Pyramid is the night's gem, a word-association contest of skill and speed, the joy of watching enhanced when the celebrity and contestant are in sync and the game is played seriously. [8-21 Aug 2016, p.17]
Like original host Dick Clark, Strahan--warm, sharp, strategically witty--is a choice proctor for what’s basically a high-stress, highly-entertaining Language Arts test. With creative, brainy, energetic yet disciplined players, the hour flies in exciting fashion.
Michael Strahan has clearly studied his Dick Clark tapes--he’s smooth and relaxing to watch, very good at reminding players of the no-hand-gesture rules and in settling the nerves of any rattled contestant.