The New Card Sharks
January 6, 1986-June 27, 1986

Note: In the first four weeks, the change rules were slightly different.
A contestant could change the *SAME* card 3 times if they so pleased.
This lead to MANY 5-digit wins.


 Ep#
Wkdy
CBS
Airdate
1st Red Player
(Champ)
1st Blue Player
(Challenger)
Notes
1
M
1/6/86
Daryl
Mitch
Daryl wins $5200 on the MC
2
Tu
1/7/86
Daryl
Estelle
Daryl busts a Big Bet on the MC
3
W
1/8/86
Daryl
Tony
Daryl wins $7400 on the MC
4
Th
1/9/86
Daryl
Jim
Daryl leaves with $13,200;
Jim wins $2100 on MC
5
F
1/10/86
Jim
Christine
Jim busts at the Big Bet on the MC

 
 Ep#
Wkdy
CBS
Airdate
1st Red Player
(Champ)
1st Blue Player
(Challenger)
Notes
6
M
1/13/86
Jim
Erica
Jim wins $10,400 on the MC
7
Tu
1/14/86
Jim
Susan
Jim wins $18,800 on the MC
8
W
1/15/86
Jim
Betsy
Jim wins $4,000 on the MC
and retires with $36,300
9
Th
1/16/86
Diana
Joe
Diana wins $15,200 on the MC
10
F
1/17/86
Diana
Ed
Diana leaves with $15,400;
Ed busts on 2 cards on the MC

 
 Ep#
Wkdy
CBS
Airdate
1st Red Player
(Champ)
1st Blue Player
(Challenger)
Notes
11
M
1/20/86
Ed
Mary Lee
Ed leaves with $300;
Mary Lee wins $2400 on the MC
12
Tu
1/21/86
Mary Lee
Chris
Mary Lee leaves with $2700;
Chris wins $28,000 on the MC
13
W
1/22/86
Chris
Laura
Chris wins $22,400 on the MC
14
Th
1/23/86
Chris
Lori
Chris leaves with $50,800;
Lori wins $12,600 on the MC
15
F
1/24/86
Lori
Kelly
Lori wins $24,000 on the MC

 
 Ep#
Wkdy
CBS
Airdate
1st Red Player
(Champ)
1st Blue Player
(Challenger)
Notes
16
M
1/27/86
Lori
Michael
Lori leaves with $37,100;
Michael wins $22,200 on the MC
17
Tu
1/28/86
Michael
Cindy
Michael wins $12,000 on the MC
18
W
1/29/86
Michael
Trish
Michael wins $1,000 on the MC
19
Th
1/30/86
Michael
Carol
Michael busts on the MC
20
F
1/31/86
Michael
Cyndi
Michael leaves with $36,000;
Cyndi wins $5,600 on the MC

Money Cards rules now change at this point to where you can only change once per line.
Also, the "X" indicators for winning a game are now on the podiums.


 Ep#
Wkdy
CBS
Airdate
1st Red Player
(Champ)
1st Blue Player
(Challenger)
Notes
21
M
2/3/86
Cyndi
Jeff 
Cyndi wins $2800 on the MC;
New challenger Susan is blind and her
dog, Dorsy, is wearing a nametag (awww)
22
Tu
2/4/86
Cyndi
Susan
Cyndi leaves with $8,900;
Susan wins $16,900 on the MC
23
W
2/5/86
Susan
Jean
Susan leaves with $17,100;
Jean wins $12,950 on the MC
24
Th
2/6/86
Jean
Durand
Jean leaves with $13,250;
Durand wins $8,000 on the MC
25
F
2/7/86
Durand
Julie
Durand leaves with $8,300;
Julie wins $800 on the MC

