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    You Don't Know Jack

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    You Don't Know Jack is an irreverent and comedic trivia game show "where high culture and pop culture collide." It was created in the early-90s by Jellyvision at the request of Berkeley Systems, and was originally published by Sierra Entertainment.

    Short summary describing this franchise.

    You Don't Know Jack last edited by NuclearWinter on 08/03/18 07:28AM View full history

    Hosts of the video game show

    Nate Shapiro

    Voice Actor: Harry Gottlieb

    Buzz Lippman

    Voice Actor: Peter B. Spector

    Jack Cake

    Voice Actor: Paul Kaye

    Cookie Masterson

    Voice Actor: Tom Gottlieb

    Quizmaster Jack

    Voice Actor: Axel Malzacher, Kai Taschner

    Guy Towers

    Voice Actor: Andy Poland

    Josh "Schmitty" Schmitstinstein

    Voice Actor: Phil Ridarelli

    "Screw" your opponent


    In the various number of You Don't Know Jack titles, a screw is given at the beginning and half of each game to screw the other players. When using the screw, the player that you chose to use it on is forced to answer the question that is presented. The player who gets screwed is given ten seconds to make a choice, and if they get the answer correct, then they receive money and the player who used the screw loses money.

    Types of questions

    Gibberish Questions: With these questions players are given an incoherent phrase that when vocalized rhymes with a popular expression or title.


    • Question - "Signed: Furs Cheap? Curse you, Sir Sleepers."
    • Answer - "Finders keepers, losers weepers."

    Fill in the Blank

    Multiple Choice Question
    Multiple Choice Question

    The answers to the question were not laid out in multiple choice format, instead the answer had to be typed out by the player who buzzed in first.

    Picture Question

    A picture was presented with a question that corresponded to it.

    Dis Or Dat

    One player has 30 seconds to match two different categories with seven subjects that are presented. If the player selected a category that did not match the subject they would lose money for every instance that would occur.

    Resurrection of the Franchise

    It was revealed during an E3 2010 Bombcast that THQ and Jellyvision reached an agreement to produce a new "You Don't Know Jack" game, the first in almost 8 years. It was later released in February 2011 on current consoles. The following year, a Facebook version of the game appeared, where players can play asynchronously against their Facebook friends.


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