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Hollywood Squares 

Contestants guess the correctness of celebrities' answers in order to win spaces in a tic-tac-toe game.
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Cast

Complete series cast summary:
Tom Bergeron ...  Himself - Host 1,045 episodes, 1998-2004
Shadoe Stevens Shadoe Stevens ...  Himself - Announcer 695 episodes, 1998-2004
Whoopi Goldberg ...  Herself - Center Square 675 episodes, 1998-2002
Martin Mull ...  Himself - Panelist / ... 425 episodes, 1998-2004
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Storyline

An updated version of the classic game show. Celebrities, each sitting in a square of a giant tic-tac-toe board, are asked questions by host Tom Bergeron. Contestants must then guess whether the celebrity's answer is correct or incorrect in order to gain control of the square and hopefully get three squares in a row. Written by Jean-Marc Rocher <rocher@fiberbit.net>

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Comedy | Game-Show

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TV-PG
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Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

14 September 1998 (USA) See more »

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Stereo

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Color

Aspect Ratio:

1.33 : 1
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Trivia

On 12 December 2002, Peter Marshall, the original "Master of the Hollywood Squares" took over the hosting duties for a day, with regular host Tom Bergeron in the center square, the first time he has hosted Hollywood Squares in over 20 years. See more »

Quotes

[In the bonus round, the contestant narrows his choices down to two keys and picks the wrong one]
Tom Bergeron: Well, as you know... hold on.
[Tom walks over and takes a cue card from the grip]
Tom Bergeron: They actually had to show me this.
[Tom shows the audience the cue card]
Tom Bergeron: "Show him the correct key." IT'S THE ONE HE DIDN'T PICK.
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Connections

Referenced in Big Wolf on Campus: Stage Fright (1999) See more »

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Truly one of the worst game shows ever
4 September 1999 | by moviebuf-44See all my reviews

Contrived jokes, poor acting, and some of the biggest morons as game contestants, this show is a perfect example of how NOT to make a game show. It is not so much a game show as a thinly disguised PR machine for both celebrity has-beens that are desperately trying to revive their career and minor celebrities that are still willing to debase themselves and lose whatever remaining shreds of human dignity they have.


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