 
 Ep#
Wkdy
CBS
Airdate
1st Red Player
(Champ)
1st Blue Player
(Challenger)
Notes
26
M
2/10/86
Julie
Jodi
Julie wins $10,800 on the MC
27
Tu
2/11/86
Julie
Tammie
Julie leaves with $12,100;
Tammie wins $9,600 on the MC;
First $500 Hi-Lo Bonus Won by Varoujan
28
W
2/12/86
Tammie
Varoujan
Tammie wins $13,800 on the MC
29
Th
2/13/86
Tammie
Amy
Tammie leaves with $23,900;
Amy wins $4,200 on the MC
30
F
2/14/86
Amy
Desmond
Amy wins $600 on the MC;
Amy wins another match as time runs out

Closing Theme Version #2 (the first rerecording) starts here


 Ep#
Wkdy
CBS
Airdate
1st Red Player
(Champ)
1st Blue Player
(Challenger)
Notes
31
M
2/17/86
Amy
Kay
Amy wins $6,400 on the MC;
Amy defeats Kay;
Amy wins $8,200 more on the MC
32
Tu
2/18/86
Amy
Ed
Amy leaves with $20,200;
Ed wins $4,000 on the MC
33
W
2/19/86
Ed
Kim
Kim wins $500 Hi-Lo Bonus;
Ed busts on the MC
34
Th
2/20/86
Ed
Geanne
Ed leaves with $4,400;
Geanne wins $4,300 on the MC
35
F
2/21/86
Geanne
Robert
Geanne leaves with $4,600;
Robert wins $6,400 on the MC

 
 Ep#
Wkdy
CBS
Airdate
1st Red Player
(Champ)
1st Blue Player
(Challenger)
Notes
36
M
2/24/86
Robert
Jeanette
Robert wins $200 on the MC
37
Tu
2/25/86
Robert
Catherine
Robert wins $1,500 on the MC
38
W
2/26/86
Robert
Sandra
Robert wins $4,800 on the MC;
Shelly defeats Robert as time runs out;
Robert leaves with $13,700
39
Th
2/27/86
Shelly
Jonathan
Shelly wins $8,400 on the MC;
Jonathan defeats Shelly;
Shelly leaves with $8,600
Jonathan wins $2,800 on the MC
40
F
2/28/86
Jonathan
Therese
Jonathan wins $2,800 again on the MC

 
 Ep#
Wkdy
CBS
Airdate
1st Red Player
(Champ)
1st Blue Player
(Challenger)
Notes
41
M
3/3/86
Jonathan
Nadia
Jonathan wins $10,500 on the MC
42
Tu
3/4/86
Jonathan
Renee
Jonathan leaves with $16,700;
Renee wins $6,200 on the MC
43
W
3/5/86
Renee
Carlous
Renee leaves with $6,500;
Carlous wins $1,300 on the MC
44
Th
3/6/86
Carlous
Louise
Carlous leaves with $1,600;
Louise wins $16,400 on the MC
45
F
3/7/86
Louise
Steve
Louise leaves with $16,600;
Steve wins $800 on the MC

For the following 2 weeks of shows (eps 46-55), Bob Hilton fills in for Gene Wood as announcer.
New Opening theme rerecording and Closing Theme #3 rerecording begins this week also.


 Ep#
Wkdy
CBS
Airdate
1st Red Player
(Champ)
1st Blue Player
(Challenger)
Notes
46
M
3/10/86
Steve
Beth
Steve wins $3,000 on the MC
47
Tu
3/11/86
Steve
Mickey
Steve leaves with $4,300;
Mickey wins $3,200 on the MC
48
W
3/12/86
Mickey
David
Mickey wins $4,000 on the MC
49
Th
3/13/86
Mickey
Doreen
Mickey wins $10,500 on the MC;
Mickey defeats another opponent and wins
a $500 Hi-Lo bonus in the process
50
F
3/14/86
Mickey
Susan
Mickey wins $5,000 on the MC;
Mickey defeats Susan as time runs out

