Fourth version of the verenable game show, where a celebrity panel must decide who, among three possible contestants, is the actual person associated with a story.
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1991   1990  
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Lynn Swann ...
 Himself - Panelist / ... (6 episodes, 1990)
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 Herself - Panelist / ... (6 episodes, 1990)
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 Himself - Panelist / ... (6 episodes, 1990)
Burton Richardson ...
 Himself - Announcer (5 episodes, 1990)
Gordon Elliott ...
 Himself - Host (5 episodes, 1990)
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 Herself - Panelist (5 episodes, 1990)
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"To Tell the Truth" has been one of Mark Goodson Productions' most durable formats, and this 1990 represented the fourth revival of the popular game show. The format remained the same--three contestants claim to be associated with a story, read as an affidavit at the start of each game. Only one is actually the person he claims to be; the other two are lying. The four celebrity panelists, one at a time, question the three contestants (addressing them by No. 1, No. 2. and No. 3) in an attempt to expose the liars and determine who was telling the truth. After all four celebrities have had their turn to question the team, they voted separately as to who they thought was the real person associated with the story. Payoffs were based on the team's ability to fool the panel - $500 per incorrect vote and $3,000 if they fooled all four panelists. Two such games were played per show. After the second game, a new segment, "One on One" was played with two more contestants, one an audience member ... Written by Brian Rathjen <briguy_52732@yahoo.com>

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3 September 1990 (USA)  »

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On the show's premiere date, NBC mistakenly broadcast the pilot to the Eastern and Central time zones. Richard Kline was the host, and the episode featured a different set and announcer (Charlie O'Donnell). See more »

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Referenced in The Nanny: Pen Pals (1995) See more »

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Good show
26 July 2006 | by (Chantilly, Virginia, USA) – See all my reviews

I used to watch this show when I was a little girl. First off, I must say that it was a fun game show. Also, I haven't seen every episode. However, if you ask me, it was still a good show. I remember the theme song pretty well, too. Even so, it was fun to play along and watch. I hope some network brings it back so I can watch again. If that happens, I will be really happy. Before I wrap this up, I'd like to say that I'll always remember this show in my memory forever, even though I haven't seen every episode. Now, in conclusion, if some network ever brings it back, I hope you catch it one day before it goes off the air for good.


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