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The popular television show Don't Forget the Lyrics began airing on Fox during 2007. The show challenged a panel of guest contestants to remember and reproduce the lyrics from some popular songs of yesterday. It drew upon a variety of different sources in order to obtain material. Host Wayne Brady appeared in some 57 episodes, but the guest roster changed almost every week. The show employed a large number of talented production crew members, musicians and editors, who worked to help prepare stage performances and research the lyrics of songs from many genres.

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3 Seasons, 217 Episodes - Canceled/Ended
July 11, 2007
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  • Host Mark McGrath challenges Sharif Elmahhdi to test his lyrical knowledge and go for the big bucks.

  • Bubbly marketing coordinator Lisa Fratto puts her skills to the test when she sings the 1980s rock classic "What I Like About You" by the Romantics.

  • Nanny and race car enthusiast Ali Miller tries to guess the lyrics to Alphaville's hit '80s tune "Forever Young" and other fun songs.

  • Poet and dapper limo salesman Anton Bolden puts his skills to the test when he sings "Love Don't Cost a Thing" by Jennifer Lopez.

  • Host Mark McGrath challenges Jerry Hawkswell to test his lyrical knowledge and go for the big bucks.

  • Gloria Timmons spends her first day off in three years singing classic pop tunes like "These Dreams" by Heart.

  • The Rocking Rabbi Jay Sherwood lets it all hang out when he sings the '80s rock classic "Hot Blooded" by Foreigner.

  • Real-deal New Yorker Staci Smith tries to guess the lyrics to Lionel Ritchie's pop classic "All Night Long" and other catchy tunes.

  • With dreams to compete in a rodeo, country girl Jaquelynn Herrera belts it out to the love song "Truly Madly Deeply' by Savage Garden.

  • The hardworking go-getter Pierre-Richard Eustache tries to guess the lyrics to the 80s hit "Family Man" by Hall & Oates.

  • Former Barbie spokesmodel Sally Bolger sings "I Think We're Alone Now" and the Rick Springfield classic "Jessie's Girl."

  • Host Mark McGrath challenges Audrie Jeffords to test her lyrical knowledge and go for the big bucks.

  • Former record store manager John Hanlin tries to guess the lyrics to Toto's 1980s mega-hit "Africa" and other catchy pop tunes.

  • Harvard-bound student Alicia Velez tries to guess the lyrics to the contemporary rock hit "When I'm Gone" by 3 Doors Down.

  • Host Mark McGrath challenges Erica Bowers to test her lyrical knowledge and go for the big bucks.

  • Spunky mom Tracy Morrison tries to guess the lyrics to Foreigner's '80s hit "Waiting for a Girl Like You" and other fun tunes.

  • Hailing from Atlanta, George, comic-book nerd Larry Lane tries to guess the lyrics to the rock hit "Shine" by Collective Soul.

  • Hailing from Chicago, Illinois, bowler and nanny Jamie McMahon tries to guess the lyrics to "That's the Way It Is" by Celine Dion.

  • Freewheeling Canadian Mark Shunock tries to guess the lyrics to the Billy Joel hit "You May Be Right" and other catchy tunes.

  • Renaissance Fair geek Leilani Evans tears up the stage with the 1980s Michael McDonald hit "I Keep Forgettin'" and other fun tunes.

  • Heroes Week continues as Naval firefighter Aaron Solomona tries to guess the lyrics to "I'll Make Love to You" by Boyz II Men.

  • Former Dallas Cowboys cheerleader Phoenix Brown sings "Joy to the World" and "God Bless the USA."

  • Rockin' Moms Week continues as the proud Felicia Molinedo sings the saucy party song "Get On Your Feet" by Gloria Estefan

  • Rockin' Moms Week continues as Liz Zappa her daughter Ashley Yingling sing "Heart & Soul" by Huey Lewis and the News.

  • Rockin' Moms Week continues as the lovely Nahisha Pettit sings the pop tune "In My House" by the Mary Jane Girls.

  • Rockin' Moms Week continues as the hardworking Andrea Guerrero sings "Into the Great White Open" by Tom Petty and the Heartbreakers.

