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Game Show Memories - Supermarket Sweep.

Supermarket Sweep (ITV, 1993-2001, 2007)

Here’s another ITV 9:25am weekday show, and this was a good one. Supermarket Sweep was based on an American format where contestants were encouraged to go wild in the aisles and fill their trolleys as high as they could. 564 more words

The Best Time to Grocery Shop

Who remembers watching “Supermarket Sweep” on TV? Contestants would race around the supermarket, filling their cart with the most expensive items they could find (straight to the hams!!). 472 more words


Telly Nostalgia: Supermarket Sweep

One of the strangest things about being a student is the paradoxical benefit of being fairly well acquainted with both daytime and late night television schedules. 641 more words

The final sweep

First publish on LabourList, and Progress magazine

In the final weeksbefore the general election, as the rapid pursuit for promises becomes more fraught, the election campaign metaphorically turns into the final dash in 1990s television programme Supermarket Sweep. 561 more words

Progress Magazine

Supermarket Sweep - Part 4

I head back downstairs to tackle the supermarket shelves. The smell of fresh baked bread is irresistible. They pump it through the shop just to get you to the bakery department and you end up buying 3 loaves of bread that you really don’t need. 559 more words

Supermarket Sweep - Part 3

At my local Asda store, upstairs is the home of the George clothes department. I love clothes shopping, and if I can get my fix whilst buying bananas and toilet rolls, then it’s like all my Christmas’s have come at once. 700 more words

Supermarket Sweep - Part 2

To be far from the maddening crowd, I head towards the travelator to take me up to the next floor. For those of you unfamiliar with the travelator, it’s basically a ramped escalator so that trolleys can use it. 218 more words