The Mr. and Mrs. Game was a two-part game show segment from Season 1 on Sesame Street which was based on The Newlywed Game and hosted by Guy Smiley. The object of the game was to match your partner's answers to three questions for a prize. The guests on the show were Ralph and Trudy Monster (portrayed by Beautiful Day Monster and Scudge).
During the first part, Ralph Monster was placed in an isolation booth while Guy asked Trudy Monster what Mr. Monster's favorite color is (green), his favorite food (cookies), and his favorite sport (scaring people).
During part two, Mr. Monster successfully replied to the same questions with the same answers. For their prize, Guy offered two choices: an all-expenses paid trip to Hawaii, with a new house, a new car, and ten thousand dollars in cash, or a cookie. After consulting his wife, Ralph chooses the cookie.
- Mr. & Mrs. was also the name of a long-running game show in the United Kingdom, first airing in 1964, and its basic format nearly matches that of this parody (three questions about the spouse's everyday habits while the other sits in a soundproof booth).
- ↑ Emmens, Carol A. Jim Henson and the People Behind the Muppet Mania. School Library Journal. September 1984, Vol. 31 Issue 1, page 29.