Classic game show in which a person of some notoriety and two impostors try to match wits with a panel of four celebrities. The object of the game is to try to fool the celebrities into ...
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Five-day-a-week syndicated revival of one of Goodson-Todman's most durable and longest-lived formats: A celebrity panel determines which of three contestants is the actual person associated with a given story.
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Classic game show in which a person of some notoriety and two impostors try to match wits with a panel of four celebrities. The object of the game is to try to fool the celebrities into voting for the two impostors. Each wrong vote would be worth $250 ($100 in the daytime version).Written by
Brian Washington <Sargebri@att.net>
Film critic Rex Reed once appeared on the show impersonating a country singer. See more »
[last lines spoken each episode]
Host Bud Collyer:
[says goodnight to the panel, then faces the camera]
Bud Collyer saying goodnight from >>name of sponsor<< and
[points right index finger at camera]
Host Bud Collyer:
reminding you to tell the truth.
[waves at camera]
Host Bud Collyer:
Good night, everybody.
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Another winner from the stable of Goodson/Todman and it was a very durable program in its day. Four panelists try to figure out, through questions, which one of the three people connected with the story of an event, was the correct person. The black and white version with Bud Collyer as host holds up the best to me--maybe it is the innocence of the times, but all versions of this program were enjoyable--unfortunately, as time went by, the versions seemed to diminish all around. I mean, the last two versions only lasted one season each!! That should tell us something. But always, it was the final fateful question of "Will the real-------, please stand up? that was fun, especially if the four panelists picked the wrong person. The audience would just go wild in the screams and applause and it was always a thrill to hear and see that!! I could spend all day watching back to back episodes of "To Tell the Truth", "What's My Line" and "I've Got A Secret" and never be bored!! Classic programs all around!!
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