I've Got a Secret Episode Guide

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I've Got a Secret — 1953

Episodes listed on this page:

Seen by us 3
From GSN board 1
Details unavailable 27
Total entries 31

All air dates through week 50 are Thursdays; the rest are Wednesdays.

Cast

Crew

Since most episodes are unavailable, all known crew credits are included in the details section after the table.


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Calendar Week Air Date Guest Panelist 4
29: 12/28/52-1/3/53 [Unknown]
30: 1/4-10 1/8/53 Zsa Zsa Gabor Kitty Carlisle
31: 1/11-17 [Unknown]
32: 1/18-24 [Unknown]
33: 1/25-31 [Unknown]
34: 2/1-7 2/5/53 Arthur Treacher [Unknown]
35: 2/8-14 [Unknown]
36: 2/15-21 2/19/53 Burgess Meredith Faye (first known)
37: 2/22-28 [Unknown]
38: 3/1-7 3/5/531 Diana Lynn Faye
39: 3/8-14 [Unknown]
40: 3/15-21 [Unknown]
41: 3/22-28 [Unknown]
42: 3/29-4/4 4/2/53 June Havoc [Unknown]
43: 4/5-11 [Unknown]
44: 4/12-18 4/16/53 Charles Coburn Laraine Day
45: 4/19-25 [Unknown]
46: 4/26-5/2 4/30/53 Leo Durocher Laraine Day
47: 5/3-9 [Unknown]
48: 5/10-16 5/14/53 Red Buttons Faye
49: 5/17-23 [Unknown]
50: 5/24-30 5/28/53 Xavier Cugat Faye
51: 5/31-6/6 [Unknown]
52: 6/7-13 [Unknown]
53: 6/14-20 [Unknown]
54: 6/21-27 [Unknown]
55: 6/28-7/4 7/1/53 Joe E. Brown [Unknown]
56: 7/5-11 7/8/53 Peter Lawford [Unknown]
57: 7/12-18 7/15/53 Mel Torme [Unknown]
58: 7/19-25 7/22/53 David Niven2 [Unknown]
59: 7/26-8/1 7/29/53 Dennis O'Keefe [Unknown]
60: 8/2-8 8/5/53 Eddie Fisher [Unknown]
61: 8/9-15 8/12/53 Larry Storch [Unknown]
62: 8/16-22 [Unknown]
63: 8/23-29 8/26/53 Brian Donlevy Laraine Day
64: 8/30-9/5 9/2/53 Jeanette MacDonald [Unknown]
65: 9/6-12 9/9/531 Cedric Hardwicke [Unknown]
66: 9/13-19 [Unknown]
67: 9/20-26 9/23/53 Gabby Hayes Kitty Carlisle
68: 9/27-10/3 9/30/531 Zippy the Chimp Ann Rutherford
69: 10/4-10 10/7/53 Cesar Romero Dorothy Hart
70: 10/11-17 10/14/53 Paul Winchell Dorothy Hart
71: 10/18-24 10/21/53 Denise Darcel Joan Bennett
72: 10/25-31 10/28/53 Brian Aherne Joan Bennett
73: 11/1-7 11/4/53 Eddie Albert Joan Bennett
74: 11/8-14 11/11/53 Patti Page Joan Bennett
75: 11/15-21 11/18/533 Fred MacMurray [Unknown]
76: 11/22-28 11/25/53 Jackie Cooper [Unknown]
77: 11/29-12/5 12/2/53 George Raft Joan Bennett
78: 12/6-12 [Unknown]
79: 12/13-19 [Unknown]
80: 12/20-26 12/23/531 Paul Hartman Joan Bennett
81: 12/27/53-1/2/54 [Unknown]
1 Clips from these episodes are included in the fourth anniversary episode of 6/13/56.
2 Secret: "I'm sitting on a cake of ice."
3 This episode is referenced when MacMurray appears again on 11/11/59.

Week 69, 10/7/53

Earliest episode to air on Game Show Network.

Sponsor: Cavalier
Panel: Bill, Jayne, Henry, Dorothy Hart
Associate Producer: Allan Sherman
Director: Frank Satenstein
Program Supervisor: Howard Merrill
Set Designer: Robert Rowe Paddock

  1. Recap of last week's segment with Zippy the chimp: Henry had a hole in his shoe. Zippy returns at the end. The segment from last week is again revisited on the fourth anniversary show of 6/13/56.
  2. Leonard Paine, Green Village, NJ: "I fell asleep at a burlesque show." This segment is viewable on YouTube.
  3. "Mr. R" (Harry Stuhldreyer): "I was one of the 'Four Horsemen' of Notre Dame." Henry guesses after all have played.
  4. Guest Cesar Romero: Any time the panel says "uh," Romero steps on Garry's foot.

Week 74, 11/11/53

Sponsor: Cavalier
Panel: Bill, Jayne, Henry, Joan Bennett
Associate Producer: Allan Sherman
Director: Frank Satenstein

  1. Gene Scanlon, Jersey City: "I had a date with Marilyn Monroe (and she paid for it)." See also 5/7/58. This segment is viewable on YouTube.
  2. "Mr. Z" (Col. Elliot White Springs): "I shot down 12 enemy planes in World War I." Bill disqualifies himself.
  3. Guest Patti Page: "I'm going to sing a duet with an airedale." The dog's name is Flash.
  4. Closing question from Jane Poppins, Terre Haute: What does the panel collect?

Week 77, 12/2/53

Sponsor: Cavalier
Panel: Bill, Jayne, Henry, Joan Bennett
Associate Producer: Allan Sherman
Program Supervisor: Howard Merrill

  1. Susan Cuiriconi: "I'm wearing lipstick for the first time tonight." Joan gets credit for guessing, though her guess really isn't different from Henry's.
  2. Jim Wilson, Hollywood: "I flew a harem to an Arabian prince." At the time of the show, the former prince in question was King Abdul Aziz of Saudi Arabia.
  3. Jules Feigel, South Norwalk, CT: "I gave a parking ticket to a horse." Time runs out before any questions can be asked.
  4. Guest George Raft: Jack & Charlie's 21 Club delivers gravy with truffles, which Garry uses to paint a spot on Raft's tie that the panel must detect. Jayne guesses after all have played.
  5. Closing question from Miss Sewell, NC: What time in the morning does each panelist get up?

Week 80, 12/23/53

Information paraphrased from GSN message board (page 66, posted 2/5/03 by bossradio93):

Panel: Bill, Jayne, Henry, Joan Bennett

  1. A contestant from Columbus, KS, saved 388 miles of string. A clip from this segment is repeated in the fourth anniversary episode of 6/13/56.
  2. A Korean orphan adopted by a naval officer receives gifts from Santa.
  3. Guest Paul Hartman: Henry's mother, Eve, kisses Santa Claus.

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