 
 Ep#
Wkdy
CBS
Airdate
1st Red Player
(Champ)
1st Blue Player
(Challenger)
Notes
51
M
3/17/86
Dennis
Judy
Mickey wins $6,800 on the MC
and retires with $31,000;
Judy wins $300 on the MC
52
Tu
3/18/86
Judy
Connie
Judy wins $5,200 on the MC
53
W
3/19/86
Judy
Sid
Judy leaves with $6,000;
Sid wins $10,000 on the MC
54
Th
3/20/86
Sid
Marilyn
Sid leaves with $10,300;
Marilyn wins $2,700 on the MC
55
F
3/21/86
Marilyn
Pete
Marilyn leaves with $2,900;
Pete wins $7,200 on the MC

Gene Wood returns...


 Ep#
Wkdy
CBS
Airdate
1st Red Player
(Champ)
1st Blue Player
(Challenger)
Notes
56
M
3/24/86
Pete
Faith
Pete leaves with $7,500;
Faith wins a record $29,000 on the MC
57
Tu
3/25/86
Faith
Tony
Faith leaves with $29,300;
Tony wins $6,250 on the MC
58
W
3/26/86
Tony
Elaine
Tony wins $500 on the MC
59
Th
3/27/86
Tony
Jennifer
Tony wins $3,075 on the MC
60
F
3/28/86
Tony
Susan
Tony wins $3,500 on the MC;
Tony defeats Josephine;
Tony wins $1,600 more on the MC
and retires with $15,925

 
 Ep#
Wkdy
CBS
Airdate
1st Red Player
(Champ)
1st Blue Player
(Challenger)
Notes
61
M
3/31/86
Mark
Lisa
Mark wins $1,100 on the MC;
Lisa (a different one) defeats Mark;
Mark leaves with $1,300
62
Tu
4/1/86
Lisa
Mary
Lisa wins $10,400 on the MC;
Mary defeats Lisa;
Lisa leaves with $10,700;
Mary wins $2,100 on the MC
63
W
4/2/86
Mary
Lauren
Mary leaves with $2,400;
Lauren wins $6,800 on the MC;
Lauren defeats Bunny to end the show
64
Th
4/3/86
Lauren
Chuck
Lauren wins $7,800 on the MC;
Lauren defeats Chuck to end the show
65
F
4/4/86
Lauren
Diane
Lauren wins $1,800 on the MC;
Diane defeats Lauren as time really runs out;
Lauren leaves with $17,100

 
 Ep#
Wkdy
CBS
Airdate
1st Red Player
(Champ)
1st Blue Player
(Challenger)
Notes
66
M
4/7/86
Diane
Terry
Diane wins $8,500 on the MC;
Terry defeats Diane;
Diane leaves with $8,800;
Terry wins $400 on the MC
67
Tu
4/8/86
Terry
Nancy
Terry leaves with $600;
Nancy wins $6,400 on the MC
68
W
4/9/86
Nancy
Sandy
Nancy wins a $500 Hi-Lo Bonus;
Nancy leaves with $7,100;
Sandy wins $400 on the MC
69
Th
4/10/86
Sandy
Colette
Sandy wins $6,350 on the MC
70
F
4/11/86
Sandy
Pom
Sandy wins $3,600 on the MC

 
 Ep#
Wkdy
CBS
Airdate
1st Red Player
(Champ)
1st Blue Player
(Challenger)
Notes
71
M
4/14/86
Sandy
Janice
Sandy wins $5,600 on the MC
72
Tu
4/15/86
Sandy
Elias
Sandy wins $9,400 on the MC
and retires with $26,350
73
W
4/16/86
Frank
Marybeth
Frank busts on the MC
74
Th
4/17/86
Frank
Susan
Frank wins $7,350 on the MC
Frank is announced to be ineligible, thus his
winnings will be deleted from the overall total
75
F
4/18/86
Frank
Tracy
Frank wins $10,400 on the MC 
which he won't get

