The 9 Funniest 'Wheel of Fortune' Wrong Answers

January 6, 2020

Game shows are designed to stress contestants into making funny mistakes for TV audiences.

Even the most practiced “Wheel of Fortune” player (and host for that matter!) may slip up under the glare of the studio lights, mixing up common phrases and idioms into laughable moments.

Good thing Pat Sajak is always there to comfort them and help everyone laugh it off.

To celebrate the game show's 45th birthday — it premiered on Jan. 6, 1975 — here are the funniest mistakes in answers from “Wheel of Fortune.”