1973-74 Episode Guide
("To Tell the Truth" version two, season five)

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Host: Garry Moore
Panel: Bill Cullen, Peggy Cass, Alan Alda, Kitty Carlisle
1571
Jerry Comeaux
Stunt coordinator for "Live and Let Die"
Nicole Ronsard
Author of "Cellulite"
1572
Emily Howell
First woman pilot on a major airline
David Lester
Expert on suicide
1573
Joan Moore Rice
Gymnast on the 1972 Olympics team
Noel Spencer Barnes
Turtle conservationist
1574
Julie Avallone
Woman who was reunited with her brother 20 years after being adopted
Sister Joan Marisie
Nun and accomplished auto mechanic
1575
Micki King
Diver on the 1972 Olympic team
Paula Weideger
Author of "Travel With Your Pet"
Panel: Alan Alda, Peggy Cass, Bill Cullen, Kitty Carlisle
1581
Richard Garvin
Author of "Crystal Skull"
Charlotte Salisbury
Traveler to China with the New York Times and author of "China Diary"
1582
Joan Riordan
National coordinator of the Federal Information Centers
Kim Fenn
The youngest licensed plumber in the U.S.
1583
Elizabeth Hammond
Owner of an elephant who sleeps in her living room
John Malachowsky
Boy who wrote to the price commission and cost a large company a third-of-a-million dollars
1584
Wilma Woods Schneider
First female correction officer at San Quentin Prison
Kay Inaba
Author of "Help"
1585
Jason Haugh
Golf pro who devotes all available time to scuba diving
John Godwin
Author of "The Mating Trade"
Panel: Peggy Cass, Bill Cullen, Shirley Lord, Alan Alda
1591
Michael Suhay
Adopted father of two Vietnamese boys
Ralph P. Jones
Male Avon representative
1592
Mario Bisordi
Medical trainer to Paul Winchell
Wayne Larey
Animal feeder for Ringling Brothers' Circus
1593
Sam Green
Owner of a motorcycle that has a TV set, stereo, tape player and radio
Jeanne Rose
Author of "Herbs and Things"
1594
Michel Corrado
Executive chef of the Golden Door Health Spa
Joanne Duffy
Diver and marine biologist with Jacques Cousteau's expeditions
1595
Scotty McCray
Aerobatics performer in gliders and sailplanes
Mark Lipman
Author of "Stealing", which tells how employees are stealing from employers
Panel: Bill Cullen, Peggy Cass, Allen Ludden, Kitty Carlisle
1601
Robert Moog
Inventor of the Moog synthesizer
Ad Von Ommen
The only runner to duplicate a feat first performed in the year 490 B.C.
1602
Laura Livingston
One of the first female military police
Lynn Rogers
Participant in an exhaustive study of the black bear
1603
Mike Markowski
Sky surfer who flies in a kite
Philip M. Stern
Author of "The Rape of the Taxpayer"
1604
Henri La Mothe
Man who jumps from a 40-foot tower and lands in a shallow pool of water
Joan Lee Faust
Author of "The New York Times Book of House Plants"
1605
Mike Landress
Ex-counterfeiter and author of "I Made it Myself"
Martin E. Conboy
A man who trains sea lions to find and recover underwater objects
Panel: Gene Rayburn, Kitty Carlisle, Bill Cullen, Peggy Cass
1611
Edward L. Morgan
Assistant Secretary of the Treasury and U.S. representative to Interpol specializing in art thefts
Steven Caney
Author of "The Toy Book" and proponent of homemade toys
1612
Joey Cornbilt
One of three professional American jai-alai players
Kate Blackwell
Co-author of "You and Your Pension"
1613
Jack Walsh
Strongman who can lift a 700-pound motorcycle with his finger
John Greenway
Man who spent years living in western Australia studying Aborigines
1614
Pio Nock
High wire circus clown who fell 20 feet into a cage of wild lions
Peter Byrne
Man who has lead a project whose goal is to find Big Foot in the Pacific NW
