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Season 17, Episode 01 Allen Ludden & Betty White

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Sep 5, 1965
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Allen Ludden & Betty White Sep 5, 1965 Game 1: Miss Vonda Kay Van Dyke (as Mystery Guest #1, and the panel was blindfolded; she signed in as ""Vonda Kay, Miss America 1965"") - The overlay screen showed ""The Current Miss America, Vonda Kay Van Dyke"" (she is the outgoing Miss America; she was also voted Miss Congeniality; she was Miss Arizona 1964; she appeared in a long gown and her crown; she said she will probably be returning to Arizona State University where she is majoring in speech at their College of Education; the upcoming Miss America Pageant will be held next Saturday on CBS per Mr. Daly) Game 2: H. Keith Bannister - ""Makes Sleeping Bags"" (he is the manager of Woods Bag & Canvas Co.; they have outfitted important prestigious expeditions such as those for Admiral Byrd and Sir Hubert Wilkins; from Ogdensburg, NY) Game 3: Allen Ludden & Betty White (as Mystery Guest Duo)

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Season 17, Episode 02 Edgar Bergen & Candice Bergen

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Sep 12, 1965
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Edgar Bergen & Candice Bergen Sep 12, 1965 Game 1: Miss Marie McDonald - ""Broadcasts Traffic Reports From Helicopter"" (for radio station WWDC, heard on a network owned by the Crosley Broadcasting Corporation; she covers the states of Maryland and Virginia; from Silver Spring, MD; her rush-hour motto is, ""If you're in a jam, here I am!""; see more notes below) Game 2: Mrs. Edith Silver - ""Gives Bagpipe Lessons"" (from Pennington, NJ, she learned how to play the bagpipe from a Scotsman) Game 3: Edgar Bergen & Candice Bergen (as Mystery Guest Duo) The overlay screen read, ""Edgar Bergen and daughter, Candice Bergen"" John Daly referred to her as ""Candy.""

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Season 17, Episode 03 Muhammad Ali

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Sep 19, 1965
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Muhammad Ali Sep 19, 1965 Game 1: Miss Elisabeth Woods - ""Gathers and Packs Worms"" (for the Quebec Bass Supply Company in Machin, Quebec, Canada; a team of 80 to 100 people collect 300,000 to 400,000 night crawler earthworms each night; originally from Oxfordshire, England; currently from Montreal, Quebec, Canada) Game 2: Miss Deedee Thompsen - ""Doorman For N.Y. Restaurant"" (she works at Johnny Johnston's Restaurant in her home town of New York City, NY; she also parks the patrons' cars; Johnny Johnston's Charcoal Room is located at 846 Second Avenue at 95th Street in NYC) Game 3: Muhammad Ali (as Mystery Guest) The overlay screen read, ""Muhammad Ali (Cassius Clay)""

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Season 17, Episode 04 Woody Allen

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Sep 26, 1965
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Woody Allen Sep 26, 1965 Game 1: Mrs. Ida Bergeron - ""Inspects Dice"" (for B.C. Wills & Company in Reno, NV; originally from Southbridge, MA) Game 2: Mr. Sonny Allen - ""Whale Trainer"" (at the Aquarama Aquarium in Philadelphia, PA; he trains two North American pilot whales; there are 22 in captivity; they learn tricks such as jumping 17 feet out of water, and jumping through a hoop) Game 3: Woody Allen (as Mystery Guest)

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Season 17, Episode 05 Henry Fonda

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Oct 3, 1965
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Henry Fonda Oct 3, 1965 Game 1: Sean Connery (as Mystery Guest #1) Game 2: Miss Sue Logelin - ""Fills Orders for World Series Tickets"" (from Minneapolis, MN, she is a student in the junior class at the University of Minnesota; John jokingly asked if she brought tickets to the baseball games for him and the panel) Game 3: Henry Fonda (as Mystery Guest #2) Game 4: Al LaBohm - ""Inspects Telephone Poles"" (from Bellmore, Long Island, NY; he takes a core sample every 5 years to check for deterioration)

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Season 17, Episode 06 Gordon MacRae & Sheila MacRae

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Oct 10, 1965
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Gordon MacRae & Sheila MacRae Oct 10, 1965 Game 1: Miss Nora Chang - ""Inspector in Hong Kong Police Department"" (she signed her name in Chinese characters; Bennett was the only show member who correctly pronounced her name; her Hong Kong position is the American equivalent of a lieutenant; she is also a judo expert) Game 2: Mr. G. W. Dick - ""Runs Television Rating Service"" (from Potomac, MD, he is the President of the American Research Bureau, which publishes the Arbitron Report; he explain that they gather data by three methods: 1. Families in New York have a device attached to their television sets. 2. Some families phone in the data. 3. Some families keep a personal diary.; He discussed the specific Arbitron ratings for What's My Line?: In November 1950, they had a 20.4% share which represented 4.5 million viewers. In March 1965, they had a 21% share which represented 20 million viewers.) Game 3: Gordon MacRae & Sheila MacRae (as Mystery Guest Duo)

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Season 17, Episode 07 Oscar Levant

