History Series / YouBetYourLife

9th May '17 12:38:04 PM OnGreenDolphinStreet
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* VictoriasSecretCompartment: At least one female contestant (on the February 25, 1960 episode) stuffed the $50 Secret Word prize down her cleavage:
-->'''Groucho:''' ''(to Joe, the male contestant)'' Well, Joe, it looks like you're not gonna get the other $50!
2nd May '17 10:06:19 PM OnGreenDolphinStreet
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* TransatlanticEquivalent: A British revival titled ''Groucho'' aired on [[Creator/{{ITV}} Rediffusion]] for 11 weeks in 1965. Keith Fordyce acted as the credits called "compere", that is, the announcer/straight man role Fenneman assumed on the original show.

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* TransatlanticEquivalent: A British revival titled ''Groucho'' aired on [[Creator/{{ITV}} Rediffusion]] for 11 weeks in 1965. Keith Fordyce acted as what the credits called "compere", that is, the announcer/straight man role Fenneman assumed on the original show.
2nd May '17 10:06:08 PM OnGreenDolphinStreet
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* TransatlanticEquivalent: A British revival titled ''Groucho'' aired on [[Creator/{{ITV}} Rediffusion]] for 11 weeks in 1965. Keith Fordyce acted as the "compere", that is, the announcer/straight man role Fenneman assumed on the original show.

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* TransatlanticEquivalent: A British revival titled ''Groucho'' aired on [[Creator/{{ITV}} Rediffusion]] for 11 weeks in 1965. Keith Fordyce acted as the credits called "compere", that is, the announcer/straight man role Fenneman assumed on the original show.
2nd May '17 10:02:51 PM OnGreenDolphinStreet
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** ''Two for the Money'' (Creator/{{NBC}}, 1952-1953 -- Creator/{{CBS}}, 1953-1957) with Herb Shriner, a carbon copy from [[Creator/MarkGoodson Goodson and Todman]].
** ''Judge for Yourself'' (Creator/{{NBC}}, 1953-1954), another one from [[Creator/MarkGoodson Goodson and Todman]], had host Fred Allen interact with contestants amidst a rather complicated format that was revamped in the middle of the run. [[note]]The first format was a talent show/game show mix where three acts were featured and judged on by a panel of showbiz professionals and three contestants. If a contestant ranked the acts in the same order as the pros, they would win $1,000. The second format dumped the talent acts in favor of "future hit" songs and switched the celebrity panel for an [[ThingOMeter applause meter]].[[/note]]
** ''Do You Trust Your Wife?'' (Creator/{{CBS}}, 1956-57 -- Creator/{{ABC}}, 1957-1963), which was initially hosted by ventriloquist Edgar Bergen. When the show switched networks and moved from prime time to daytime, he was replaced by Johnny Carson; the title changed to ''Who Do You Trust?'' a year later. When Carson was selected to host ''Series/TheTonightShow'' in March 1962, he still had six months left on his contract with producer Don Fedderson; the talk show went through a series of guest hosts while Carson waited out the end of his obligation. When he finally left in September, he was replaced with Woody Woodbury, who lasted barely over a year before the show was canceled.
** ''Charge Account'' (Creator/{{NBC}}, 1960-1962) with Jan Murray, which was eventually renamed after the host and even dumped the game show part to become a straight talk show near the end of its short run.
* ForgottenThemeTuneLyrics: "Hurray for Captain Spaulding!" from ''Theatre/AnimalCrackers'', which was used as the opening theme and as the ThinkMusic for the jackpot question.

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** ''Two for the Money'' (Creator/{{NBC}}, 1952-1953 1952-53 -- Creator/{{CBS}}, 1953-1957) 1953-57) with Herb Shriner, a carbon copy from [[Creator/MarkGoodson Goodson and Todman]].
** ''Judge for Yourself'' (Creator/{{NBC}}, 1953-1954), 1953-54), another one from [[Creator/MarkGoodson Goodson and Todman]], had host Fred Allen interact with contestants amidst a rather complicated format that was revamped in the middle of the run. [[note]]The first format was a talent show/game show mix where three acts were featured and judged on by a panel of showbiz professionals and three contestants. If a contestant ranked the acts in the same order as the pros, they would win $1,000. The second format dumped the talent acts in favor of "future hit" songs and switched the celebrity panel for an [[ThingOMeter applause meter]].[[/note]]
** ''Do You Trust Your Wife?'' (Creator/{{CBS}}, 1956-57 -- Creator/{{ABC}}, 1957-1963), 1957-63), which was initially hosted by ventriloquist Edgar Bergen. When the show switched networks and moved from prime time to daytime, he was replaced by Johnny Carson; the title changed to ''Who Do You Trust?'' a year later. When Carson was selected to host ''Series/TheTonightShow'' in March 1962, he still had six months left on his contract with producer Don Fedderson; the talk show went through a series of guest hosts while Carson waited out the end of his obligation. When he finally left in September, he was replaced with Woody Woodbury, who lasted barely over a year before the show was canceled.
** ''Charge Account'' (Creator/{{NBC}}, 1960-1962) 1960-62) with Jan Murray, which was eventually renamed after the host and even dumped the game show part to become a straight talk show near the end of its short run.
* ForgottenThemeTuneLyrics: "Hurray for Captain Spaulding!" from ''Theatre/AnimalCrackers'', which was used as the opening main theme and as the ThinkMusic for the jackpot question.