1615
Edward L. Peterson
Man who put 5,000 coats of paint on one board every day for nearly 14 years
James Edward Taylor
A man who was issued the same drivers license and social security card as another man with the same name
Panel: Peggy Cass, Bill Cullen, Kitty Carlisle, Nipsey Russell
1621
Earl Hamner
Creator of "The Waltons" TV series
Mohammed Ameen Khan
Prince of the land of Hunza, the inspiration for Shangri-La
1622
Bob Hall
Skydiver whose main and reserve parachutes opened at the same time
Jamie Shalleck
Author of "Masks"
1623
Brandy
Girl who pops out of birthday cakes in her birthday suit
Louis G. MacKenzie
Inventor of the MacKenzie audience reaction machine, the device which is heard laughing and uproariously applauding
1624
Mei Ling Lee
Girl who is the hostess, cashier, and interpreter at her parents' Chinese restaurant
Robert Arnold
Author of "What to Do About Bites and Stings of Venomous Animals"
1625
Rose Tellier
Mother of a Vietnam prisoner of war who was originally informed that her son was dead
Gustave Simons
Author of "Coping With Crisis"
Panel: Gene Rayburn, Peggy Cass, Bill Cullen, Kitty Carlisle
1631
Bill Daniels
Rehabilitator of convicts through sports
Wendy Campbell-Purdie
Director of Sahara Desert tree-planting project
1632
L. Fletcher Prouty
Former liaison between the Pentagon & CIA; author: "The Secret Team"
Mayo Kaan
Model for the original Superman
1633
Bill Zobel
Horse trader since the age of nine
Stephen Farber
Former member of the motion picture rating board
1634
Rick Sylvester
Ski jump enthusiast
Ernst Robenberger
Judge who voluntarily went to jail for three days
1635
Ronald Fields
Author of "W.C. Fields By Himself"
Joe Pellegrino
Member of the New York City junior auxiliary police
Panel: Bill Cullen, Peggy Cass, Nipsey Russell, Anne Meara
1641
Roland Lombard
World champion sled dog racer
Colin Simpson
Author of "The Lusitania"
1642
Adolf Unterberger
Professional yodeler
Norman Schur
Avid anglophile and author: "British Self-Taught, With Comments in American"
1643
Douglas Ahlstedt
Winner of a Metropolitan Opera competition
Lou Singer
Unabashed Brooklyn booster who guides tours there
1644
Dolores Rooney
Housewife who has served horsemeat to her family for three years
Charlie Hillar
World's aerobatics champion
1645
Samm Sinclair Baker
Co-author of "Doctor, Make Me Beautiful"
David Sullivan
Handcuff escape artist
Panel: Gene Rayburn, Peggy Cass, Bill Cullen, Sherrye Henry
1651
Melvin Roler
Collector of antique bicycles
Jim Windle
Professor of industrial supervision
1652
David Avery
World champion calf roper of the Little Britches Rodeo
John Noble
Man who spent almost 10 years in Russian prisons, dungeons and labor camps
1653
Marty Bell
President of a company that makes animated industral films
Pat Lewis
Modern-day house sitter who is willing to sit anything at all
1654
Jim Rogers
Will Rogers' son
Father Norman Werling
Roman Catholic priest and certified master graphoanalyst
1655
David Chow
Technical advisor to the "Kung Fu" TV series
Cornelia Wilbur
Psychoanalyst who treated an extraordinary case of multiple personalities
Panel: Bill Cullen , Peggy Cass, Gene Rayburn, Kitty Carlisle
1661
Dougal Robertson
Man who spent 37 days stranded in the Pacific with his family
Terry Shine
Judo expert who prevented a bank robbery
1662
Florence Fisher
Woman who spent 20 years looking for her biological mother
Abbey Lee Green
Young magician
1663
Tom Sullivan
Blind man who rescued his daughter from a pool
Diane Root
Accidental stowaway from New York to Southampton
1664
