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Tattletales 

TV-PG | | Comedy | TV Series (1974–1977)
Three celebrity couples were panelists. First, either the wives or husbands would go offstage and wear headphones; their spouses would remain on stage. Via closed circuit TV, the ... See full summary »

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Ira Skutch
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1977   1976   1975   1974  
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Cast

Series cast summary:
Bert Convy ...  Himself - Host / ... 561 episodes, 1974-1977
Gene Wood Gene Wood ...  Himself - Announcer 355 episodes, 1974-1977
Jack Clark Jack Clark ...  Himself - Announcer 183 episodes, 1974
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Three celebrity couples were panelists. First, either the wives or husbands would go offstage and wear headphones; their spouses would remain on stage. Via closed circuit TV, the sequestered spouses would be asked a question about marriage, sex, or other embarrassing questions, then be left to ponder it. Their on-stage spouse would then answer how they thought their spouse would reply. One by one, they were asked their answer. After all three answered, the ones who got it right won a share of $150. After two questions, the spouses changed places for two more questions, the last being a $300 question. At the end, the couple with the most money won an extra $1000. This pot was then split amongst the third of the studio audience in front of them: red, yellow (banana), or blue. Written by Tony B

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Comedy

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TV-PG
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Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

18 February 1974 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

TattleTales See more »

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Technical Specs

Runtime:

(1075 episodes)

Sound Mix:

Mono

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

1.33 : 1
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Trivia

TV Guide ad for the inaugural season declared: "Famous stars and their spouses swap marital secrets on the new game show 'Tattletales,' fun way to get in the know: Watching contestants trying to get in the money by outguessing celebrities and their mates about their innermost secrets. Bert Convy is your host." See more »

Connections

Followed by Tattletales (1982) See more »

Soundtracks

TattleTales - BG Cues
Written by Beverly B. Kalehoff
Published by TattleTales Music (BMI)
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Some great moments
19 November 2015 | by RNMortonSee all my reviews

Funny, I had forgotten about this little gem from my early adult years when it appeared again recently on one of the oldies TV cable channels which have sprouted up. Hosted by Bert Convy, the perfect man for this job, the show featured three celebrity couples competing on behalf of their slice of the studio audience. There were two types of questions used, in retrospect the ones that worked best were asked to each couple. The guys might answer while the wives off stage were turned off, then the wives came in on little TVs below their husbands and answered - if they matched they won money for their audience. It plays better than it sounds, I mean, where else can you find out whether Abe Vigoda thinks that the attractiveness of your partner adds to your romantic pleasure? (So bizarre and traumatic a TV moment that I recall it vividly some 40 years later) The review here that talks about washed up stars is off, at the time these were generally legit celebrities, including Stiller & Meara, always great. It probably won't work for someone under 40 but I have enjoyed tuning in.


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