1. "I've kissed every woman on my mail route (528 of them)." 2. "I'm translating the questions into Italian for my mother in Cleveland." 3. Guest Ronald Reagan: Imitates behavior on a movie set, where any mistake, everything starts over. Every time the panel "blow their lines", he leaves the stage and reenters to start the segment all over again. 4. What is your ambition?
1. Colonial color guard. 2. Performance by Third Infantry Regiment old guard drill team. 3. "We made the first bombing raid over Tokyo in World War II." 4. "I said, 'Sighted sub, sank same'" 5. Fooled the Japanese into thinking a Scottish regiment was approaching. 6. Guest Jimmy Durante: Teams with Garry to perform a tongue-twister comedy routine.
1. Betsy, a chimp: "I sold $1500 worth of pictures I've painted." 2. "I appeared on the first television broadcast in history." 3. Guest Laraine Day: Pretends to argue with Garry over their answers to the questions. 4. Question of the week: What is the first thing you notice in a person of the opposite sex?
1. Henry calls vacationing Garry. 2. Broderick Crawford "I'm watching my own TV show on another channel." 3. "I was the winning pitcher for the Yankees in today's World Series game." 4. Guest Jerry Colonna: Draws a mustache on Henry while the panel are blindfolded. 5.No one expected the secrets to be guessed, so panel has to ad lib for seven minutes.
1.Ten champion supermarket checkers from the U.S. and Canada 2. "I'm going to grow 4 inches taller." 3. "I have 10 sons … and they're all ministers." 4. Guest Ann B. Davis: She and Henry roller skate about the stage, apparently disappearing and reappearing from behind the curtain. 5. What are you going to do this summer?
1. "During my wedding ceremony … my husband fainted … ." 2. "I introduced Bill Cullen to his wife." 3. "We were married before we ever met." 4. Guest Dana Andrews: All answers, regardless of the question, are chosen from ones written on cards by women in answer to the question of what they would say if Henry were to propose to them.
1. "I am Elvis Presley's grandfather." 2. Guest Arlene Dahl: Leadis the blindfolded panel back to their seats, while Garry tries to cover up by pretending to converse with Dahl back at the desk. 3. "I'm going to give Jayne Meadows her typhoid shot tonight for her European trip … and she doesn't know it."
1. "I'm memorizing the names and faces of the people in the studio audience." 2. "I built a 6-room house by myself." 3. Guest Steve Lawrence: Memory expert Lorayne forgot his name. The blindfolded panel are dismissed from the show one at a time, without the remaining panelists knowing they are gone.
1. "I'm going to teach the panel how to spin the Hula Hoop." 2. "I was Kathern's high school English teacher last year … I taught her mother in 1931 … I taught her grandmother in 1911." 3. Guests Louis Nye, Don Knotts, Tom Poston: The blindfolded panel must guess that the three men are dancing with three women chosen from the audience.
1. "We're the first to try to fly the Atlantic Ocean in a balloon." 2. "I'm going to inflate an automobile inner tube until it explodes … with my mouth." Eventually he succeeds, but the stunt takes up the rest of the episode, preempting the guest segment. 3. Guest Andy Griffith: Does not do his secret because everyoneis fascinated by watching Jack Moseley blow up the inner tube.
1. "I was born in Macy's/Gimbels Department Store." 2. Toy poodle who will compete in the Westminster Show. 3. Guest Jayne: Changes her costume behind a dressing screen while the questioning is going on. "I'm giving Henry Morgan a part in the second act of my play … tonight." 4. "We are the finalists in the U.S. baton twirling contest … We will compete for the grand championship tonight."
1. "I scored the winning basket for the opposing team." 2. "I dived into an empty swimming pool." 3. "I fell asleep listening to my own sermon." 4. Guest Jane Powell: "I'm wearing 4 dresses" The April Fool's joke is that there is a fifth dress underneath. 5. "I won a pizza pie making contest … and I'm going to teach the panel how to toss them."
1. "My police force is challenging his police force to a tug-of-war … and we're going to have a test match tonight." 2. "I taught Arthur Murray how to dance." 3. Guest Don McNeill: Drops eggs from an elevated chair onto an foam mat. As the eggs bounce, Garry and the panelists have to catch them. 4. Garry explains why he wore an overcoat.
1. Doris Day was ill, so they found child named Doris Day. 2. "My son will fight Floyd Patterson next month … for the heavyweight championship of the world." 3. Panel's microphones are hooked up to electric trains that move in response to their voices. 4. "I'm going to put Garry Moore inside a soap bubble."
1. "I'm going to hold the blowtorch under this chair … while Garry Moore is sitting in it." 2. "This is the very first television set ever built." 3.Guest Jayne Meadows: Before the show began, a bogus technical delay was announced. Those two minutes were videotaped, and now the panel have to watch what they did during that time.