Mary Ann Harber
Prisoner in Communist China for 44 months
Duke Monteverde
Former big-time thief
1665
Anne-Marie Stein
Art forger's wife and author of "Three Picassos Before Breakfast"
John Ott
Expert on light's effect on people and author of "Health and Light"
Panel: Kitty Carlisle, Bill Cullen, Peggy Cass, Orson Bean
1671
Lawrence Herkimer
Founder of the National Cheerleaders Association
Milton Delano
Scrimshaw artist
1672
Christopher DeLucchi
Scuba diver who salvaged the Andrea Doria
June Stone
First female maitre'd at Sardis
1673
Zachary Lopez
Saved his brother using a first aid technique he saw on "Marcus Welby, MD"
Ted Dembroski
Professor who has made a study of the social subculture of the carnival
1674
Tony Giorgio
Advisor to the movies in the art of pickpocketing
Marcia Seligson
Author who has made an in-depth study of the wedding business
1675
Roy Sullivan
Park ranger and only living person to be struck by lightning five times
Sheila Bumford
Author of "One Woman's Arctic"
Panel: Peggy Cass, Bill Cullen, Kitty Carlisle, Nipsey Russell
1681
Quincy Collins
P.O.W. in Vietnam for over seven years
Teri McComas
Hollywood stuntgirl and animal trainer
1682
J. B. West
Former White House chief usher who retired after 28 years
Lynne Cox
Record-breaking English Channel swimmer
1683
Jean Cook
Great Britain's Pubkeeper of the Year
Nancy Simpson
Woman who lived like people did in 1750 for six weeks
1684
Larry Lewis
106 year-old man
Carol Pelosi
Queen of the crossbow
1685
Elizabeth Martineau Dawson
Foot-reading fortune teller
William H. Gauger
Claimant that a housewife's work is worth $9,400 per year
Panel: Bill Cullen, Peggy Cass, Roger Grimsby, Kitty Carlisle
1691
Frank Wills
Security guard who discovered the breakin at the Watergate Hotel
Connie Pegano
Winner of a sumo wrestling contest
1692
Stuart Struever
Anthropology professor in charge of the Koster cornfield site excavation
Myron Tumbleson
Researcher who studies the effects of liquor on pigs
Panel: Bill Cullen, Peggy Cass, John Gavin, Kitty Carlisle
1693
Virginia Reese
Women's fast-draw gun champion
Russell Eversole
First recipient of a masters' degree earned while riding the Penn-Central train
1694
Maria Gelencser
Mother who recovered her kidnapped kids from behind the Iron Curtain
Woody Hartman
Expert on manatees in the wild
1695
Jerry Cammarata
Record holder for most hours spent singing in a bathtub
Anthony Schiano
Author of "Solo: Self-Portrait of an Undercover Cop"
Panel: Gene Rayburn, Peggy Cass, Bill Cullen, Kitty Carlisle
1701
Sylva Darel
Latvian Jew who was exiled to Siberia; author of "A Sparrow In The Snow"
William Steed
College professor who teaches frogs to jump
1702
Ian Ball
Author of "Pitcairn -- Children of Mutiny", and vindicator of Captain Bligh
Brenda Duckworth
Young recreational boxer who won the title of Missy Junior Gloves
1703
Bertha Farmer
84-year-old college freshman
Joe Mitstifer
Proprietor of Animal Gourmet, a restaurant for pets
1704
Grace Halsell
Woman who lived among the Navajo Indians and author: "Bessie Yellowhair"
Mike Herrera
Boy Scout who has earned 118 merit badges, the maximum number possible
1705
Chris DeFord
Survivor of a shark attack
Mike Dixon
43 year-old college freshman who plays on the varsity football team
Panel: Bill Cullen, Peggy Cass, Nipsey Russell, Kitty Carlisle
1711
Evelyn Currie Christie
Woman who performs with a half-tiger half-lion called a tiglon
Kenneth Moss
Creator of a non-profit air travel club called Freelandia
1712
Beth Rudolph
Judge in a juvenile bicycle court
Bedford Shelmire, Jr.
