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Thomas Fisher (CBS' executive vice president) tested Winn's notebook against kinescopes of her appearances and concluded that it looked fixed. It was soon discovered that the show's producers had paid Winn, Hilgemeier, and Yaffe Kimball-Slatin (one of Winn's opponents) to keep quiet about the notebook and rigging.

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Thomas Fisher (CBS' executive vice president) tested Winn's notebook against kinescopes of her appearances and concluded that it looked fixed. It was Fisher and his boss, CBS president Louis Cowan, soon discovered that the show's producers had paid Winn, Hilgemeier, and Yaffe Kimball-Slatin (one of Winn's opponents) to keep quiet about the notebook and rigging.


* HomeParticipationSweepstakes: OnceAnEpisode, usually after the first game, a postcard was drawn and that viewer called to guess a person being drawn. A correct answer awarded some nice prizes, while a wrong one resulted in a consolation gift (on the daytime show, a supply of Colgate-Palmolive products; on the nighttime version, a trip). At the end of the show, more dots were connected and a clue was shown for the next home viewer game.

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* HomeParticipationSweepstakes: OnceAnEpisode, usually after the first game, a postcard was drawn and that viewer called to guess a person being drawn. A correct answer awarded some nice prizes, while a wrong one resulted in a consolation gift (on the daytime show, a (a supply of Colgate-Palmolive products; products on the daytime show, a trip on the nighttime version, a trip).version). At the end of the show, more dots were connected and a clue was shown for the next home viewer game.



* SpiritualSuccessor: ''Series/GetThePicture'' on Creator/{{Nickelodeon}}
* TransatlanticEquivalent: ATV produced [[http://www.ukgameshows.com/ukgs/Dotto a version for ITV]] from 13 September 1958 to 23 June 1960, originally hosted by Robert Gladwell, with Jimmy Handley and Shaw Taylor replacing him later on. On this version, the winner of each game got £5 for each unconnected dot.

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* SpiritualSuccessor: ''Series/GetThePicture'' on Creator/{{Nickelodeon}}
Creator/{{Nickelodeon}}.
* TransatlanticEquivalent: ATV produced [[http://www.ukgameshows.com/ukgs/Dotto a version for ITV]] from 13 September 1958 to 23 June 1960, originally hosted by Robert Gladwell, with Jimmy Handley and Shaw Taylor replacing him later on. On this version, the winner of each game got £5 for each unconnected dot.


* TransatlanticEquivalent: ATV produced [[http://www.ukgameshows.com/ukgs/Dotto a version for ITV]] from 13 September 1958 to 23 June 1960, originally hosted by Robert Gladwell with Jimmy Handley and Shaw Taylor replacing him later on. On this version, the winner of each game got £5 for each unconnected dot.

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* SpiritualSuccessor: ''Series/GetThePicture'' on Creator/{{Nickelodeon}}
* TransatlanticEquivalent: ATV produced [[http://www.ukgameshows.com/ukgs/Dotto a version for ITV]] from 13 September 1958 to 23 June 1960, originally hosted by Robert Gladwell Gladwell, with Jimmy Handley and Shaw Taylor replacing him later on. On this version, the winner of each game got £5 for each unconnected dot.


Debuting on January 6, 1958, ''Dotto'' faced ''Series/TruthOrConsequences'' on Creator/{{NBC}} and local programming on Creator/{{ABC}} and became '''extremely''' popular within the first half of the year, skyrocketing Narz to a level of popularity comparable to Hal March on ''The $64,000 Question''. On July 1, a nighttime version debuted on NBC, which was pretty much the same except weekly with more money ($100 for each unconnected dot, raised to $200 and $300 for tie games).

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Debuting on January 6, 1958, ''Dotto'' faced ''Series/TruthOrConsequences'' on Creator/{{NBC}} and local programming on Creator/{{ABC}} and became '''extremely''' popular within the first half of the year, skyrocketing Narz to a level of popularity comparable to Hal March on ''The $64,000 Question''.''Series/The64000Question''. On July 1, a nighttime version debuted on NBC, which was pretty much the same except weekly with more money ($100 for each unconnected dot, raised to $200 and $300 for tie games).