  • Rockin' Moms Week kicks off as Elise Agredano (or is it Williams?) sings the Quiet Riot classic "Come On Feel the Noise."

  • Rock the Cradle Week continues as the pregnant Alaine McClenahan sings "(Love is Like a) Heatwave" by Martha & the Vandellas.

  • Rock the Cradle Week continues as the pregnant Shazia Pascal sings the classic tune "I Say a Little Prayer" by Dionne Warwick.

  • Rock the Cradle Week continues as the secretly pregnant Carmen Boatrigh sings the classic tune "The Joker" by The Steve Miller Band.

  • Rock the Cradle Week continues as the pregnant Betsy Matz sings the classic disco tune "Car Wash" by Rose Royce.

  • Rock the Cradle Week kicks off as the pregnant Leslie Willaims sings the classic tune "Never" by Heart.

  • Eric is a self-taught tap dancer who sings "Always On My Mind" by Willie Nelson and "Hello, I Love You" by The Doors.

  • Jewelry lover Brittany Burgo takes to the stage and rocks out to the classic tune "All Along the Watchtower" Jimi Hendrix.

  • Expert yodeler Melissa McLaughlin puts her skills to the test when she sings popular tune "Run-Around" by Blues Traveler.

  • With plans of building a community music center, new dad Gerald Michals belts it out to the rock classic "Jukebox Hero" by Foreigner.

  • Spunky teacher Melissa Moran tries to guess the lyrics to Sister Sledge's disco classic "We Are Family" and other fun tunes.

  • Human jukebox Sandra Benton takes to the stage to belt out Lee Ann Womack's country hit "I Hope You Dance."

  • Movie Week continues as film nerd Alvetta Smith tries to guess the lyrics to such movie-themed tunes as Disney's "Beauty and the Beast."

  • Step by Step star Christine Lakin makes a special appearance and takes a stab at the memorable love song "Love Song" by Sara Bareilles.

  • Movie Week kicks off with cinema geek Steve trying to guess the lyrics to such movie-themed tunes as "Finally," from Priscilla, Queen of the Desert.

  • Clothing designer Candice Coke tries to guess the lyrics to the Stevie Wonder classic "For Once in My Life" and other catchy tunes.

  • The Philadelphia Eagles's Desean Jackson makes a special appearance and tears up the stage with the rock hit "Here Without You" by 3 Doors Down.

  • Movie Week continues as cinema geek Lindsay tries to guess the lyrics to such movie-themed tunes as Bette Midler's "The Rose."

  • Animal lover Niloo Khodadeh rocks out to The Bangles's pop classic "Walk Like an Egyptian" and other catchy tunes.

  • Anchorwoman Dayna Devon makes a special appearance and rocks out to "The First Cut is the Deepest" by Sheryl Crow.

  • Movie Week continues as cinema geek John tries to guess the lyrics to such movie-themed tunes as "Wind Beneath My Wings" from Beaches.

  • Techie freak and music geek Steve Siacotos tries to guess the lyrics to the classic "Bennie and the Jets" by Elton John

  • Access Hollywood correspondent Shaun Robinson makes a special appearance and sings "Never Gonna Let You Go" by Sergio Mendes.

  • Movie Week continues as cinema geek Regan tries to guess the lyrics to such movie-themed tunes as "I'm Every Woman" from The Bodyguard.

  • Weight-loss nutritionist Karen Sherwood tries to guess the lyrics to the Foreigner classic "Head Games" and other catchy tunes.

  • The Backstreet Boys make a special appearance and have go at "I Believe in a Thing Called Love" by The Darkness.

  • Clog dancing country girl Alisha Norris takes to the stage and belts out the classic pop tune "Mambo No. 5" by Lou Bega.

  • Ultimate thrill-seeker Adria Madison introduces herself to Mark with a karate kick and sings "Get Down Tonight" by KC & The Sunshine Band.

  • American Idol singer Blake Lewis makes a special appearance and has a go at the Cheers theme "Where Everybody Knows Your Name."

  • American Idol winner Taylor Hicks makes a special appearance and has a go at "Open Arms" by Journey.