Author of "The Art of Looking Younger"
1713
Wendy Winsted
President of the Skunk Club of America
John Hershey
President of the Milton Hershey School
1714
James S. Jennings
Former check forger and author of "The Nation's Master Forger"
Freckles Brown
Fearless rider of rodeo bulls
1715
Frank Brennan
Tennis coach to Billie Jean King
Leonard Davis
Balalaika player
Panel: Bill Cullen, Peggy Cass, Joe Garagiola, Kitty Carlisle
1721
Nancy Williams
Teenager who spent a day intentionally locked in a zoo cage
Sergeant Lysle Newberry
Officer who rescued seven people involved in a boat accident
1722
Robert Freede
President of Scholarship Search, Inc.
Karen Boutillier
Youngest member of an all-woman delegation to China
1723
Joyce Hinson
Young girl rescued by a St. Bernard
Bernie P.
Author of "Compulsive Gambler"
1724
Richard Buggy
Undercover policeman
George Gerbner
Researcher of the effects of heavy TV viewing
1725
Stuart Nixon
Director of the National Investigations Committee on Aerial Phenomena
Gene Hermanet
Sauerkraut company President
Panel: Gene Rayburn, Peggy Cass, Bill Cullen, Kitty Carlisle
1731
Robert E. Lee
President of the Essex Film Club
Joni Barnett
First woman to become a higher education P.E. Director
1732
Robert Bitts
Blind man who regained his sight after 14 years
Phil Kalmerton
Man who found a wife by way of a note in a bottle
1733
Phil Paley
Nine-year-old peewee pro-amateur karate champion
Mel Fisher
President of Treasure Salvors who found a Spanish galleon wrecked in 1622
1734
Jack Mercer
Voice of Popeye in the cartoons
Helena Lopata
Author of "Widowhood in an American City"
1735
Hal Burton
Author of "The Morro Castle: Tragedy at Sea"
Colin Standing
Cabbie of the Year in London, England
Panel: Peggy Cass, Bill Cullen, Kitty Carlisle, Nipsey Russell
1741
Norman Charles
Protestant Minister whose parish is the streets of New York
Laura Stamm
Lady who teaches power skating to the N.Y. Golden Blades
1742
Wick Peth
Rodeo clown who diverts enraged Brahman bulls from turning their riders
Robert Gambriel
Man from Soap Lake, Washington, where visitors bathe in mineral waters
1743
Peggy Lucas
Animal trainer for film and television
Jon McClure
Author of "Meat Eaters Are Threatened"
1744
Daniel Linehan
Explorer who set up a ham radio station during a visit to the South Pole
Robert Testin
Man whose company has demonstrated that recycled materials can now be used effectively in normal construction
1745
Peter Maxwell Stuart
The 20th Laird of Traquair whose home is the oldest lived-in house in Scotland
Marion Hart
82-year-old lady pilot who has flown across the Atlantic Ocean on seven separate round trips
Panel: Bill Cullen , Peggy Cass, Gene Wood, Kitty Carlisle
1751
Karl Ehrhardt
Sign man of Shea Stadium
Vernon Johnson
Founder of the Johnson Institute for the Treatment of Alcoholism
1752
Letitia Baldridge
Onetime secretary to Jacqueline Kennedy Onassis
William Eller
Physician who has invented a lifesaving device
1753
Clovis Ruffin
Youngest fashion designer to win the Coty Award
Ralph Charell
Author of "How I Turn Ordinary Complaints Into Thousands of Dollars"
1754
Amanda Cobb
Young winning rider of show ponies
John Pasqualini
A man who spent seven years in prison and labor camps in China
1755
John Halligan
Priest and founder of Ecuador's Working Boys' Center
Christopher Bird
Expert on plant communication and
author of "The Secret Life of Plants"
Substitute Host: Bill Cullen
Panel: Nipsey Russell, Kitty Carlisle, Orson Bean, Peggy Cass
1761
Desola Brown
Mother of two hemophiliac sons
Sunny Wicka
Author of "Garage sale shopper: a complete illustrated guide for buyers and sellers"
1762
Malcolm Forbes
First person to cross the country in a hot air balloon
Debbie Young
First mate and navigator on a 93-foot sailing vessel
1763
Janet Gleave
Winner of a ballroom competition in pro dancing
Francis Davis
Hurricane authority who says they can be beneficial
1764
Judy Lilly
Champion super drag racer
George Gilder
Author of "Sexual Suicide"
1765
Charles Hickson
Claimant that he was taken aboard a U.F.O.
