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A different type of question and answer game in which the public quiz the professionals. The public are invited to send in questions with their answers and if they are used on the show the sender gets $2. Further more if the professionals get them wrong the sender gets a further $5. The show was created and run by Dan Golenpaul whose idea was to reverse the typical type of quiz show by allowing an intelligent, educated public ask the questions and put the alleged authorities on the spot. He certainly got the mix right by employing Clifton Fadiman as moderator of a panel of four experts, which would always include 2 or 3 regulars and guest personalities. Fadiman himself came from a background in books being a book critic for the New Yorker. Other regulars included Science writer Bernard Jaffe, professor of philosophy Dr Harry Overstreet, Marcus Duffield of the New York Herald-Tribune and later John Kieran a sport’s columnist for the New York Times and Oscar Levant, the pianist and composer. What all of these had in common was their broad interests and knowledge and quick and slicing wit. The intellectual questions were a catalyst for talk and the hilarious humour that emerged. “An uproarious error or a brilliant bit of irreverence was rated far above any dull deliverance of the truth,” wrote John Kieran, one of the four major personalities. Go ahead and sample any of these shows and I guarantee you won’t be disappointed.
Broadcast: 17 May 1938
Starring: Clifton Fadiman
Added: Jun 13 2001
Broadcast: 07 June 1938
Starring: Clifton Fadiman
Added: Jun 13 2001
Broadcast: June 14, 1938
Starring: Clifton Fadiman
Added: May 26 2016
Broadcast: June 21, 1938
Starring: Clifton Fadiman
Added: Jun 16 2016
Broadcast: 28 June 1938
Starring: Clifton Fadiman
Added: Jun 13 2001
Broadcast: 05 July 1938
Starring: Clifton Fadiman
Added: Jun 13 2001
Broadcast: 12 July 1938
Starring: Clifton Fadiman
Added: Jul 13 2001
Broadcast: 19 July 1938
Starring: Clifton Fadiman
Added: Jul 13 2001
Broadcast: 26th July 1938
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Added: Aug 10 2001
Broadcast: 02 August 1938
Starring: Clifton Fadiman
Added: Jul 13 2001
Broadcast: 09 August 1938
Starring: Clifton Fadiman
Added: Jul 13 2001
Broadcast: 23 August 1938
Starring: Clifton Fadiman
Added: Jul 13 2001
Broadcast: 30th August 1938
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Added: Aug 24 2001
Broadcast: 6th September 1938
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Added: Sep 07 2001
Broadcast: 13th September 1938
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Added: Sep 21 2001
Broadcast: 27th September 1938
Added: Sep 07 2010
Broadcast: 4th October 1938
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Added: Oct 19 2001
Broadcast: October 11, 1938
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Added: Jun 23 2016
Broadcast: 18th October 1938
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Added: Nov 02 2001
Broadcast: 25th October 1938
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Added: Nov 16 2001
Broadcast: 1st November 1938
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Added: Nov 30 2001
Broadcast: 15th November 1938
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Added: Dec 14 2001
Broadcast: 29th November 1938
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Added: Dec 28 2001
Broadcast: 27th December 1938
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Added: Jan 11 2002
Broadcast: 3rd January 1939
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Added: Jan 25 2002
Broadcast: October 1, 1939
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Added: Jan 07 2016
Broadcast: January 17, 1939
Added: Jan 14 2016
Broadcast: January 24, 1939
Added: Jan 22 2016
Broadcast: January 31, 1939
Added: Jan 28 2016
Broadcast: February 7, 1939
Added: Feb 04 2016
Broadcast: February 14, 1939
Added: Feb 11 2016
Broadcast: February 21, 1939
Added: Feb 25 2016
Broadcast: March 21, 1939
Added: Mar 03 2016
Broadcast: 28th March 1939
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Added: Feb 08 2002
Broadcast: April 11, 1939
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Added: Mar 10 2016
Broadcast: April 18, 1939
Added: Mar 18 2016
Broadcast: April 25, 1939
Added: Apr 07 2016
Broadcast: May 16, 1939
Added: Jun 09 2016
Broadcast: 23rd May 1939
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Added: Feb 22 2002
Broadcast: 30th May 1939
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Added: Mar 08 2002
Broadcast: 13th June 1939
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Added: Mar 22 2002
Broadcast: 20th June 1939
Starring: Clifton Fadiman
Added: Nov 25 2004
Broadcast: June 27, 1939
Starring: Clifton Fadiman
Added: Jun 30 2016
Broadcast: July 4, 1939
Added: Jul 07 2016
Broadcast: July 11, 1939
Added: Jul 28 2016
Broadcast: July 18, 1939
Added: Aug 04 2016
Broadcast: July 25, 1939
Added: Aug 11 2016
Broadcast: August 1, 1939
Added: Aug 18 2016
Broadcast: August 22, 1939
Added: Aug 25 2016
Broadcast: August 29, 1939
Added: Sep 01 2016
Broadcast: September 5, 1939