  • American Idol singer Elliot Yamin makes a special apearance and has a go at "Sexual Healing" by Marvin Gaye.

  • American Idol runner-up Alex Lambert makes a special appearance and has a go at "Vacation" by the Go Go's.

  • American Idol runner-up Bo Bice makes a special appearance and has a go at "Hello" by Lionel Ritchie.

  • As part of Heroes Week, LAPD veteran Johnny Walker rips up the the stage with "Together Forever" by Rick Astley.

  • As part of Heroes Week, police detective Jason Tibbetts belts out "My Lovin' (You're Never Gonna) Get It" by En Vogue.

  • As part of Heroes Week, U.S. Army veteran Marco Martinez rocks out to "Bad, Bad Leroy Brown" by Jim Croce.

  • As part of Heroes Week, fire captain Joshua Stapleton rocks out to "Hard Habit to Break" by Chicago.

  • Yoga freak Mary Kay Twargowski takes to the stage and rocks out to Heart's power ballad "Alone" and other fun songs.

  • Rockin' granny Wendy Allen goes for the big money and sings a memorable rendition of "MacArthur Park" by Donna Summer.

  • Sassy hairstylist Tai Phillips hopes to open up her own hair salon when she sings the pop classic "Hit Me Baby One More Time" by Britney Spears.

  • Las Vegas pageant coach Jennifer Joseph tears up the stage when she sings the pop hit "My Life Would Suck Without You" by Kelly Clarkson.

  • Comely superhero geek Melissa Banks lets it all hang out when she sings the pop hit "My Humps" by the Black Eyed Peas.

  • Security officer James "Big Sexy" White takes the stage and belts out the Motown classic "Ain't No Woman (Like the One I've Got)" by the Four Tops.

  • We Are Family Week continues when father Victor Mena and his soulful daughter Lyric sing "You're So Vain" by Carly Simon.

  • We Are Family Week continues when goofy brothers Mike & Russ Ruffino belt out "That's What Friends Are For" By Dionne Warwick & Friends.

  • We Are Family Week continues when fun father and daughter Phillip & Crystal Lauth sing "Jukebox Hero" by Foreigner.

  • We Are Family Week continues when twisted sisters Marti Harris & Angie Forbushdeters sing "Let's Spend the Night Together" by the Rolling Stones.

  • Josh & Latonya Patterson kick off "We Are Family Week" when they sing the classic Air Supply ballad "All Out of Love" and other fun songs.

  • Gospel music lover Chellena Black tears up the stage with the classic rock song "Simply Irresistible" by Robert Palmer.

  • With dreams of becoming a mortician and driving a bubble-gum pink hearse, Carla Kindregan sings Lynard Skynard's "Sweet Home Alabama."

  • Mega money manager Dayna Dooley is in it to win it when she sings 38 Special's "Caught Up In You" and other catchy tunes.

  • Electric guitar builder Michael Thompson plays for big money and boogies down to "You Make Loving Fun" by Fleetwood Mac

  • With plans to buy a car for his mom, Reggie McKee tears it up to "The Heart of Rock & Roll" by Huey Lewis and the News.

  • Hailing from Cairo, Egypt, wedding planner Alice Isaac sings "Goodbye to You" and Lee Michael's "Do You Know What I Mean."

  • With goals of going on a pub crawl in Ireland, Emily Wasler belts it out to "The First Cut is the Deepest" by Sheryl Crow.

  • Crazy knitter Breanne Martin brings Mark a cowl and sings "You Light Up My Life" by Debbie Boone.

  • Maui native Wesley Freitas offers Mark a lei and rocks out to "Runnin' Down a Dream" by Tom Petty and the Heartbreakers.

  • A man who plans to start a Jamaican Jerk Chicken Truck business sings "I Want To Rock" by Twisted Sister.

  • Host Mark McGrath challenges Michael Coughlin to test his lyrical knowledge and go for the big bucks.

  • Adrenaline junkie Lori Saumpres gets the thrill of a lifetime when she sings "Shop Around" by Smokey Robinson & the Miracles.

