History Series / IveGotASecret

30th Apr '17 2:49:07 PM nombretomado
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* ChewToy: If the crew had something sneaky planned, the "victim" was most likely Henry Morgan. For example, he would be sent on an exotic trip (which started the moment the live broadcast ended) such as a safari in Africa, or working as a hired hand on Roy Rogers' Dude Ranch. Or carrying a spear in that night's production in the Metropolitan Opera. Or the fact that he was going to play Santa for some needy kids...or [[TopCat Arnold Stang's]] [[http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=DIZ0G5MrAfc secret on a Halloween episode that he used Henry's actual bedsheets for the ghost costume he's wearing.]]

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* ChewToy: If the crew had something sneaky planned, the "victim" was most likely Henry Morgan. For example, he would be sent on an exotic trip (which started the moment the live broadcast ended) such as a safari in Africa, or working as a hired hand on Roy Rogers' Dude Ranch. Or carrying a spear in that night's production in the Metropolitan Opera. Or the fact that he was going to play Santa for some needy kids...or [[TopCat [[WesternAnimation/TopCat Arnold Stang's]] [[http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=DIZ0G5MrAfc secret on a Halloween episode that he used Henry's actual bedsheets for the ghost costume he's wearing.]]
30th Apr '17 11:08:11 AM nombretomado
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* WilliamTelling: On one [[BroadcastLive live]] episode, [[TheTonightShow Johnny Carson]]'s secret was that he would shoot an apple atop host Garry Moore's head. He did it too... with Moore safely behind a sheet of pexiglass.

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* WilliamTelling: On one [[BroadcastLive live]] episode, [[TheTonightShow [[Series/TheTonightShow Johnny Carson]]'s secret was that he would shoot an apple atop host Garry Moore's head. He did it too... with Moore safely behind a sheet of pexiglass.
9th Mar '17 6:33:29 AM shayaweinberger
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The original show aired from 1952-67 on Creator/{{CBS}}. One-season revivals aired from 1972-73 and in 1976. Another revival aired from 2000 to 2003 on the Oxygen cable network, hosted by [[Radio/TheStephanieMillerShow Stephanie Miller]], and yet another version aired on Creator/{{GSN}} in 2006.

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The original show was directed by Creator/PaulAlter and aired from 1952-67 on Creator/{{CBS}}. One-season revivals aired from 1972-73 and in 1976. Another revival aired from 2000 to 2003 on the Oxygen cable network, hosted by [[Radio/TheStephanieMillerShow Stephanie Miller]], and yet another version aired on Creator/{{GSN}} in 2006.
27th Nov '16 4:03:09 PM eroock
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* TheBusCameBack: After being fired following a lame segment involving Tony Curtis on June 11, 1958, series creator/producer Creator/AllanSherman returned in 1961 as a special guest riding on the success of novelty songs such as "Hello Muddah, Hello Fadduh."

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* TheBusCameBack: After being fired following a lame segment involving Tony Curtis Creator/TonyCurtis on June 11, 1958, series creator/producer Creator/AllanSherman returned in 1961 as a special guest riding on the success of novelty songs such as "Hello Muddah, Hello Fadduh."
7th Oct '16 3:25:30 PM OnGreenDolphinStreet
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** John Daly, the host of ''Series/WhatsMyLine'', made a couple of appearances where he had the panelists guess historical events from newspaper quotes and headlines.

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** John Daly, the host of ''Series/WhatsMyLine'', made a couple of appearances where he had the panelists guess historical events from newspaper quotes and headlines. Panelist Arlene Francis also made a few appearances.
7th Oct '16 3:24:47 PM OnGreenDolphinStreet
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** Besides the "what the secret concerns" clue given before questioning, the earliest episodes would also have the host mention which word the secret begins with, which was almost always "I", which was eventually dropped due to its redundancy.

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** Besides the "what the secret concerns" clue given before questioning, the earliest episodes would also have the host mention which word the secret begins with, which was almost always "I", which "I". It was eventually dropped due to its redundancy.
7th Oct '16 3:24:05 PM OnGreenDolphinStreet
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** Besides the "what the secret concerns" clue given before questioning, the earliest episodes would also have the host mention which word the secret begins with, which was almost always "I", which was eventually dropped due to its redundancy.
24th Sep '16 9:53:03 PM OnGreenDolphinStreet
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** Originally, celebrity secrets were actual things about them or that had happened to them (i.e., Boris Karloff's "I'm afraid of mice"). This became both boring and limiting, and the gag/stunt secrets quickly evolved.[[note]]Allan Sherman later admitted that those secrets, including Karloff's, were made up by the staff, with the celebrities playing along. Their elimination was a good thing, considering the quiz scandals that would erupt in a few years.[[/note]]

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** Originally, celebrity secrets were actual things about them or that had happened to them (i.e., Boris Karloff's "I'm afraid of mice"). This became both boring and limiting, and the gag/stunt secrets quickly evolved. [[note]]Allan Sherman later admitted that those secrets, including Karloff's, were made up by the staff, with the celebrities playing along. Their elimination was a good thing, considering the quiz scandals that would erupt in a few years.[[/note]]
24th Sep '16 9:52:49 PM OnGreenDolphinStreet
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** Originally, celebrity secrets were actual things about them or that had happened to them (i.e., Boris Karloff's "I'm afraid of mice"). This became both boring and limiting, and the gag/stunt secrets quickly evolved.

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** Originally, celebrity secrets were actual things about them or that had happened to them (i.e., Boris Karloff's "I'm afraid of mice"). This became both boring and limiting, and the gag/stunt secrets quickly evolved.[[note]]Allan Sherman later admitted that those secrets, including Karloff's, were made up by the staff, with the celebrities playing along. Their elimination was a good thing, considering the quiz scandals that would erupt in a few years.[[/note]]



* WilliamTelling: On one [[BroadcastLive live]] episode, [[TheTonightShow Johnny Carson]]'s secret was that he would shoot an apple atop host Garry Moore's head. He did it too...with Moore safely behind a sheet of pexiglass.

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* WilliamTelling: On one [[BroadcastLive live]] episode, [[TheTonightShow Johnny Carson]]'s secret was that he would shoot an apple atop host Garry Moore's head. He did it too... with Moore safely behind a sheet of pexiglass.
3rd Jul '16 8:41:21 PM OnGreenDolphinStreet
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* RealSongThemeTune: The 1952-1961 theme was "Plink, Plank, Plunk" by Leroy Anderson. It was succeeded in 1961-1962 by an upbeat arrangement of the "Theme from ''A Summer Place''" before being replaced by an original tune from musical director Norman Paris for the rest of the original run. Steve Allen's theme song, "This Could Be the Start of Something", was used as the theme for the 1972-1973 syndicated revival.
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