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The Gong Show (1976–1980)

TV-PG
TV Series | 30 min | Comedy, Game-Show

Amateur talent contest judged by three celebrities.
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Updated May 31, 1976

Release date (First episode)
1976 (United States)

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59 cast members
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Chuck Barris
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Trixie Dejonge
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5
Gary Owens
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3
Rocky Bonifield
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3
Arte Johnson
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2
Mat Plendl
Himself / Hula Hoop Artist Himself / Hula Hoop Artist   See fewer
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Curt Vig
Themselves (The Puppets and Friends) Themselves (The Puppets and Friends)   See fewer
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2
Louanne
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Aesop Aquarian
Himself, The Shortest Cowboy Song Himself, The Shortest Cowboy Song   See fewer
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Adrienne Barbeau
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Richard Dawson
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Phyllis Diller
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Jamie Farr
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Huck Flyn
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Patty Harris
Patty H Patty H   See fewer
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Nancy Lee
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Marc Siciliani
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Anson Williams
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Jo Anne Worley
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Michael Munoz
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Dave And Karen
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Marvin Fulalove
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Dick Green
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Stan Lemkuil
The Old Victrola The Old Victrola   See fewer
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Barbara McNair
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Jaye P. Morgan
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Gene Patton
Gene Gene, The Dancing Machine Gene Gene, The Dancing Machine   See fewer
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Kenny Pierce
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The Souvenirs
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Della Barris
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Milton Delugg
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Larry Spencer
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Sivi Aberg
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Johnny Jacobs
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Barry Zweig
Band With A Thug / guitar (1976-1977) Band With A Thug / guitar (1976-1977)   See fewer
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Jerry Maren
Confetti Thrower (1976) Confetti Thrower (1976)   See fewer
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John Rodby
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Bill Neale
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Frederick Long
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Jack Clark
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Michael McConnohie
The Amazing Dolphin Brothers (1978) The Amazing Dolphin Brothers (1978)   See fewer
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John Naulin
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John Barbour
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Marlana Clark
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Carol Connors
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Bobby Findley
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Jill Freeman
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Joe Howard
"Waltah" / Band With A Thug / trombone "Waltah" / Band With A Thug / trombone   See fewer
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David Letterman
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Julie McCray
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Lanny Morgan
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Ray Neapolitan
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Rex Reed
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Manny Stevens
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Mark Z. Stevens
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Frankie Verroca
Tony Christopher (1979) (uncredited) Tony Christopher (1979) (uncredited)   See fewer
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Murray Langston
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7 / 10 | 635 votes