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Oct 17, 1965
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Oscar Levant Oct 17, 1965 Game 1: Mrs. Sharon Hutchens & Jesse Ratcliffe (mother & son) - ""U.S. Army Privates"" (from Roanoke, VA; Sharon is with the WACS in Fort Jackson, SC; Jesse is in Battery D with the 4th Missile Battalion in Edgewood, MD) Game 2: Jack Premo - ""Sells Water"" (from Staten Island, NY, he owns Premo and Son Transportation Co.; his name was pronounced ""Primo"" but spelled as listed; John Daly mentioned a current 1965 New York water shortage; water restrictions had been put on the population of NY due to the drought) Game 3: Oscar Levant (as Mystery Guest)

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Season 17, Episode 08 Bette Davis

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Oct 24, 1965
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Bette Davis Oct 24, 1965 There are no regular contestants this evening. The challengers are three mystery guests. The panel is blindfolded for all three rounds. Game 1: Danny Kaye (as Mystery Guest #1) Game 2: Yves Saint Laurent (as Mystery Guest #2) - ""Fashion Designer"" Game 3: Bette Davis (as Mystery Guest #3)

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Season 17, Episode 09 Andy Griffith

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Oct 31, 1965
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Andy Griffith Oct 31, 1965 Game 1: William Price ""Grows Pumpkins"" (this 16-year-old student has grown 4000 to 5000 pumpkins over the previous 4 years as he saves money for college; Mr. Daly called him Bill; from Warsaw, NY) Game 2: Mrs. Karen Pryor - ""Porpoise Trainer"" (at Sea Life Park, 15 miles from Waikiki Beach on Oahu's Makapuu Point, Hawaii; she performs 10 shows per day; from Honolulu, HI) Game 3: Andy Griffith (as Mystery Guest) Game 4: Miss Betsy Ross - ""Stockbroker"" (at H. Henson Company on Wall Street, NYC; Bennett made sure she had no relation to ""flags""; from Harrison, NY)

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Season 17, Episode 10 Joey Heatherton (Dorothy's Last Show)

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Nov 7, 1965
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Joey Heatherton (Dorothy's Last Show) Nov 7, 1965 Game 1: Mr. Spoony Singh (aka Spoony Singh-Sundher) ""Owns & Operates Wax Museum"" (from Hollywood, CA, he founded the Hollywood Wax Museum in 1965; he wore a dark turban and a light-colored fully-buttoned knee-length Nehru jacket; Mr. Daly correctly guessed that he was of the Sikh religion; he said his wax museum contains 60% movie star figures, and 40% religious and political figures; he stumped the panel; see notes below) Game 2: Mrs. Katherine W. Stone ""Sells Dynamite"" (for Atlas Powder Company; from Madisonville, KY) Game 3: Joey Heatherton (as Mystery Guest) Game 4: Miss Elinor Kaine ""Football Writer (For Newspapers, Magazines, Etc.)"" (from New York City, NY; she writes 2 syndicated columns; one is a sports column for women, and the other is called ""The Football News""; see notes below)

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Season 17, Episode 11 Maureen O'Sullivan (RIP Dorothy)

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Nov 14, 1965
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Maureen O'Sullivan (RIP Dorothy) Nov 14, 1965 Game 1: Mrs. Norma Walker - ""Mayor"" (from Aurora, CO, she is their first woman mayor; they have a population of 65,000 and are the 4th largest city in Colorado; she ran on a non-partisan ticket, but Bennett discovered she was a Democrat) Game 2: Jim Koane - ""Makes Flag Poles"" (he is the Assistant Vice-President of American Flag Pole Company; from West Islip, Long Island, NY) Game 3: Maureen O'Sullivan (as Mystery Guest) She promoted her Broadway play: ""The Subject Was Roses"" Game 4: Miss Jean Herrschoft ""Men's Barber"" (at Andre's Barber Shop in Greenlawn, Long Island, NY; from Centereach, NY; Arlene asks her, ""Are they still wearing the long hair cuts?"")

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Season 17, Episode 12 Ray Milland

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Nov 21, 1965
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Ray Milland Nov 21, 1965 Game 1: Mrs. Billie Anderson - ""Raises Turkeys"" (from Forestburg, TX; she owns the ""Gobble Hollow Turkey Farm""; when her company name is said with a Texas accent, it sounds the way Mr. Daly pronounced it, ""Gobble Holler Turkey Farm""; she raised 50,000 ""Broad-Breasted Bronze Turkeys"" in the past year) Game 2: Richard H. Oller, Jr. - ""Makes False Eyelashes"" (from New York City, NY; he owns Ingeborge Company and produces very light permanently curled synthetic fiber eyelashes that are applied under your own lashes with adhesive; he said they are more natural looking than human hair eyelashes; Arlene seemed interested in his product) Game 3: Ray Milland (as Mystery Guest) Game 4: Mrs. Eileen Henry - ""Gives Out Parking Tickets (New York Traffic Cop 'Meter Maid')"" (from Long Island, NY)

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Season 17, Episode 13 Hayley Mills

