Tony Curtis does not play his mystery guest game due to a Chicago columnist, Irv Kupcinet, having already announced his upcoming appearance in the newspaper. This is mentioned in Gil Fates' 1978 WML book. John Daly, however, did not mention the columnist's name. - Suzanne (2004)
Tony Curtis and Janet Leigh were married from June 1951 until their divorce in June 1962. - Suzanne (2004)
Janet Leigh passed away on October 3, 2004. As a tribute, GSN aired her 4 WML appearances. This episode was broadcast on October 14, 2004. - Garrison Skunk (2004)
Billy Talbert is a tennis professional known as "Mr. Tennis." He has a long and accomplished tennis career. At the time of this appearance, he had recently been a non-playing captain on the U.S. team that defeated Australia to win back the Davis Cup. Talbert's specialty is doubles. He said he could not have done it without Vic and Tony. This is a reference to team members and champions Vic Seixas and Tony Trabert. - Suzanne (2004)
Tidbits: During the introductions, Bennett announced that today is John and Kit Daly's 18th wedding anniversary. They were married on January 9, 1937. Kit is Margaret Katherine Daly's nickname. John and Kit have three children, two boys and a girl. - Suzanne (2004)
Janet Leigh (7/6/1927 - 10/3/2004)
Panel: Dorothy Kilgallen, Fred Allen, Janet Leigh, Bennett Cerf. Arlene Francis had the night off.