Game shows are an amazing part of television history.\r\n \tThe most popular game shows have great hosts that have hosted these shows for decades.\r\n \tReminisce on some of the most memorable game show hosts in history.\r\n\r\n \r\n\r\nIf you love watching game shows, you might remember some of these awesome game show hosts! Some of these celebrities hosted game shows for decades and they admit that it isn't as easy as it looks. They have to remember all of the rules of the games and deal with the contestants, as well as the production.\r\n\r\nCan you think back on your favorite game shows and their hosts? Let's take a look back at some of the best classic game shows and their amazing hosts:\r\n1. Bob Barker\r\n\r\n\r\nBarker is one of the most well-known game show hosts. He started his career by hosting Truth or Consequences in 1956 all the way until 1974. However, he is most known for hosting The Price is Right, until he retired in 2007. More recently, he has been in and out of the hospital for back problems. We hope he is doing well now!\r\n2. Monty Hall\r\n\r\n\r\nSadly, Hall passed away in 2017, but before that, he was a game show host on Let's Make a Deal. He was also the creator of the show! He said he always aimed to make the audience yell at their screens and then he would know he was doing a good job.\r\n3. Alex Trebek\r\n\r\n\r\nWe love Alex Trebek here at DYR and wish him well as he is currently battling cancer. He has hosted the popular game show Jeopardy! since 1984. Trebek has won several Emmys and even has a star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame.\r\n4. Pat Sajak\r\n\r\n\r\nSajak has been hosting The Wheel of Fortune since 1981. He took over from Chuck Woolery. Did you know that Sajak was a Vietnam vet?\r\n5. Chuck Woolery\r\n\r\n\r\nSpeaking of Chuck Woolery, he was the original host of The Wheel of Fortune. You may have also seen Woolery host The Love Connection, where he was a game show host and also kind of a couple's therapist.\r\n\r\nRead onto the NEXT page to read about even more iconic game show hosts!\r\n\r\n\r\n6. Gene Rayburn\r\n\r\n\r\nRayburn hosted The Match Game, which premiered in 1962. It has remained one of the most popular game shows of all time and Rayburn was known for his funny and sometimes controversial lines. For example, he once told a contestant, "Meet our contestant Karen Lesko. Doesn't she have pretty nipples...I mean pretty dimples!" Oh my!\r\n7. Regis Philbin\r\n\r\n\r\nPhilbin is known for being a talk show host, but he was also a game show host! He hosted Who Wants to be a Millionaire, which was on five nights a week at the height of its popularity.\r\n8. Jim Lange\r\n\r\n\r\nLange hosted The Dating Game for several decades. He hosted the show that had stars such as Farrah Fawcett, Suzanne Somers, and Steve Martin before they were famous.\r\n9. Groucho Marx\r\n\r\n\r\nMarx was already famous when he hosted You Bet Your Life. Contestants had to answer quiz questions and if they said the secret word, a toy duck with Groucho Marx's signature glasses and mustache would come down from the ceiling with $100.\r\n10. Dick Clark\r\n\r\n\r\nClark hosted The $10,000 Pyramid for 15 years! Eventually, the show evolved into The $100,000 Pyramid. He was truly a legend.\r\n\r\nhttps:\/\/youtu.be\/cc1xOqiELXw\r\nReady to reminisce some more?\r\nLet's go over some old game shows we wish were still on the air today!