Password All-Stars (1961–1975)
"Password" (original title)

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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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Nominated for 2 Primetime Emmys. Another 2 wins & 2 nominations. See more awards »
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Allen Ludden ...
 Himself - Host / ... (113 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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word | puzzle | non fiction

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(1961-1966)| (1966-1967 and 1971-1975)
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When Jack Benny appeared as a celebrity guest on the game show 'Password (1961)', he got the word "miser" and gave his first clue as, "Me!" thus bringing down the house. 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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Soundtracks

Holiday Jaunt
Theme 1 (1961 - 1963)
Composed by Kurt Rehfeld (ASCAP)
Published by Emil Ascher, Inc. (ASCAP)
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Maybe the *best* game show ever...
2 November 2000 | by (Ottawa, Canada) – See all my reviews

"Password" was one of those rare game shows in which contestants had to rely on mental abilities *other* than memory. Contestants on games such as "Jeopardy" and "Who wants to be a Millionaire?" rely on their memories, or those of others, to come up with answers.

Unfortunately, the game placed people who do not have a great command of the English language at a disadvantage. People who have English as a second language may not have done too well in this game.

Nevertheless, "Password" demanded that the contestant make an intellectual effort to take a word (idea) and convey it someone else. That kind of effort takes imagination and insight in the nuances of language to do well. It's a cerebral game; maybe that's why Allen Ludden said: "Some time, somewhere, some day there will be another game show, but never one with the class of this one."


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