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The Best Editions Of The Operation Board Game

Updated September 9, 2020 260 votes 54 voters 3.9k views20 items

List RulesOnly licensed editions of the classic Operation board game.

The Operation board game is the classic silly skill game. It is a great way to teach hand eye coordination as both kids and adults try to remove funny ailments from Cavity Sam. Some would say the original is the best version of Operation but you should have a look at this list of special edition Operation board games. Now you can play different versions from your favorite shows and movies such as Family Guy, Disney Junior's Doc McStuffins Toy Hospital, and Trolls. You can even help save Dave the Minion in the Despicable Me 3 version. If you're a fan of science fiction be sure to check out the three Star Wars editions: Chewbacca, R2-D2 and BB-8 all need help with their custom ailments. Each collector's edition of the Operation board game comes with a unique set of Funatomy and their own lights and sounds!

There is also a Noah's Ark edition of the Operation board game where you help Noah collect all the animals before the flood. No matter what you are a fan of there is a version of Operation for you.

Vote up the best editions of Operation you like to play or would like to play the most!

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  • Classic Edition
    Photo: Milton Bradley


    • Take turns removing as many Funatomy parts as you can without setting off the buzzer.
    • Successfully removing the Funatomy parts earns you money.
    • The player with the most money at the end of the game wins!

    Price: $19.99

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  • The Nightmare Before Christmas Edition
    Photo: USAopoly


    • Play the classic game with your favorite characters from Nightmare Before Christmas.
    • Operate on Oogie Boogie!
    • Remove the 12 custom Funatomy pieces without setting of the alarm.

    Price: $49.99

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  • Rudolph the Red-Nosed Reindeer Edition
    Photo: Operation


    • Help Rudolph save Bumble.
    • Use the tweezers to remove 12 custom plastic pieces from the board without making Bumble roar!
    • Rudolph's nose lights up!

    Price: $44.89

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  • Spider-Man 3 Edition
    Photo: Hasbro


    • Help out your friendly neighborhood Spiderman in this classic game.
    • 11 Funatomy parts need to be removed in oder to make Spiderman better.
    • Spiderman's eyes light up and the buzzer sounds every time you miss.

    Price: $37.51 

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