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Season 05, Episode 01 Roy Campanella

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Sep 6, 1953
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Roy Campanella Sep 6, 1953 Game 1: Miss Dolores Krilow - ""Lipstick Demonstrator"" (for Hazel Bishop, Inc. lipsticks; salaried; from Cleveland, OH) Game 2: George A. Conner, Jr. - ""Racetrack Pari-Mutuel Clerk"" (salaried; from Coral Gables, FL) Game 3: Roy Campanella (as Mystery Guest) Game 4: Fred Houston - ""Rabbit Breeder"" (self-employed; from Warwick, NY)

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Season 05, Episode 02 Ava Gardner

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Sep 13, 1953
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Ava Gardner Sep 13, 1953 Game 1: Frank Allen - ""African Hunting Guide"" (self-employed; he is visiting America from his home country of England; he is a professional big game hunter in Nairobi and Kenya, where he is known as a ""great white hunter""; he was the technical advisor and the guide for the cast of the 1953 film ""Mogambo"" which features Clark Gable and tonight's mystery guest Ava Gardner) Game 2: Mrs. Charlotte M. Durofchalk - ""Runs Maternity Hospital"" (self-employed; from Johnson City, NY) Game 3: Ava Gardner (as Mystery Guest) Game 4: Miss Ann Meservie - ""Wraps Moustache Wax"" (from Jersey City, NJ)

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Season 05, Episode 03 Wally Cox

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Sep 20, 1953
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Wally Cox Sep 20, 1953 Game 1: Mr. Thayne Robertson - ""Makes Wooden Indians"" (self-employed; because of his first name, John said he must have some Scotch blood, and Thayne replied ""some""; from Boise, ID) Game 2: Mrs. Elfrieda L. Fritz - ""Repairs Zippers"" (self-employed; from ""outside of Buffalo,"" NY) Game 3: Wally Cox (as Mystery Guest) Game 4: Mrs. Jeanne P. Schikowski - ""Justice of the Peace"" (salaried; she is not a lawyer; from Huntsburg, OH)

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Season 05, Episode 04 Lena Horne

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Sep 27, 1953
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Lena Horne Sep 27, 1953 Game 1: Mrs. Dorothy Hughes - ""Mud Bath Attendant"" (at the Calistoga Hot Springs in northern California; salaried; from Calistoga, CA) Game 2: Miss Madge Taggart - ""Judge"" (for the City of Buffalo; salaried; from Buffalo, NY) Game 3: Lena Horne (as Mystery Guest) Game 4: George Wishansky - ""Chicken Plucker"" (salaried; from New York, NY)

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Season 05, Episode 05 Gene Autry

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Oct 4, 1953
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Gene Autry Oct 4, 1953 Game 1: Ed Hurley (he signed in as ""John Doe"" to avoid name recognition) - ""World Series Umpire"" (salaried; he is the umpire behind second base; no game was played because Dorothy guessed his occupation during the free guess segment; from Holyoke, MA) Game 2: Mrs. Blanche Hays - ""Smokes Fish"" (self-employed; from Fort Pierce, FL) Game 3: Gene Autry (as Mystery Guest) He wore a white cowboy hat. Game 4: Miss Mitzie LaForm - ""Flying Trapeze Artist"" (salaried; she is a member of The Flying LaForms and works with her parents Joe and Lilly; although not stated, she is with the Ringling Brothers Barnum and Bailey Circus; from San Gabriel, CA; see notes below)

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Season 05, Episode 06 Edward G. Robinson

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Oct 11, 1953
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Edward G. Robinson Oct 11, 1953 Game 1: Mrs. Thomas Phillips - ""Dog Catcher"" (she includes the ""Mrs."" in her signature, abbreviates Thomas as Thos, and John never asks her first name; salaried; she also issues dog licenses; this sweet elderly lady has no teeth and tries her best to keep her mouth closed or covered; from Morristown, NJ) Game 2: Mrs. Nell Brisendine - ""Sells Men's Long Underwear"" (salaried; from Atlanta, GA) Game 3: Edward G. Robinson (as Mystery Guest) Game 4: Fred Burg - ""Makes Breadboxes"" (salaried; from Bellerose, Long Island, NY)

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Season 05, Episode 07 Eleanor Roosevelt