  • Los Angeles based model/actor Zeb Ringle sings "Maneater," Katy Perry's "I Kissed a Girl, and other catchy tunes.

  • Singing secretary Dawn Robinson rocks out to the classic break-up song "Kiss and Say Goodbye" by the Manhattans.

  • Tiny fire dancer Karina Buttgenback gets down to the swinging '60s tune "Dancing in the Street" by Martha and the Vandellas.

  • Singing handyman Shedrick Washington belts it out to the classic Dawn/Tony Orlando tune "Tie a Yellow Ribbon 'Round the Ole Oak Tree."

  • Art Alexakis of Everclear makes a special appearance and rocks out to the 1980s pop hit "He's So Shy" by The Pointer Sisters.

  • Spunky bartender Brianna O'Connor rocks out to the Cheap Trick classic "I Want You to Want Me" and other fun tunes.

  • Berlin singer Terri Nunn makes a special appearance and tears up the stage with the '90s classic "What's Up?" by 4 Non Blondes.

  • Television host Carrie Keagan makes a special appearance and boogies down to the tune of "Gonna Make You Sweat" by C&C Music Factory.

  • Rock star Uncle Kracker makes a special appearance and has a go at the beloved sitcom theme "Green Acres."

  • Talk show host Leeza Gibbons and her daughter Lexi make a special appearance to take a stab at the classic Madonna song "Holiday."

  • Spunky waitress Marcela Mendez tries the guess the lyrics to the Rolling Stones classic "Jumpin' Jack Flash" and other fun tunes.

  • Fun-loving home builder Will Rivera tries to guess the lyrics to Etta James's diva classic "At Last" and other catchy tunes.

  • Morningwood frontwoman Chantal Claret makes a special appearance to take a stab at "Penny Lover" by Lionel Ritchie.

  • Host Mark McGrath challenges Brooke Wilkes to test her lyrical knowledge and go for the big bucks.

  • Professional cartoon character Carson Higgens tears up the stage with Pet Benatar's rock classic "Heartbreaker" and other fun tunes.

  • Rock the Troops Week continues as Air Force Captain Tom Zieczkowski boogies down to the country classic "Elvira" by the Oak Ridge Boys.

  • Magician's assistant Robin Vincen goes for the gold and boogies down to Robert Palmer's "Addicted to Love."

  • Rock the Troops Week continues as Army Sergeant Mark Stephens rocks out to the pop tune "Mercedes Boy" by Pebbles.

  • Rock the Troops Week continues as Air Force medic Alita Romas belts out Chrstinsa Aguilera's "Beautiful" and other catchy tunes.

  • Rock the Troops Week continues as Naval officer Mike Call tears up the stage with "As Long as You Love Me" by The Backstreet Boys.

  • Rock the Troops Week kicks off the singing soldier group 4Troops belting out The Backstreet Boys's "Larger Than Life" and other catchy tunes.

  • Royal descendant Sam Bakdash lets it all hang out when he sings Duncan Sheik's pop tune "Barely Breathing" and other fun songs.

  • Musical instrument freak Kathryn Gilbert tries to guess the lyrics to Kenny Roger's' country classic "Lady" and other fun tunes.

  • Fun mom Rachale Roache tries to guess the lyrics to Journey's classic rock hit "Separate Ways" and other catchy tunes.

  • The flower-loving Stephanie Calvert tries to guess the lyrics to the Hall & Oates hit "Sara Smile" and other fun tunes.

  • Scottish songstress KT Tunstall makes a special appearance to take a stab at Kenny Rogers's classic country song "The Gambler."

  • Cheerleader Week continues with the Oakland Raiders's Kelly Grieshaber singing the hit tune "Breakaway" by Kelly Clarkson.

  • Host Mark McGrath challenges Samantha Stewart to test her lyrical knowledge and go for the big bucks.

  • Cheerleader Week continues with the San Francisco 49ers's Lindsay Dupriest singing "Best of Both Worlds" by Hannah Montana.

  • Cheerleader Week continues with the San Diego Chargers's Kati Karter singing "Whenever, Wherever" by Shakira.