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Nov 28, 1965
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Hayley Mills Nov 28, 1965 Game 1: Mrs. Bertha Meana - ""Flying Instructor"" (for Pilgrim Aviation Company; at age 65, she has just returned from 2 years in Peru with the Peace Corps; she is also a parachute rigger and a helicopter pilot; she has a degree in metallurgy; currently from New London, CT; she had an accent and is probably originally from the UK) Game 2: Mr. Onil Mersier - ""Sells Hockey Sticks"" (from Victoriaville, Quebec, Canada; he owns Melot & Freiers Company, or Mélot & Freyers, which phonetically sounded like Maylot and Frayers when said by Mr. Daly, but I can't find any net references so the spelling may be incorrect; there also used to be a company named Victoriaville Hockey Sticks, which is now out of business, that may have evolved from Onil Mersier's company; he makes both wood and professional fiberglass hockey sticks) Game 3: Hayley Mills (as Mystery Guest) Game 4: Mrs. Judy Story - ""Makes Coats for Dogs"" (from New York City, NY; her dog coats are made in several designs, including a S

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Season 17, Episode 14 Edward G. Robinson

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Dec 5, 1965
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Edward G. Robinson Dec 5, 1965 Game 1: Bud Sagendorf (as Mystery Guest #1 but the panel was not blindfolded; he signed in as ""X"" to avoid name recognition) - ""Writes & Draws Comic Strip Popeye"" (for King Features Syndicate; originally from Santa Monica, CA; currently from CT; Forrest ""Bud"" Sagendorf said that for Popeye's 37th birthday, Popeye was finally getting his own brand of Spinach; Arlene punned, ""I hope it's covered with Olive Oyl!) Game 2: Mrs. Ethel Russell - ""Raises Swans"" (from Great Oak / Chestertown, MD; she sell pairs of swans; she said they fly 100 mph and have a 9-foot wing spread) Game 3: Edward G. Robinson (as Mystery Guest) Game 4: Miss Georgiana Miranda - ""Assistant District Attorney"" (from Jamaica, Long Island, NY, she was appointed by Queens County District Attorney Frank O'Connor)

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Season 17, Episode 15 Kate Smith

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Dec 12, 1965
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Kate Smith Dec 12, 1965 Game 1: Mrs. Belle Heinrich - ""Bus Driver"" (for National City Bus Lines; from El Paso, TX; she has 4 great-grandchildren; Tony told her she resembles the lady on Fanny Farmer candy boxes; see notes below) Game 2: William T. Smith - ""Grows Christmas Trees"" (from Big Flats, NY; he is a senior at Cornell University; he owns and operates two Christmas tree farms and grows 100,000 trees annually, which he wholesales to Christmas tree lots) Game 3: Kate Smith (as Mystery Guest)

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Season 17, Episode 16 Lauren Bacall

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Dec 19, 1965
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Lauren Bacall Dec 19, 1965 Game 1: Sister Francis Marie - ""Head of Military Academy"" (The Sister, who was a member of the religious order Sisters of Saint Francis, appeared in her habit; she is the headmistress at the St. Aloysius Military Academy, which teaches 3rd to 8th grades; from New Lexington, OH) Game 2: Wilford Schuster - ""Sells Mistletoe"" (from Priddy, TX, he ships 100,000 lbs. of mistletoe around the country; it takes him all year to get ready) Game 3: Lauren Bacall (as Mystery Guest) Game 4: Marvin Terban - ""Department Store Santa Claus"" (at Macy's; he is also a Latin and grammar teacher; originally from Chelsea, MA; currently from NYC; listen as Arlene cutely says, ""Santy Claus.""

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Season 17, Episode 17 Buddy Hackett

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Dec 26, 1965
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Buddy Hackett Dec 26, 1965 Game 1: Alan Jay Lerner (as Mystery Guest #1 and the panel was blindfolded) ""Author & Lyricist, My Fair Lady, Gigi, Camelot, On a Clear Day You Can See Forever"" (He said he is thinking about writing a work on the life of clothing designer Coco Chanel; see more notes below) Game 2: Mrs. Doris Mahelick - ""Police Commissioner"" (of Bergen County, New Jersey; from Wallington, NJ; she has 141 officers under her guidance) Game 3: Buddy Hackett (as Mystery Guest) He signed in as ""Newton Fig"" Game 4: Herbert Mayers - ""Mink Auctioneer"" (for Hudson's Bay Company, where he has been employed for 27 years; from New Hyde Park, NY)

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Season 17, Episode 18 Geraldine Chaplin

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Jan 2, 1966
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Geraldine Chaplin Jan 2, 1966 Game 1: Mrs. Mary McClung ""Makes Bread Boxes"" (for Chromex, Inc. of Cleveland OH; her breadboxes sell for about $10) Game 2: Charles Cabibi ""Runs School for Barbers"" (from Brooklyn, NY, he runs the Atlas Barber School in Manhattan; he also has a Masters Degree in Romance Languages from Columbia University) Game 3: Geraldine Chaplin (as Mystery Guest) Game 4: Werner Guggenheim ""Sells Music Boxes"" (from Queens, NY, he is the sales manager for the Thorens Music Box Company; the two most requested adult tunes are ""I Love You Truly"" and ""Let Me Call You Sweetheart""; although not stated on WML, the Thorens ""pin"" movements in these music boxes are made in Switzerland; Thorens is also known for some of the highest quality turntables in the world)

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Season 17, Episode 19 Polly Bergen