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Oct 18, 1953
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Eleanor Roosevelt Oct 18, 1953 Game 1: Charles Meshech Frost - ""Makes Chewing Tobacco"" (for Bloodhound Chewing Tobacco Company, whose brand motto was ""A Dog-Gone Good Chew""; salaried; from North Carolina, city not named; he said he has a son named Jack, but this may have been a pun on Jack Frost, or maybe he truly does have a son named Jack; there is no way of knowing) Game 2: Mr. Ray Jones - ""Bathtub Salesman"" (salaried; from Maplewood, NJ) Game 3: Eleanor Roosevelt (as Mystery Guest) Game 4: Mrs. Edith Hemstead - ""Writes Television Commercials"" (salaried; from Bellerose, Long Island, NY)

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Season 05, Episode 08 Greer Garson

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Oct 25, 1953
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Greer Garson Oct 25, 1953 Game 1: Miss Sunee Parker - ""Men's Barber"" (at the historic Sheraton Belvedere Hotel in Baltimore; salaried; Bennett uses the word ""tonsorial"" and confuses both John and the contestant; the word tonsorial is an adjective meaning ""of or relating to barbers and barbering"" such as ""tonsorial work""; from Baltimore, MD) Game 2: Mr. J. D. Myers (Jess D. Myers) - ""Manages Burlesque Theatre"" (salaried; he runs the Empire Theatre in his home town of Newark, NJ; see link below) Game 3: Greer Garson (as Mystery Guest) Game 4: Fred Elsea - ""Makes Halloween False Faces"" (salaried; from Findlay, OH)

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Season 05, Episode 09 Ezio Pinza

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Nov 1, 1953
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Ezio Pinza Nov 1, 1953 Game 1: Mr. Roswell H. Johnson, Ph.D. - ""Marriage Counselor"" (at the American Institute for Family Relations; salaried; elderly; from Los Angeles, CA) Game 2: Bruce Stout - ""Makes Prison Locks"" (for the Yale Lock Company; salaried; from Stamford, CT; after his game, he presented John with gold keys for John and the panel members) Game 3: Ezio Pinza (as Mystery Guest)

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Season 05, Episode 10 Lauren Bacall

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Nov 8, 1953
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Lauren Bacall Nov 8, 1953 Game 1: Mrs. Carin Clareus - ""Makes False Teeth"" (self-employed; from Jackson Heights, NY) Game 2: Mr. Logan A. Gallagher - ""Manages All-Girl Baseball Team"" (self-employed; he is the manager of the Hagerstown Mollies baseball team; from Hagerstown, MD; from net info, the Hagerstown Mollies of Hagerstown, Maryland were not a team of the All-American Girls Professional Baseball League which was in existence from 1943-1954; John said that his wife's mother comes from Hagerstown; at this time, John was married to Margaret Katherine ""Kit"" Daly) Game 3: Lauren Bacall (as Mystery Guest) Game 4: Howard Harris - ""TV Gag Writer (For Jackie Gleason)"" (salaried; from Los Angeles, CA)

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Season 05, Episode 11 Louella Parsons

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Nov 15, 1953
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Louella Parsons Nov 15, 1953 Game 1: Benjamin Essrig - ""Drives Police Patrol Wagon"" (salaried; from Philadelphia, PA) Game 2: Miss Chrystal Conway - ""Mermaid In Fishbowl (Nightclub Act)"" (salaried; she does not perform in water, but on a ""reflective"" set per John; she has no music in her act; from San Francisco, CA) Game 3: Louella Parsons (as Mystery Guest)

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Season 05, Episode 12 Van Johnson

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Nov 22, 1953
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Van Johnson Nov 22, 1953 Game 1: Mrs. Hattie Sholes - ""Packs Sardines"" (salaried; elderly; from Rockland, ME) Game 2: Everett Meador - ""Makes Horses' Feedbags"" (salaried; from Brooklyn, NY) Game 3: Van Johnson (as Mystery Guest) Game 4: Miss Lynne Gordon - ""Hypnotist"" (self-employed; from New York City, NY)

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Season 05, Episode 13 George Raft

