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FEUD     6'6m5f Christmas edition of FAMILY FEUD game show

(scene: Podium DC, tote board L)

ANNOUNCER -- (enters, crosses to podium) It's time to play
Family Feud! (holds up APPLAUSE sign, prompts applause, sign
down) And now here's the host of Family Feud,
_______________________ (host's real name)
(holds up APPLAUSE sign, prompts applause, exits with sign)

HOST -- (enters running) Thank you. Thank you. Thank you,
______________________. (announcer's real name) Welcome to the
special Christmas edition of Family Feud. And now, let's welcome
our first team of competitors. From way up in the frigid North
Pole, please welcome the fictitious Christmas characters.
(points to incoming characters)

ANNOUNCER -- (holds up APPLAUSE sign, prompts applause)

(Santa, Mrs Santa, Elf and Rudolph enter waiving to audience,
stand R of podium)

HOST -- I think everybody knows who Santa Clause is. Santa,
introduce us to your team of fictitious characters.

SANTA -- Ho, ho, ho. This is my wife, Mrs Santa.

MRS SANTA -- Hello.

SANTA -- This is one of my little elves from my toy factory at
the North Pole.

ELF -- Hello.

SANTA -- And this is my favorite reindeer, Rudolph.

RUDOLPH -- Hello.

HOST -- And now let's meet our team of non-fictitious Christmas
characters. From the land of Israel, the land of Abraham, Isaac
and Jacob, please welcome our team of Biblical Christmas
characters. (points to incoming characters)

ANNOUNCER -- (holds up APPLAUSE sign, prompts applause)

(Wiseman and Shepherd enter waiving, followed at a distance by
Joseph helping a very pregnant Mary)

HOST -- Joseph, you are a carpenter by trade and a direct
descendant of King David are you not?

JOSEPH -- Yes, sir, I am.

HOST -- Why don't you introduce our audience to the rest of your
team?

JOSEPH -- This is my lovely wife Mary.

MARY -- (rubbing tummy) Hello.

JOSEPH -- She's expecting our first baby.

HOST -- So we see.

JOSEPH -- This is a shepherd who came to visit our baby.

SHEPHERD -- Hello.

JOSEPH -- And this is a wise man from the east, who also came to
visit our new baby.

WISEMAN -- Hello.

HOST -- Ladies and gentlemen, let's give a warm round of
applause to both of our Christmas teams.

ANNOUNCER -- (holds up APPLAUSE sign, prompts applause)

HOST -- And now please welcome our lovely assistant,
______________ (actual name) with the answers to our first
question.

ANNOUNCER -- (holds up APPLAUSE sign, prompts applause)

(Assistant enters carrying easel or pushing blackboard with
answers covered, remains near exit)

HOST -- Joseph and Santa, as team captains, you go first.

(Joseph and Santa step up to podium, one hand behind back, reach
across podium shake hands)

ANNOUNCER -- (holds up APPLAUSE sign, prompts applause)

HOST -- Okay, let's get started. One hundred people surveyed.
Top four answer on the board. Here's the question: (reads card)
What do you think about when you think about Christmas?

(Joseph slaps top of podium first, then Santa)

(Sound cue: Beep)

HOST -- Joseph.

JOSEPH -- The messiah, the son of the living God.

(sound cue: buzz)

HOST -- Sorry, that's not one of our four most popular answers.
Santa?

SANTA -- (points to self) Santa Clause.

(sound cue: ding)

ASSISTANT -- (uncovers "SANTA" answer)

HOST -- That's correct!

ANNOUNCER -- (holds up APPLAUSE sign, prompts applause)

HOST -- Alright, that means that the fictitious Christmas
characters win the right to guess the remaining three answers.
Let me repeat the question. What do you think about when you think
about Christmas? Mrs Santa?

MRS SANTA -- Stockings all hung by the chimney with care.

HOST -- Let's see. (shouts) Stockings?

ASSISTANT -- (uncovers "STOCKINGS" answer)

ANNOUNCER -- (holds up APPLAUSE sign, prompts applause)

HOST -- Congratulations, you now have two of the four most
popular answers. It's your turn, Mr Elf. What do you think about
when you think about Christmas?

ELF -- Toys for the kiddies.

HOST -- Let's see. (shouts) Toys?

ASSISTANT -- (uncovers "TOYS" answer)

ANNOUNCER -- (holds up APPLAUSE sign, prompts applause)

HOST -- Congratulations, you now have three of the four most
common answers. And now, Rudolph, for the fourth answer and to
win the game: What do you think about when you think about
Christmas?

RUDOLPH -- A sleigh and eight tiny reindeer.

HOST -- Alright, Rudolph, if the final answer is a SLAY, your
team wins. If not, the Biblical team gets a opportunity to steal
the game. Let's see. (shouts) Is it SLAY?

(sound cue: buzz)

(Biblical team claps gleefullY)

HOST -- Biblical team, if you can come up with the correct
answer, your team can win the game. Let me repeat the question.
What do you think about when you think about Christmas?

MARY -- (rubbing tummy) It has to be the Baby Jesus.

SHEPHERD -- No, I think it has to be the fulfillment of
prophecy.

WISEMAN -- No, the stars tell me it is the birth of a king.

JOSEPH -- No, I think it's God becomes a man.

HOST -- Biblical team, let's have your answer.

JOSEPH -- I think Mary is right. Christmas is all about
the baby Jesus.

ALL -- (agree, nod)

JOSEPH -- We'll say Baby Jesus.

HOST -- Alright, if Baby Jesus is on the board, you win the
grand prize. If not, our fictitious team gets another try. Let's
see, (shouts) is it Baby Jesus?

(sound cue: buzz)

HOST -- Sorry, wrong answer. Back to our fictitious Christmas
team. What do you think about when you think about Christmas?

(come out of huddle)

SANTA -- We think the answer is SHOPPING.

HOST -- And now for the grand prize is the answer (shouts)
SHOPPING?

(sound cue: ding)

ASSISTANT -- (uncovers "SHOPPING" answer)

ANNOUNCER -- (holds up APPLAUSE sign, prompts applause)

HOST -- The fictitious characters win!

MARY -- (grabs tummy, screams) Aaaah! He's coming! Jesus is
coming!

(all contestants exit with Mary)

HOST -- That's all the time we have for this special Christmas
edition of Family Feud. So let's leave you with this question:
What do you think about when YOU think about Christmas?

HOST, ASSISTANT, ANNOUNCER -- (exiting) Bye bye.

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