Janet Siskind
Anthropologist in Peru and author of "To Hunt In The Morning"
Panel: Gene Rayburn, Peggy Cass, Larry Blyden, Kitty Carlisle
1771
Morgan Worthy
Expert on eye color
Sister Lucy Pullen
Nun who helped form a craft cooperative
1772
Jerry Marx
Chimney sweep
John Trautman
Director of a leprosy treatment center
1773
Linda Meunier
Woman who vacationed as a Windsor Castle maid
Tom McGinn
Professional dog trainer
1774
Cliff Allen
Teacher of a high school course about marriage
Roberto Vacca
Author of "The Coming Dark Age"
1775
Lee Bayrd
Champion in the game of Monopoly
Beryl Rowland
Author of "Animals With Human Faces"
Host: Garry Moore
Panel: Kitty Carlisle, Bill Cullen, Peggy Cass, Allen Ludden
1781
Steven Reid
Inventor of a football helmet wired to estimate the effect of impact on the head
Deborah Setmaier
Owner of the first female limousine service in New York City and winner on "$10,000 Pyramid"
1782
Sleepy Marlin
Seven-time world champion fiddler
Leonard Pearson
Author of "The Psychologist's Eat-Anything Diet"
1783
Laura Maioglio
Owner of a restaurant that features white truffle that sells for $250 a pound
Donna Redding
Ice hockey goalie in a league where no competitors knew she was a girl
1784
George Hitchen
A pearly king of London
Gary Courter
Author of "The Beansprout Book"
1785
Nikki Tollett
11-year-old girl who is the anchor of a segment on a Washington, D.C. TV station's news show
Jerry Rumburg
Park ranger in charge of Alcatraz, now a tourist site
Panel: Bill Cullen, Peggy Cass, Nipsey Russell, Kitty Carlisle
1791
Alex Tanous
Psychic
Hans Gmoser
Helicopter skier
1792
Carmen Hicks
Boy who was bitten by a poisonous snake
Ken Whelan
Television director and author of "How the Golden Age of Television Turned My Hair to Silver"
1793
Robert U. Akeret
Psychologist who maintains that all photographs of people have a psychological story to tell; author: "Photoanalysis"
William Pulgram
Interior designer who designs think tanks for office workers
1794
Elizabeth Tashijan
Proprietor of the world's only nut museum
Joel Fogel
Finder of a previously undiscovered Ethiopian tribe
1795
Xavier Guerrand-Hermes
French leather-craft royal family member
Marla Perkel
Lady cop who rides Central Park on horseback
Panel: Bill Cullen, Peggy Cass, Orson Bean, Kitty Carlisle
1801
Cindy Peters
Little Miss Majorette
E.J. Kahn
Author of a book on mail fraud called "Fraud"
1802
Karl Priban
Brain surgeon who studies primates
Kathleen Queiser
First woman to pass NASA's astronaut test
1803
Pamela Powell
White House liaison for the Bicentennial celebration of the American Revolution
David Wingate
Ornithologist and author of "Checklist and Guide to the Birds of Bermuda"
1804
Thomas Boslooper
Minister who says females are programmed from childhood to be put down, coauthor of "The Femininity Game"
Maria Pepe
Teenage girl who won her fight to be allowed in little league
1805
Marcia Vaile
American scuba diver held hostage in Cuba
William I. Kaufman
Champagne expert and author of "Champagne"
Panel: Gene Rayburn, Kitty Carlisle, Bill Cullen, Peggy Cass
1811
Sarah Kawahara
Skater in the Ice Capades
Erik Hansen
Participant in a re-enactment of the Boston Tea Party
1812
Carol Garlock
Teenager who has an atomic pacemaker in her chest
Erich Farber
Solar researcher and authority on contructing solar energy houses
1813
Christopher Elias
Author of "The Dollar Barons"
Jane Ray
Owner of an all-purpose service agency for busy New Yorkers
1814
Wayne Goldman
Inventor of a totally electric car
Myrtle Hunt
