Hollywood Squares RevisitedIn the 1960s there was a US TV game show called Hollywood Squares.More Like This
Basically television stars were asked questions by the host, and the contestants had to guess whether their answer was correct or not.
But the real power of the show were the one-liners that the stars answered the question with, before giving their real answer.
Some of the best responses:
Q. Do female frogs croak?
A. Paul Lynde: If you hold their little heads under water long enough.
Q. If you're going to make a parachute jump, at least how high should you be ?
A. Charley Weaver: Three days of steady drinking should do it.
Q. Paul, what is a good reason for pounding meat?
A. Paul Lynde: Loneliness.
(The audience laughed so long and so hard it took up almost 15 minutes of the show!)
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