What's My Line? - Season 2

Follow
CBS (ended 1967)

USER EDITOR

No Editor

User Score: 0

Episode Guide

  • EPISODE #20
    EPISODE #20
    Episode 5
    10/15/50
    10
    EPISODE EXISTS ON KINESCOPE.

    BENNETT CERF'S FIRST APPEARANCE ON "WHAT'S MY LINE?"

    Game 1: Fred Martini - "Seal Trainer" (salaried; from the Bronx, NY)

    Game 2: Miss Alice Matthews - "Cosmetics Buyer" (salaried; from Chicago, IL)

     Game 3: Gloria Swanson (3/27/1899 - 4/4/1983) (as Mystery Guest)

    Game 4: Edwin S. Lurie - "Tea Taster" (self-employed; from New York City, NY; he wore an American Legion lapel pin on his coat)

    A backup profession was listed in Gil Fates' notes for a (male) housewrecker. - Suzanne (2008)
    .
    .moreless
  • EPISODE #16
    EPISODE #16
    Episode 1
    9/13/50
    10
    LOST TO HISTORY - NO EXISTING KINESCOPE

    Game 1: "Policewoman" (a female)

    Game 2: "Atomic Engineer" (a male)

    Game 3: Bob Cummings (6/9/1910 - 12/2/1990) (as Mystery Guest)

    Game 4: "Piano Tuner" (a male)

    Game 5: "Seller of Cemetery Lots" (a female)

    I have supplied the contestant data from Gil Fates' handwritten show logs which do not include the names of the regular contestants. - Suzanne (2007)
    .
    .moreless
  • EPISODE #40
    EPISODE #40
    Episode 25
    3/4/51
    10
    EPISODE EXISTS ON KINESCOPE.

    FINAL EXISTING EPISODE WITH LOUIS UNTERMEYER.

    Game 1: Mrs. Dorothy Hoover - "Lady Iceman" (salaried; from Hopatcong, NJ; Louis puns that "she has a nICE job if you can get it")

    Game 2: Mr. O. M. Resen (8/7/1895 - 5/1982) - "Wedding Ring Manufacturers" (self-employed; his company name is not given; from Kew Gardens, Long Island, NY)

    Game 3: Admiral William F. "Bull" Halsey, Jr. (10/30/1882 - 8/16/1959) (as Mystery Guest) He signed in as "Admiral W. F. Halsey."

    Game 4: Daniel Cohen - "Knits Women's Sweaters" (salaried; from the Bronx, NY)

    The contestant in the 4th game was listed in Gil Fates' logs as the backup profession. The original scheduled final contestant who did not appear was a male "Movie Stand-In." - Suzanne (2008)
    .
    .moreless
  • EPISODE #42
    EPISODE #42
    Episode 27
    3/18/51
    10
    EPISODE EXISTS ON KINESCOPE.

    FIRST EPISODE WITH BENNETT CERF AS A REGULAR PANELIST.

    Game 1: Mike Tomasco - "Makes Dog Collars" (salaried; from Philadelphia, PA)

    Game 2: Joseph Langen - "House Detective" (salaried; he is an in-house private detective for the Ritz Carlton Hotel on Madison Avenue and 46th Street; there were references made to the hotel being torn down soon, and indeed, it was razed in 1951; he wore a U.S. Marines lapel pin; from New York City, NY)

    Game 3: Senator Estes Kefauver (7/26/1903 - 8/10/1963) (as Mystery Guest)

    Game 4: Alan A. Gerstel - "Wine Taster" (salaried; he wore a BPOE 'Elks' ring and an American Legion lapel pin; from New York City, NY)
    .
    .moreless
  • EPISODE #31
    EPISODE #31
    Episode 16
    12/31/50
    9.8
    EPISODE EXISTS ON KINESCOPE.

    Game 1: David Roads "Parachute Jumper" (salaried; from Cleveland, OH; John mentioned having seen him perform at the Cleveland Air Races)

    Game 2: Miss Gloria Lella - "Lingerie Model" (salaried; from New York City, NY; she models nightgowns and slips for Yolanda's Corporation)

    Game 3: Guy Lombardo (6/19/1902 - 11/5/1977) (as Mystery Guest) He donated his game winnings to charity.

