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Bullseye! The 1980s Spellers Who Put A ‘SEQUIN’ On TV Darts

by | 16th, September 2015

Sky One has returned gameshow darts to the TV schedules.  One Hundred and Eighty  features darts “legends” taking on contestants and challenges for prizes. Before this there was  Bullseye , the show fronted by super-smashing-great Jim Bowen, a man for whom no superlative was overlooked. Losers took home a ‘Bendy Bully’, a rubbery smiling bull toy dressed in darts nylons. Winners scored “kiddies” toys, state-of-the-art VHS video recorders and “Bully’s Star Prize”, which on at least one occasion was a white fur coat.

One highlight of many was the spelling round, in which the non-dartist half of one of three two-persons contesting teams would attempt

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