The fifth (and so far, most recent) incarnation of the classic Mark Goodson Productions' game. Three contestants -- two of them imposters -- each claimed to be the central subject of a story, which host O'Hurley (or sometimes, announcer Burton Richardson) read. The four panelists, one at a time, each questioned the team, addressing them by No. 1, No. 2 or No. 3, in an effort to expose the liars and determine the real person. After the four panelists have completed their questioning, they each vote (separately and without consultation) for whom they believe the real person is; 100 members of the studio audience also voted, with the highest vote-getter receiving the vote. The team was paid $1,000 per incorrect vote, or $5,000 (sometimes $10,000) if they fooled every one. At times, O'Hurley interviewed the real subject, who sometimes demonstrated his skill via video clips or onstage. This fifth version was best known for the one-time appearance of longtime "To Tell the Truth" panelist ... Written by
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