    Game 4: Nathan Turkenitch - "Seltzer Manufacturer" (from Brooklyn, NY; he is self-employed but his company is not named)
    .
    .moreless
  • EPISODE #38
    EPISODE #38
    Episode 23
    2/18/51
    9.6
    LOST TO HISTORY - NO EXISTING KINESCOPE

    Game 1: "Chicken Plucker" (a male)

    Game 2: "Sells Men's Underwear" (a female)

    Game 3: Sugar Ray Robinson (5/3/1921 - 4/12/1989) (as Mystery Guest)

    Game 4: "Candy Taster" (a male)

    A backup profession was listed in Gil Fates' notes for a female "Taxi Cab Driver," who eventually appeared on the "lost" EPISODE #43 of March 25, 1951. - Suzanne (2008)

    I have supplied the contestant data from Gil Fates' handwritten show logs which do not include the names of the regular contestants. - Suzanne (2008) . .moreless
  • EPISODE #51
    EPISODE #51
    Episode 36
    5/20/51
    0.0
    LOST TO HISTORY - NO EXISTING KINESCOPE

    Game 1: "Milks Cows" (a male)

    Game 2: "Deputy Sheriff" (a female)

    Game 3: Bob Feller (11/3/1918 - 12/15/2010) (as Mystery Guest)

    Game 4: "Dynamite Salesman" (a male)

     I have supplied the contestant data from Gil Fates' handwritten show logs which do not include the names of the regular contestants. - Suzanne (2008)
    .
    .moreless
  • EPISODE #61
    EPISODE #61
    Episode 46
    7/29/51
    0.0
    LOST TO HISTORY - NO EXISTING KINESCOPE

    Game 1: "Tattoo Artist" (a male)

    Game 2: "Garbage Can Manufacturer" (a male)

    Game 3: Edward Arnold (2/18/1890 - 4/26/1956) (as Mystery Guest)

    Game 4: "Sells Women's Bathing Suits" (a female)

    I have supplied the contestant data from Gil Fates' handwritten show logs which do not include the names of the regular contestants. - Suzanne (2004) . .moreless
  • EPISODE #21
    EPISODE #21
    Episode 6
    10/22/50
    0.0
    LOST TO HISTORY - NO EXISTING KINESCOPE

    Game 1: "Diaper Service Man" (a male)

    Game 2: "Pickle Packer" (a female)

    Game 3: Benny Goodman (5/30/1909 - 6/13/1986) (as Mystery Guest)

    Game 4: "Nurse" (a female)

     I have supplied the contestant data from Gil Fates' handwritten show logs which do not include the names of the regular contestants. - Suzanne (2008) . .moreless
  • EPISODE #65
    EPISODE #65
    Episode 50
    8/26/51
    0.0
    LOST TO HISTORY - NO EXISTING KINESCOPE

    Game 1: "Makes Bed Springs" (a male)

    Game 2: "Professional Fire Eater" (a male)

    Game 3: Bernarr Macfadden (8/16/1868 - 10/12/1955) (as Mystery Guest)

    Game 4: "Makes Dog Muzzles" (a male)

    I have supplied the contestant data from Gil Fates' handwritten show logs which do not include the names of the regular contestants. - Suzanne (2008) . .moreless
  • EPISODE #50
    EPISODE #50
    Episode 35
    5/13/51
    0.0
    LOST TO HISTORY - NO EXISTING KINESCOPE

    Game 1: "Raises Worms" (a male)

    Game 2: "Runs Tunnel of Love" (a male)

    Game 3: Veronica Lake (11/14/1922 - 7/7/1973) (as Mystery Guest)

    Game 4: "Elevator Operator" (a female)

    I have supplied the contestant data from Gil Fates' handwritten show logs which do not include the names of the regular contestants. - Suzanne (2008) . .moreless
  • EPISODE #25
    EPISODE #25
    Episode 10
    11/19/50
    0.0
    LOST TO HISTORY - NO EXISTING KINESCOPE

    Game 1: "Bubble Dancer" (a female)

