The Generation Game

The Generation Game is a British game show in which four teams of two people from the same family, but different generations, compete to win prizes. In the first two rounds, two couples would compete against each other. One game usually involved first seeing a skilled professional construct or perform something, such as pottery or dancing. The contestants would then attempt to do the same, and a score would be given by the professional. The other game usually involved more of a quiz element, such as identifying pieces of music. At the end of each of the first two rounds, the couple with the lowest score was eliminated. The two highest-scoring couples then competed against each other in the final. This was often a big set-piece performance. The couple that scored the highest went through to the final ‘conveyor belt’. At the end of the show, one member of the victorious team watched prizes pass on a conveyor belt, and then won as many as they could remember in a set time.

  • Bruce Forsyth and The Generation Game
  • Bruce Forsyth's Generation Game
  • Larry Grayson's Generation Game
  • Series ID 73391
  • Status Ended
  • First Aired October 2, 1971
  • Airs Saturday, at 8:00pm
  • Network BBC One
  • Average Runtime 60 minutes
  • Genres Comedy Game Show
  • Original Country Great Britain
  • Original Language English
  • On Other Sites IMDB
  • Episode Screenshot Format 4:3 Screencap
  • Favorited This series has been favorited by 4 people.
  • Created February 4, 2008 by
  • Modified August 14, 2022 by

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