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Recorded at ABC Studio TV-15/Elysee Theater in New York City, New York from January to April 1981.

Week Taped/Aired Celebrities
#01[1] January 11, 1981/February 16-20, 1981 Didi Conn & Brian Patrick Clarke
#02 January 12, 1981/February 02-06, 1981 Shelley Smith & Nipsey Russell
#03 January 12 (M-T) & 13 (W-F), 1981/February 09-13, 1981 Anita Gillette & Soupy Sales
#04[2] January 13, 1981/January 26-30, 1981 Jo Anne Worley & Sal Viscuso
#05 February 02, 1981/February 23-27, 1981 Rita Moreno & Jay Johnson
#06 February 03, 1981/March 02-06, 1981 Adrienne Barbeau & LeVar Burton
#07 February 03 (M-T) & 04 (W-F), 1981/March 09-13, 1981 Anne Meara & John Gabriel
#08[3] February 04, 1981/March 16-20, 1981 Elaine Joyce & Tony Randall
#09[4] March 02, 1981/March 23-27, 1981 Jo Anne Worley & Fred Grandy
#10[5] March 03, 1981/March 30-April 03, 1981 Jo Anne Worley & Soupy Sales
#11[6] March 03 (M-T) & 04 (W-F), 1981/April 06-10, 1981 Joanna Gleason & Robert Mandan
#12 March 04, 1981/April 13-17, 1981 Susan Richardson & Ross Martin
#13 March 30, 1981/April 20-24, 1981 Didi Conn & Robert Mandan
#14 March 31, 1981/April 27-May 01, 1981 Donna Mills & Ken Kercheval
#15 March 31 (M-T) & April 01 (W-F), 1981/May 04-08, 1981 Constance McCashin & Greg Morris
#16 April 01, 1981/May 25-29, 1981 Lois Nettleton & LeVar Burton
#17[7] April 06, 1981/June 01-05, 1981 Didi Conn & Nipsey Russell
#18[8] April 07, 1981/May 11-15, 1981 Anita Gillette & Grant Goodeve
#19[9] April 08, 1981/May 18-22, 1981 Anita Gillette & Grant Goodeve

NotesEdit

  1. First taped week! Start of first $50,000 tournament preliminaries!
  2. First aired week!
  3. End of the first $50,000 tournament preliminaries!
  4. First $50,000 Tournament!
  5. First $50,000 Tournament continues and ends on Friday with Colleen Messina becoming the first contestant to claim the top prize!
  6. Start of second and final $50,000 tournament preliminaries!
  7. End of second and final $50,000 tournament preliminaries! Final aired week!
  8. Second and final $50,000 Tournament!
  9. Second and final $50,000 tournament continues and ends on Thursday with Tony Reitano becoming the second and final contestant to claim the top prize! Final taped week!