Unfortunately for the show, both networks, and executive producer Frank Cooper, things came tumbling down soon after that. Back in May 1958, standby contestant Ed Hilgemeier found a notebook backstage that fellow contestant Marie Winn had been looking at before she went onto the set; the book contained the questions she was being given during her appearances, plus the answers she was giving onstage to said questions.

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Unfortunately for the show, both networks, and executive producer Frank Cooper, things came tumbling down soon after that. Back in May 1958, standby contestant Ed Hilgemeier found a notebook backstage that fellow contestant Marie Winn had been looking at before she went onto the set; the book contained the questions she was being given during her appearances, plus the answers she was giving onstage to said questions.
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In August 1958, the networks and Colgate learned from Frank Cooper that ''Dotto'' was indeed rigged, and only a select few among his staff knew it. NBC ended the nighttime show on the 12th, with CBS canning the daytime series on the 15th. It was only then that the media began taking Herb Stempel's allegations about ''Series/TwentyOne'' seriously (they initially branded him a sore loser), and things snowballed from there over the next two years in the Quiz Show Scandals.

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In August 1958, the networks and Colgate learned from Frank Cooper that ''Dotto'' was indeed rigged, and only a select few among his staff knew it. NBC ended the nighttime show on the 12th, with CBS canning the daytime series on the 15th. It was only then that the media began taking Herb Stempel's allegations about ''Series/TwentyOne'' ''[[Series/TwentyOne Twenty-One]]'' seriously (they initially branded him a sore loser), and things snowballed from there over the next two years in the Quiz Show Scandals.



* TransatlanticEquivalent: ATV produced [[http://www.ukgameshows.com/ukgs/Dotto a version for ITV]] from 13 September 1958 to 23 June 1960, originally hosted by Robert Gladwell with Jimmy Handley and Shaw Taylor later. On this version, the winner of each game got £5 for each unconnected dot.

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* TransatlanticEquivalent: ATV produced [[http://www.ukgameshows.com/ukgs/Dotto a version for ITV]] from 13 September 1958 to 23 June 1960, originally hosted by Robert Gladwell with Jimmy Handley and Shaw Taylor later.replacing him later on. On this version, the winner of each game got £5 for each unconnected dot.


Debuting on January 6, 1958, ''Dotto'' faced ''TruthOrConsequences'' on Creator/{{NBC}} and local programming on Creator/{{ABC}} and became '''extremely''' popular within the first half of the year, skyrocketing Narz to a level of popularity comparable to Hal March on ''The $64,000 Question''. On July 1, a nighttime version debuted on NBC, which was pretty much the same except weekly with more money ($100 for each unconnected dot, raised to $200 and $300 for tie games).

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Debuting on January 6, 1958, ''Dotto'' faced ''TruthOrConsequences'' ''Series/TruthOrConsequences'' on Creator/{{NBC}} and local programming on Creator/{{ABC}} and became '''extremely''' popular within the first half of the year, skyrocketing Narz to a level of popularity comparable to Hal March on ''The $64,000 Question''. On July 1, a nighttime version debuted on NBC, which was pretty much the same except weekly with more money ($100 for each unconnected dot, raised to $200 and $300 for tie games).



In August 1958, the networks and Colgate learned from Frank Cooper that ''Dotto'' was indeed rigged, and only a select few among his staff knew it. NBC ended the nighttime show on the 12th, with CBS canning the daytime series on the 15th. It was only then that the media began taking Herb Stempel's allegations about ''Twenty-One'' seriously (they initially branded him a sore loser), and things snowballed from there over the next two years in the Quiz Show Scandals.

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In August 1958, the networks and Colgate learned from Frank Cooper that ''Dotto'' was indeed rigged, and only a select few among his staff knew it. NBC ended the nighttime show on the 12th, with CBS canning the daytime series on the 15th. It was only then that the media began taking Herb Stempel's allegations about ''Twenty-One'' ''Series/TwentyOne'' seriously (they initially branded him a sore loser), and things snowballed from there over the next two years in the Quiz Show Scandals.