1.Garry conducts a tour around the theater. 2. Electrician: "I'm going to play my 1-string fiddle." 3. Usher: "I'm going to sing a duet with Betsy Palmer." 4. TelePrompter operator and makeup artist: "We're going to costar in a dramatic scene … written for us by Bill and Henry." 5. Spotlight operator sings. 6. Birthday cake.
1. "This is my third appearance on 'I've Got a Secret' … The first time was when my 25th child was born … The second time was when my 26th child was born … We've done it again!" 2. "The State Department is sending me to Russia to model American fashions." 3. Guest Walter Brennan: "I'm going to answer every third question the panel asks."
1. "We're not married to each other … I'm married to his identical twin brother … I'm married to her identical twin sister." 2 "I made the longest parachute jump in history." 3. Guest Rocky Graziano: The panel are confronted with questions they have themselves asked contestants while each was a quizmaster.
1. "I drilled the first oil gusher in history." 2. "We're the only Americans ever permitted to play jazz in Russia." 3. Guest Arthur Treacher: It's hot in New York, so Treacher treats the audience to a cup of ice tea. He and Garry are sitting on two blocks of ice. The panel are going to be the ones who cut up the ice for the tea.
1. "We're watermelon seed-spitting champions … I won the title for distance/marksmanship." 2. " I had my picture taken with Khrushchev patting my stomach." 3. Guest Mitch Miller: Betsy is invited to make a recording of herself reciting Elizabeth Barrett Browning's poetry — on equipment similar to Edison's original invention.
1. "I'll pick up and hold these 10 tennis balls with one hand." 2. "We both graduated from the same high school last June … Now we're both freshmen in the same college." 3. Guest Vivian Vance: Garry has already recorded his lines for a dramatic radio scene. Vance delivers her lines during the questioning, after which the resulting assembled scene is played back.
Physical fitness theme. 1. "I used to weigh 401 pounds … I lost 218 pounds." 2. "I walked across the United States." 3. "I swam around Manhattan Island." 4. "I rocked in a rocking chair for 70 hours without stopping." 5.Guest Arnold Stang: "I'm going to prove that I can punch my way out of a paper bag."
1. "I have a soprano singing voice … I also sing tenor and baritone … I also sing bass." 2. Some dresses are modeled, and then the models are revealed to have male-dominated jobs. 3. "My home town voted me Man of the Year." 4. Guest Jean-Pierre Aumont: Henry and Durward are provided with materials from which they are to design dresses for Carol and Bess.
1. "I gave Betsy Palmer her first job … She was my secretary." 2. Gutenberg Bible worth $500,000. 3. Guest Janis Paige: Tomorrow is Henry's birthday. To decide what to get him, she took some items from his apartment. The secret is that the items actually are from the homes of the other three panelists.
1. "I wrote a musical composition … It was performed by the Philadelphia Orchestra." 2. "We made our wives' Easter bonnets." 3. Guest Julius LaRosa: Several dozen eggs are placed on stage. The panel then are blindfolded. Each woman has to locate one of the eggs with her feet, pick it up, and place it in her partner's basket.
1. Guest Victor Borge: Garry is sent away on vacation and leaves the stage during the questioning. Afterward, the panel draw straws to determine which of them will host the rest of the show. 2. "Henry Morgan plays me in a movie." 3."I'm the U.S. Spelling Bee Champion." The panel then are challenged to spell words.
1. "I'm going to send a message by Morse Code … I'm going to receive a message by Morse Code … " 2. "We were born in the same hour of the day … of the same day of the same month …" 3. Guest Johnny Carson: Hooked up to a lie detector, occasionally he answers the blindfolded panel's questions with lies.
1. "I've got carrots in my ears." 2. "This music roll plays piano, flute, snare drum, bass drum, cymbal, etc." 3."I arranged 421 blind dates for a dance next week … Bess Myerson is my blind date — and she doesn't know it." 4.Guest Gloria Swanson: Panel are shown clips from silent films, they ad lib what they think is the dialog.
1. "I collected 40 insects for a school project ...", his brother: "I ate them all." 2. "I hit the home run that won the World Series for Pittsburgh." 3. Guest Arlene Francis: Debate between the sexes. One panelist is confronted with a statement he or she made concerning the opposite sex, and another panelist of that sex rebuts the statement.
1. "I'm going to play the piano (1st time in public) … I'm going to play the violin (1st time in my life) … and we're going to sing a duet." 2. "I'm going to perform a comedy sketch with Durward Kirby … as the little old ladies Martha and Jennie." 3. "I'm going to do a ballet dance." 4. 4.A birthday cake is brought out with trick candles on it.