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Jan 9, 1966
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Polly Bergen Jan 9, 1966 Game 1: Hugh M. Hefner (as Mystery Guest #1) ""Editor-Publisher Playboy Magazine"" (John stated that his publication has been in existence for 12 years) Game 2: Jack Albert - ""Launch Director for all Gemini Space Flights"" (Lt. Col. Jack Albert recently received an Exceptional Service Award from NASA; originally from Dansville, NY; he is a West Point graduate and has 9 children) Game 3: Polly Bergen (as Mystery Guest #2) Game 4: Miss Victoria Weldon - ""Charters Yachts"" (originally from Ireland, currently from Paris, France; she now books yachts to the Mediterranean from Paris, but her company is opening a new office in New York to book yachts to the Caribbean)

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Season 17, Episode 20 Mickey Rooney

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Jan 16, 1966
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Mickey Rooney Jan 16, 1966 Game 1: Henry A. Barnes (as Mystery Guest #1) - ""Henry Barnes, Traffic Commissioner of N.Y.C."" (See notes below) Game 2: Mrs. Louise Davidson - ""Designs Door Knobs"" (for her company, Novelties by Louise; from Whittier, CA, she makes doorknobs out of many diverse items, including abalone shells) Game 3: Mickey Rooney (as Mystery Guest #2)

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Season 17, Episode 21 Dinah Shore

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Jan 23, 1966
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Dinah Shore Jan 23, 1966 Game 1: Maury Wills (as Mystery Guest #1) - ""Baseball Player and Nightclub Singer"" Game 2: A person who makes bubble bath Game 3: Dinah Shore (as Mystery Guest #2) Game 4: A person who shows horses for the Philadelphia Police Department

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Season 17, Episode 22 Hugh O'Brian

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Jan 30, 1966
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Hugh O'Brian Jan 30, 1966 Game 1: Sam Spiegel (as Mystery Guest #1) - ""Film Producer: The Bridge on the River Kwai, Lawrence of Arabia, The African Queen, Etc."" Game 2: Mrs. Joyce Romer - ""Demonstrates & Sells Motorcycles"" (for Honda of Indianapolis; Bennett told us she was a redhead; from Indianapolis, IN Game 3: Hugh O'Brian (as Mystery Guest #2)

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Season 17, Episode 23 Carol Channing

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Feb 6, 1966
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Carol Channing Feb 6, 1966 Game 1: Mrs. Sheva Rapoport - ""Dentist"" (from Allentown, Pennsylvania, this attractive blond periodontist graduated with honors from Temple University Dental School; as a spokesperson for the American Dental Association, she promoted their ""National Children's Dental Health Week""; from the net, we sadly learn that Sheva Rapoport, DDS passed away from breast cancer in July 2002 at age 65; she had been married to U.S. Magistrate Judge Arnold C. Rapoport for 39 years; see below for a note from her son Jed) Game 2: Lt. S. S. Beasley - ""Military Jet Pilot"" (he is a lieutenant in India's military; his first name is never given; a resident of India, he is temporarily in Las Vegas, NV at Nellis Air Force Base taking flight lessons in an F-86 SabreJet aircraft; he has been in America for 6.5 months and will be returning home in a week; he wore a business suit and a turban) Game 3: Carol Channing (as Mystery Guest) Per Gil Fates' handwritten logs, there was not enough time for the next sched

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Season 17, Episode 24 Harry Belafonte

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Feb 13, 1966
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Harry Belafonte Feb 13, 1966 Game 1: Mrs. Verda McCartney - ""Makes Mouse Traps"" (for McGill Metal Products, one of the two largest makers of mousetraps; they produced 4 to 5 million per year; from Marengo, IL) Game 2: Miss Rosemary Smith - ""Automobile Race Driver"" (from Dublin, Ireland, she was named the Outstanding Woman Driver of 1965; she drives a Sunbeam Alpine auto; she has many net references) Game 3: Harry Belafonte (as Mystery Guest) Per Gil Fates' handwritten logs, there was not enough time for the next scheduled contestant, a person who distributed tickets for CBS television shows.

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Season 17, Episode 25 Eddie Albert and Eva Gabor

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Feb 20, 1966
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Eddie Albert and Eva Gabor Feb 20, 1966 Game 1: Mrs. Cecile Ritzwaller - ""Makes Bar Stools"" (she and her husband own ""Bar Stools Unlimited"" in Fort Worth, Texas, and offer 100 styles of bar stools; from Ft. Worth, TX) Game 2: Miss De De Hodges - ""Logger (Cuts Down Trees)"" (she and her father work for the Halquist Brothers of Plains, Montana; she uses a 17-lb. gas-powered chain saw; she quit school to pursue this occupation; from Thompson Falls, MT) Game 3: Eddie Albert & Eva Gabor (as Mystery Guest Duo) ""Co-Stars, TV Series, Green Acres""

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Season 17, Episode 26 Lana Turner

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Feb 27, 1966
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Lana Turner Feb 27, 1966 Game 1: The Supremes (as Mystery Guest Trio; Diana Ross, Mary Wilson and Florence Ballard) Game 2: John T. Pennel - ""Sells Wine"" (he wholesales wine to United Vintners, the large grape-grower cooperative that owns Italian Swiss Colony Wine; see more wine notes below; John Pennel is also a pole vaulter, and held world records in 1963, 1966 and 1969) Game 3: Lana Turner (as Mystery Guest #2) (age 45) Game 4: Mrs. Katharine Montgomery - ""Assistant to Racetrack Bookie"" (this elderly woman is from Hailing Island, England, and handles the betting payoffs)