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Nov 29, 1953
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George Raft Nov 29, 1953 Game 1: Rudy Turilli (he signed in with his birth name Serafino Turiello) - ""Owns and Operates Caves (Meramec Caverns Missouri)"" (self-employed; John explained that he signed in with his natal name because he had been the subject of a column Dorothy Kilgallen had once written, and they did not want her to recognize his name; his caves have stalagmites and stalactites and the tours are accompanied by music; his caves have the occasional bat or two; he wore a Lions Club lapel pin; originally from the Ozarks area of MO; he has several net references regarding the Jesse James Museum he also operated) Game 2: Mrs. Ruth Vanneman - ""Sells Garbage Cans"" (self-employed; petite; she sells large metal trash cans; from Vinings, GA; see notes below) Game 3: George Raft (as Mystery Guest)

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Season 05, Episode 14 Nat King Cole

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Dec 6, 1953
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Nat King Cole Dec 6, 1953 Game 1: John F. Short - ""Bullfighter"" (self-employed; he is a Matador and a member of the Mexican Bullfighters Union; from Philadelphia, PA) Game 2: Wm. H. Hall (William H. Hall) - ""Sells Flea Powder"" (for pets; salaried; from Miami, FL) Game 3: Nat King Cole (as Mystery Guest)

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Season 05, Episode 15 Dave Garroway

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Dec 13, 1953
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Dave Garroway Dec 13, 1953 Game 1: Mrs. Barbara Wright - ""Teaches Course For Expectant Mothers"" (self-employed; she is also a nurse and works with women during delivery; from Plymouth, MI) Game 2: Mrs. Hermina Wurtz - ""Fur Trapper"" (self-employed; from Bayfield, WI) Game 3: Dave Garroway (as Mystery Guest)

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Season 05, Episode 16 Kirk Douglas

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Dec 20, 1953
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Kirk Douglas Dec 20, 1953 Game 1: Ed Butters - ""Raises Reindeer"" (self-employed; from Coldwater, MI) Game 2: Mrs. Joyce Meier - ""Packs Mistletoe"" (salaried; from Comanche, TX) Game 3: Kirk Douglas (as Mystery Guest) Game 4: Charles Winzelberg - ""Sells Wedding Rings"" (salaried; from New York City, NY)

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Season 05, Episode 17 Steve Allen

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Dec 27, 1953
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Steve Allen Dec 27, 1953 Game 1: Alfred Laurence - ""Champagne Salesman"" (for the New York State Wine Association; salaried; he is a wholesaler, not a dealer, in the Finger Lakes area of Upstate New York; he donated his winnings to Father Flanagan's Boys Town; from New York, NY) Game 2: Simon Pilshaw - ""Makes Ice Bags"" (salaried; from Middleboro, MA) Game 3: Steve Allen (as Mystery Guest) Game 4: Miss Jennie Gatto - ""Complaint Adjuster (Macy's Department Store)"" (salaried; from Carlstadt, NJ)

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Season 05, Episode 18 Robert F. Wagner, Jr.

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Jan 3, 1954
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Robert F. Wagner, Jr. Jan 3, 1954 Game 1: Miss Sydell Shaw (Sydell Shaw, DDS) - ""Dentist"" (Dr. Shaw specializes in root canal therapy; from the net, we learn that she is one of the first female endodontists in the United States; from New York) Game 2: Art Gasior - ""Sells Marilyn Monroe Calendars"" (see notes below; from Chicago, IL) Game 3: Robert F. Wagner, Jr. (as Mystery Guest) ""The New Mayor of New York City"" Game 4: Miss Gella Block - ""Makes Matzoh Balls"" (in spite of Steve Allen's witty comment shown below, she is no relation to Hal Block; from New York)

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Season 05, Episode 19 Brandon de Wilde

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Jan 10, 1954
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Brandon de Wilde Jan 10, 1954 Game 1: Ghislaine Alexander (as Mystery Guest #1 and the panel is blindfolded) ""Panelist on What's My Line? in England"" (she donated her game winnings to an unnamed charity) Game 2: Walter Goss - ""Makes Handcuffs"" (for Smith & Wesson Firearms Corp.; salaried; from Agawam, MA) Game 3: Brandon de Wilde (as Mystery Guest #2) Game 4: Miss Joan Myers - ""Teaches Hawaiian Hula Dancing"" (salaried; from Union Beach, NJ)

