Take a Chance was a short-lived game show where members of the studio audience were selected as contestants to win cash.
Contestants selected from the studio audience were given an initial $5. To win that money, the player had to answer a question correctly. A correct answer allowed the contestant to keep the $5 and win a small prize. The player could risk what they had just won and try to answer another question for more cash or prizes. The value of each question could be higher or lower than the previous.
If a contestant could answer four questions correctly, he/she was given a chance to win a jackpot (worth $1,000 in cash and 1,000 cakes of Sweetheart soap) with the next question. If a player missed any question, he/she had to forfeit the last prize won.
NBC Studio 6B, New York City, NY