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Season 17, Episode 27 Paul Ford

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Mar 6, 1966
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Paul Ford Mar 6, 1966 Game 1: Mr. Radford DuBois - ""Raises & Sells Turtles (For Pets)"" (he runs the DuBois Turtle Farm and sells 1 million turtles annually, half of those to the Woolworth's chain; from Yazoo City, Mississippi, he is also a Representative in the Mississippi state legislature; he is a Green Beret; he raises catfish also) Game 2: Miss Christina Vogt - ""Writes Advice to Children Newspaper Column"" (from McPherson, KS, she is in the 5th grade at Galva School in Galva, KS; her column is carried in ""The Hutchinson News"" of Hutchinson, Kansas; John stated that this is a Pulitzer Award winning newspaper) Game 3: Paul Ford (as Mystery Guest)

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Season 17, Episode 28 Robert Preston

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Mar 13, 1966
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Robert Preston Mar 13, 1966 Game 1: Miss Ruth Anson - ""Television News Reporter"" (for KABC; from Los Angeles, CA; she is also a student at UCLA) Game 2: Joe Dogan - ""Makes Horseradish"" (he is the general manager of -what sounded like- the Forshackle Company; he is also the President of the National Association of Horseradish Packers; from Chicago, IL) Game 3: Robert Preston (as Mystery Guest)

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Season 17, Episode 29 Carol Burnett

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Mar 20, 1966
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Carol Burnett Mar 20, 1966 Game 1: Mrs. Micky Hickman & Mrs. Rene Porter (identical twin sisters) - ""Blackjack Dealers in Gambling Casino"" (both from Reno, NV; Mrs. Hickman works at Harolds Club Casino; Mrs. Porter works at Harrah's Casino; the sisters were dressed in identical fur-hemmed dresses) Game 2: Mrs. Evelyn Gray - ""Stitches Baseballs"" (for H. Harwood and Sons Company which John said has been in business for 108 years; all the balls are hand-stitched with figure eight stitching; she said a good stitcher could finish a ball in 9.5 minutes; from Natick, MA) Game 3: Carol Burnett (as Mystery Guest) Game 4: Harold Levine - ""Makes Kites"" (he is the President of Allen Whitney Company, which produces the Spaceburg Kite; from New Haven, CT)

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Season 17, Episode 30 Art Carney

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Mar 27, 1966
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Art Carney Mar 27, 1966 Game 1: Walter Cronkite - ""CBS Television News Anchor"" (as Mystery Guest #1 and the panel was blindfolded) (John mentioned that during WWII, Cronkite was in the first B-17 raid out of London) Game 2: Mrs. Renée Nemiroff - ""Federal Income Tax Examiner"" (Renee is a Field Auditor for the IRS; she is a UCLA graduate with a degree in accounting; she began her job last July; from Woodland Hills, CA) Game 3: Art Carney (as Mystery Guest #2)

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Season 17, Episode 31 Woody Allen

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Apr 3, 1966
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Woody Allen Apr 3, 1966 Game 1: Mrs. Nancy Pegelow - ""Nurse for Baby Gorilla (Baltimore Zoo)"" (she takes care of two gorillas named Hercules and Silver; from Baltimore, MD) Game 2: Mr. Gino Macrypodio - Gondolier from Venice, Italy"" (he owns and operates 2 gondolas, and is a 5th generation gondolier in his family) Game 3: Woody Allen (as Mystery Guest)

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Season 17, Episode 32 Lee Remick

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Apr 10, 1966
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Lee Remick Apr 10, 1966 Game 1: Mrs. Donna Zink (she signed as ""X"" and only Jayne Meadows was blindfolded) - ""Steve Allen's Secretary"" (She has been employed by Steve Allen since 1959; she had also just recently played Steve's secretary in a television commercial; Mr. Daly made it clear that this was just one role, and that she was normally his regular secretary, or perhaps one of them, as Jayne indicated that there may have been several secretaries between them both) Game 2: Mrs. Aldora Manegini - ""Breaks Eggs (22,500 Per Day)"" (for wholesaler R.W. Thayer Food Products Inc. in Oakland, CA; the eggs are broken by hand, frozen and shipped to bakeries, etc., and also used in the manufacture of mayonnaise; from San Lorenzo, CA) Game 3: Lee Remick (as Mystery Guest) Game 4: Mrs. Marguerite Keller - ""Drives Trailer Truck"" (for the Clay Hyde Trucking Company; she drives a 65 foot tractor-trailer truck; from Lakeland, FL)

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Season 17, Episode 33 Arthur Godfrey

