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Password All-Stars 

Password (original title)
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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Stars: Allen Ludden, Bill Cullen, Patty Duke
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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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(1961-1966)| (1966-1967 and 1971-1975)

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1.33 : 1
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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

Followed by Password Plus (1979) See more »

Soundtracks

Password Theme
Theme 2 (1963 - 1967)
Composed by Robert W. Cobert (ASCAP/BMI)
Published by Keep Music Co. (BMI)
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Making Sure They Got VCR'd
17 June 2006 | by See all my reviews

When I first discovered that "Password" reruns were airing on GSN a few years ago, I made it a point to get as many episodes on VHS as I could since there's no telling when the entire series will go into DVD. It's a pity that a lot of the game shows run on GSN don't have the class and continuity that "Password" did. Allen Ludden was always a great host - perfect for a game show like this. And like a lot of the game shows in the sixties and seventies, they made you think. I can also thank whoever made the decision at CBS to hang on to some of these great programs of that era such as "Password" for people to enjoy over again. I don't think the contestants were ever overawed by their celebrity partners and naturally we all found out how human they can be trying to think of a word to say in a few seconds from one-word clues. AND DON'T EVER SAY THE PASSWORD AS A CLUE...OOPS!!!!


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