Woman who places high school students in decision making jobs
1815
Sheila Bussy
Champion all-around cowgirl for the Girls Rodeo Association
Frank Davidson
Man who helped developed an MIT course on failure
Panel: Bill Cullen, Sherrye Henry, Nipsey Russell, Kitty Carlisle
1821
Stewart Petersen
Young actor who stars in "Where the Red Fern Grows"
A.D. Livingston
Card cheating expert and author of "Dealing With Cheats"
1822
Jack June
An authority on the Boontling language, begun in the 1880s
Mary Conroy
P.E. teacher who specializes in self-defense for women
1823
Juan "Hot Tamale" Sanchez
Winner of a hot pepper eating contest
Tom Ward
Man who crossed the Pacific Ocean on a wooden raft
1824
Grimes Posnikov
Human jukebox
Felicia Parise
A responsive patient in dream telepathy
1825
Virginia Hendricks
74-year-old woman who just married her college sweetheart
Hoover Jackson
Owner of a quarter-acre farm in Harlem
Panel: Nipsey Russell, Anne Meara, Bill Cullen, Kitty Carlisle
1831
George Morales
Man who was incorrectly identified by a robbery victim
Walter Hinckley
New York City's Deputy Commissioner of Health in charge of diseased animals
1832
David McCualsky
American who accidentally participated in Yom Kippur Israeli Arab War
Cyrus Gordon
Enemy code breaker during World War II and author of "Riddles in History"
1833
Charlie Plumb
Man who spent nearly six years as a P.O.W. and wrote a book "I'm No Hero"
Tom Sullivan
Designer of the 17,500-acre Dallas-Fort Worth regional airport
1834
Melissa Galbraith
Dresser for some of the most glamorous stars of the Broadway stage
Alphonso Woodall
World's greatest human kite
1835
Byron MacGregor
Voice on "The Americans" spoken-word record
Emmett Dedmon
Author of "China Journal"
Panel: Kitty Carlisle, Bill Cullen, Peggy Cass, Orson Bean
1841
Father Bill O'Malley
Technical advisor for the movie "The Exorcist"
Doug Woodhall
Captain of a snowmobile drill team
1842
Campbell Norsgaard
Nature photographer who produced a book entitled "Insect Communities"
L.E. Lawrence
Founder and President of the Pipe Smokers Hall of Fame
1843
Mary Ann Graf
First woman to hold the job of head winemaker at a major California winery
Alfred Wilson
Principal of a school whose pupils do their studying from the daily paper
1844
Howard Fischer
Founder and Executive Director of the New York Jazz Museum
Fred Sturner
Author of "What Did You Do When You Were A Kid?"
1845
Bill Mason
Director of a motion picture on untamed wolves called "Cry of the Wild"
Maya Pines
Author of "Brain Changers"
Panel: Peggy Cass, Bill Cullen, Kitty Carlisle, Joe Garagiola
1851
Michael Lord, Jr.
Young evangelist preacher and member of The Famous Singing Lords
Vicki Randolph
Uranium and vanadium miner
1852
Robert E. Hirsch
Nation's first paramedic to learn his trade while serving time in prison
Leslie Holt
First person to ski from the summit of Mt. Kilimanjaro
1853
Grace Surguy
Executive Director of "Operation Peace of Mind", a unique service for both runaway youngsters and their parents
Kenneth Lassen
Grandson of the man who sold the first hamburger
1854
Diana
Lady magician who made her husband disappear on their wedding day
Ira Avery
Gothic mystery writer who uses penname Mavis Hathaway
1855
George L. Kirkham
Man who teaches a college course in criminology and who enrolled in the police academy
Fred Ferretti
Author of "The Great American Marble Book"
Panel: Nipsey Russell, Kitty Carlisle, Bill Cullen, Peggy Cass
1861
Gene Woods
Country-western composer of "Will the Real Broken Heart Stand Up?"