    Game 2: "Turkey Grower" (a male)

    Game 3: "Mr. America" Gene Stanlee (1/1/1922 - 9/22/2005) (as Mystery Guest)

    Game 4: "Tombstone Salesman" (a male)

    I have supplied the contestant data from Gil Fates' handwritten show logs which do not include the names of the regular contestants. - Suzanne (2006)
    .
    .moreless
  • EPISODE #59
    EPISODE #59
    Episode 44
    7/15/51
    0.0

    LOST TO HISTORY - NO EXISTING KINESCOPE

    Game 1: "Makes False Teeth" (a female)

    Game 2: "Wrestling Referee" (a male)

    Game 3: Margaret Whiting (7/22/1924 - 1/10/2011) (Mystery Guest)

    Game 4: "Minister" (a male)

    I have supplied the contestant data from Gil Fates' handwritten show logs which do not include the names of the regular contestants. - Suzanne (2008)
    .
    .

    moreless
  • EPISODE #62
    EPISODE #62
    Episode 47
    8/5/51
    0.0
    LOST TO HISTORY - NO EXISTING KINESCOPE

    Game 1: "Makes Mouse Traps" (a male)

    Game 2: "Policewoman" (a female)

    Game 3: Yogi Berra (b. 5/12/1925) (as Mystery Guest)

    Game 4: "Writes Singing Commercials" (a male)

     I have supplied the contestant data from Gil Fates' handwritten show logs which do not include the names of the regular contestants. - Suzanne (2008)
    .
    .moreless
  • EPISODE #47
    EPISODE #47
    Episode 32
    4/22/51
    0.0
    LOST TO HISTORY - NO EXISTING KINESCOPE

    Game 1: "Runs Ape House at Bronx Zoo" (a male)

    Game 2: "Real Estate Agent" (a female)

    Game 3: Bert Lahr (8/13/1895 - 12/4/1967) (as Mystery Guest)

    Game 4: "Sausage Stuffer" (a male)

    A backup profession was listed in Gil Fates' notes for a male "Peri-Mutuel Clerk." A contestant matching this description finally appears on the "lost" EPISODE #67 of September 9, 1951. - Suzanne (2008)

    I have supplied the contestant data from Gil Fates' handwritten show logs which do not include the names of the regular contestants. - Suzanne (2008) . .moreless
  • EPISODE #36
    EPISODE #36
    Episode 21
    2/4/51
    0.0
    LOST TO HISTORY - NO EXISTING KINESCOPE

    Game 1: Unknown

    Game 2: Unknown

    Game 3: Ken Murray (7/14/1903 - 10/12/1988) (as Mystery Guest) Data obtained from "Appendix A" of Gil Fates' 1978 "WML?" book.

    Game 4: Unknown

    This is the only episode in Gil Fates' handwritten show logs which does not list the occupations of the games or the identity of the mystery guest. However, the panel data is listed. - Suzanne (2008) . .moreless
  • EPISODE #39
    EPISODE #39
    Episode 24
    2/25/51
    0.0
    LOST TO HISTORY - NO EXISTING KINESCOPE

    Game 1: "Lipstick Tester" (a female)

    Game 2: "Buttonhole Maker" (a male)

    Game 3: Margaret O'Brien (b. 1/15/1938) (as Mystery Guest) Miss O'Brien was age 13 at the time of tonight's appearance.

    Game 4: "Runs Reducing Salon" (a female)

    A backup profession was listed in Gil Fates' logs for an "X-Ray Technician." - Suzanne (2008)

    I have supplied the contestant data from Gil Fates' handwritten show logs which do not include the names of the regular contestants. - Suzanne (2008)
    .
    .moreless
  • EPISODE #18
    EPISODE #18
    Episode 3
    10/1/50
    0.0
    LOST TO HISTORY - NO EXISTING KINESCOPE

    Game 1: "Bartender" (a female)

    Game 2: "Mosquito Inspector" (a male)

    Game 3: Kathleen Winsor (10/16/1915 - 5/26/2003) (as Mystery Guest)

    Game 4: "Butler" (a male)

