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Candid Camera 

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Unsuspecting people are placed in confusing, impossible, embarrassing, ridiculous, and hilarious positions, while their reactions are recorded on a hidden camera.
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1967   1966   1965   1964   1963   1962   … See all »
Nominated for 1 Primetime Emmy. See more awards »

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Complete series cast summary:
Allen Funt Allen Funt ...  Himself - Host / ... 114 episodes, 1960-1967
Durward Kirby Durward Kirby ...  Himself - Co-Host / ... 98 episodes, 1961-1967
Sid Ramin ...  Himself 66 episodes, 1961-1963
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Unsuspecting people are placed in confusing, impossible, embarrassing, ridiculous, and hilarious positions, while their reactions are recorded on a hidden camera. Written by Murray Chapman <muzzle@cs.uq.oz.au>

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Allen Funt and Durward Kirby click their hidden lens and develop rolls of laughter to brighten your screen. (season 5)

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Comedy | Reality-TV

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Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

2 October 1960 (USA) See more »

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Mono

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Black and White (1960-1966)| Color (1966-1967)

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1.33 : 1
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Referenced in Spijkerhoek: Zoete wraak (1991) See more »

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Smile! You're on Candid Camera!
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The unsuspecting person is always funnier than the actor.
22 June 2001 | by yenloSee all my reviews

Why was Candid Camera such a great show? Because when it comes down to laughing at people it's not watching a performance in a stage play or a movie or a TV show it's watching them in the act of being themselves. The show is still on and still great to watch but the originals with the Candid Cameraman himself Allen Funt are still the best.


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