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Synopsis

Wheel of Fortune is a game show that involves the solving of Hangman-style posers. Contestants spin the wheel to accrue prizes, guess vowels or consonants that may be in the answer, and earn the right to roll again. The 90s Kiwi edition was hosted by Phillip Leishman and Lana Coc-Kroft. In this 10 October 1992 celebrity episode the contestants were actor Andy Anderson, Fair Go reporter Rosalie Nelson, and Barcelona Olympic bronze medalist boxer (and future World Heavyweight title challenger) David Tua, who infamously requested the letter O, "for Awesome".

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Comments (11)

 Bernie

Bernie

Ok, obvious remark.. But this is O for Owesome !

 Paul Ward

Paul Ward | website

@Scott: at NZ On Screen we're anti geo-blocking in principle, on the grounds that we're a public good project: the content we license should be freely available to watch. A handful of titles have rights clearance issues (eg. with Wheel of Fortune it's the international format rights) that have meant we've had to compromise (ie. geo-block) in order to get the title onsite. We've only made this compromise in very exceptional cases in order to see iconic/significant titles represented on NZ On Screen. Virtually all of the content of NZ On Screen is not geo-blocked and free to watch, and we make 'best endeavours' to achieve that principle.

 Scott

Scott

Gotta say, I'm disappointed I can't watch this from Canada... honestly 90% of the viewers of NZ on Screen will be living over seas.

 Clarion (Cj) Wells

Clarion (Cj) Wells | website

@Don Hopefully all sorted now and you can watch it in Auckland!

 Carl

Carl

OMG I he clearly says Olsen not awesome.....

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O, for Awesome. 
I don’t know that I’ve got the great New Zealand novel in me. 
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