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Special: 3/29/1976
Weekly: 9/12/1976 - 8/26/1977

High Stakes (not to be confused with High Stakes Poker) was a weekly educational local game show in Baltimore.


A panel of three Baltimore notables answer questions related to the night's given topic. The panelist with the highest score has their points converted to dollars for a home viewer.

Topics included:

  • Getting a job
  • Unemployment
  • Weight loss
  • Getting credit
  • Over-the-counter drugs
  • Tenant and landlord rights
  • What to remember when shopping for Christmas gifts (aired on Black Friday 1976)

YouTube Video[]

A clip of the October 22, 1976 episode (topic is "over-the-counter drugs")