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Season 05, Episode 20 Joan Fontaine

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Jan 17, 1954
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Joan Fontaine Jan 17, 1954 Game 1: Mrs. Janet May - ""Lingerie Model"" (salaried; she receives a lot of whistles from the audience; from Mission, KS) Game 2: Charles Morris - ""Sells Worms"" (self-employed; he orders 1000 mudworms from Maine, sells them and reorders; from Brigantine, NJ) Game 3: Joan Fontaine (as Mystery Guest) Game 4: Ed Cunniffe - ""Salami Stuffer"" (salaried; comments are made about his colorful clothes, even though he is wearing a suit; from Jackson Heights, NY) In an unusual move, John stated that there was no time for the next scheduled guest and named him. It sounded like John said Mr. Bernaise Johnson or perhaps Mr. Bernays Johnson. Maybe it was even Bern ""Ace"" Johnson - the spelling is unknown.

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Season 05, Episode 21 Dean Martin & Jerry Lewis

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Jan 24, 1954
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Dean Martin & Jerry Lewis Jan 24, 1954 Game 1: A female Scottish kilt maker Game 2: Guy Madison (as Mystery Guest #1) Game 3: Dean Martin & Jerry Lewis (as Mystery Guest Duo)

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Season 05, Episode 22 Richard Widmark

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Jan 31, 1954
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Richard Widmark Jan 31, 1954 Game 1: Mr. J. L. May (Julius L. May) ""Prints Parking Tickets"" (for many cities around the country; salaried; he wears a hearing aid; he donated his $50 winnings to the March of Dimes; from New York, NY) Game 2: Mrs. Ammie E. (Shorty) Greer (Mrs. Charles Greer) - ""Gorilla Hunter"" (self-employed; very petite; from Houston, TX) Game 3: Richard Widmark (as Mystery Guest)

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Season 05, Episode 23 John Hodiak

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Feb 7, 1954
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John Hodiak Feb 7, 1954 Game 1: Mrs. Eve Aldrich - ""Snake Charmer"" (salaried; from Waterloo, IL) Game 2: Leo Stein ""Bullet-Proof Vest Maker"" (self-employed; from Chicago, IL) Game 3: John Hodiak (as Mystery Guest) Game 4: Dick LaVangie (probably Richard LaVangie) - ""Jelly Bean Polisher"" (salaried; from Boston, MA)

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Season 05, Episode 24 Julius LaRosa

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Feb 14, 1954
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Julius LaRosa Feb 14, 1954 Game 1: Mr. Nils Brekke - ""Owns and Operates Model Agency"" (self-employed; his company is the Patricia Stevens Agency in his home town of Washington, D.C.) Game 2: Mrs. Cecile Salomon - ""Hog Breeder"" (self-employed; she donated her winnings to the March of Dimes; from Escondido, CA) Game 3: Julius LaRosa (as Mystery Guest)

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Season 05, Episode 25 Lucille Ball

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Feb 21, 1954
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Lucille Ball Feb 21, 1954 Game 1: Francis Vaughn - ""Kansas State Board Movie Censor"" (salaried; from Bonner Springs, KS) Game 2: Cliff Olsen - ""Sells Maternity Clothes"" (salaried; from Hickory, NC) Game 3: Lucille Ball (as Mystery Guest) Game 4: Tom Wiswell - ""World's Champion Checkers Player"" (self-employed; from Brooklyn, NY; Tom reigned undefeated as the world's professional checkers champion from the early 1950s to the mid 1970s. He also authored books, wrote 10,000 proverbs and taught other checkers players.)

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Season 05, Episode 26 Helen Traubel

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Feb 28, 1954
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Helen Traubel Feb 28, 1954 Game 1: A Fuller Brush woman (the panel guessed her) Game 2: Harry Ball - ""Horse Dentist"" (he stumped the panel; Dr. Ball will also be a contestant on EPISODE #868 on July 9, 1967) Game 3: Helen Traubel (as Mystery Guest) (the panel guessed her)

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Season 05, Episode 27 Andre Kostelanetz

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Mar 7, 1954
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Andre Kostelanetz Mar 7, 1954 Game 1: Criminal Lawyer (the panel guessed it) Game 2: Makes Exploding Cigars (stumped the panel) Game 3: Andre Kostelanetz (as Mystery Guest) (the panel guessed him)