    Game 5: "Butcher" (a male)

    This episode was the first consecutive Sunday weekly show. - Suzanne (2008)

    I have supplied the contestant data from Gil Fates' handwritten show logs which do not include the names of the regular contestants. - Suzanne (2008)
    .
    .
    moreless
  • EPISODE #22
    EPISODE #22
    Episode 7
    10/29/50
    0.0
    LOST TO HISTORY - NO EXISTING KINESCOPE

    Game 1: "Truant Officer" (a male)

    Game 2: "Beekeeper" (a male)

    Game 3: Joan Blondell (8/30/1906 - 12/25/1979) (as Mystery Guest)

    Game 4: "Flagpole Sitter" (a male)

    Game 5: "Auto Driving Teacher" (a female)

    I have supplied the contestant data from Gil Fates' handwritten show logs which do not include the names of the regular contestants. - Suzanne (2008) . .moreless
  • EPISODE #64
    EPISODE #64
    Episode 49
    8/19/51
    0.0
    LOST TO HISTORY - NO EXISTING KINESCOPE

    Game 1: "Packs Corn Pads" (a female)

    Game 2: "Hula Dancer" (a female)

    Game 3: Chico Marx (3/22/1887 - 10/11/1961) (as Mystery Guest)

    There was no time left for a fourth game.

    I have supplied the contestant data from Gil Fates' handwritten show logs which do not include the names of the regular contestants. - Suzanne (2008) . .moreless
  • EPISODE #63
    EPISODE #63
    Episode 48
    8/12/51
    0.0
    LOST TO HISTORY - NO EXISTING KINESCOPE

    Game 1: "Breeds Goats" (a female)

    Game 2: "Sells Ammunition" (a male)

    Game 3: Ethel Waters (10/31/1896 - 9/1/1977) (as Mystery Guest)

    Game 4: "Packs Frankfurters" (a female)

     I have supplied the contestant data from Gil Fates' handwritten show logs which do not include the names of the regular contestants. - Suzanne (2008) . .moreless
  • EPISODE #58
    EPISODE #58
    Episode 43
    7/8/51
    0.0
    LOST TO HISTORY - NO EXISTING KINESCOPE

    Game 1: "Operates Skirt Blowing Machine" (a male)

    Game 2: "Vaccinates Chickens" (a male)

    Game 3: Sherman Billingsley (3/10/1896 - 10/4/1966) (as Mystery Guest)

    Game 4: "Draft Board Clerk" (a female)

    I have supplied the contestant data from Gil Fates' handwritten show logs which do not include the names of the regular contestants. - Suzanne (2008)
    .
    .moreless
  • EPISODE #44
    EPISODE #44
    Episode 29
    4/1/51
    0.0
    LOST TO HISTORY - NO EXISTING KINESCOPE

    Game 1: "Garbage Collector" (a male)

    Game 2: "Army Cook" (a male)

    Game 3: Jack Dempsey (6/24/1895 - 5/31/1983) (as Mystery Guest)

    Game 4: "Justice of the Peace" (a female)

    I have supplied the contestant data from Gil Fates' handwritten show logs which do not include the names of the regular contestants. - Suzanne (2008) . .moreless
  • EPISODE #17
    EPISODE #17
    Episode 2
    9/27/50
    0.0

    LOST TO HISTORY - NO EXISTING KINESCOPE

    Game 1: "Dog Catcher" (a male)

    Game 2: "Architect" (a female)

    Game 3: Rise Stevens (6/11/1913 - 3/20/2013) (as Mystery Guest)

    Game 4: "False Teeth Dealer" (a male)

    This episode was the final Wednesday alternate week show. The next episode will be the first Sunday weekly show. - Suzanne (2008)

    I have supplied the contestant data from Gil Fates' handwritten show logs which do not include the names of the regular contestants. - Suzanne (2008)
    .
    .

    moreless
  • EPISODE #60
    EPISODE #60
    Episode 45
    7/22/51
    0.0
    LOST TO HISTORY - NO EXISTING KINESCOPE

    Game 1: "Makes Handcuffs" (a male)

    Game 2: "Pig Salesman" (a male)