Unfortunately for the show, both networks, and executive producer Frank Cooper, things came tumbling down soon after that...

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Unfortunately for the show, both networks, and executive producer Frank Cooper, things came tumbling down soon after that...that. Back in May 1958, standby contestant Ed Hilgemeier found a notebook backstage that fellow contestant Marie Winn had been looking at before she went onto the set; the book contained the questions she was being given during her appearances, plus the answers she was giving onstage to said questions.

Thomas Fisher (CBS' executive vice president) tested Winn's notebook against kinescopes of her appearances and concluded that it looked fixed. It was soon discovered that the show's producers had paid Winn, Hilgemeier, and Yaffe Kimball-Slatin (one of Winn's opponents) to keep quiet about the notebook and rigging.

In August 1958, the networks and Colgate learned from Frank Cooper that ''Dotto'' was indeed rigged, and only a select few among his staff knew it. NBC ended the nighttime show on the 12th, with CBS canning the daytime series on the 15th. It was only then that the media began taking Herb Stempel's allegations about ''Twenty-One'' seriously (they initially branded him a sore loser), and things snowballed from there over the next two years in the Quiz Show Scandals.



** GameShowHost: Jack Narz, probably best known for hosting ''{{Series/Concentration}}'' in the 1970s.

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** GameShowHost: Jack Narz, probably best known for hosting ''{{Series/Concentration}}'' ''Series/{{Concentration}}'' and ''Series/NowYouSeeIt'' in the 1970s.


** GameShowHost: Jack Narz, probably best known for hosting ''{{Concentration}}'' in the 1970s.

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** GameShowHost: Jack Narz, probably best known for hosting ''{{Concentration}}'' ''{{Series/Concentration}}'' in the 1970s.


* [[StarDerailingRole Career-Derailing Hosting Job]]: Averted for Narz. While he was subpoenaed and took a polygraph test, the results showed that he wasn't connected to the below.
* GenreKiller: This show, not ''TwentyOne'', sparked the investigations. In May 1958, standby contestant Ed Hilgemeier found a notebook backstage that fellow contestant Marie Winn had been looking at before she went onto the set; the book contained questions she was being given and answers she was giving during her appearances.
** Thomas Fisher (CBS' executive vice president) tested Winn's notebook against kinescopes of her appearances and concluded that it looked fixed. It was soon discovered that ''Dotto'' producers had paid Winn, Hilgemeier, and Yaffe Kimball-Slatin (one of Winn's opponents) to keep quiet about the notebook and rigging.
** It was in August that CBS, Colgate, and NBC learned from Frank Cooper that ''Dotto'' was indeed rigged, and only a select few among his staff knew it. NBC ended the nighttime show on the 12th, with CBS canning the daytime series on the 15th. It was only then that the media began taking Herb Stempel's allegations about ''Twenty-One'' seriously (they initially branded him a sore loser), and things snowballed from there.


Unfortunately for the show, both networks, and executive producer Frank Cooper, things came tumbling down soon after that (see below).

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Unfortunately for the show, both networks, and executive producer Frank Cooper, things came tumbling down soon after that (see below).that...



** Thomas Fisher (CBS' executive vice president) tested Wynn's notebook against kinescopes of her appearances and concluded that it looked fixed. It was soon discovered that ''Dotto'' producers had paid Winn, Hilgemeier, and Yaffe Kimball-Slatin (one of Winn's opponents) to keep quiet about the notebook and rigging.
** It was in August that CBS, Colgate, and NBC learned from Frank Cooper that ''Dotto'' was indeed rigged, and only a select few among his staff knew it. NBC ended the nighttime show on August 12, followed by CBS canning the daytime series on the 15th. It was only then that the media began taking Herb Stempel's allegations about ''Twenty-One'' seriously (they initially branded him a sore loser), and things snowballed from there.