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Season 05, Episode 28 Louis Armstrong

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Mar 14, 1954
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Louis Armstrong Mar 14, 1954 Game 1: Audrey Conte - ""Pabst Brewery Guide"" (salaried; from Wisconsin) Game 2: Oran Nance, Jr. - ""Exhibits Stuffed Whale on Tour"" (salaried; from Los Angeles, CA) Game 3: Louis Armstrong (as Mystery Guest) He signed in as ""Louis Satchmo Armstrong"" Game 4: George Vozella - ""Diaper Inspector"" (salaried; from Walpole, MA)

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Season 05, Episode 29 Fredric March

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Mar 21, 1954
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Fredric March Mar 21, 1954 Game 1: Jill Kollmar & Dickie Kollmar (as Mystery Guest Duo) ""Dorothy's Other Children"" They took turns signing in as ""Jill and Dickie Kollmar"" Game 2: Mrs. Bette LeVan - ""Deals Cards in Gambling Casino"" (at the Condado Beach Hotel; salaried; from San Juan, Puerto Rico) Game 3: Fredric March (as Mystery Guest #2)

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Season 05, Episode 30 Vaughn Monroe

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Mar 28, 1954
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Vaughn Monroe Mar 28, 1954 Game 1: Mrs. Rosebud Caparruva - ""Issues Marriage Licenses"" (salaried; from Elizabeth, NJ) Game 2: Mrs. Carol Foley - ""Riveter"" (for Republic Aviation Corporation; salaried; from Massapequa Park, NY) Game 3: Vaughn Monroe (as Guest)

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Season 05, Episode 31 Janet Leigh

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Apr 4, 1954
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Janet Leigh Apr 4, 1954 Game 1: Miss Jean Desmond - ""Tests Girdles"" (salaried; she test-wears Biflex Girdles for Biflex International Inc.; from Hewlett, Long Island, NY) Game 2: Mrs. Elizabeth J. Bancroft - ""Sword Swallower"" (salaried; she performs with the Ringling Brothers Circus which is currently in NY; from North Hampton, MA; she has such a severe case of laryngitis that she can barely speak!) Game 3: Janet Leigh (as Mystery Guest) Game 4: Miss Greta Morgan - ""Manages Boiler Factory"" (salaried; from Vienna, Austria)

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Season 05, Episode 32 William Bendix

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Apr 11, 1954
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William Bendix Apr 11, 1954 Game 1: Paul Parker - ""Merry-Go-Round Manufacturer"" (self-employed; from Leavenworth, KS) Game 2: Mr. Denver Kathary - ""Makes Baby Bottles"" (salaried; he wore a Masonic ring; from Mt. Vernon, OH) Game 3: William Bendix (as Mystery Guest) Game 4: Miss Dolores Lee - ""Professional Baseball Pitcher"" (salaried; from Jersey City, NJ; see notes below)

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Season 05, Episode 33 Ed Wynn

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Apr 18, 1954
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Ed Wynn Apr 18, 1954 Game 1: Elmer Keys Burns - ""Makes Arch Supports"" (self-employed; from Waterbury, CT) Game 2: Fred Ford - ""Knife Thrower (Ringling Brothers Circus)"" (salaried; his act is a part of the circus sideshow; from Ashtabula, OH) Game 3: Ed Wynn (as Mystery Guest)

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Season 05, Episode 34 Arlene Dahl

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Apr 25, 1954
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Arlene Dahl Apr 25, 1954 Game 1: Jack London - ""Professional Pickpocket (Vaudeville Act)"" (self-employed; he does not give us a sample of his pickpocket act; from New York, NY) Game 2: Mrs. Estelle Gill - ""Sells Bubble Bath"" (salaried; from Los Angeles, CA) Game 3: Arlene Dahl (as Mystery Guest) Game 4: John Miller - ""Ferry Boat Captain"" (from Patchogue to Davis Park, across the Great South Bay; from Long Island, NY)

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Season 05, Episode 35 Jeanne Crain