    Game 3: Jerry Colonna (9/17/1904 - 11/21/1986) (as Mystery Guest)

    Game 4: "Designs Shower Curtains" (a female)

    I have supplied the contestant data from Gil Fates' handwritten show logs which do not include the names of the regular contestants. - Suzanne (2008) . .moreless
  • EPISODE #53
    EPISODE #53
    Episode 38
    6/3/51
    0.0
    LOST TO HISTORY - NO EXISTING KINESCOPE

    Game 1: "Sewer Inspector" (a male)

    Game 2: "Symphony Conductor" (a male)

    Game 3: Cab Calloway (12/25/1907 - 11/18/1994) (as Mystery Guest)

    Game 4: "Makes Baby Highchairs" (a male)

    I have supplied the contestant data from Gil Fates' handwritten show logs which do not include the names of the regular contestants. - Suzanne (2008) . .moreless
  • EPISODE #23
    EPISODE #23
    Episode 8
    11/5/50
    0.0
    LOST TO HISTORY - NO EXISTING KINESCOPE

    Game 1: "Champagne Bottler" (a male)

    Game 2: "Airline Hostess" (a female)

    Game 3: Ed Sullivan (9/28/1901 - 10/13/1974) (as Mystery Guest)

    Game 4: "Hairdresser" (a male)

    I have supplied the contestant data from Gil Fates' handwritten show logs which do not include the names of the regular contestants. - Suzanne (2008) . .moreless
  • EPISODE #24
    EPISODE #24
    Episode 9
    11/12/50
    0.0
    LOST TO HISTORY - NO EXISTING KINESCOPE

    Game 1: "Pet Shop Owner" (a male)

    Game 2: "Masseuse" (a female)

    Game 3: Rudy Vallee (7/28/1901 - 7/3/1986) (as Mystery Guest)

    Game 4: "Egg Inspector" (a male)

     I have supplied the contestant data from Gil Fates' handwritten show logs which do not include the names of the regular contestants. - Suzanne (2008) . .moreless
  • EPISODE #19
    EPISODE #19
    Episode 4
    10/8/50
    0.0
    LOST TO HISTORY - NO EXISTING KINESCOPE

    Game 1: "Mattress Tester" (a male)

    Game 2: "Opera Singer" (a female)

    Game 3: H.V. Kaltenborn (7/9/1878 - 6/14/1965) (as Mystery Guest)

    Game 4: "Cowboy" (a male)

    I have supplied the contestant data from Gil Fates' handwritten show logs which do not include the names of the regular contestants. - Suzanne (2008)
    .
    .
    moreless
  • EPISODE #26
    EPISODE #26
    Episode 11
    11/26/50
    0.0
    LOST TO HISTORY - NO EXISTING KINESCOPE

    Game 1: "Pillow Stuffer" (a male)

    Game 2: "Merry-Go-Round Operator" (a male)

    Game 3: Cedric Hardwicke (2/19/1893 - 8/6/1964) (as Mystery Guest)

    Game 4: "Wrestler" (a female)

    I have supplied the contestant data from Gil Fates' handwritten show logs which do not include the names of the regular contestants. - Suzanne (2003) . .moreless
  • EPISODE #55
    EPISODE #55
    Episode 40
    6/17/51
    0.0
    LOST TO HISTORY - NO EXISTING KINESCOPE

    Game 1: "Gold Prospector" (a male)

    Game 2: "Makes Bubble Bath" (a female)

    Game 3: Michael V. DiSalle (1/6/1908 - 9/14/1981) (as Mystery Guest)

    Game 4: "Psychiatrist" (a male)

    I have supplied the contestant data from Gil Fates' handwritten show logs which do not include the names of the regular contestants. - Suzanne (2008) . .moreless
  • EPISODE #54
    EPISODE #54
    Episode 39
    6/10/51
    0.0
    LOST TO HISTORY - NO EXISTING KINESCOPE

    Game 1: "Rabbit Breeder" (a male)

    Game 2: "School Principal" (a female)

    Game 3: Eddie Arcaro (2/19/1916 - 11/4/1997) (as Mystery Guest)

