Type
Reality/Game Show
Premiered
Feb. 02, 1950
Status
Canceled/Ended
Runtime
30 min.
Country
USA
Network
CBS TV Network
Genre

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What's My Line? (1950)

A panel of four celebrities tried to guess the occupation of the guest by asking a series of yes or no questions. The guest got $5 for each "no" answer. Panelists were blindfolded for the weekly mystery guest who was a celebrity. Some famous folks who dropped by: Warren Beartty, James Cagney, Bette Davis, Ty Cobb,Walt Disney, Ronald Reagan, Alfred Hitchock and Elizabeth Taylor.

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18x53 EPISODE #876 Aired: Sep. 03, 1967

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Canceled/Ended
The show had 18 seasons and 901 episodes air between 1950 and 1967.

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  • Goof (miscellaneous): The occupation of contestant Joan Carpenter is shown on screen in three lines (in all capitals): "Burns Money / (Federal Reserve) / Bank". The closing parenthesis should…
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    Goof (miscellaneous): The occupation of contestant Joan Carpenter is shown on screen in three lines (in all capitals): "Burns Money / (Federal Reserve) / Bank". The closing parenthesis should follow the word "Bank".
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  • Kitty Carlisle, who normally was a panelist on "To Tell the Truth" (1956), filled in for Dorothy Kilgallen the week after Kilgallen died. Earlier the same year Carlisle and Kilgallen had sat…
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    Kitty Carlisle, who normally was a panelist on "To Tell the Truth" (1956), filled in for Dorothy Kilgallen the week after Kilgallen died. Earlier the same year Carlisle and Kilgallen had sat on the panel together along with William Shatner. On that night (January 24, 1965), Carlisle was a last-minute substitute for Arlene Francis, who was unable to fly home to New York from a Florida vacation because of a blizzard.
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  • Arlene wore a fancy Christmas season blindfold mask for the Mystery Guest segment that was glittered and featured a curled, gilded stalk with gilded flowers on the left side of her head.
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