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May 2, 1954
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Jeanne Crain May 2, 1954 Game 1: Walter H. Jones - ""Manages Garbage Dump"" (salaried; he also has a part-time job as the mayor of his home town of Scotch Plains, NJ; after his game, he presented John with a small 3"" sterling silver garbage can) Game 2: Mrs. Nell S. Lewallen - ""Makes Headache Powders"" (self-employed; from Winston-Salem, NC; after her game, she gave John some product samples of her product, Goody's Headache Powders, which he briefly held up to the camera; see notes below) Game 3: Jeanne Crain (as Mystery Guest)

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Season 05, Episode 36 Gertrude Berg

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May 9, 1954
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Gertrude Berg May 9, 1954 Game 1: Max Fogel - ""Manufactures Anti-Snoring Device"" (self-employed; to prevent snoring, his product ties under the chin and keeps the mouth closed; from Brooklyn, NY) Game 2: Abraham Moss - ""Lord Mayor of Manchester, England"" (salaried; he is in America because BOAC Airlines has opened up the first airlink between Manchester, England and New York) Game 3: Gertrude Berg (as Mystery Guest)

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Season 05, Episode 37 Art Carney

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May 16, 1954
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Art Carney May 16, 1954 Game 1: Mrs. Wilma Sacremento - ""Traffic Cop"" (salaried; at the end of her game, she said good night to her son Anthony; although referenced several times, her name is not spelled the same as Sacramento, the state capitol of California; from North Braddock, PA) Game 2: Jack Sirkin - ""Makes Hair Growing Lotion"" (salaried; his product, HAYR For HAIR, is sold only in barber and beauty shops; from Newark, NJ) Game 3: Art Carney (as Mystery Guest) Game 4: Timothy J. Turpin - ""Pizza Pie Factory Manager"" (salaried; he manages the Giuseppe Pizza Restaurant in his home town of Philadelphia, PA)

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Season 05, Episode 38 Ted Williams

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May 23, 1954
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Ted Williams May 23, 1954 Game 1: Lt. Lewis Disney - ""Head of Uniformed Guards (ARMY-McCarthy Hearings)"" (salaried; from Hyattsville, MD; see notes below about the Hearings) Game 2: Mrs. Cora Sayler - ""Washes Cows (At Dairy Farm)"" (salaried; she works for Walker-Gordon Dairy Farm; she cleans the cows with a hose; from Cranbury, NJ; as a joke on the panel, she also will appear on EPISODE #229 on October 17, 1954, and she will stump the panel for a second time!) Game 3: Ted Williams (as Mystery Guest) Game 4: Mrs. Dorothy Gerhardt - ""Exterminator"" (salaried; from Holyoke, MA)

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Season 05, Episode 39 Eartha Kitt

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May 30, 1954
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Eartha Kitt May 30, 1954 Game 1: Mrs. Helen Cutillo - ""Drives Trolley Car"" (salaried; she works for the privately-owned Philadelphia Transit System; from Philadelphia, PA) Game 2: Ferd T. Hopkins (Ferdinand T. Hopkins) - ""Makes Seasick Remedy"" (self-employed; elderly; from Somers, NY, in New York's Westchester County) Game 3: Eartha Kitt (as Mystery Guest) Game 4: Miss An'a Tarasevich (she included the apostrophe in her first name) - ""Owns & Operates Bar"" (self-employed; from Newark, NJ)

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Season 05, Episode 40 Gracie Allen & George Burns

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Jun 6, 1954
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Gracie Allen & George Burns Jun 6, 1954 Game 1: Al Buta - ""Designs Sewer Manholes"" (salaried; he is currently working on a design project in Miami, FL; John described the manhole as being the entire underground enclosed structure, not simply a hole with a cover; from Hollywood, FL) Game 2: Miss Brigitte Friang - ""War Correspondent (Indo-China)"" (salaried; she has just recently returned from an assignment in Indochina, where she began her service there by parachuting in; Arlene had previously met her and voluntarily disqualified herself; from Paris, France) Game 3: Gracie Allen & George Burns (as Mystery Guest Duo) Gracie signed in for both of them as ""George"" ""Gracie"" Game 4: Jack Dunham - ""House Detective (Hotel Astor)"" (salaried; he is an in-house private detective; John gave the panel 55 seconds for his game; from New York)

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Season 05, Episode 41 Les Paul & Mary Ford

