Two celebrity-contestant teams compete to guess words by giving one-word clues in this all-time classic game show.
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Nominated for 2 Primetime Emmys. Another 2 wins & 2 nominations. See more awards »
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Allen Ludden ...
 Himself - Host / ... (152 episodes, 1962-1975)
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 Herself (86 episodes, 1966-1975)
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Two celebrity-contestant teams compete to guess words by giving one-word clues in this all-time classic game show.

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2 October 1961 (USA)  »

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Password All-Stars  »

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(1961-1966)| (1966-1967 and 1971-1975)
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Trivia

The CBS daytime version is largely lost. The ABC version is also largely lost. See more »

Quotes

[the final ABC telecast on 13 June 1975]
Host: Some time, somewhere, some day there will be another game show, but never one with the class of this one.
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Connections

Featured in Medium: Suspicions and Certainties (2005) See more »

Soundtracks

Password Theme
Theme 3 (1971 - 1974)
Written by Robert Israel (BMI)
Published by Keep Music Co. (BMI)
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Remember the record?
20 November 2008 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

Alan Ludden was truly a class act. One of a very few of the great game show hosts like Bill Cullen and Tom Kennedy. Password was a show that required the contestants to at least have a vocabulary--something that's sadly missing in today's game show world.

I remember the last episode of Mr. Ludden's tenure--they drank champagne on air.

Can anybody help me on this?: I was very young, but I seem to remember one of those 5 word bonus rounds they played with George Peppard--8 seconds! Am I right? Was this the record? Can't find any internet or you tube references. Anyone? Bueller?


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