The Funniest, Most Nostalgic About 'Supermarket Sweep' Being Added to Netflix

Supermarket Sweep, your favorite grocery store-themed show from the '90s, is back on Netflix!

On Monday, July 9, the streaming platform announced it added 15 episodes of the classic game show that originally aired on ABC from 1965 to 1967 before being revived by other networks in the 1990s and early 2000s. (Though it's been off the air in the U.S. for nearly two decades, there have also been several international versions.)

Fans of Supermarket Sweep will remember it fondly for the particularly questionable '90s fashion and, of course, contestants frantically zooming through supermarket aisles in search of very specific items for a chance to win huge prizes.

The competitive game show followed three teams of two—usually friends, spouses, or siblings—answering a series of trivia questions to accumulate time used in a "Major Sweep," before running around a grocery store and loading up their carts with the priciest items, like expensive cuts of meat or massive wheels of cheese.

"I don't know who needs to hear this but 15 episodes of the iconic Supermarket Sweep are now on Netflix in the US," Netflix wrote on Twitter—and yes, it's exactly what fans needed to hear.

The internet went wild over the news as users were filled with nostalgia.

If you've already binge-watched all 15 episodes, there's some more good news. A reboot of the iconic show is currently in the works and Leslie Jones is set to host and executive produce.

"I’ve always dreamed of being on Supermarket Sweep," the Saturday Night Live alum said in a statement in January via Deadline. "Seriously, I tried out for the show years ago; and after getting turned away, I knew I’d have to take matters into my own hands. Being able to bring the iconic game show back to life on ABC is my ultimate redemption story!"

The game show was supposed to begin production in the spring but was likely postponed due to the COVID-19 pandemic. It's unclear when new episodes will air.

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