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Jun 13, 1954
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Les Paul & Mary Ford Jun 13, 1954 Game 1: Mrs. Mona Leese - ""Corset Buyer"" (salaried; from Chicago, IL) Game 2: Mrs. Mary Monk - ""Counts Nickels (From Parking Meters)"" (salaried; from Pontiac, MI) Game 3: Les Paul & Mary Ford (as Mystery Guest Duo) Game 4: Joseph Carrieri (Joe Carrieri) - ""Bat Boy (New York Yankees)"" (salaried; John asked him if he could call him Joe; from New York; see notes below)

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Season 05, Episode 42 Doris Day

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Jun 20, 1954
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Doris Day Jun 20, 1954 Game 1: Mrs. Mildred Alkire - ""Bricklayer"" (self-employed; from San Diego, CA; John tells her that he knows another person in San Diego, the great newsman Paul White) Game 2: Leon C. Otis - ""Dog Muzzle Manufacturer"" (self-employed; he owns the Leathercraft Company and donated his winnings to the Boys Work Fund of the Optimist Club of West Philadelphia; from Philadelphia, PA) Game 3: Doris Day (as Mystery Guest)

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Season 05, Episode 43 Senator Karl E. Mundt

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Jun 27, 1954
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Senator Karl E. Mundt Jun 27, 1954 Game 1: Mrs. Nina Conard - ""Delivers Newspapers"" (self-employed; elderly; she delivers The Bulletin in a trundle cart; she has delivered newspapers for 37 years, but it is unknown if all of her years have been at The Philadelphia Evening Bulletin; from Bridesburg, PA, a suburb of Philadelphia, PA) Game 2: Arthur Rimpal - ""Stuffs Boxing Gloves"" (salaried; he puts horsehair padding in the gloves; from New York, NY) Game 3: Senator Karl E. Mundt (as Mystery Guest) Game 4: Miss Bev Beman (probably Beverly Beman) - ""Greeting Card Verse Writer"" (for Hallmark Greeting Cards; salaried; from Ottumwa, IA)

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Season 05, Episode 44 Spike Jones

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Jul 4, 1954
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Spike Jones Jul 4, 1954 Game 1: Harry Cintron - ""Runs Elevator In Statue Of Liberty"" (on Bedloe's Island; salaried; he is so nervous, he is barely able to smile; from New York) Game 2: Mrs. Lillian Wohl - ""Teaches Course For Expectant Parents"" (salaried; she works for the Red Cross and donated her winnings to them; from New York) Game 3: Spike Jones (as Mystery Guest) Born ""Lindley Armstrong Jones"" Game 4: Mrs. Isabel Serrano - ""Weight Guesser"" (salaried; for perhaps the first time ever, John dispensed with the free guess due to a shortage of time; from Margate, NJ)

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Season 05, Episode 45 Willie Mays

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Jul 11, 1954
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Willie Mays Jul 11, 1954 Game 1: Mrs. Mary Jane Hagen - ""Underwater Ballerina"" (salaried; she performs at the Marlin Beach Hotel in her hometown of Ft. Lauderdale, FL) Game 2: Arthur Valentine - ""Racetrack Bookie"" (self-employed; at Arlene's request, he gave a demonstration of his bookmaking hand/arm signals, but unfortunately the camera was not on him; from Wales, Great Britain) Game 3: Willie Mays (as Mystery Guest) Game 4: Johnny Chick - ""Makes Moth Balls"" (salaried; from Jersey City, NJ)

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Season 05, Episode 46 Judy Canova

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Jul 18, 1954
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Judy Canova Jul 18, 1954 Game 1: Miss Carol Rubin - ""Lifeguard (At Army Camp)"" (salaried; she works at the officer's club; Arlene won this game on the free guess and apologized multiple times; from Fort Monmouth, NJ) Game 2: Miss Charlene Schaefer - ""Makes Mouse Traps"" (salaried; from Marengo, IL) Game 3: Judy Canova (as Mystery Guest) Game 4: John Conrad - ""Operates Lie Detector"" (self-employed; he takes his portable unit to the public and goes into their homes; from New York)

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Season 05, Episode 47 Dorothy McGuire

