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Can you name the game shows from their biggest winners?

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Michael Larsen picked apart The Big Board, avoided the Whammy, and took CBS for over $110,000 in 1984.
Tom O' Brien went 11-0 in 1987 and won over $173,000 on this game show once co-hosted by a Miss USA.
Vickyann Chroback-Sadowski came on down and won over $147,000 (a single-day daytime record) on the 35th season premiere of this television classic.
Teddy Nadler won $264,000 in 1957 on this spinoff of The $64,000 Question
Thom McKee dominated for nine weeks, won eight cars, and one of the biggest pots in history en route to a record $312,700 on this game of 'strategy, knowledge, and fun'.
John Carpenter was the first to win the jackpot, but Kevin Olmstead holds the record by answering 15 questions for $2.18 million.
Curtis Warren won briefly became the biggest game show winner ever with $1.41 million on this 'richest, most dangerous game in America'.
David Legler and Rahim Oberholtzer each won over $1 million on this show's 2000 remake, but it's most remembered for Charles Van Doren's four-month scandalous run in 1956-57.
Brad Rutter won over $3.3 million in his appearances, but its most famous winner, Ken Jennings, won 74 games in a row.
Ashlee Register won $1,725,000 for knowing that a gallon of water weighed more than a gallon of oil on this game show hosted by ESPN personality Mike Greenberg.
Sandra-Diaz Twine became the show's only two-time winner in its decade-long history by winning the Pearl Islands version in 2003 and the Heroes vs. Villians in 2011.
Nobel Prize winner George Smoot and former school superintendent Kathy Cox each won $1 million by remembering what they learned in grade school.
Jessica Robinson and Tomorrow Rodriguez were the show's only $1 million winners by picking the top prize out of 26 cases--even though both had more than one of them in their game.
Michelle Lowenstein is the show's sole million dollar winner, taking home the top prize in 2008, but first she had to avoid Bankrupt for an entire game and solve the bonus puzzle.

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