- Great Pyramid of Tenochtitlan - YELLOW: Mexico
- Notre Dame - YELLOW: England (France)
Johnny's Family wins Cranium, 60-50! They're
going on a PRIVATE BOAT TOUR on the Body Glove boat! They also get the
final 3C, THE CANNON!
MONOPOLY CRAZY CASH MACHINE
The family gets to keep all the cash and prizes they won, but the
family with the most cash wins the bonus prize of a trip to the
Buccaneer in St. Croix in the Caribbean!
(The Crazy Cash Machine resembles an ATM, but spits out Monopoly
Money at an insanely fast rate)
Diego's family has 3 cards, Johnny's family has 4.
Diego's family has the camping gear
and the kayak. They have three cards and will deposit first.
Piggy bank: $830.
Johnny's family needs more than that to win.
Remember, they have the cotton candy cart, the telescope, and the boat
Money bag: $645
Cannon: $595 (That's $1490)
final card needs to be worth $510 or more to win.
Dog: $770. That's a total of $2260 and the
trip to the Caribbean!
Cash Card was the Plane.
Family Game Night. Don't forget to pick up all the pieces.
For more information on the games, or to apply to be a contestant on "Family
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