Ron Camaford
A boy who helped a woman in distress and lost his newsstand cashbox
1862
Adrian Clark
Author of "Psycho-Kinesis: Moving Matter With The Mind"
Carol Polis
First female professional boxing judge in the world
1863
John Barron
Author of "KGB: the secret work of Soviet secret agents"
John McMath
The owner of the largest organic farm laboratory in America
1864
Warren Churchill
Man who had the lowest body temperature in medical history
Barbara Wasserman
A lady plant doctor who make house calls to cure ailing plants
1865
Sula Benet
Lady anthropologist who has studied the people of Abkhasia
Jose Rodriguez
Test parachutist for the U.S. Army
Panel: Bill Cullen, Peggy Cass, Gene Rayburn, Kitty Carlisle
1871
David Lewis
Female lead in Harvard's Hasty Pudding theatrical production
Gerald Surfus
Man whose 26-foot fishing boat fell apart
1872
Dorothy DeBolt
Woman who adopts handicapped, foreign and orphaned kids
John Fitzhugh Millar
Owner of a renovated Revolutionary War frigate HMS Rose
1873
Father Adam Otterbein
President of the Holy Shroud Guild
Bryna Laub
Publisher of a soap opera newsletter
1874
Joseph Blumrich
Author of "Spaceships of Ezekiel"
Dave Fisher
Author of "How to Make and Break Bad Habits"
1875
Charles Lewis
Author: "The Juggling Book"
Arthur S. Freese
Author of "Pain"
Panel: Bill Cullen, Peggy Cass, Alan Alda, Barbara Howar
1881
William Wise
Breeder of bantam chickens
Stephen Maran
Manager of NASA's Operation Kohoutek comet program
1882
Sam Roseman
Property owner for Broadway plays
Cheryl Beem
Partially blind girl who found her way out of the woods after 27 hours
1883
Pat Conroy
Former schoolteacher and author of "Conrack"
Alan Hecht
Geologist who believes another Ice Age is inevitable
1884
Charles Fenn
Author of "Ho Chi Min"
Bob Mann
Hot dog skier
1885
Agnes Noweski
Lottery winner
Dr. Philip S. Brachman
Epidemiology Director at the National Center for Disease Control
Panel: Bill Cullen, Peggy Cass, Allen Ludden, Betty White
1891
Matthew Margolis
Dog trainer and author of "Underdog"
Anthony Wolff
Author of a book about modern-day real estate swindles: "Unreal Estate"
1892
Julian Warner
Divorce lawyer who publishes a "Marriage and Divorce" periodical
Joyce Edelbrock
Student of the sea otter
1893
Joe DiCerto
A man known as Mr. Science who produces science records for youngsters
Peter Blatman
Brown University's spiderman, who climbs building walls
Panel: Allen Ludden, Peggy Cass, Bill Cullen, Betty White
1894
Don DeNoon
Mary Decker's racing coach
Martin Gray
Author of "For Those I Loved", survivor of terrible tragedy
1895
Dorothy Allensworth
Project director of College Career
Jeremy Browne, Lord Altamont
12th Earl of Altamont who owns Westport House in Ireland
Substitute Host: Bill Cullen
Panel: Peggy Cass, Gene Rayburn, Kitty Carlisle, Nipsey Russell
1901
Rachel Carr
Yoga expert and author of "Be a Frog, a Bird, or a Tree"
Bob Mulvey
Fisherman rescued by a Russian ship
1902
Willard C. Hess
Designer and builder of custom cars for royalty and presidents
Dale Armstrong
Pro Comp racing champion
1903
Frank Andrews
Clairvoyant, psychic, palmist, tarot card reader, and teacher
Sandra Carson
First girl to be named Bellhop of the Year
1904
Edie and Joe Steinmetz
Proprietor of "Doves of Happiness"...which rents doves
Kenny Roberts
Youngest winner of a national motorcycle championship
1905
Andrew DuBrin
Author of "The Singles Game"
Geoffrey Moorhouse
