, the viewing tribe had spoken: We love watching the game shows people play.
This is the original reality TV — average Joes and Janes trying to outwit, outplay and outlast their competitors.
There are potentially two catch phrases from "Who Wants to Be a Millionaire" that could have landed on this list: The one we chose and "Is that your final answer?
" We went with "I'd like to phone a friend" because it's appeared often in popular culture, from movies to viral jokes and more.
Whether or not you're aware of the game show "To Tell the Truth," you've probably heard this game show catch phrase.
It's been dying out somewhat as new phrases take its place, but it's still a classic and it's still just as relevant today as it was when it was current." "Jeopardy," like most long-running game shows, has several catch phrases to choose from.This one, though, leaves no question as to its origin, and anyone using it is likely also visualizing the game board.Here is our list of the best catch phrases to come from game shows old and new.Whether it was Johnny Olson, Rod Roddy, Rich Fields, or, more recently, George Gray shouting these words, anyone hearing them knows that "The Price is Right" is under way.There's no doubt who the "Alex" in the phrase is, either.Stop by trivia night at your local pub and find out for yourself how often this phrase gets thrown around.A good game show catch phrase reminds you instantly of the game it comes from.These phrases have become part of popular culture, and are used casually with friends and even in big Hollywood blockbusters.Those of us who are old enough to have watched the show during its original run will likely also hear the beeps and boops of the electronic game board in our heads as this one is being uttered. " Still, it's a handy phrase when you're revealing an answer to, well, just about anything.And everyone will get the reference, which is another plus.