March Madness. It's all
about games. It's all about shining moments. And it's all about
families getting together to lose the box and get in on some action
in Operation, Simon Flash, Spelling Bee, Guesstures, and Twister!
What, you thought we were talking about basketball? No, we're
talking about Family Game Night?
BEN (soccer skills)
Brother DANIEL (budding pianist)
Dad SCOTT (quick runner)
Mom JESSICA (water slider)
LINDSAY (cuckoo for her cat)
sister CARLEY (painter)
mom KYM (twirling whirlwind)
Dad MAT (could win a million on Jeopardy!... in history)
A trip to SBS could end up in a trip
to... ALASKA! Not only that, we've got $8000 in the bank for whoever
finds the Super Crazy Cash Card.
THE CHAIRMAN'S PREDICTION: SACK OF MONEY
Cranium Brain Break: Assembly
The picture today... has a tooth missing and an evil moustache.
That's not the way you treat a Daytime Emmy nominee. Lindsay knows
how to treat him, so she gets the first card...
LINDSAY'S CARD: TRAIN
BEN'S CARD: PRETZEL
OPERATION: SAM DUNK
Cavity Sam is prepped for surgery... with a few balls. Todd's test
roll... Burp Bubbles.
Lindsay gets on the board with the
Giggles. Daniel and Jessica get Phone Finger. Kim burps out. And the
dads go cold. Lindsay's family leads, 450-400. And the Ringing in
the Ears is now in play.
the kids light the nose, so it's up to the adults to bring it home.
Moms... no help. Scott... Burp Bubbles for 150. Mat needs something
worth more than 100 to win. BUZZ.
FINAL SCORE: 550-450 Benjamin
BEN'S FAMILY WINS: three nights at Yosemite (Curry Village)
BEN'S CARD: MONEY BAG!!!! A little louder, Ben.
Time to square off in the dark...
RGBY (Lindsay), GBYR (Ben), YRBG (Ben), BYGR (Ben), YGRB (Lindsay), GRBY
(Ben), YRGB (Ben for WIN!)
Lindsay's family had a rhythm, Ben's had a better one.
BEN'S FAMILY WINS: A GC to Sports Authority
BEN'S CARD: SODAAAAAAA!!!!
Georgia Tech is nowhere in sight, but we've got a couple of yellow
(and red) jackets.
Kym: KOALA, SWING, CELERY, and BUFFET
Jessica: FLAG, ONION (pass), TRUCK, ERASER, TIME! on "CANARY"
Lindsay's family gets on the board!
LINDSAY'S FAMILY WINS: Samick Pro series guitar
LINDSAY'S CARD: She's on a HORSE
Three teammates are going airborne!
Scott is going to call the plays today.
SCOTT: Stretch (pass), Horseshoe (pass),
Cup, Bow & Arrow, Make a Toast (pass), Braces (pass), Artist, Measure
(pass), Typewriter, Pour, Paper Cut, Drill, Pom Poms (TIME!)
Mat needs eight to win.
MAT: Massage (pass), Honk, Pineapple (pass),
Pilot (pass), Nervous, Stubbing Your Toe (pass), Lick, Sting (pass),
Wheelchair, Megaphone, Octopus (pass), Wallet, Flat Tire (pass... TIME!)
Benjamin's family wins
BEN'S FAMILY WINS: Six tickets to Pacific Park on Santa Monica Pier
BEN'S CARD: CELL PHONE!
TWISTER LIGHTS OUT
Let's bring out the sweet spot... Kids are
There go the dots as the kids do so well. Lindsay goes lights out on a
dot ... as does Benjamin.... as does Daniel. Carley wins one for
Parents are nervous, but ready. Mat went to blue instead of left hand
red, so he's out. And Kym gets dot-robbed. Tie game!
A tie game sends the kids back on the smaller floor. Lindsay falls off a
dot, while Daniel moves his foot too early. And Benjamin loses his dot
and the game.
LINDSAY'S FAMILY WINS: DXG HD camcorder
LINDSAY'S CARD: AIRPLANE
MONOPOLY CRAZY CASH MACHINE
It's split in the middle with Benjamin's family getting the lion's share
of the cards. But remember, it's not how many, but how much money. Time
for a title run!
Benjamin gets to feed
his cards first.
CELL PHONE: $555
MONEY BAG: $925
Lindsay's family has three cards, but all she needs is the one...
WINNERS: BEN'S FAMILY
No one picked the Big Money Card.... It was the WHEELBARROW. Until next
week, here's the late great Luther Vandross with "One Shining Moment".
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