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* TransatlanticEquivalent: A British revival titled ''Groucho'' aired on [[Creator/{{ITV}} Rediffusion]] for 11 weeks in 1965. Keith Fordyce acted as the "compere", that is, the announcer/straight man role Fenneman assumed on the original show.
14th Apr '17 9:36:24 PM OnGreenDolphinStreet
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* ThinkMusic

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* ThinkMusicThinkMusic: An instrumental version of "[[Theatre/AnimalCrackers Hurray for Captain Spaulding]]" would play as the contestants thought over their answer for the jackpot question.



* ForgottenThemeTuneLyrics: "Hello, I Must Be Going / Hurray for Captain Spaulding!" from ''Theatre/AnimalCrackers''.

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* ForgottenThemeTuneLyrics: "Hello, I Must Be Going / Hurray "Hurray for Captain Spaulding!" from ''Theatre/AnimalCrackers''.''Theatre/AnimalCrackers'', which was used as the opening theme and as the ThinkMusic for the jackpot question.
14th Apr '17 9:21:26 PM OnGreenDolphinStreet
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* BonusSpace: The Secret Word, which awarded $100 (briefly increased to $101 during the 1955-56 season) if uttered. When that happened, a toy duck came down on a wire with the money. Once, ''Harpo Marx'' came down with the money instead!

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* BonusSpace: The Secret Word, which awarded $100 (briefly increased to $101 during the 1955-56 season) if uttered. When that happened, a toy duck came down on a wire with the money. Once, ''Harpo Marx'' came down with the money instead!instead! During the last few years of the show, the money was given out by a LovelyAssistant instead of the duck.
7th Mar '17 5:38:59 PM nombretomado
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Comedy GameShow that ran from 1947-61, hosted by Groucho Marx, who established a career in radio (later television) after the break-up of the MarxBrothers.

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Comedy GameShow that ran from 1947-61, hosted by Groucho Marx, who established a career in radio (later television) after the break-up of the MarxBrothers.Creator/MarxBrothers.
3rd Mar '17 3:21:40 PM themisterfree
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Syndicated {{revival}}s starred Creator/BuddyHackett (1980-81) and Creator/BillCosby (1992-93). There were also three unsold pilots with Richard Dawson (of ''Series/FamilyFeud'' fame) in 1988 for NBC. These had varying rules as well.

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Syndicated {{revival}}s starred Creator/BuddyHackett (1980-81) and Creator/BillCosby (1992-93). There were also three unsold pilots with Richard Dawson (of ''Series/FamilyFeud'' fame) in 1988 for NBC.NBC (the last two both produced by Creator/CarseyWerner). These had varying rules as well.
11th Nov '16 6:41:35 PM OnGreenDolphinStreet
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* SoundToScreenAdaptation: After a test film was produced on December 5, 1949[[labelnote:*]]which was simply a film recording of the usual radio show and was never intended to be aired on TV, although the episode did air on radio on December 28[[/labelnote]], the screen edition debuted on October 4, 1950 when Groucho jumped ship from CBS (which produced the test film) to NBC. The show was simulcast on TV and radio until June 10, 1960.
** Notably, the TV pilot was the last episode with original sponsor Elgin-American[[labelnote:*]]whose commercials were read by a certain [[Series/SixtyMinutes Myron Wallace]], who later changed his first name to Mike[[/labelnote]]; [=DeSoto=] took over on the next episode (the first of 1950) and remained for most of the decade.

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* SoundToScreenAdaptation: After a test film was produced on December 5, 1949[[labelnote:*]]which 1949[[labelnote:]]which was simply a film recording of the usual radio show and was never intended to be aired on TV, although the episode did air on radio on December 28[[/labelnote]], the screen edition debuted on October 4, 1950 when Groucho jumped ship from CBS (which produced the test film) to NBC. The show was simulcast on TV and radio until June 10, 1960.
** Notably, the TV pilot was the last episode with original sponsor Elgin-American[[labelnote:*]]whose Elgin-American[[labelnote:]]whose commercials were read by a certain [[Series/SixtyMinutes Myron Wallace]], who later changed his first name to Mike[[/labelnote]]; [=DeSoto=] took over on the next episode (the first (January 11, 1950[[labelnote:]]Two of 1950) the contestants were Mr. and Mrs. Story, stars of the infamous "cigar" legend[[/labelnote]]) and remained for most of the decade.
6th Nov '16 2:25:55 PM nombretomado
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** ''TheJackBennyProgram'' once had Benny appear on ''You Bet Your Life'', but was confronted with the jackpot question of (paraphrasing) "Jack Benny has always claimed to be 39 years old, but what is his ''real'' age?"

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** ''TheJackBennyProgram'' ''Radio/TheJackBennyProgram'' once had Benny appear on ''You Bet Your Life'', but was confronted with the jackpot question of (paraphrasing) "Jack Benny has always claimed to be 39 years old, but what is his ''real'' age?"
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