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Jul 25, 1954
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Dorothy McGuire Jul 25, 1954 Game 1: William K. Murphy - ""Manufactures Murphy Beds"" (self-employed; his father designed this bed which can be folded or swung into a cabinet when not being used; from Douglaston, Long Island, NY) Game 2: Mrs. Forrest Burright (Neva Burright aka Grandma Burright) - ""Official Race Track Timer"" (salaried; she times harness racing; she works at Sportsman's Park in Chicago, and also owns a racing horse; elderly; small handwriting which John called attention to; originally from Oregon, IL; currently from Cicero, IL; see notes below) Game 3: Dorothy McGuire (as Mystery Guest) Game 4: Miss Zita D. Landy - ""Diamond Buyer"" (for Van Cleef & Arpels; salaried; she has a French accent; from Forest Hills, NY)

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Season 05, Episode 48 Jayne Meadows

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Aug 1, 1954
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Jayne Meadows Aug 1, 1954 Game 1: George Burnside - ""Manager of Grant's Tomb"" (salaried; the tomb is run by a private association; from Lake Ronkonkoma, Long Island, NY) Game 2: James Nelson White - ""Runs Beauty Contests"" (self-employed; he wore a lapel watch; height 6'3""; he ran the recent Miss Universe Pageant in SC; from Spartanburg, SC Game 3: Jayne Meadows (as Mystery Guest) The overlay screen read ""Mrs. Steve Allen"" Game 4: Mr. C. Ellis Harbesin - ""Dog Psychologist"" (salaried; he helps dogs with behavioral problems; from Darien, CT)

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Season 05, Episode 49 Eva Gabor

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Aug 8, 1954
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Eva Gabor Aug 8, 1954 Game 1: Stephan J. Zold - ""Professional Wrestler"" (self-employed; his professional name was not stated; from Riverside, Ontario, Canada) Game 2: Miss Nancy L. Taylor - ""ANOTHER Professional Wrestler"" (self-employed; her professional name is ""Daisy Mae, the Hillbilly Wrestler""; from Columbia, SC) Game 3: Eva Gabor (as Mystery Guest) Game 4: Miss Betty Lehn - ""Pretzel Bender"" (salaried; she hand-twists prretzel dough; from Lititz, PA)

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Season 05, Episode 50 Bob Smith & Howdy Doody

S05 E50

Aug 15, 1954
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Bob Smith & Howdy Doody Aug 15, 1954 Game 1: Major Daniel James, Jr. - ""Jet Fighter Pilot (U. S. Air Force)"" (salaried; African-American; he is the commander of the 437th fighter interceptor squadron based at Otis Field; he flew 101 combat missions in Korea; from Pensacola, FL) Game 2: Benjamin Keeney (pronounced as Kinney) - ""Operates Skirt-Blowing Machine (Amusement Park)"" (salaried; he works at the Rockaways' Playland Amusement Park at Rockaway Beach, Queens, NY; from Richmond Hill, Long Island, NY) Game 3: Bob Smith & Howdy Doody (as Mystery Guest Duo) Game 4: Mrs. Rozana Ruehrmund - ""Bill Collector"" (salaried; her time was limited and John failed to ask the name of her hometown)

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Season 05, Episode 51 Johnnie Ray

S05 E51

Aug 22, 1954
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Johnnie Ray Aug 22, 1954 Game 1: Mrs. Mary Detweiler - ""Stitches Baseballs"" (salaried; she works out of her home; from Perkasie, PA) Game 2: Frank Clancy - ""Captain of Garbage Scow"" (salaried; from New York, NY) Game 3: Johnnie Ray (as Mystery Guest)

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Season 05, Episode 52 Debbie Reynolds

S05 E52

Aug 29, 1954
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Debbie Reynolds Aug 29, 1954 Game 1: Mrs. Mary Hoffman - ""Bar Room Bouncer"" (salaried; she works at Steve Brodie's Bar - or maybe it is spelled Steve Brody's Bar - in her hometown of Philadelphia, PA) Game 2: Ivy Baker Priest (as Mystery Guest #1) Her occupation overlay screen read ""Ivy Baker Priest, Treasurer of United States"" Game 3: Debbie Reynolds (as Mystery Guest #2) Game 4: John A. McConaghy - ""Sells Telephone Booths"" (for the Telephone Booth Service Company; salaried; from Havertown, PA)

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