 
 Ep#
Wkdy
CBS
Airdate
1st Red Player
(Champ)
1st Blue Player
(Challenger)
Notes
76
M
4/21/86
Ray
Maureen
Ray replaces the ineligible Frank and the
match is restarted from scratch
Maureen wins $2,000 on the MC
77
Tu
4/22/86
Maureen
Mark
Maureen leaves with $2,300
Mark wins $7,000 on the MC
78
W
4/23/86
Mark
Jill
Mark leaves with $7,300
Jill wins $800 on the MC
79
Th
4/24/86
Jill
Bill
Jill wins $3,800 on the MC
80
F
4/25/86
Jill
Dee
Jill leaves with $5,100
Dee wins $10,600 on the MC

 
 Ep#
Wkdy
CBS
Airdate
1st Red Player
(Champ)
1st Blue Player
(Challenger)
Notes
81
M
4/28/86
Dee
Diane
Dee wins $3,600 on the MC
Dee wins a $500 Hi-Lo Bonus
82
Tu
4/29/86
Dee
Valerie
Dee leaves with $15,200
Valerie wins $7,600 on the MC
83
W
4/30/86
Valerie
Marinea
Valerie leaves with $7,900
Marinea wins $1,800 on the MC
84
Th
5/1/86
Marinea
Mitch
Marinea wins $5,200 on the MC
85
F
5/2/86
Marinea
Teresa
Marinea wins $2,000 on the MC

Bob Hilton fills in for Gene Wood again...


 Ep#
Wkdy
CBS
Airdate
1st Red Player
(Champ)
1st Blue Player
(Challenger)
Notes
86
M
5/5/86
Marinea
Chris
Marinea leaves with $9,700
Chris wins $2,400 on the MC
87
Tu
5/6/86
Chris
Mary Ann
Chris wins $1,400 on the MC
88
W
5/7/86
Chris
Carol
Chris leaves with $4,200
Carol wins $800 on the MC
Carol defeats Joan as time runs out
89
Th
5/8/86
Carol
Bob
Mark Goodson makes a cameo in the opening
Carol wins $12,200 on the MC
Carol defeats Bob
Carol wins $3,600 more on the MC
90
F
5/9/86
Carol
Jeanne
Carol leaves with $17,200
Jeanne wins $800 on the MC

Gene Wood returns...

Also, a little tidbit: Bob now gives out $500 in cash on the spot
for an exact Hi-Lo Bonus, ala Chuck Woolery on Scrabble


 Ep#
Wkdy
CBS
Airdate
1st Red Player
(Champ)
1st Blue Player
(Challenger)
Notes
91
M
5/12/86
Jeanne
Susie
Jeanne leaves with $1,100
Susie wins $4,200 on the MC
92
Tu
5/13/86
Susie
Craig
Susie wins a $500 Hi-Lo Bonus
Susie wins $1,100 on the MC
93
W
5/14/86
Susie
Donna
Susie leaves with $6,200
Donna wins $10,200 on the MC
94
Th
5/15/86
Donna
Reggie
Donna wins $2,850 on the MC
95
F
5/16/86
Donna
Jayne
Donna wins $3,400 on the MC

 
 Ep#
Wkdy
CBS
Airdate
1st Red Player
(Champ)
1st Blue Player
(Challenger)
Notes
96
M
5/19/86
Donna
Greg
Donna wins $3,400 on the MC
97
Tu
5/20/86
Donna
Linda
Donna leaves with $20,650
Linda wins $2,700 on the MC
98
W
5/21/86
Linda
Herb
Herb wins a $500 Hi-Lo Bonus
Linda wins $7,000 on the MC
99
Th
5/22/86
Linda
Jason
Linda wins $300 on the MC
100
F
5/23/86
Linda
Barbara
Linda wins $500 on the MC

Bob Hilton fills in yet again for Gene Wood...