    Game 4: "Sells Bubble Gum" (a male)

    I have supplied the contestant data from Gil Fates' handwritten show logs which do not include the names of the regular contestants. - Suzanne (2008) . .moreless
  • EPISODE #56
    EPISODE #56
    Episode 41
    6/24/51
    0.0
    LOST TO HISTORY - NO EXISTING KINESCOPE

    Game 1: "Poodle Clipper" (a female)

    Game 2: "Corset Model" (a female)

    Game 3: Oscar Levant (12/27/1906 - 8/14/1972) (as Mystery Guest)

    Game 4: "Yacht Designer" (a male)

     I have supplied the contestant data from Gil Fates' handwritten show logs which do not include the names of the regular contestants. - Suzanne (2008) . .moreless
  • EPISODE #57
    EPISODE #57
    Episode 42
    7/1/51
    0.0
    LOST TO HISTORY - NO EXISTING KINESCOPE

    Game 1: "Herring Packer" (a female)

    Game 2: "Destroys Used Money" (a male)

    Game 3: Helen Hayes (10/10/1900 - 3/17/1993) (as Mystery Guest)

    Game 4: "Makes Fireworks" (a male)

    I have supplied the contestant data from Gil Fates' handwritten show logs which do not include the names of the regular contestants. - Suzanne (2008)
    .
    .
    moreless
  • EPISODE #52
    EPISODE #52
    Episode 37
    5/27/51
    0.0
    LOST TO HISTORY - NO EXISTING KINESCOPE

    Game 1: "Housewrecker' (a male)

    Game 2: "Makes False Eyelashes" (a female)

    Game 3: Richard Rodgers (6/28/1902 - 12/30/1979) (as Mystery Guest)

    Game 4: "Sells Electric Blankets" (a male)

    I have supplied the contestant data from Gil Fates' handwritten show logs which do not include the names of the regular contestants. - Suzanne (2008) . .moreless
  • EPISODE #34
    EPISODE #34
    Episode 19
    1/21/51
    0.0
    LOST TO HISTORY - NO EXISTING KINESCOPE

    Game 1: "Skunk Breeder" (a male)

    Game 2: "Girdle Manufacturer" (a male)

    Game 3: Boris Karloff (11/23/1887 - 2/2/1969) (as Mystery Guest)

    Game 4: "Doctor" (a female)

    I have supplied the contestant data from Gil Fates' handwritten show logs which do not include the names of the regular contestants. - Suzanne (2008) . .moreless
  • EPISODE #33
    EPISODE #33
    Episode 18
    1/14/51
    0.0
    LOST TO HISTORY - NO EXISTING KINESCOPE

    Game 1: "Zipper Repairman" (a male)

    Game 2: "Jail Guard" (a male)

    Game 3: Gladys Swarthout (12/25/1898 - 7/8/1969) (as Mystery Guest)

    Game 4: "Auto Stunt Driver" (a male)

    I have supplied the contestant data from Gil Fates' handwritten show logs which do not include the names of the regular contestants. - Suzanne (2008)
    .
    .moreless
  • EPISODE #32
    EPISODE #32
    Episode 17
    1/7/51
    0.0
    LOST TO HISTORY - NO EXISTING KINESCOPE

    Game 1: "Butterfly Collector" (a male)

    Game 2: "Ice Skating Teacher" (a female)

    Game 3: Bernard "Toots" Shor (5/6/1903 - 1/23/1977) (as Mystery Guest) Owner of the self-named restaurant and bar, Toots Shor's Restaurant.

    Game 4: "Glue Maker" (a male)

    I have supplied the contestant data from Gil Fates' handwritten show logs which do not include the names of the regular contestants. - Suzanne (2008) . .moreless
  • EPISODE #30
    EPISODE #30
    Episode 15
    12/24/50
    0.0
    LOST TO HISTORY - NO EXISTING KINESCOPE

    Game 1: "Shepherd" (a male)

    Game 2: "Pretzel Bender" (a male)

    Game 3: Santa Claus (as Mystery Guest) The name of the person portraying Santa Claus is not mentioned in Gil's logs.

