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Gong Show

Posted by Bob on September 17, 2007

In Reply to: Gong Show posted by Tori on September 17, 2007

: What exactly does the phrase/saying "Gong Show" mean? I've been trying to figure it out, but haven't gotten anywhere. Hopefully someone can help me out here?

The Gong Show was a variety show/contest show where amateur acts (singers, quite often) would perform before a panel of judges. When their wailing became intolerable, a gong would sound and the contestant's time was up. Find more at