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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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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 »

Also Known As:

H2: Hollywood Squares See more »

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Stereo

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

1.33 : 1
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Trivia

One week of shows would tape in one day which is why they could ensure the same guest for 5 "days" in a row. After each episode Tom Bergeron and the panelists would change outfits and then go tape another one. See more »

Quotes

Tom Bergeron: What should you do about a hairy back?
Gilbert Gottfried: I usually close my eyes and imagine she's wearing an alpaca sweater.
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Connections

Spoofed in Family Guy: If I'm Dyin' I'm Lyin' (2000) See more »

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A hilarious, fun-filled thrill ride!
16 March 1999 | by Mystic8See all my reviews

This is one terrific show! Whoopi makes a great Center Square and Tom is a totally awesome host who never fails to make people laugh. Squares 98 pulls out one surprise after another, you never know what to expect next until the next joke is cracked. Definite Emmy material! It truly is hip to be Square!


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