The bonus question was a betting question, for they could risk any or all of their current money total.
A correct match added the wager while an incorrect match deducted the wager.
The couple with the most money kept the cash (with a maximum of 0), and won the grand prize.
In 1988, the couples no longer played for points, they played for cash.In round one each match was worth (with that amount given at the start), and in round two only two questions were asked with each question worth .Only the first person to raise the sign can win or lose. In this final round of the game, host Kroeger read a series of two choices (ex: Candy or Potato Chips, Rocket Scientist or Space Cadet, Ketchup or Mustard, etc.) and the wives held cards with one of the choices on it.Then the husbands chose one of the two things that most applies to them.In the 80's, The titles were also known as The New Newlywed Game and The Newlywed Game Starring Paul Rodriguez respectively.
Four newlyweds (sometimes three) all of whom were married under two years competed each day, and the game was played in two rounds.Bob Eubanks (1966-1980, 1985-1988, 1997-1999; sub, 2009/2010)Tony Mc Clay (sub, 1978)Jim Lange (1984)Paul Rodriguez (1988-1989)Gary Kroeger (1996-1997)Carnie Wilson (2009-2010)Sherri Shepherd (2010-2013) Scott Beach (1966)Johnny Jacobs (1966-1980)Tony Mc Clay (1980)Rod Roddy (1984)Bob Hilton (1985-1987)Charlie O'Donnell (1987-1989)Ellen K.(1996-1997)John Cramer (1997-1999)Brad Aldous (2009)Randy West (2009-2010) The Newlywed Game is the hilariously, long-running game show where unpredictable recently married couples (newlyweds) spill their guts (talk about themselves) in order to win a grand prize or a second honeymoon.Each match earns points, they were seven questions and each question was worth 10 points more than the previous question with the last question worth even more.So 310 points were possible for any couple who can answer all seven questions correctly in this round.The couple with the most points wins the game and wins a second honeymoon trip.