Hollywood Squares

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Officially title "The Hollywood Squares," this was an iconic popular American television game show that aired between 1965-1982. Known for its humorous and oddball dialogue, the show involved nine celebrities sitting in a construction of squares simulating a game of tic-tac-toe, with two contestants trying to guess the accuracy of the celebrities' answers to trivia questions presented to them by the game-show host. The show offered prizes such as furniture sets, vacation trips, or cash to winning contestants. The show was revived as "Hollywood Squares" in the late 1990's and ran through 2004.

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Title screen from The Hollywood Squares

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