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 ... See full summary »
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Edd Byrnes ...  The Emcee 9 episodes, 1979
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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 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

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USA

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English

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26 January 1979 (USA) See more »

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Sweepstakes See more »

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Mono

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Color

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1.33 : 1
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Sweepstakes (Don't Be Afraid To Dream)
Written by Norman Gimbel & Charles Fox
Performed by Ron Dante
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this show made a big impression on me
30 April 2007 | by TGLO1See all my reviews

I was just about 8 when this show came on the air. It was only about 6 or seven episodes but for some reason the title song got into my brain and made an impression. Something about "Don't be afraid to dream" and I took it to heart , even today. I don't remember much about the show but I remember the premise of it. I just wish that for some weird reason, somebody would release it but I really doubt it. Or at least a recording of the song. If anybody out there managed to taped it , probably on Beta back in the 70's , maybe you could release it on You tube or something. I would just love to see this show once again.What I remember about the lesson that I got from the show is that money alone cannot make you happy .


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