This was the first of five shows to have the embarrassing end game dealing with half-zeros. In that first end game, the contestant got three correct answers and won a mere $10.
I'm sorry. This episode should be retitled Show 56.
With enough time all the civilias gone, the celebrities hosted a ""Charity Chain Reaction"" game in one celebrity led to another. Literally. Joyce Beaulifant and Betty White gave a question to Ron Silver, landing $100 for charity, but then everybody took a step left. On the second word, Jay Johnson and Ron Silver teamed for a question they asked Joyce Beaulifant. Check out the Quotes for the immortal ""final chain"" that Bill Cullen delivered.
After rerunning the original series, USA revives Bob Stewart's old game. The New Chain Reaction starts up from the studios of CFCF in MontrÃ©al. No more celebrities, and it's all Canadian money.