"Yes," the TV veteran admitted with a laugh. "When I first started and was much younger and could tolerate those things. We had a different show then."
With a two-and-a-half hour dinner break during the game show's early format, Sajak and White would drop by Los Arcos, a Mexican joint in Burbank, for margaritas.
"Vanna and I would ... have two or three or six and then come and do the last shows and have trouble recognizing the alphabet," he says. "I had a great time. I have no idea if the shows were any good, but no one said anything, so I guess I did okay."
Though he insists he no longer imbibes while at work, Sajak has a feeling those old shows would be fun to watch. "They're really great tapes to get a hold of," he says.
We'll bring the chips and salsa when you find 'em, Pat!