In honor of the show returning briefly to GSN this month, I thought the online pick of the week should be no other than the classic panel game, I’ve Got A Secret!
I find something to like about every version of this show, but the Garry Moore era is hands down my favorite. Best host and I find the panel of Bill Cullen/Betsy Palmer/Henry Morgan/Bess Myerson to have had the best chemistry. I've also grown to like this show the most out of the successful panel show trio of it, To Tell The Truth, and What's My Line?. I love all three shows, but I find this one to have the absolute most liveliness and the most fun.
The show being live helped create some really memorable moments, like this famous blooper involving a cow and well… something not too pleasant. There’s also the celebrity guests… so many great ones. Ronald Reagan is highlighted towards the end of this clip, with Garry Moore himself highlighting some other moments with William Shatner in 1984. There’s also Lucille Ball and Desi Arnaz, Woody Allen, George Jessel, Eve Arden, Soupy Sales with his pie throwing skills… I could go on and on.
The other secrets were interesting as well, like the piano player here, and some of them highlighted history. For instance with Neil Armstrong's parents.
The original I’ve Got A Secret… my online pick of the week!