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The Name of the Game is an American television series starring Tony Franciosa, Gene Barry, and Robert Stack that ran from 1968 to 1971 on NBC, totaling 76 episodes of 90 minutes. It was a pioneering wheel series, setting the stage for The Bold Ones and the NBC Mystery Movie in the 1970s. The show had an extremely large budget for a television series.

Series Cast

  1. Gene Barry

    Gene Barry

    Glenn Howard

    27 Episodes

  2. Susan Saint James

    Susan Saint James

    Peggy Maxwell

    23 Episodes

  3. Robert Stack

    Robert Stack

    Dan Farrell

    15 Episodes

  4. Ben Murphy

    Ben Murphy

    Joe Sample

    11 Episodes

  5. Anthony Franciosa

    Anthony Franciosa

    Jeff Dillon

    11 Episodes

  6. Cliff Potts

    Cliff Potts

    Andrew Hill, Andy Hill

    7 Episodes

  7. Darren McGavin

    Darren McGavin

    Jesse Gil McCray, Sam Hardy

    3 Episodes

  8. Jack Klugman

    Jack Klugman

    Frank Dovnik, Art Trager

    3 Episodes

  9. Clu Gulager

    Clu Gulager

    Steve Heywood, Bill Danziger

    3 Episodes

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Last Season

Season 3

1970 | 24 Episodes

Season 3 of The Name of the Game premiered on September 18, 1970.

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Status Ended


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Type Scripted

Original Language English


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