Nightime: December 18th, 1956-September 5th, 1966 (CBS)
December 12th, 1966-May 22nd, 1967, CBS.
Daytime: June 18th, 1962-September 6th, 1968, (CBS).
September 3rd, 1990-May 31st, 1991. (NBC).
One of television's most popular game shows. A panel of four celebrities tried to determine which of three guests, each claiming to be the same person was telling the truth. Bud Collyer hosted the prime-time and daytime versions of the show on CBS. The syndicated version that began in 1969, was hosted by Garry Moore until 1977 when Joe Garagiola took over for the last few shows. Robin Ward hosted the 1980 syndicated version. Gordon Elliott hosted the 1990 daytime revival until February 1991 when Alex Trebek became the host.
Included in the contestants is John Pennel, the pole vaulting champion. Pennel was the first person to ever pole vault over seventeen feet, accomplishing this feat on August 24th, 1963.
Pennel was presented the AAU James E. Sullivan Award for the most outstanding United States athlete.
Host: Bud Collyer.