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Apr 17, 1966
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Arthur Godfrey Apr 17, 1966 Game 1: Mrs. Anne Darcy Gloy - ""Dog Catcher"" (her official title is Dog Control Officer and she was appointed by the city council; she once caught 10 dogs on a busy day; from Jackson WY) Game 2: Don Friedman - ""Tests Drums (for Musical Instrument Company)"" (he works for Rogers Drum Company in Cleveland, and tests the Dyna-sonic Snare Drum, which he said was the best in the world, partly due to its floating snare frame; net references back up his claim; Mr. Daly said he was once a professional drummer; from Cleveland, OH; as of 2004, he plays drums & percussion in a klezmer band in Cleveland named Yiddishe Cup which was formed in 1988; the band's web site defines klezmer music as a hybrid of Eastern European Jewish folk music, American swing, Yiddish theater tunes and Israeli horas; klezmer means ""village musician"" in Yiddish) Game 3: Arthur Godfrey (as Mystery Guest)

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Season 17, Episode 34 Natalie Wood

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Apr 24, 1966
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Natalie Wood Apr 24, 1966 Game 1: Peter Tofts - ""Makes Superman 'Fly' in the Broadway Musical"" (he is a special effects man for the Broadway musical ""It's a Bird...It's a Plane...It's Superman"" which was performed at the Alvin Theatre and ran from March 29, 1966 to July 16, 1966, for a total of 129 performances; he wears a torso harness and jumps off a 14 foot ladder; his weight counterbalances Superman and makes him appear to fly; from London, England) Game 2: Frank M. Bottley - ""Grows Garlic"" (from Hazelton, PA; he is a retired government employee who had been in this new occupation for 2 years; he grows Elephant Garlic which is 8 times larger than generic garlic) Game 3: Natalie Wood (as Mystery Guest)

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Season 17, Episode 35 PREEMPTED WEEK #18 OF 25

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May 1, 1966
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PREEMPTED WEEK #18 OF 25 May 1, 1966

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Season 17, Episode 36 PREEMPTED WEEK #19 OF 25

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May 8, 1966
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PREEMPTED WEEK #19 OF 25 May 8, 1966

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Season 17, Episode 37 Gwen Verdon

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May 15, 1966
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Gwen Verdon May 15, 1966 Game 1: Their leader Ralph Maglione signed in as ""Ralph J. Maglione & Guests"" - ""U.S. Air Force Thunderbirds Precision Flying Team"" (Mr. Daly said that this coming Saturday, they will be performing at McGuire Air Force Base in Wrightstown, NJ; the fighter pilot team members who appeared are as follows; Lt. Col. Ralph J. Maglione (Leader; from Akron, OH) Lt. Chris Paterakis (Left Wingman; from Modesto, CA) Capt. Buster McGee (Right Wingman; from La Jolla, CA) Capt. Hank Canterbury (Slot Man; from Huntsville, AL) Capt. Bobby Morgan (Solo Position; from Pendelton, SC) Capt. Bob Beckel (Solo Position; from Walla Walla WA) Game 2: Mrs. Adeline Southwick - Sells Sweepstakes Tickets"" (for the New Hampshire Sweepstakes Commission; in 2 years they have raised 5 million dollars for NH state education; from Salem, NH) Game 3: Gwen Verdon (as Mystery Guest) Game 4: Mrs. Helga Collberg - ""Radio Operator on Ship"" (she works for the Merchant Navy of Norway; her husband is also employed

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Season 17, Episode 38 PREEMPTED WEEK #20 OF 25

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May 22, 1966
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PREEMPTED WEEK #20 OF 25 May 22, 1966

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Season 17, Episode 39 Soupy Sales

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May 29, 1966
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Soupy Sales May 29, 1966 Game 1: Miss Carolyn Arnold - ""Sells Vacuum Cleaners Door-to-Door"" (she demonstrates and sells vacuums for Kirby Vacuum Cleaners; she is the only woman in the Detroit office; Mr. Daly said that ""this little girl"" lugs 60 lbs. of gear; from Detroit, MI) Game 2: Emmett Ashford - ""Major League Baseball Umpire"" (from Los Angeles, CA, Mr. Daly said that this personable man is sometimes known as the ""Maury Wills of Umpires"" for his entertaining style; he just made his Yankee Stadium debut; he was the first African-American umpire in major league baseball; Mr. Daly asked him to yell out ""STRRRRRIIIIKE,"" and while Emmett did stand up and pantomime his field gestures, he was too shy to yell his famous word, so, Mr. Daly had to yell out his own impersonation of Ashford yelling ""Strike"") Game 3: Soupy Sales (as Mystery Guest) Game 4: Miss Susanna Davy - ""Drives Horse & Buggy in Central Park"" (originally from England, currently from NY; she operates from a spot in front of the Plaza Hotel a

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Season 17, Episode 40 Vince Edwards and Jack Benny

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Jun 5, 1966
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Vince Edwards and Jack Benny Jun 5, 1966 Game 1: Jack Benny (as Mystery Guest #1, he signed in as ""Kubelsky"" and the panel was blindfolded) - ""Concert Violinist"" (Jack Benny's birth name is Benjamin Kubelsky) Game 2: Mrs. Christine Burns - ""Makes Horse Collars"" (for The Southern Collar Company; the collars cost $20 - $60; from Shelbyville, TN) Game 3: Vince Edwards (as Mystery Guest #2)

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Season 17, Episode 41 Peter Fonda & Henry Fonda

