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updated 06/18/1990 AT 01:00 AM EDT

originally published 06/18/1990 AT 01:00 AM EDT

ABC tries an interesting programming ploy this week, slipping game shows into its prime-time schedule for the first time in 20 years. For 13 weeks beginning Saturday (June 16), Super Jeopardy! will air at 8 P.M. ET, with Monopoly following a half hour later. In Monopoly, contestants move around a high-tech game board acquiring properties by correctly answering the questions of host Michael Reilly. And just how does Super Jeopardy! differ from good old everyday Jeopardy! you ask? Well, for one thing, Alex Trebek comes out in a cape and tights with a big J emblazoned on his chest.

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