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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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bring back wheel of furtune



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

 Paul Ward

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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 Wells

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

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