    Game 4: "Diamond Cutter" (a female)

    A backup profession was listed in Gil Fates' notes for a male "Auto Stunt Driver," who eventually appeared on the "lost" EPISODE #33 of January 14, 1951. - Suzanne (2008)

    I have supplied the contestant data from Gil Fates' handwritten show logs which do not include the names of the regular contestants. - Suzanne (2008) . .moreless
  • EPISODE #29
    EPISODE #29
    Episode 14
    12/17/50
    0.0
    LOST TO HISTORY - NO EXISTING KINESCOPE

    Game 1: "Alligator Farmer" (a male)

    Game 2: "Street Cleaner" (a male)

    Game 3: Phil Silvers (5/11/1911 - 11/1/1985) (as Mystery Guest)

    Game 4: "Dentist" (a female)

    A backup profession was listed in Gil Fates' notes for a male "Glue Maker," who eventually appeared on the "lost" EPISODE #32 of January 7, 1951. - Suzanne (2008)

    I have supplied the contestant data from Gil Fates' handwritten show logs which do not include the names of the regular contestants. - Suzanne (2008) . .moreless
  • EPISODE #28
    EPISODE #28
    Episode 13
    12/10/50
    0.0
    LOST TO HISTORY - NO EXISTING KINESCOPE Game 1: "Cheese Manufacturer" (a male) Game 2: "Mayor of Mansfield, Ohio" (a male) Identified in 2009. See following note. Thomas B. Wright (7/10/1919 - 9/28/1991) was the young mayor of Mansfield, Ohio who appeared this evening in the second game. A photograph of him with Dorothy Kilgallen appeared in a December 1950 newspaper article which stated that he recently had appeared on a quiz show, although it did not mention "WML?" by name. - Jason (2009) Game 3: Sarah Churchill (10/7/1914 - 9/24/1982) (as Mystery Guest) Game 4: "Fingerprint Expert" (a male) I have supplied the contestant data from Gil Fates' handwritten show logs which do not include the names of the regular contestants. - Suzanne (2008) . .moreless
  • EPISODE #27
    EPISODE #27
    Episode 12
    12/3/50
    0.0
    LOST TO HISTORY - NO EXISTING KINESCOPE

    Game 1: "Lady Plumber" (a female)

    Game 2: "Taxidermist" (a male)

    Game 3: Max "Slapsie Maxie" Rosenbloom (10/1/1906 - 3/6/1976) (as Mystery Guest)

    Per Gil Fates' logs, there was not enough time for a fourth game - Suzanne (2004)

    I have supplied the contestant data from Gil Fates' handwritten show logs which do not include the names of the regular contestants. - Suzanne (2004)
    .
    .moreless
  • EPISODE #35
    EPISODE #35
    Episode 20
    1/28/51
    0.0
    LOST TO HISTORY - NO EXISTING KINESCOPE Game 1: "Dog Food Manufacturer" (a male) Game 2: "Artist's Model" (a female) Game 3: Leo Durocher (7/27/1905 - 10/7/1991) (as Mystery Guest) Game 4: Larry Goetz (2/15/1896 - 10/31/1962) - "Baseball Umpire" I have supplied the contestant data from Gil Fates' handwritten show logs which do not include the names of the regular contestants. We know the name of the final contestant, Larry Goetz, because a vintage newspaper article (see below) was found that discussed this episode. - Suzanne (2008, updated 2009) Larry Goetz was the "unknown" umpire to appear on tonight's episode of "WML?" There is a story in NewspaperArchive.com about his appearance. Goetz was famous for ejecting Leo Durocher before a game had even started. Durocher was the mystery guest on tonight's episode. - Jason E. (2009) . .moreless
  • EPISODE #37
    EPISODE #37
    Episode 22
    2/11/51
    0.0
    LOST TO HISTORY - NO EXISTING KINESCOPE

    Game 1: "Elephant Trainer" (a female)

    Game 2: "Marriage License Clerk" (a female)

    Game 3: Joan Bennett (2/27/1910 - 12/7/1990) (as Mystery Guest)

    Game 4: "Valentine Manufacturer" (a male)

