The evening's central characters are a mineral-prospecting professor, the president of the National Safety Council, and a woman who lived on a credit card for a full month.

This Date in History: April 1, 1963

For April Fools, host Bud Collyer dismisses all the contestants before the panelists vote for astronaut flyer Jan Dietrich. Each contestant then returns with her twin sister, and the panelists choose from among the six. Says Peggy Cass, "this show is getting a little too tough."

The classic guessing game in which a panel questions three contestants in order to discern the only expert, "To Tell the Truth" remains an enduring Goodson-Todman panel show.

Dedicated to the history of the "To Tell the Truth" game show in all its forms,
"To Tell the Truth" on the Web is a cooperative project designed to offer
research and help former contestants locate their series appearances.

Big news : the Buzzr TV digital subchannel scheduled to begin broadcasting this summer will include TTTT episodes never seen on GSN in the 1990s, including many daytime episodes found recently in the CBS archives.
Read the New York Times article profiling TTTT on the Web
Series Four: 1990-91
Panel Guide | Episode Guide
Series Five: 2000-02
Panel Guide | Episode Guide
Series Three: 1980-81
Backgrounder | Panel Guide | Crew

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