The $10,000 Pyramid (TV Series 1973–1991) Poster



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Version of 

Die Pyramide (1978) (TV Series)
another version of the game show format
The Pyramid Game (1981) (TV Series)
another version of the game show format
Hast du Worte? (1996) (TV Series)
another version of the game show format
Ha-Pyramida (2002) (TV Series)
another version of the game show format
Pyramid (2002) (TV Series)
another version of the game show format
The Pyramid Game (2007) (TV Series)
another version of the game show format
The Pyramid (2012) (TV Series)
another version of the game show format
The $100,000 Pyramid (2016) (TV Series)
another version of the game show format


The $100,000 Pyramid (2001) (Video Game)

Referenced in 

Rhoda: Let's Call It Love (1976) (TV Episode)
Ida mentions watching the show.
Howard the Duck (1986)
In the opening scene when watching TV, Howard comes across "The $64,000 Pyramid".
Growing Pains: My Brother, Myself (1987) (TV Episode)
Title referenced.
Valerie: You Bet Your Life (1987) (TV Episode)
Sandy, Mrs. Poole, Mark and Willie play the home version of "The $25,000 Pyramid"
Mama's Family: Mama Sees Red (1987) (TV Episode)
The family plays the board game.
Mystery Science Theater 3000: Rocketship X-M (1990) (TV Episode)
Tom was trying to guess the secret word in the same style as this game.
Mystery Science Theater 3000: The Hellcats (1990) (TV Episode)
Crow and Tom imitate the clues of the bonus round of "The $10,000 Pyramid."
Mystery Science Theater 3000: Mighty Jack (1991) (TV Episode)
Tom: "That kind of looks like 'The $10,000 Pyramid.'"
Mystery Science Theater 3000: Warrior of the Lost World (1993) (TV Episode)
"Barricade" Joel: "Things that keep you from getting through?"
Mystery Science Theater 3000: Red Zone Cuba (1994) (TV Episode)
Crow (as if he were guessing in the bonus round): "Things you say to a guard? Things in a prison? Pass, pass!"
Backfire! (1995)
The Nanny: What the Butler Sang (1995) (TV Episode)
Fran mentions the show in its $20,000 incarnation by name.
The Nanny: Franny and the Professor (1995) (TV Episode)
While preparing for her appearance on Jeopardy, Fran mistakes the format of the show with that of Pyramid.
Lucky Numbers (2000)
Gilmore Girls: Pulp Friction (2005) (TV Episode)
Sookie mentions that Jackson's cousin was a contestant on the show.
American Dad!: Rough Trade (2006) (TV Episode)
Stan watches it on TV and continually asks questions in the same form as the show.
Idol (2006)
Some of the actor characters are talking about all of the game shows they have appeared on, including 'Card Sharks,' 'Wheel of Fortune,' '$25,000 Pyramid,' and 'Break the Bank.'
Click (2006)
When Michael presses the menu button on the remote you see a flashback of his life and various theme songs from tv and gameshows play in the background
Who Wants to Be a Millionaire: Episode #7.104 (2009) (TV Episode)
The Dick Clark-hosted $10,000, $25,000 and $100,000 Pyramid is the subject of a $200 question
Who Wants to Be a Millionaire: Episode #7.122 (2009) (TV Episode)
Contestant Ethyl Will mentions having won $20,000 as a contestant in 1979
The Cleveland Show: Ladies' Night (2009) (TV Episode)
"The 25,000 Pyramid" mentioned
How I Met Your Mother: The Playbook (2009) (TV Episode)
Ted and Robyn play a mock game of Pyramid.
Who Wants to Be a Millionaire: Episode #8.100 (2010) (TV Episode)
Meredith Vieira mentions that guest expert Robert Wuhl appeared on the show as a contestant in the 1970s
The Tonight Show with Jay Leno: Episode #18.10 (2010) (TV Episode)
Dakota Fanning says her mom likes to TiVo "The $100,000 Pyramid"
Weeds: Bliss (2010) (TV Episode)
"The $25,000 Pyramid" is mentioned by Doug
Conan: A Renaissance Most Foul (2011) (TV Episode)
Conan O'Brien's tour guide at Madame Tussaud's mentions this game show
Warehouse 13: The New Guy (2011) (TV Episode)
Steve spots a pyramid in the warehouse, so Pete tells him they can win $25,000 if they get on it.
Saturday Night Live: Josh Hutcherson/HAIM (2013) (TV Episode)
Referenced in the Best Buy sketch
Veronica Mars (2014)
Mentioned by Veronica
The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon: Lena Dunham/Hugh Dancy/Foster the People (2014) (TV Episode)
Jimmy plays Pyramid with Lena Dunham, Hugh Dancy and Questlove
The Middle: A Quarry Story (2015) (TV Episode)
Mentioned in dialogue along with Nipsey Russell
The Goldbergs: Double Dare (2016) (TV Episode)
Mentioned by Narrator.
The Simpsons: I Want You (She's So Heavy) (2019) (TV Episode)
Referenced in the couch gag