 Ep#
Wkdy
CBS
Airdate
1st Red Player
(Champ)
1st Blue Player
(Challenger)
Notes
101
M
5/26/86
Linda
Arnetta
Linda leaves with $11,400
Arnetta busts with HORRIBLE cards
on the MC
Bill wins a $500 Hi-Lo Bonus
102
Tu
5/27/86
Arnetta
Bill
Arnetta leaves with $300
Bill wins $9,600 on the MC
Bill defeats Angela as time runs out
103
W
5/28/86
Bill
Sylvia
Bill wins $7,000 on the MC
Bill leaves with $17,500
Sylvia wins $500 on the MC
104
Th
5/29/86
Sylvia
Laura
Sylvia leaves with $700
Laura wins $3,400 on the MC
105
F
5/30/86
Laura
Richard
Laura leaves with $3,700
Richard wins $1,000 on the MC

Enter the venerable Mr. Hilton again...


 Ep#
Wkdy
CBS
Airdate
1st Red Player
(Champ)
1st Blue Player
(Challenger)
Notes
106
M
6/2/86
Richard
Frankie
Richard wins $4,500 on the MC
107
Tu
6/3/86
Richard
Cheri
Richard wins $2,000 on the MC
108
W
6/4/86
Richard
Chris
Richard wins $2,850 on the MC
109
Th
6/5/86
Richard
Nancy
Richard wins $5,400 on the MC and
retires with $16,750;
Mark vs. Cathy in the new match
Cathy wins 2 games in a row
110
F
6/6/86
Cathy
Susan
Cathy wins $8,000 on the MC
Cathy defeats Susan
Cathy wins $4,300 more on the MC

 
 Ep#
Wkdy
CBS
Airdate
1st Red Player
(Champ)
1st Blue Player
(Challenger)
Notes
111
M
6/9/86
Cathy
Dave
Cathy leaves with $12,700
Dave wins $2,100 on the MC
112
Tu
6/10/86
Dave
Dinah
Dave wins $2,200 on the MC
113
W
6/11/86
Dave
Dee Dee
Dave leaves with $4,700
Dee Dee wins $8,200 on the MC
114
Th
6/12/86
Dee Dee
Chip
Dee Dee leavs with $8,400
Chip wins $8,700 on the MC
Chip defeats Pam
115
F
6/13/86
Chip
Sandra
Chip wins $5,300 on the MC
Sandra defeats Chip
Chip leaves with $14,400
Sandra wins $2,550 on the MC

Gene Wood returns yet again (but for how long???)


 Ep#
Wkdy
CBS
Airdate
1st Red Player
(Champ)
1st Blue Player
(Challenger)
Notes
116
M
6/16/86
Sandra
Betty
Sandra wins $1,500 on the MC
117
Tu
6/17/86
Sandra
Buzzy
Sandra leaves with $4,450
Buzzy wins $2,100 on the MC
118
W
6/18/86
Buzzy
Jill
Buzzy wins $4,400 on the MC
Buzzy defeats Jackie
Buzzy wins $3,400 more on the MC
119
Th
6/19/86
Buzzy
Eileen
Buzzy wins $4,150 on the MC
120
F
6/20/86
Buzzy
Kate
Buzzy wins $3,400 on the MC
and retires with $18,450

 
 Ep#
Wkdy
CBS
Airdate
1st Red Player
(Champ)
1st Blue Player
(Challenger)
Notes
121
M
6/23/86
Steve
Teresa
Teresa wins $15,600 on the MC
Teresa defeats Stacey as time runs out
122
Tu
6/24/86
Teresa
Jade
Teresa wins $2,200 on the MC
Teresa leaves with $18,300
Jade wins $8,400 on the MC and then
attacks Susannah and Lacey!
123
W
6/25/86
Jade
Lacey
Jade busts on the MC
124
Th
6/26/86
Jade
Laura
Jade wins $3,600 on the MC
125
F
6/27/86
Jade
Peri
Jade wins $6,000 on the MC
Michelle defeats Jade
Jade leaves with $18,800
Michelle busts on the MC


Advance to June 30, 1986-January 2, 1987