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Jun 12, 1966
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Peter Fonda & Henry Fonda Jun 12, 1966 Game 1: David Merrick (as Mystery Guest #1 and the panel was blindfolded) The 3 overlay screens read ""David Merrick, Broadway Producer"" - ""Hello Dolly, Gypsy, Irma La Douce"" - ""Oliver, Becket, Cactus Flower, etc."" Game 2: Miss Jennie Golby - ""Wine Steward (in Restaurant)"" (she is a sommelier at the Menzies Hotel in her home town of Sydney, Australia) Game 3: Peter Fonda & Henry Fonda (as Mystery Guest Duo) They signed in as ""Henry Fonda & Son!"" The overlay screen read ""Henry Fonda and son Peter Fonda"" Game 4: Mrs. Maria Kastner - ""Operates Dude Ranch"" (with her husband, she operates the White Stallion Ranch in her hometown of Hillsdale, NY; she teaches horses to do tricks; Mr. Daly said she was a former showgirl and photographer's model)

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Season 17, Episode 42 Jerry Lewis

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Jun 19, 1966
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Jerry Lewis Jun 19, 1966 Game 1: Steve Allen (as Contestant) - ""Sells Motorcycles"" (Yes, this is THE Steve Allen! He owns ""Steve Allen Honda"" on Santa Monica Boulevard in West Hollywood, CA; in addition to selling Honda motorcycles, he also sells both Vesper and Lambretta scooters; Steve stated he was from Los Angeles, CA) Game 2: Mrs. Samantha Brooks - ""Fire Eater (Night Club Act)"" (from San Francisco, CA; she told Bennett that fire had no taste) Game 3: Jerry Lewis (as Mystery Guest) Jerry started to sign in, and the chalk broke. He then slapped a caricature graphic of himself on the sign-in board. This was a first!

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Season 17, Episode 43 Carroll Baker

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Jun 26, 1966
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Carroll Baker Jun 26, 1966 Game 1: Mary Quant (as Mystery Guest #1 and the panel was not blindfolded; she signed in as ""X X"" and then drew her ""Mary Quant daisy logo"" out of circles, but Mr. Daly unknowingly referred to it as a tree) - ""Leading British 'Mod' Fashion Designer"" (from London, England; she just received the Queen's ""OBE"" award - Order of the British Empire; her Fall collection is being promoted by J.C. Penney Company; see more notes below) Game 2: Mr. Cecil Ellis - ""Builds Saunas (Finish Dry Heat Baths)"" (originally from England, now from Middlefield, CT; he and his Finish wife own the C.E. Sauna Corp.; he stated you can get a good quality sauna for $2000) Game 3: Carroll Baker (as Mystery Guest #2) Game 4: Miss Kathie Dibell - ""Sports Writer (Associated Press)"" (she is ending 4 years of employment with the Associated Press and taking a job with the Baltimore Sun newspaper; from New York; she was later known as Kathie Dibell Briley; see notes below)

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Season 17, Episode 44 Joan Crawford

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Jul 3, 1966
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Joan Crawford Jul 3, 1966 Game 1: Bill Yerkes - ""Sells Surfboards"" (for Keller's Surf Shop in Lavalette, NJ; Bill will be a sophomore at Ithaca College next year, this is Bill's summer occupation; Bill reached the finals in the Atlantic States Competition last year; from Pemberton, NJ; as of 2004, Bill now owns Balsa Bill Surf Shop in Satellite Beach, FL. Visit his web page: Balsa Bill Surf Shop and see his notes below) Game 2: Mrs. Flossie Malott - ""Gives Tests For Drivers' Licenses"" (she was appointed by Indiana's Commissioner of Motor Vehicles; from Peru, IN) Game 3: Joan Crawford (as Mystery Guest)

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Season 17, Episode 45 EPISODE #821

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Jul 10, 1966
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EPISODE #821 Jul 10, 1966 Game 1: A supermarket check-out girl Game 2: A person who designs buttons Game 3: James Mason (as Mystery Guest) (Per Gil Fates' handwritten logs, there wasn't enough time for an usher at Shea Stadium. That person later appeared on July 24, 1966)

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Season 17, Episode 46 Jayne Mansfield

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Jul 17, 1966
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Jayne Mansfield Jul 17, 1966 Game 1: Mrs. Lynne Jordan - ""Dives 40 Ft. Into Tank on Horseback"" (she works at Steel Pier in Atlantic City, NJ, and dives into 10 feet of water; from Orlando, FL) Game 2: Lawrence Burriss - ""Makes Soda Straws"" (for the Stone Straw Corp.; Mr. Daly said that in 1888, Mr. Stone invented a straw out of beeswax; Lawrence said plastic straws are now becoming popular; his company has a product on the moon; from Waverly, OH) Game 3: Jayne Mansfield (as Mystery Guest) Game 4: Miss Linda Biederman - ""Rock & Roll Drummer"" (she is a sophomore at the University of Cincinnati in her home town of Cincinnati, OH; she founded her band, ""The Blooming Lot,"" with 3 other young men) What's My Line? loved the Steel Pier diving horses featured in Atlantic City, New Jersey, and featured this occupation 4 times: EPISODE #314 on June 10, 1956; EPISODE #451 on February 8, 1959; EPISODE #577 on August 20, 1961; and EPISODE #822 on July 17, 1966. See photos at this web site dedicated to the diving horses!