    A backup profession was listed in Gil Fates' notes for a male "Doll Maker." - Suzanne (2008)

    I have supplied the contestant data from Gil Fates' handwritten show logs which do not include the names of the regular contestants. - Suzanne (2008) . .moreless
  • EPISODE #49
    EPISODE #49
    Episode 34
    5/6/51
    0.0
    LOST TO HISTORY - NO EXISTING KINESCOPE

    Game 1: "Toupee Designer" (a female)

    Game 2: "Soap Salesman" (a male)

    Game 3: Lauritz Melchior (3/20/1890 - 3/18/1973) (as Mystery Guest)

    Game 4: "Egg Breaker" (a male)

     I have supplied the contestant data from Gil Fates' handwritten show logs which do not include the names of the regular contestants. - Suzanne (2008) . .moreless
  • EPISODE #48
    EPISODE #48
    Episode 33
    4/29/51
    0.0
    EPISODE IS RUMORED TO EXIST IN A PRIVATE COLLECTION AT THE UNIVERSITY OF WISCONSIN CENTER FOR FILM AND THEATER RESEARCH

    Game 1: "Operates Lie Detector" (a female)

    Game 2: "Mattress Manufacturer" (a male)

    Game 3: Hedda Hopper (5/2/1885 - 2/1/1966) (as Mystery Guest)

    Game 4: "Circus Tattoo Artist" (a female)

    I have supplied the contestant data from Gil Fates' handwritten show logs which do not include the names of the regular contestants. - Suzanne (2008)
    .
    .moreless
  • EPISODE #46
    EPISODE #46
    Episode 31
    4/15/51
    0.0
    LOST TO HISTORY - NO EXISTING KINESCOPE

    Game 1: "Manages Nudist Camp" (a male)

    Game 2: "Circus Trapeze Artist" (a female)

    Game 3: Dagmar (11/29/1921 - 10/9/2001) (as Mystery Guest)

    Game 4: "Perfume Maker" (a male)

    I have supplied the contestant data from Gil Fates' handwritten show logs which do not include the names of the regular contestants. - Suzanne (2008) . .moreless
  • EPISODE #45
    EPISODE #45
    Episode 30
    4/8/51
    0.0
    LOST TO HISTORY - NO EXISTING KINESCOPE

    Game 1: "Barmaid" (a female)

    Game 2: "Poet" (a male)

    Game 3: Basil Rathbone (6/13/1892 - 7/21/1967) (as Mystery Guest)

    Game 4: "Airline Pilot" (a male)

    I have supplied the contestant data from Gil Fates' handwritten show logs which do not include the names of the regular contestants. - Suzanne (2008) . .moreless
  • EPISODE #43
    EPISODE #43
    Episode 28
    3/25/51
    0.0
    LOST TO HISTORY - NO EXISTING KINESCOPE

    Game 1: "Prints Money" (a male)

    Game 2: "Bathtub Salesman" (a male)

    Game 3: Douglas Fairbanks, Jr. (12/9/1909 - 5/7/2000) (as Mystery Guest)

    Game 4: "Lady Cab Driver" (a female)

    I have supplied the contestant data from Gil Fates' handwritten show logs which do not include the names of the regular contestants. - Suzanne (2008) . .moreless
  • EPISODE #41
    EPISODE #41
    Episode 26
    3/11/51
    0.0

    LOST TO HISTORY - NO EXISTING KINESCOPE

    FINAL EPISODE WITH LOUIS UNTERMEYER AS A REGULAR PANELIST.

    Game 1: "Baby Carriage Salesman" (a male)

    Game 2: "Income Tax Agent" (a male)

    Game 3: Celeste Holm (4/29/1917 - 7/15/2012) (as Mystery Guest)

    Game 4: "Comic Strip Writer" (a male)

    A backup profession was listed in Gil Fates' notes for a man who was a wine taster. He appeared on the following episode. - Suzanne (2008)

    I have supplied the contestant data from Gil Fates' handwritten show logs which do not include the names of the regular contestants. - Suzanne (2008)
    .
    .

    moreless
Thursday
No results found.
Friday
No results found.
Saturday
No results found.