Reverse Reveal is a Word Game played during the Question Round on Supermarket Sweep. Each game involved the name of a product sold in the supermarket. As clues were given, letters are progressively added to the word in reverse order, starting with the last letter and ending with the first letter

Value[edit | edit source]

10 seconds of sweep time

Premise[edit | edit source]

David will show the contestants a word whose letters are blanked out. As he provides three clues that correspond to the product in a relevant, synonymous, or antonymous way, letters are progressively added to the word in reverse order, starting with the last letter and of course ending with the first letter . The contestants must then guess the answer before the word is filled in and even before they hear the high pitched 30 second shootout buzzer sound effect. The player to get each correct answer receives 10 seconds to add to their sweep time but later on when the reverse game was played the host will say okay then the host will spell the whole grocery word backwards then forwards and he will ask the contestants if they can guess what is the grocery word he spelled out and whoever the contestant may be may guess the grocery word and if they guess the word correctly they get 20 seconds added on to their sweep time .

Variants[edit | edit source]

  • Random Reveal - As clues were given, letters are progressively added randomly to the word.
  • First and Last - Clues are given but only the first and last letters will be revealed.
  • Random Letters - Random letters are revealed, creating a partially-filled in name.
  • Scrambled Letters - A product name is show with its letters scrambled. Clues were given and the player had to unscrambled the name. This was a common form of the Round Robin game.

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SUPERMARKET SWEEP
Question Round
Pricing Games Exact Retail Price · Correctly Priced · Incorrectly Priced · Higher or Lower? · Bought For a Certain Amount · Above or Below · Not a Given Price · Item on Sale · What's Wrong? · What's Right? · Most Expensive
General Games Name the Product · Product Origins · Four of a Kind · Mystery Product · Slogans · Multiple Choice · Three Right · Word Games · Random Reveal · Reverse Reveal · First and Last · Random Letters · Scrambled Letters · Fill in the Blank · Two Phrases, One Word · Before and After · This or That · Fact or Not a Fact · Animal Sounds · Twisted · Opposites · County Fair · Household Hints · Supermarket Trivia · Fat Chance · Pass Up The Salt · Counting Calories · Checkstand Headlines · Proverbs · Video Rental · Odd One Out
Special Games 30-Second Shootout · Snack Attack Movie Game
Mini-Sweep Round Robin
Tournaments Twin Car Giveaway · Gourmet Week · You Can't Lose! · Double Your Money Week · Mother-Daughter Week · Family Week · Cruise to Paradise · Cruise Week · Tournament of Heroes · TV and Movie Week · Second Chance Week · Everything is Super!
Big Sweep Bonus Specials · Super Bonus · Super Super Bonus
Bonuses
Coffee Grinder · Candy Corner · Shopping List · Alphabet Game · Magazine Display · Jelly Belly Display · International Bread Center · Fruit Fantasy · Breakfast Break · Instant Coupon Machines · Frozen Yogurt Machine · Decorate Your Own Cake · TV Mystery Product · Splitting the Name · The $300 Movie · Manager's Special · Red Tag Special · Stack Job · Recycling Center · Super Sandwich · Sweep Swipe · Market Madness · CrackerJackpot! · Jolly Time Is Money! · Bonus Envelope · Video Envelope · Giant Box of Laundry Detergent · Pop Goes the Money · Double and Triple Coupons
Bonus Sweep
Miscellaneous
Hosts David Ruprecht · Bill Malone · Leslie Jones ·
Announcers Wally King · Richard Hayes · Johnny Gilbert · Randy West
International Versions Argentina (1987-88) · Argentina (1996) · Australia · Brazil · Canada/English · Canada/French · Chile · Greece · Japan · Mexico · Spain · Thailand · Turkey · Ukraine · United Kingdom
International Hosts Christian Tétreault · Dale Winton · Enrique Simon · Erdinç Doğan · Ian Turpie · Juan La Rivera · Pablo Krögh · Pierre Pagé · Ricardo Corte Real · Rylan Clark-Neal · Tino Monte · Yiğit Alici

International Announcers Dave King
Merchandise Board Game · Video Slot Machine
Other Mini-Baskets · Pilot · Video Archive · Video Gallery · Market Monsters · Phone Game · Supermarket layout · Bonus Sweep items
Episode Guide 1967-07-14 · 1989-12-18 · 1990-02-05 · 1990-02-06


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