  • Cheerleader Week continues with the USC Trojan's Erin Eskey singing "Whenever, Wherever" by Shakira.

  • Cheerleader Week kicks off with the Sacramento Kings's Lauren Stamback singing "Everybody" by The Backstreet Boys.

  • Host Mark McGrath challenges Jake Stewart to test his lyrical knowledge and go for the big bucks.

  • Couples Week continues as the animal-loving Jeni & Sean Sheldrake belt it out to the rock tune "Cult of Personality" by Living Colour.

  • Host Mark McGrath challenges Demetria Wilson to test her lyrical knowledge and go for the big bucks.

  • Couples Week continues as the Orange County couple Andrea Memarco & Michael Lufti rock out to the '90s classic "Hey Jealousy" by the Gin Blossoms.

  • Host Mark McGrath challenges Matthew Nathanson to test his lyrical knowledge and go for the big bucks.

  • Couples Week continues as the adorable Chil & Erin Kong do a duet to the 1970s classic "You Are So Beautiful" by Joe Cocker.

  • Crazy shoe fetishist Jay Soto rocks out to "Come To My Window" and Jefferson Airplane's "White Rabbit."

  • Graphic designer and stock-car racer Kristal Nissalk rocks out to the dance hit "Let the Music Play" by Shannon.

  • Couples Week continues when longtime married couple Matt & Angel Creeks tear it up with the hit song from Grease, "You're the One that I Want."

  • New Jersey tomboy Nikki Tillman lets it all hang out when she takes on the rock classic "Smokin' in the Boy's Room" by Motley Crue.

  • Mike Biscotti and Mary Spease kick off Couples Week when they belt out the classic tune "I Don't Want to Miss a Thing" by Aerosmith.

  • Host Mark McGrath challenges Michael Daniel to test his lyrical knowledge and go for the big bucks.

  • Hailing from Ventura, California, website promoter Amanda Wicklas tries to guess the lyrics to the rock hit "Unskinny Bop" by Poison.

  • Singer-songwriter Angel Taylor makes a special appearance and takes a stab at the R&B hit "Back at One" by Brian McKnight.

  • Hailing from Honolulu, Hawaii, voice coach Vivien Lesiak tries to guess the lyrics to the fun 1980s tune "I Can't Wait" by Nu Shooz.

  • Fun-loving family man Adam Jackson tries to guess the lyrics to the Frankie Valli love ballad ""My Eyes Adore You" and other awesome tunes.

  • A writer from Chicago, Illinois, Johnny Vallone tries to guess the lyrics to the powerful love song "I'll Stand By You" by The Pretenders.

  • Vanessa Bryan tests her lyrical knowledge with "Summer Breeze" by Seals & Crofts and "American Pie" by Don McLean.

  • With plans to open up an Irish pub, Chicagoan Katie Killacky tries to guess the lyrics to the hit pop tune "Disturbia" by Rihanna.

  • Proud Hot Dog on a Stick employee Candice Wong tries to guess the lyrics to the love song "On My Own" by Patti LaBelle & Michael McDonald.

  • World traveling mom Felice Schaeffer tries to guess the lyrics to the 1980s Bryan Adams rock hit "Summer of '69" and other fun tunes.

  • Hailing from Brooklyn, New York, video game geek Arden Waywood tries to guess the lyrics to the hit tune "Kryptonite" by 3 Doors Down.

  • Spitfire comedienne Margaret Cho makes a special appearance and has a go at "You Are My Lady" by Freddy Jackson.

  • Host Mark McGrath challenges Michelle Cole to test her lyrical knowledge and go for the big bucks.

  • Wayne's World actress Tia Carrere makes a special appearance and has a go at "It's All Coming Back to Me Now" by Celine Dion.

  • Host Mark McGrath challenges Niki Saletta to test her lyrical knowledge and go for the big bucks.

  • Canadian national treasure Alan Thicke makes a special appearance and has a go at "Tell Her About It" by Billy Joel.

  • Host Mark McGrath challenges Lindsay Walker to test her lyrical knowledge and go for the big bucks.

