The Hollywood Squares
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The Hollywood Squares

Duration:
30 min (3536 episodes)
Genres:
Comedy | Family | Game-Show
IMDB rate:
6.5
Awards:
Nominated for 8 Primetime Emmys. Another 12 wins & 13 nominations
Details
Country: USA
Filming Locations: Studio 3, Stage 1, NBC Studios - 3000 W. Alameda Avenue, Burbank, California, USA
Cast
Actor
Character
Kenny Williams
Announcer / ... (1,203 episodes, 1965-1982)
Peter Marshall
Himself - Host (1,202 episodes, 1966-1982)
Cliff Arquette
Regular
Wally Cox
Himself / ... (772 episodes, 1965-1973)
Paul Lynde
Himself - Center Square / ... (707 episodes, 1966-1979)
Rose Marie
Herself (563 episodes, 1965-1980)
Did you know?
Trivia
Host Peter Marshall had said that most of the episodes were destroyed by NBC. But a Cable TV station found 3,500 episodes (while looking for the TV series Dark Shadows (1966)) and were sent to Game Show Network. Episodes began airing on April 15th, 2002.
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Retired, reclusive actress Greta Garbo was such a big fan of the show she actually wrote a fan letter to Paul Lynde in care of the show's taping location at NBC Burbank.
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Peter Marshall was considering starring in the musical version of "Breakfast At Tiffany's" (1966), when approached to host The Hollywood Squares (1965). The musical was an ultimate failure, closing before reaching Broadway.
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Quotes
Peter Marshall: True or false, every day, about 10 million American women take the pill.
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Peter Marshall: True or false, massaging the feet helps some people with hot flashes?
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Peter Marshall: Paul, why do Hell's Angels wear leather?
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