#117 SuperMarket Sweep Made Shopping Look Like A Blast.

As a child, I loved going to the grocery store — and I think this game show was the cause of that. Even today, I don’t hate shopping – it just isn’t as fast paced and fun as I’d anticipated. On the 90s Lifetime version of SuperMarket Sweep, there were a variety of question games that entertained us momentarily – but they knew what we really wanted. The “Big Sweep” was so exhilarating to watch, I can’t even imagine partaking in such festivities. Basically, the teams would run through the store, filling their carts with whatever they could get their hands on. The goal was to compile the highest grand total, which decided the winners.
The concept of sprinting up and down isles, snatching an abundance of various products from the shelves, and being rewarded for it is just awesome. Unfortunately in real-life, it’s a whole lot different. You stroll around, searching for items that seem like they’re hidden. People walk slowly; block the aisles carelessly with their cart, and the entire shopping experience drags out, unpleasantly. Then, to top it all off, you have to pay for it all. Big time bummer.

Relive the magical SuperMarket Sweep days, by viewing the episode below. 

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10 responses to “#117 SuperMarket Sweep Made Shopping Look Like A Blast.

  1. I loved this show too lol.. and I would always be screaming for them to run to the huge hams and meat haha.. what a weird show. There was also a board game version

  2. That was the best game show ever! I wish it still came on tv. That show always made me want to go grocery shopping!!

  3. This is still periodically on the GameTV channel, its hilarious still and seeing some of the hairdo’s makes it even better!

  4. i watched this all the time!!

  5. I loved this show, too! I featured it on my site a while back if you’re interested in more about the gameshow – http://www.thetalkingbox.com/2011/01/next-time-you-hear-that-beep.html

  6. This is amazing. I totally forgot about this entertaining show. Oh Lifetime. You used to be less lame.

  7. I used to want to be on this show SOOO BAD! I kept saying when I got old enough I would sign up lol.

  8. I loved the show as a kid but I never understood why everyone always went for the coffee

  9. We stumbled over here different web page and thought I may as well check things out.

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  10. I LOVED this game show, I wish I owned the whole game on dvd and I also wish it would come back on t.v

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