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** Thomas Fisher (CBS' executive vice president) tested Wynn's Winn's notebook against kinescopes of her appearances and concluded that it looked fixed. It was soon discovered that ''Dotto'' producers had paid Winn, Hilgemeier, and Yaffe Kimball-Slatin (one of Winn's opponents) to keep quiet about the notebook and rigging.
** It was in August that CBS, Colgate, and NBC learned from Frank Cooper that ''Dotto'' was indeed rigged, and only a select few among his staff knew it. NBC ended the nighttime show on August 12, followed by the 12th, with CBS canning the daytime series on the 15th. It was only then that the media began taking Herb Stempel's allegations about ''Twenty-One'' seriously (they initially branded him a sore loser), and things snowballed from there.

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1958 Creator/{{CBS}} GameShow hosted by Jack Narz which was basically a quiz version of Connect the Dots: two players, one usually a returning champion, answered questions to fill in lines on a group of 50 dots, which when completely filled was a famous face. Each question connected 5, 8, or 10 dots depending on the difficulty, although a wrong answer connected the dots on the opponent's portrait (the players couldn't see each other's picture, although they had the same famous face to guess). Clues were given after connecting 25, 35, and 45 dots.

If a player believed s/he knew the answer, they buzzed in (a buzzer for the challenger, a bell for the champ) and wrote their answer. A wrong answer immediately ended the game, but a right one allowed the opponent to give their guess verbally after ten seconds; a wrong answer here knocked out that player, but a right one resulted in a tie game, which meant another face was used and more money was at stake.

Winning the game awarded $10 for each unconnected dot ($20 and $40 for tie games) and the right to face a new challenger.

Debuting on January 6, 1958, ''Dotto'' faced ''TruthOrConsequences'' on Creator/{{NBC}} and local programming on Creator/{{ABC}} and became '''extremely''' popular within the first half of the year, skyrocketing Narz to a level of popularity comparable to Hal March on ''The $64,000 Question''. On July 1, a nighttime version debuted on NBC, which was pretty much the same except weekly with more money ($100 for each unconnected dot, raised to $200 and $300 for tie games).

Unfortunately for the show, both networks, and executive producer Frank Cooper, things came tumbling down soon after that (see below).
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!!GameShowTropes in use:
* HomeParticipationSweepstakes: OnceAnEpisode, usually after the first game, a postcard was drawn and that viewer called to guess a person being drawn. A correct answer awarded some nice prizes, while a wrong one resulted in a consolation gift (on the daytime show, a supply of Colgate-Palmolive products; on the nighttime version, a trip). At the end of the show, more dots were connected and a clue was shown for the next home viewer game.
* Personnel:
** TheAnnouncer: Ralph Paul.
** GameShowHost: Jack Narz, probably best known for hosting ''{{Concentration}}'' in the 1970s.
** StudioAudience
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!!This show provides examples of:
* [[StarDerailingRole Career-Derailing Hosting Job]]: Averted for Narz. While he was subpoenaed and took a polygraph test, the results showed that he wasn't connected to the below.
* GenreKiller: This show, not ''TwentyOne'', sparked the investigations. In May 1958, standby contestant Ed Hilgemeier found a notebook backstage that fellow contestant Marie Winn had been looking at before she went onto the set; the book contained questions she was being given and answers she was giving during her appearances.
** Thomas Fisher (CBS' executive vice president) tested Wynn's notebook against kinescopes of her appearances and concluded that it looked fixed. It was soon discovered that ''Dotto'' producers had paid Winn, Hilgemeier, and Yaffe Kimball-Slatin (one of Winn's opponents) to keep quiet about the notebook and rigging.
** It was in August that CBS, Colgate, and NBC learned from Frank Cooper that ''Dotto'' was indeed rigged, and only a select few among his staff knew it. NBC ended the nighttime show on August 12, followed by CBS canning the daytime series on the 15th. It was only then that the media began taking Herb Stempel's allegations about ''Twenty-One'' seriously (they initially branded him a sore loser), and things snowballed from there.
* TransatlanticEquivalent: ATV produced [[http://www.ukgameshows.com/ukgs/Dotto a version for ITV]] from 13 September 1958 to 23 June 1960, originally hosted by Robert Gladwell with Jimmy Handley and Shaw Taylor later. On this version, the winner of each game got £5 for each unconnected dot.
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