Featured in 

Best Boy (1979)
Philly's father is seen watching the show on TV
Splash (1984)
Muppet Babies: The House That Muppets Built (1988) (TV Episode)
clips shown
Rain Man (1988)
hotel scene, playing in background
Don't Tell Mom the Babysitter's Dead (1991)
A clip of this show is seen.
Nick of Time (1995)
The game shows plays in hotel room of Eleanor Grant.
When Stand-Up Comics Ruled the World (2004) (TV Movie)
The King of Queens: Gym Neighbors (2005) (TV Episode)
A fragment of the show is shown.
I Love the 80's 3-D: 1982 (2005) (TV Episode)
in the 1982 episode
The 50 Greatest Game Shows of All Time (2006) (TV Mini-Series)
Episode was Shown
The Sopranos: Remember When (2007) (TV Episode)
Junior watches it
Greatest Game Show Moments (2007) (TV Special)
Clips from epsidoes were shown
Precious (2009)
Mary watches the show on television.
Big Miracle (2012)
Clip shown.
WatchMojo: Top 10 Game Show Hosts (2013) (TV Episode)
Dick Clark is #7.
WatchMojo: Top 10 Game Shows of All Time (Redux) (2014) (TV Episode)
"Pyramid" gets an honorable mention.
The Goldbergs: Double Dare (2016) (TV Episode)
Clip shown in the opening montage.
Halt and Catch Fire: You Are Not Safe (2016) (TV Episode)
Cameron is watching the "$25,000" version of the show on television.
Game Changers (2018) (TV Special)
clips from the show are shown
The Goldbergs: I Lost on Jeopardy! (2019) (TV Episode)
Clip shown, by then retitled "The $20,000 Pyramid"

Spoofed in 

The $50,000 Climax Show (1975)
x rated spoof
SCTV: Crosswords (1976) (TV Episode)
Parodied as "The $211,000 Triangle".
Muppet Babies: The House That Muppets Built (1988) (TV Episode)
show spoofed
Animaniacs: Yakko's World/Cookies for Einstein/Win Big (1993) (TV Episode)
Spoofed in "The $10,000 Pile of Mud" game show, seen on Pinky and Brain's TV set
Gex 3: Deep Cover Gecko (1999) (Video Game)
Signs "For Sale $20.000 Pyramid" inside a pyramid in the "Tut TV" level
Robot Chicken: Badunkadunk (2005) (TV Episode)
The Hulk appears on the show
Family Guy: Padre de Familia (2007) (TV Episode)
Peter takes his naturalization test in a style identical to the game show's Winner's Circle bonus round. Dick Clark makes an appearance (when Peter fails the test) to prompt him with better clues that would have led to the correct answers. Everyone engages in banter as the theme music plays.
Seth MacFarlane's Cavalcade of Cartoon Comedy: A Dog on the $25,000 Pyramid (2008) (TV Episode)
This short is a parody of the $25,000 Pyramid.
Robot Chicken: Star Wars Episode II (2008) (TV Short)
Ackbar on "Pyramid"
Robot Chicken: The Curious Case of the Box (2011) (TV Episode)
"Pyramid" segment

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