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Win, Lose or Draw (US)
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Win, Lose or Draw (US)

Win, Lose or Draw was an American television game show that aired from 1987 to 1990. It was produced by Burt & Bert Productions, headed by Burt Reynolds and the host of the syndicated version, Bert Convy. Vicki Lawrence hosted the NBC version.


The teams were each composed of two celebrities and one "civilian" contestant, as non-celebrities are referred to on game shows. Three women played against three men. The teams took turns guessing a phrase, title, or thing that one teammate was drawing on a large pad of paper with markers. There could be no talking by the one who was drawing, nor inscription of letters, numbers, or symbols. However, if a team mentioned a word that was part of the answer, the player at the sketch-pad could write it.

Each team had one minute to figure out each puzzle, and each correct guess was worth $200. At the thirty-second mark, a player had the option of handing it off to his/her teammate, but the puzzle would then only be worth $100. If the team didn't guess within the time limit, the opposing team had a chance to "steal" by providing an answer. If it was correct, then the team "stole" the money. If not, no one received money,

The rules changed in the speed round. One player for each team was nominated to draw clues in 90 seconds. The things that the player tried to convey were simple compared to those in previous rounds. Each correct guess was worth $50, and the team could pass only three times. The speed round started with the team that was behind, and if the team that was ahead could beat the other team's total by one, they won the game.

The civilian on the winning team received a $1,000 bonus in addition to the money s/he had earned, and the civilian on the losing team only received the money s/he had earned.