1. "The hats we're wearing were designed by … the new welterweight boxing champion of the world." 2.Guest Andy Griffith: Introduces four kids who are attending school in NYC. The panel must try to explain everyday natural phenomena in a way the kids can understand. 3. "I'm going to teach Garry Moore to ski … I've got a ski slope backstage"
1.Jayne and Steve were at the Oscars to present an award, but no one showed up to claim it, so Jayne still has it. 2.Guest June Allyson: A scavenger hunt is conducted. 3. "We taught Betsy Palmer how to play the drums this afternoon." 4. "If nobody shows up — I'll eat my hat … If anybody does show up — Garry will eat my hat."
1. 1.The panel look through a pile of 100,000 postcards from viewers offering items to trade for Henry's horse. 2. "I taught Garry to do what I just did" ( Fires a cork gun at packs of Winstons and Vanilla Wafers tossed in the air). 3.Guest Harpo Marx: Answers questions from Garry in character while the panel play straight man and try to guess what he's miming.
1. Finalists in "a calf feeding contest." 2. "I won the Indianapolis 500-mile race last week." … "I won the first Indianapolis 500-mile race — 50 years ago." 3.Guest Charley Weaver: There is a different secret for each panelist, and they are competing to see who guesses first. They wear their secrets on their heads so that everyone else can see them.
1. "I'm going to skip rope … with Garry Moore sitting on my shoulders" 2. "We stood around and watched our firehouse burn down … Our fire engines were inside." 3.Guest Sam Levenson: About 100 people come up on stage to shake hands with the stars and get autographs. The secret is that all of them are relatives of his.
1.Photos are shown of Bess and Henry on their blind dates arranged last week. 2. Guest Robert Young: Paper bags are placed over Bill and Henry's heads, then Betsy and Bess try to reconstruct their faces by choosing among Identikit drawings. 3. "I'm going to sit on a 'flagpole' in this studio … until next week's show."
1. "I've gone to more than 2,000 celebrity parties, weddings & premieres … I was not invited to any of them." 2. "I write a column for 35 newspapers … I give advice to parents." 3. Guest Michel de la Vega: Hypnotizes Garry, places him horizontally atop the backs of two chairs, and stands on top of him.
1. "I'm going to drive my car onto this stage … by remote control." 2. Comedian Art Barker: 3-week show at the Playboy Club was canceled because "I showed up for the job one year too early." 3. 4.Each panelist is matched up with a Miss Universe finalist and tries to guess what she is saying in her native language.
1. Contestant volunteered to spend five months in solitary confinement for space research. 2. "I designed the 'I've Got a Secret' title card." 3. Guest Morey Amsterdam: Panel names a subject and Morey comes up with a joke. Panelists pick a joke, Morey names a subject, and the panelist works the subject into the joke.
1.Photos of the panel taken without their knowledge while they were on vacations. 2. Was rescued from the Hazleton anthracite mine. 3. Guest Phil Silvers: Joined by golfer Sam Snead, boxer Barney Ross, baseball player Rod Kanehl, and decathlete Bob Mathias, all of whom are going to perform in a Dixieland band.
1. "I made this dress out of 204 nylon stockings." 2. "I played 54 holes of golf … 18 holes in New York — 18 holes in Chicago — 18 holes in California … All on the same day." 3. Guest Alan King: Garry filled out a personality profile and the results were fed into a UNIVAC computer, which picked out a birthday presents.
1. Teacher: "I once made him write: 'I will not talk in class' 50 times ... I got a ticket for speeding." Judge: "I sentenced her to write: 'I shall try not to exceed the speed limit' 100 times." 2. "Scientists have named a species of insect after me." 3. Guest Jonathan Winters: The panel interview him as if he were four different men and contestant must guess which one he really is.
1. "Our parents are backstage … They're celebrating their 74th wedding anniversary tonight." 2. "I'm Cassius Clay's/Sonny Liston's sparring partner. 3. Guest Morey Amsterdam: Each panelist was given 50 jokes to memorize. Amsterdam names a category, any panelist who can think of a joke that fits, gets to tell it.
1. "I am the United States yo-yo champion." 2. "I smashed up a saloon with Carry Nation in 1901." 3. Guest Connie Stevens is too sick to perform, so Betsy takes her place. A group of mannequins is on stage modeling current fashions. "I had a cup of coffee with one of these dummies today … One of them is a real live girl."
1. "We're not wearing dresses … We're wearing bathing suits and skirts." 2. "My team played his team in a game of Monopoly … The game lasted 14 days, nonstop." 3. Guest E.G. Marshall: Two panelists are given facts from a real-life jury case. Each of the two must try to argue one side of the case before the jury.
