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* GameShowHost: Of ''Jr. Almost Anything Goes'' (1976-77), Saturday afternoons on ABC. He was also a regular panelist on the syndicated ''WhatsMyLine'' (1968-75), and was a frequent celebrity guest on shows and pilots produced by Creator/BobStewart, most notably ''Series/{{Pyramid}}''.

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* GameShowHost: Of ''Jr. Almost Anything Goes'' (1976-77), Saturday afternoons on ABC. He was also a regular panelist on the syndicated ''WhatsMyLine'' ''Series/WhatsMyLine'' (1968-75), and was a frequent celebrity guest on shows and pilots produced by Creator/BobStewart, most notably ''Series/{{Pyramid}}''.


* SpecialGuest[=/=]StuntCasting: For most of Soupy's TV run, celebrities would clamor to appear on his show for the sole purpose of getting pied. Music/FrankSinatra, Creator/SammyDavisJr, DickClark, and Music/AliceCooper were just some of the more noteworthy targets. Basically, if you were a celebrity in the 60's and 70's and were invited to appear on Soupy's show...bring a change of clothing, and leave your dignity in the dressing room.

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* SpecialGuest[=/=]StuntCasting: For most of Soupy's TV run, celebrities would clamor to appear on his show for the sole purpose of getting pied. Music/FrankSinatra, Creator/SammyDavisJr, DickClark, Creator/DickClark, and Music/AliceCooper were just some of the more noteworthy targets. Basically, if you were a celebrity in the 60's and 70's and were invited to appear on Soupy's show...bring a change of clothing, and leave your dignity in the dressing room.


Milton Supman (1926-2009), better known by his stage name Soupy Sales, was an American entertainer who worked in films, radio, and television. He is best known for his raucous children's TV shows which ran on-and-off between 1953 and 1978, which featured frequent ad-libbing, puppets, and what became Sales' trademark: getting a PieInTheFace for a particularly groan-worthy punchline.

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Milton Supman (1926-2009), (January 8, 1926 October 22, 2009), better known by his stage name Soupy Sales, was an American entertainer who worked in films, radio, and television. He is best known for his raucous children's TV shows which ran on-and-off between 1953 and 1978, which featured frequent ad-libbing, puppets, and what became Sales' trademark: getting a PieInTheFace for a particularly groan-worthy punchline.


* GameShowHost: Of ''Jr. Almost Anything Goes'' (1976-77), Saturday afternoons on ABC. He was also a regular panelist on the syndicated ''WhatsMyLine'' (1968-75).

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* GameShowHost: Of ''Jr. Almost Anything Goes'' (1976-77), Saturday afternoons on ABC. He was also a regular panelist on the syndicated ''WhatsMyLine'' (1968-75).(1968-75), and was a frequent celebrity guest on shows and pilots produced by Creator/BobStewart, most notably ''Series/{{Pyramid}}''.


* FourPhilosophyEnsemble: The 1985 WNBC-AM radio "dream team" of Sales (the Optimist), Don Imus (the Apathetic), Wolfman Jack (the Realist), and Creator/HowardStern (the Cynic).

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* FourPhilosophyEnsemble: The 1985 WNBC-AM radio "dream team" of Sales (the Optimist), Don Imus (the Apathetic), Wolfman Jack Creator/WolfmanJack (the Realist), and Creator/HowardStern (the Cynic).


* ThrowItIn: Constantly. The show's barely-scripted structure allowed for constant ad-libs from Soupy, the puppets, and the production crew.


* SendingStuffToSaveTheShow: [[http://www.snopes.com/radiotv/tv/soupy1.asp The New Year's Eve "funny green pieces of paper" incident.]]


* OldShame: The 1966 film ''Birds Do It.'' Despite his starring role, Sales was quite vocal as to his dislike of the finished product.


* EdibleAmmunition: Averted. Soupy's pies were filled with shaving cream, not whipped cream. This was because shaving cream was easier to clean up afterwards, plus it didn't spoil under the hot studio lights. Soupy also liked the fact that shaving-cream pies "exploded on impact."

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* EdibleAmmunition: Averted. Soupy's pies were Soupy originally used real pies, but budgetary issues later forced a switch to pie crusts filled with shaving cream, not whipped cream. This was because As an added bonus, shaving cream was easier to clean up afterwards, plus it didn't spoil under the hot studio lights. Soupy also liked the fact that shaving-cream pies baked crusts [[http://mentalfloss.com/article/23084/rip-soupy-sales-1926-2009 "exploded on impact.""]]

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* EdibleAmmunition: Averted. Soupy's pies were filled with shaving cream, not whipped cream. This was because shaving cream was easier to clean up afterwards, plus it didn't spoil under the hot studio lights. Soupy also liked the fact that shaving-cream pies "exploded on impact."


* GettingCrapPastTheRadar: Sales always insisted that many DoubleEntendre jokes were incorrectly credited to/blamed on him.

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* GettingCrapPastTheRadar: Sales always insisted that many DoubleEntendre jokes were incorrectly credited to/blamed on him. See the item in the "Urban Legends" folder on the DepravedKidsShowHost trope page.


* GettingCrapPastTheRadar: Sales always insisted that many DoubleEntendre jokes were incorrectly credited to/blamed on him. See the item under DepravedKidsShowHost.

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* GettingCrapPastTheRadar: Sales always insisted that many DoubleEntendre jokes were incorrectly credited to/blamed on him. See the item under DepravedKidsShowHost.


* FourPhilosophyEnsemble: The 1985 WNBC-AM radio "dream team" of Sales (the Optimist), DonImus (the Apathetic), Wolfman Jack (the Realist), and Creator/HowardStern (the Cynic).

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* FourPhilosophyEnsemble: The 1985 WNBC-AM radio "dream team" of Sales (the Optimist), DonImus Don Imus (the Apathetic), Wolfman Jack (the Realist), and Creator/HowardStern (the Cynic).


* SignatureSoundEffect: The exaggerated ''BANG!'' that accompanied every pie hit (reportedly, the sound of a balloon popping).

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* SignatureSoundEffect: The exaggerated ''BANG!'' that accompanied every pie hit (reportedly, the sound of a balloon popping).popping - although in some cases it was clearly a gunshot, complete with ricochet).

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** Then again, there was that [[http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=e6f3uN2vVak stripper behind the door incident...]]

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