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(1956–1968)

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Version of 

Tell the Truth (1955) (TV Series)
version of same show concept from different country
Tell the Truth (1958) (TV Series)
version of same show concept from different country
To Tell the Truth (1969) (TV Series)
version of same show concept from different country
To Tell the Truth (1980) (TV Series)
version of same show concept from different country
To Tell the Truth (1990) (TV Series)
version of same show concept from different country
To Tell the Truth (2000) (TV Series)
version of same show concept from different country

Remade as 

På ære og samvittighet (1958) (TV Series)

Referenced in 

The George Burns Show (1960) (TV Special)
George tells Polly Bergen that he watches the show
The Many Loves of Dobie Gillis: The Bitter Feud of Dobie and Maynard (1961) (TV Episode)
Mr. Pomfritt says, "Will the real Maynard G. Krebs please stand up?"
The Twilight Zone: Will the Real Martian Please Stand Up? (1961) (TV Episode)
The title is taken from the host's request "Will the real [name here] please stand up?"
Password All-Stars: Peggy Cass vs. Tom Poston (1962) (TV Episode)
It is mentioned as a show Tom Poston is doing
Password All-Stars: Episode dated 17 April 1962 (1962) (TV Episode)
It is mentioned as the series Kitty Carlisle is appearing on
Password All-Stars: Episode dated 24 July 1962 (1962) (TV Episode)
Mentioned during the introduction of Tom Poston
The Lucy Show: Lucy Buys a Sheep (1962) (TV Episode)
In the sheep pen Viv cries, "Will the real Clementine Carmichael please stand up?"
Dennis the Menace: The New Principal (1962) (TV Episode)
Three men, all claiming to be Dennis's father, are seated before Mr. Spivey. Hoping to straighten things out, Mr. Spivey asks, "Will the real Henry Mitchell please stand up?".
Leave It to Beaver: The Mustache (1963) (TV Episode)
After first seeing Wally's new mustache, Eddie teasingly says, "Will the real Wally Cleaver please stand up".
The Many Loves of Dobie Gillis: The General Cried at Dawn (1963) (TV Episode)
The dictator Zapatero asks in game show host-style, "the jackpot question: will the real General Ramon please step forward?"
The Donna Reed Show: Will the Real Chicken Please Stand Up? (1964) (TV Episode)
Title is catch phrase from game show
Make Room for Daddy: Beautiful Lady (1964) (TV Episode)
When asked whether she should reveal Beverly's scheme to Danny, Kathy jokes she'd rather the program be "I've Got a Secret" than "To Tell the Truth".
The Patty Duke Show: Will the Real Sammy Davis Please Hang Up? (1965) (TV Episode)
Key phrase from show in title
McHale's Navy: Will the Real Admiral Please Stand Up? (1965) (TV Episode)
From quote in title
The Dick Van Dyke Show: You're Under Arrest (1965) (TV Episode)
After Rob, in a police lineup, steps forward and says "My name's Robert Petrie," the man next to him steps forward and says "MY name's Robert Petrie."
Batman: Rats Like Cheese (1966) (TV Episode)
During the opening recap scene with the five Batman impostors, the narrator queries, "Will the real Batman please stand up?"
Gilligan's Island: Will the Real Mr. Howell Please Stand Up? (1966) (TV Episode)
title references catchphrase from show
F Troop: Will the Real Captain Try to Stand Up (1966) (TV Episode)
Title is catch phrase from show
Hogan's Heroes: Will the Real Adolf Please Stand Up? (1966) (TV Episode)
Title is catch phrase from show
Get Smart: The Spy Who Met Himself (1967) (TV Episode)
Smart's questioning during Emergency Identification Procedure 6A in the manner of this show
Hogan's Heroes: Will the Real Colonel Klink Please Stand Up Against the Wall? (1968) (TV Episode)
Title is catch phrase from show
Hawaii Five-O: Will the Real Mr. Winkler Please Die? (1973) (TV Episode)
Title is catch phrase from show
Saturday Night Live: Shelley Duvall/Joan Armatrading (1977) (TV Episode)
Referenced by the three Ricardo Montalbans
Lou Grant: Murder (1978) (TV Episode)
Title mentioned by cop to Mrs. Walker.
Laverne & Shirley: To Tell the Truth (1981) (TV Episode)
Title reference
Saturday Night Live: Tom Hanks/Keith Richards (1988) (TV Episode)
Mentioned on the Pat Stevens Show
The Nutt House: To Tell the Truth (1989) (TV Episode)
Title reference
Tiny Toon Adventures: The Buster Bunny Bunch (1990) (TV Episode)
Shirley says, "It's 'To Tell the Truth'!"
Hudson Hawk (1991)
King's Quest VII: The Princeless Bride (1994) (Video Game)
One chapter heading uses the tagline from this show: "Will the real [name here] please stand up?"
Mad About You: The City (1994) (TV Episode)
This show and Kitty Carlisle are mentioned.
Frasier: To Tell the Truth (1999) (TV Episode)
Title reference
Piñero (2001)
Pinero comments on it
American Dreams: High Hopes (2003) (TV Episode)
Patty refers to the series.
The Dark Knight (2008)
The Joker's note is taken from the host's request "Will the real [name here] please stand up?"
Confessions of a Shopaholic (2009)
"Will the real Rebecca Bloomwood please stand up?"
Conan: A Renaissance Most Foul (2011) (TV Episode)
Conan O'Brien's tour guide at Madame Tussaud's mentions this game show
Conan: The Douche Who Lost His Bag (2012) (TV Episode)
Title mentioned by Betty White
Person of Interest: Identity Crisis (2012) (TV Episode)
Finch says, "Will the real Jordan Hester please stand up?"
The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon: Martin Lawrence/Jenny Slate/Aloe Blacc (2014) (TV Episode)
In his opening monologue, Jimmy says that the game show is being brought back to television

Featured in 

The Twilight Zone: Black Leather Jackets (1964) (TV Episode)
The introduction is glimpsed when the characters wind up effecting a neighbor's TV.
Mississippi Burning (1988)
Watched by Mrs. Pell just before she's attacked at home.
Gonzo: The Life and Work of Dr. Hunter S. Thompson (2008)
Clips of Thompson's 1967 guest appearance

Spoofed in 

The Steve Allen Plymouth Show: Episode #3.11 (1957) (TV Episode)
Parodied as "To Tell a Lie" during Errol Flynn sketch.
My Favorite Martian: Portrait in Brown (1965) (TV Episode)
Det. Brennan's dialogue: "Will the real Gainsborough please stand up?" NOTE: Thomas Gainsborough was a famous 18th century portrait painter.
Get Smart: The Man from YENTA (1967) (TV Episode)
When Max is trying to identify the real prince he plays that game.
The Monkees: Captain Crocodile (1967) (TV Episode)
Spoofed as "To Tell A Fib" during 'other TV show' comedy routines

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