Added: Sep 08 2016
Broadcast: September 12, 1939
Added: Sep 15 2016
Broadcast: September 19, 1939
Added: Sep 22 2016
Broadcast: September 26, 1939
Added: Sep 29 2016
Broadcast: October 3, 1939
Added: Oct 06 2016
Broadcast: October 10, 1939
Added: Oct 13 2016
Broadcast: October 17, 1939
Added: Oct 20 2016
Broadcast: October 31, 1939
Added: Oct 27 2016
Broadcast: November 7, 1939
Added: Nov 03 2016
Broadcast: November 14, 1939
Added: Nov 10 2016
Broadcast: November 21, 1939
Added: Nov 17 2016
Broadcast: December 5, 1939
Added: Dec 01 2016
Broadcast: December 12, 1939
Added: Dec 08 2016
Broadcast: Not known (probably '39)
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Added: Mar 05 2002
Broadcast: August 20, 1940
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Added: Jul 21 2016
Broadcast: November 22, 1940
Added: Nov 24 2016
Broadcast: February 21, 1941
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Added: Feb 18 2016
Broadcast: March 21, 1941
Added: Mar 24 2016
Broadcast: March 28, 1941
Added: Mar 31 2016
Broadcast: April 4, 1941
Added: Apr 14 2016
Broadcast: April 11, 1941
Added: Apr 21 2016
Broadcast: April 18, 1941
Added: May 05 2016
Broadcast: April 25, 1941
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Added: Apr 28 2016
Broadcast: May 2, 1941
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Broadcast: May 16, 1941
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Broadcast: May 30, 1941
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Added: Jun 02 2016
Broadcast: July 11, 1941
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Added: Jul 14 2016
Broadcast: 22nd May 1942
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Added: Apr 19 2002
Broadcast: 29th May 1942
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Broadcast: 19th June 1942
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Broadcast: 10th July 1942
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Broadcast: 17th July 1942
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Broadcast: 24th July 1942
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Added: Jun 28 2002
Broadcast: 7th August 1942
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Added: Jul 12 2002
Broadcast: 14th August 1942
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Broadcast: 21st August 1942
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Added: Aug 09 2002
Broadcast: 28th August 1942
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Broadcast: 4th September 1942
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Added: Sep 06 2002
Broadcast: 11th September 1942
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Added: Sep 20 2002
Broadcast: 18th September 1942
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Added: Oct 04 2002
Broadcast: 25th September 1942
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Added: Oct 18 2002
Broadcast: 2nd October 1942
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Added: Nov 01 2002
Broadcast: 9th October 1942
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Broadcast: 30th October 1942
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Broadcast: 6th November 1942
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Broadcast: 20th November 1942
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Broadcast: 4th December 1942
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Added: Sep 18 2001
Broadcast: 11th December 1942
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Added: Dec 19 2001
Broadcast: 18th December 1942
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Broadcast: 25th December 1942
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Added: Feb 13 2002
Broadcast: 1st January 1943
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Added: Dec 27 2002
Broadcast: 8th January 1943
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Broadcast: 15th January 1943
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Broadcast: 22nd January 1943
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Broadcast: 29th January 1943
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Broadcast: 15th February 1943
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Broadcast: 1st March 1943
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Broadcast: 8th March 1943
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Broadcast: 15th March 1943
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Broadcast: 29th March 1943
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Broadcast: 5th April 1943
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Broadcast: 12th April 1943
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Broadcast: 19th April 1943
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Broadcast: 26th April 1943
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Added: Jun 27 2003
Broadcast: 10th May 1943
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Added: Jul 11 2003
Broadcast: 14th June 1943
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Added: Jul 25 2003
Broadcast: 21st June 1943
Starring: Clifton Fadiman
Added: Apr 21 2007