Man who crossed the Sahara Desert mostly on foot
Panel: Nipsey Russell, Kitty Carlisle, Gene Rayburn, Peggy Cass
1911
Patrick Dowling
Author: "A Wiggles Guide to Better Streaking"
David Burpee
Son of the founder of the Burpee Seed Company
1912
Ken Harvey
Man who saved himself using techniques he saw on "Emergency"
Malachy Grant
Man who's constructing the world's tallest building
1913
Hayden Carl Jones
Man who spent 19 years in prison for a crime he didn't commit
Michelle Evans
Author of "Recipes For Beautiful Soups"
1914
Harry Browne
Author of "You Can Profit From a Monetary Crisis"
Margaret Halvorsen
Winner of the Iowa State Fair hog-calling contest
1915
Mary MacLaren
Silen film actress
Leslie Gordon
Owner whose house sits on the New York/New Jersey border
Host: Garry Moore
Panel: Bill Cullen, Peggy Cass, Alan Alda, Kitty Carlisle
1921
James Bede
Creator of an exceptionally small working airplane
Paula Zitzelberger
Champion parachutist
1922
Jolene Ammons
Player-coach of the world champion girls basketball team
Mary Ann Crenshaw
Author of "The Natural Way to Super Beauty"
1923
Prince Abdullahi Ayuk Kima
Son of an Arab Chieftain
Dick Donopria
Building superintendent of Madison Square Garden
1924
Nancy Weber
Author of "Life Swap"
Bob Gill
World champion motorcycle jumper
1925
Bob Spencer
Mayor of a town that stinks
Trygg Engen
Experimental psychologist
Panel: Nipsey Russell, Kitty Carlisle, Bill Cullen, Peggy Cass
1931
Doug Henning
Magician and actor in "The Magic Show"
Jim Lavenson
Manager of the Plaza Hotel in New York City
1932
Bill Ransberger
Professional rattlesnake handler
Jim Hold
Author of "Escape From Childhood: the Needs and Rights of Children"
1933
Michael Lahloe
Developer of an unusual technique to teach language
Corwith Cramer
Executive director of the Sailing Education Association
1934
Stefan Lorant
Pictorial historian and author: "Sieg Heil"
Lucille Christopherson
Woman who discovered that her bedroom is on top of a gold mine
1935
Ann Strobel
World champion professional flycaster
Morton Wax
Location finder for commercial producers
Panel: Bill Cullen, Peggy Cass, Alan Alda, Kitty Carlisle
1941
Tito Gaona
Trapeze artist
Christene Gonzales
Locomotive engineer
1942
Peter Wood
The King of Herm, an island caretaker in the English Channel
John Searles
Man who raises and sells crickets
1943
Frank Tallman
Aviator, stunt pilot, and airplane collector
Joseph Golden
Tornado chaser for the National Weather Service
1944
Jeffrey Farley
World's youngest fire dancer
Howard Jennings
Treasure hunter who has dug up pirate loot and discovered priceless Inca gold
1945
Dusko Popov
Author of "Spy/Counterspy" and prototype for James Bond
Paul Kimelman
Formerly fat man who lost 357 pounds in seven months
Panel: Kitty Carlisle, Bill Cullen, Peggy Cass, Henry Morgan
1951
Miguel Pinero
Former burglar and street hustler turned actor in "The Family" repertoire
Kathleen Hornstad
Women's National AAU champion (luge racer)
1952
Ross Kanaga
Alligator tamer and owner of a Jamaican crocodile ranch
M.S. Kohli
Organizer of Himalayan treks
1953
Bud Wendell
Manager of the Grand Ole Opry
Ray May
Denver Broncos' winner of the Whizzer White Award
1954
Walter Gibson
Creator of "The Shadow"
Bill Shire
Winner of the Levi's denim art contest
1955
Paul Russell
Principal dancer with the Dance Theater of Harlem
Jessica Harrison
Paleontologist who found a 40 lb. thigh bone

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