A word association game
. One player provides single-word clue
s to a teammate until the answer word is guessed. The opposing team
has the opportunity to win
the word if the first team cannot guess it within a certain number of clues.
A TV version was famously hosted by Allen Ludden beginning in 1961. On the popular show, each team was made up of a celebrity paired with a contestant. TV's Password was reincarnated several times over the years (Password II, Password Plus), and reruns are now shown on the Game Show Network.