The international hit game show "Deal or No Deal"
comes to NBC
in a five-night event. Hosted by actor/comedian Howie Mandel, "Deal" is an exhilarating game show from the producers of "Fear Factor"
and "Extreme Makeover: Home Edition"
. Each night, the game of odds and chance unfolds when a contestant is confronted with 26 sealed briefcases full of varying amounts of cash -- ranging from a measly penny to $1 million dollars. Without knowing the amount in each briefcase, the contestant picks one -- his to keep, if he chooses, until its unsealing at game's end. The risk element of the game kicks in when the player must then instinctively eliminate the remaining 25 cases - which are opened and the amount of cash inside revealed.
The pressure mounts as in each round, after a pre-determined number of cases are opened, the participant is tempted by a mysterious entity known only as "The Bank" to accept an offer of cash in exchange for what might be contained in the contestant's chosen briefcase - prompting Mandel to ask the all-important question - "Deal or No Deal"
? As each case is opened, the likelihood of the player having a valuable cash amount in his or her own case decreases or increases. Viewers will see if truly, fortune favors the bold. The contestant knows that as long as the larger cash prizes haven't been opened, the Bank's deals will only get higher. And if the torn contestant accidentally opens a case with a bigger cash value -- The Bank's offer could suddenly vaporize. Based on the successful format from Endemol that has aired in over 35 countries, "Deal or No Deal"
is produced by Endemol USA.
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Final: 4x23 -- Episode 416 (May/18/2009) [Special Airtime: 09:00 pm]
Thomas Fritze, he math teacher from Apple Valley, Minnesota, returns to finish the game he started. Next, Goretty Medeiros, of Fall River, Massachusetts, takes his shot at the million dollar prize.
Recaps1x27: Episode 127 recap
: The episode with the Howey doing his usual speech in the case room. Howey then begins the show by explaining the basic plot of the show, and he thens says that he works with the 26 most beautiful women in america, and he then allows them to come forward: the models. They then bring the contestant from last show: LaKissa Bright excitedly runs onto the stage, and they then show a recap of the previous episode. Howey, then talks about the previous offer: 48,000. Howey explains that she will have to open up 3 cases if she says no deal, and her family is shouting "No Deal" and Howey talks about her reasons for coming onto the show, saying that they wanted a trip to Africa, her husbands and hair implants. LaKissa then decides No Deal and opens up case number 8, Howey want them to keep the 3 huge amounts in play, and in the case is $200. LaKissa choses case 24, and it has $100 inside. The family then begins chanting her name, which spreads to the crowd, and Howey once again says that all 3 big money amounts are still on the board after they finish chanting, including 1 million dollars. LaKissa choses case #4, that has $5,000 inside it. Howey gets a call from the Banker, and says that it is huge and if she refuses it she has to open 2 cases, and there is no way to knock off all 3 huge amounts, and everybody wants to know the offer, which is $175,000. LaKissa's husband wants him to keep going, and they want to make a counter-offer, considering that they feel that the offer is still too small. However Howey says that he can't call him, he calls them so to make more money she has to continue, which she does by saying "No Deal." When the show returns, LaKissa choses case #18, and the model says that they are more concerned about them, and then opens the case which ends up having $5. The chanting begins again. LaKissa then decides to open case #2, and LaKissa's son, who Howey says immitates him then says "open the case" and the case has $750,000 in it, however they think it is ok because they still have 1 million and half a million. They have about a 33% of having a half million/million and Lakissa nerviously tells him how easy it is for him to say, and Howey agrees. LaKissa then tries to leash Howey, and then the banker calls... read more.