  • The Office's Kate Flannery drops by and tears up the stage with the classic "All Shook Up" by Elvis Presley.

  • Host Mark McGrath challenges Marc De Mahy to test his lyrical knowledge and see if he can win the big bucks.

  • Beloved rap duo Kid N' Play make a special appearance and have a go at "I Just Want to Be Your Everything" by Andy Gibb.

  • Little bundle of energy Jessica Garcia tries to guess the lyrics to the '60s rock hit "Fortunate Son" by Creedence Clearwater Revival.

  • With dreams of building a log cabin, Midwestern girl Becky Jo Schwartz tries to guess the lyrics to the love song "What About Love" by Heart.

  • Chicago-based bartender and martial arts master Shaun Taper tries to guess the lyrics to "Ramblin' Man" by the Allman Brothers Band.

  • Kind-hearted teacher Hillary Harris tries to guess the lyrics to The Bangles's '80s hit "Eternal Flame" and other catchy tunes.

  • Las Vegas showgirl Deena Cary tries to guess the lyrics to Madness's 1980s classic "Our House" and other fun tunes.

  • Proud new dad Ian Giatti tries to guess the lyrics to Men at Work's 1980s uber-hit "Who Can It Be Now" and other catchy pop tunes.

  • Spunky professional dancer Cian Coey tries to guess the lyrics to the 1980s girl-group classic "Our Lips Are Sealed" by the Go Go's.

  • Proud dad Dominic Holland sings a little "Ride Like the Wind" by Christopher Cross and some other rocking tunes.

  • A man who's been engaged for eight years sings Pat Benatar's "Hit Me With Your Best Shot" and other awesome tunes.

  • Deanna Della Cioppa, a native of Boston and Italian chef tries to remember the lyrics to ten hit songs to win the $1 million prize.

  • Michelle Grimaldo, a victim of the California wildfires takes on the challenge to win the grand prize. Then, Shari Wilson, a single energetic mom takes her shot at winning the million dollars.

  • With an assist from Colin Hay, of Men at Work fame, a pair of twins who work as real estate agents try to win the $1 million grand prize.

  • Gary Dell'Abate, known as Baba Booey as producer of the Howard Stern radio show, plays the game to raise money for LIFEbeat, a music industry charity which fights AIDS, and will be assisted by Mark McGrath of Sugar Ray.

  • Season 2 comes to an end with singer Meatloaf and his daughter attempting to win money for their charity, Painted Turtle, a camp for seriously sick children which is associated with Paul Newman's Hole in the Wall programs.

  • Singer Rick Springfield surprises a child of the 80's as he helps her attempt to win $1 million.

  • This episode features magicians Penn & Teller going after the grand prize for charity.

  • Game show host Chuck Woolery and 70's pop group Air Supply assists two strangers on stage as they compete together for romance and a big cash payoff.

  • Three former Miss America's, Kirsten Haglund, Heather French Henry, Susan Powell take a shot at winning $1 million for charity, Miss America Scholarships, on this holiday episode.

  • 70's rock star Eddie Money and his daughter Jesse, hit the stage for an AIDS charity.

  • It's an opportunity of a lifetime as a contestant born with unilateral Microtia takes center stage for a chance at winning $1 million.

  • A Texas music teacher takes a stab at winning one million dollars. Then, guest Mark Cuban, owner of the NBA's Dallas Mavericks makes an appearance.

  • The original members of En Vogue reunite on the center stage to try and win $1 million for charity.

  • An emotional episode as a mailman is reunited with a loved one for a chance at winning $1 million. Then, a vocal coach from Flushing, NY who moonlights as a dinner theater singer take the stage for his chance at winning money.

  • Former American Idol contestant Constantine Maroulis tries to win money for the Broadway Cares charity.

  • A yodeling country girl returns to continue her quest for winning $1,000,000.

  • A mortgage broker from New York and a yodeling country girl are the contestants on this week's episode.

  • Jennifer, a flight attendant receives help from her sister onstage for a chance at winning 1 million dollars.

  • The second season begins with a roller derby queen from Cincinnati trying for the million dollar prize.

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