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$weepstake$ (1979– )

TV Series | 60 min | Drama

Similar to the series The Millionaire, as well as The Love Boat/Fantasy Island. Like The Millionaire, Edd Byrnes would present the winnings to the person who'd won the sweepstakes, and the episode follows his or her adventures - good or ...See moreSimilar to the series The Millionaire, as well as The Love Boat/Fantasy Island. Like The Millionaire, Edd Byrnes would present the winnings to the person who'd won the sweepstakes, and the episode follows his or her adventures - good or bad. The guest star cast for the series was similar to The Love Boat/Fantasy Island, with different celebrities each week being the featured sweepstake winner. Written by U.N. Owen See less
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Updated Jan 26, 1979

Release date (First episode)
Jan 26, 1979 (United States)

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65 cast members
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Edd Byrnes
The Emcee The Emcee   See fewer
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Joan Blondell
Mme. Grimaldi Mme. Grimaldi   See fewer
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Bill Dana
Sampson Sampson   See fewer
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Dinah Manoff
Maggie Maggie   See fewer
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Diana Muldaur
Melinda Melinda   See fewer
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Lloyd Nolan
Dr. Warnecke Dr. Warnecke   See fewer
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Ron Palillo
Harold Harold   See fewer
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Tom Poston
Leeds Leeds   See fewer
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John Anderson
Thomas Singer Thomas Singer   See fewer
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Bess Armstrong
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Jim Backus
Major Adams Major Adams   See fewer
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Adrienne Barbeau
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Gary Burghoff
Roscoe Fuller Roscoe Fuller   See fewer
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Ron Carey
Donnihue Donnihue   See fewer
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Mary Carver
Mrs. Fuller Mrs. Fuller   See fewer
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Robert Coote
Butler Butler   See fewer
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Morgan Fairchild
Shirley Shirley   See fewer
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Phil Foster
Mr. Fuller Mr. Fuller   See fewer
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Dick Gautier
Victor Victor   See fewer
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Henry Gibson
Sometimes Sometimes   See fewer
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Arlene Golonka
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Joan Hackett
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Jonathan Harris
Granger Granger   See fewer
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Jim Hutton
David David   See fewer
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Elaine Joyce
Barbara Barbara   See fewer
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Jay W. MacIntosh
Mrs. Ashley Mrs. Ashley   See fewer
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Rue McClanahan
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Roddy McDowall
Theodore Theodore   See fewer
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Greg Mullavey
Arthur Arthur   See fewer
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Penny Peyser
Ludmilla Ludmilla   See fewer
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Aldo Ray
Crawford Crawford   See fewer
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Roxie Roker
Margaret Margaret   See fewer
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Mark Shera
Vince Vince   See fewer
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Susan Strasberg
Beverly Beverly   See fewer
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Vic Tayback
Sgt. Yarbrough Sgt. Yarbrough   See fewer
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Abe Vigoda
Anthony Anthony   See fewer
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6 / 10 | 22 votes