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Season 17, Episode 47 Jean Pierre Aumont and Marisa Pavan

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Jul 24, 1966
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Jean Pierre Aumont and Marisa Pavan Jul 24, 1966 Game 1: Miss Gunelf Bertson - ""Usher at Shea Stadium, Home of N.Y. Mets"" (originally from Sweden, now from New York; she has been an usher for 2 years now; she is also a student at the School of Visual Arts in New York City) Game 2: Miss Peggy Huguley - ""Sells Elevators"" (she is the Vice-President of Ace Elevator Corp.; she graduated from the University of North Carolina with a degree in mechanical engineering; from Charlotte, NC) Game 3: Jean Pierre Aumont & Marisa Pavan (as Mystery Guest Duo) They signed in as Mr. and Mrs. Jean Pierre Aumont)

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Season 17, Episode 48 Marty Allen & Steve Rossi

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Jul 31, 1966
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Marty Allen & Steve Rossi Jul 31, 1966 Game 1: Mrs. Evelyne Boren - ""Underwater Stunt Girl (For Films and TV)"" (originally from Munich, Bavaria, Germany, currently from La Jolla, CA; Mr. Daly stated that she had done stunts in the 1965 James Bond film ""Thunderball"" and also appeared in episodes of ""Sea Hunt"" and ""The Aquanauts""; he said she rode a 300 lb. turtle and a killer whale; he said she has worked for Ivan Tors Film Company; in 1966, Ivan Tors produced the 1966 film, ""Namu, the Killer Whale"" so this is probably the whale she worked with; as of 2004, she is an artist specializing in watercolors and has many net references) Game 2: Mr. Richard F. Gehle - ""Sells Bird Cages"" (for the Andrew B. Hendryx Company of New Haven, CT, which has been in business since 1869 and ships their bird cages and wire products worldwide; from Newtown CT) Game 3: Marty Allen & Steve Rossi (as Mystery Guest Duo) They signed in as ""Hello Dere! Allen & Rossi""

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Season 17, Episode 49 Shelley Winters

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Aug 7, 1966
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Shelley Winters Aug 7, 1966 Game 1: Mrs. Carolyn Smallwood - ""Tax Collector"" (she is the Deputy Collector of Tax for her hometown of Rutherford, NJ; she collects real estate property taxes and business taxes) Game 2: Richard T. Armstrong - ""Clam Digger"" (he has been digging clams for 5 summers as he saves money for college; he collects 3 to 4 bushels daily, and said it is hard work; he is a pre-med student at Stoneybrook University on Long Island; from Huntington, Long Island, NY) Game 3: Shelley Winters (as Mystery Guest) Game 4: Mrs. Shelagh Sloan - ""Professional Stilt Walker (Circus Act)"" (from London, England; she is the only female stilt walker with the Ringling Brothers Circus; her name is pronounced as Sheila, although spelled Shelagh; John said that in 1962, her husband was a contestant, but John did not mention his name; on EPISODE #644 on December 23, 1962, Barrie Sloan was indeed a contestant, then working for the Clyde Beatty Cole Bros Circus; pictures of the famous stilt-walking Sloan family ca

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Season 17, Episode 50 Nancy Sinatra

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Aug 14, 1966
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Nancy Sinatra Aug 14, 1966 Game 1: Claud Mullen - ""Harness Racing Driver"" (at the Audubon Raceway in Henderson, KY; from Frankfort, IN; age 88 next September) Game 2: Mrs. Martha Lubarsky - ""Raises Bats for Research"" (for the Department of Physiology at the University of Indiana Medical Center; from Indianapolis, IN; her husband is in dental school) Game 3: Nancy Sinatra (as Mystery Guest) Game 4: Charles Cadey - ""Grows Roses (Developed 'Arlene Francis' Rose)"" (Arlene's rose is a fragrant Hybrid Tea Rose, golden yellow in color, which Mr. Daly said was developed in 1956; Charles is the President of Jackson & Perkins Nursery; it is believed that the rose was actually developed by his long-time employee, Eugene S. Boerner, see notes below; from Newark, NJ; on his way out, Charles presented both Suzy and Arlene with rosebuds)

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Season 17, Episode 51 Walter Brennan

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Aug 21, 1966
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Walter Brennan Aug 21, 1966 Game 1: David DeWan - ""Runs Dating Service By Computer"" (from Boston, MA, he enters dating data into Honeywell and IBM computers; he is also a graduate student in Electrical Engineering at MIT - Massachusetts Institute of Technology) Game 2: Mrs. Jackie Frankel - ""Sells Airplanes"" (she is a pilot and sells Cessna airplanes for Aviation Activities, Inc.; Mr. Daly said she was a former model and television commercial actress; from Chicago, IL) Game 3: Walter Brennan (as Mystery Guest)

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Season 17, Episode 52 Pearl Bailey

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Aug 28, 1966
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Pearl Bailey Aug 28, 1966 Game 1: Mr. Ray Barnett - ""Sells Eyelash Curlers"" (from Roslyn Heights, Long Island, NY; he is the Vice-President in charge of merchandising for Kurlash Co., Inc. of Rochester, NY) Game 2: Miss Louise Tesner - ""Municipal Judge"" (from Milwaukee, WI, she was elected the misdemeanor judge for St. Francis, WI; she is in her 3rd year of law school) Game 3: Pearl Bailey (as Mystery Guest)

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