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Take My Word For It!

Following the cancellation of Bullseye, Jim Lange moved appropriate on to helm to a revival of his very 1st game show, “Oh My Word,” now under the title “Take My Word For It!” Two contestants should decide which of four celebrities is giving the truthful definition of an obscure word. I for 1 liked this show it was a enjoyable small game.
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Groucho Marx: You Bet Your Life Episode – Secret Word “Chair” (1954)

1954 The interviews were occasionally so memorable that the contestants became celebrities: “nature boy” well being advocate Robert Bootzin hapless Mexican laborer Pedro Gonzalez-Gonzalez and his offhandedly comic remarks a witty housewife named Phyllis Diller author Ray Bradbury blues singer and pianist Gladys Bentley strongman Paul Anderson. John Barbour and Ronnie Schell all appeared as contestants although working on the fringes of the entertainment industry. Harland Sanders, who talked about his “finger-lickin’” recipe for fried chicken which he parlayed into the “Kentucky Fried Chicken” chain of restaurants, once appeared as a contestant. A guest purporting to be a wealthy Arabian prince was truly writer William Peter Blatty Groucho saw through the disguise, stating “You are no much more a prince than I am simply because I have an Arabian horse and I know what they look like”. Blatty won 000 and utilised the leave of absence the money afforded him to write The Exorcist. No 1 in the audience knew who contestant Daws Butler was until he began speaking in Huckleberry Hound’s voice. He and his partner went on to win the leading prize of 000. Cajun politician Dudley J. LeBlanc, a Louisiana state senator, demonstrated his winning style at giving campaign speeches in French. General Omar Bradley was teamed with an army private, and Marx goaded the private into telling Bradley almost everything that was wrong with the army. Expert wrestler Wild
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You Bet Your Life – Groucho Marx – Secret Word Wall 1/3

Another hilarious episode of the You Bet Your Life with Groucho Marx game show. The secret word for this episode is wall. Groucho’s wit is as keen as ever, serving up more incredible one liners as he jokes with the contestants. This classic quiz show is great family entertainment. Contestants include Dean Cromwell, track coach at USC for forty years (at the time this program aired), Maury Simon who used to be a vendor at the Cleveland Indians ball park. Maury gives some funny demonstrations of the “yells” he used at games. Also Reverend and Mrs. Carl Dass appear with quite an interesting story of their family. This video brought to you by hwy61media. Please take a moment to rate this video and add your comments. You can see all of my videos at: Please take a look and subscribe to my channel. If you would like to comment on my channel as well, please do so. Your feedback is important to me. Thanks for watching.
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