1. "We're the freshman class of student nurses (University of Virginia) … I am the president of our class." 2. "I teach them judo and karate." 3. Guest Suzy Parker: Living room display is set up. "There are no bulbs in the lamps — the shades light up … The blinds, pillows, table and picture frame light up too … So does my dress."
1. "I'll draw a picture of you [Garry] — by shooting bullets at aluminum sheet." 2. "My real name is Mr. Ex/Wye/Zee." 3. Guest Durward Kirby: People thought they were applying for "I've Got a Secret." Kirby reads their purported secrets. Panel must guess that everything they are hearing is in response to the same question .
1. Film of two elephants outside the studio who got away. 2. "I've never seen Irma Reichert … I drew her picture from a telephoned description." 3. Guest Robert Goulet: Act out a melodramatic scene. The dialogue is actually the words to 'Leader of the Pack.' The Shangri-Las appear.
1. "I wrote all these books in one year … I am the author of 450 full-length books." 2. "I got a toothache … I pulled his tooth." 3. Guest Peter Lawford: Collects jewelry from the panel and locks it in a safe. "An escape artist will return the jewels … He's already inside the safe."
1. "I'm a piano player … My piano is in this briefcase." 2. "I baked the best cherry pie in a contest against 4,000 girls." 3. Guest Vivian Vance: Begins speaking very fast, Steve responds in kind, and the panel are instructed to keep up the rapid rate of talking. "There's a man backstage recording every word we say — in shorthand."
1. Piloted a plane that circled JFK Airport for a half hour before landing because "The movie we were showing wasn't over." 2. "I lived on an iceberg for 3½ years." It traveled 5,000 nautical miles. 3. Guest Fritz Weaver: Henry assists in a test of the other panelists' powers of observation: Since they last saw him, nine changes have been made to his appearance, which they must identify.
1. "Our teacher is backstage... My teacher is backstage." 2. "I'm quarterback for the Cleveland Browns football team." 3. Guest Don DeFore: The panel are given the facts from a real-life jury case in which a drama critic was sued for libel. Then they must argue the case before a jury of audience members.
1. "I crossed the Atlantic Ocean alone in a 13½-foot sailboat." 2. "I used to weigh 802 pounds." 3. Guest Carol Burnett: Reads scripts in which she interrogates a murder suspect. The panel must figure out the hole in his alibi.
1. Song parody, "Water in New York." 2. "Someone stole the water from my pool … 4,000 gallons overnight." 3. "I didn't draw this picture … I cut it out of one piece of paper — with scissors." 4. Guest Soupy Sales: A group of Watusis, from the African Pavilion at the World's Fair: "We met in a dancing class … We're learning an American dance — the Watusi."
1. "American servicemen found me in Korea when I was 11 years old … They passed the hat to raise money for my musical education." 2. "Our city does not have a harbor." 3. Guest Vivian Vance: One person instructs another to make pantomime movements, and the person following the instructions must guess what they're supposed to be pantomiming.
1. "The book contains over 10,000 world records, facts and statistics … We've memorized everything in the book." 2. "I gave him a pair of my shoes … He's the only other football player who wears size 16 shoes." 3.Guest Omar Sharif: The panelists must try to make themselves understood by people who don't speak English.
1. "I've been a professional baseball player for 40 years … I'm Satchel Paige." 2. Delivered a baby. "We were 100 miles apart at the time … The mother and I were in an airplane over the Atlantic." 3. Guest Ethel Merman: The panel play tunes on a xylophone by reading the numbers on a card, without knowing the note durations, and must guess what tune they're playing.
1. "We race bicycles on these rollers … We can go over 60 miles per hour." 2. "I was the first pilot to fly over the South Pole." 3. Guest George Maharis: The audience filled out a questionnaire which have been fed into a UNIVAC computer. The panel guess the answers to questions about the audience demographics.
Steve Allen is introduced as host and pounds timpani drums, saying ""Thank you and welcome to (pounds drums) I'VE GOT A SECRET! With (pounds drums) BETSY PALMER!, (pounds drums) BILL CULLEN!, (pounds drums), BESS MYERSON!, (pounds drums) and HENRY MORGAN!"" He introduces the first guests, The New York Percussion Trio, featuring Ronald Gould, Arnold Goldberg and Rolf Barnes. They play the ""Ritual Fire Dance of Defiance"" using the piano, two xylophones and timpani drums. But this isn't the only thing they have to give: they also have a secret, which the panel must guess, and the panel must put on their blindfolds (Bess Myerson can be heard softly saying ""Oh,really"" in displeasure). The secret is: ""THE THREE OF US AND THESE INSTRUMENTS TRAVEL IN THESE TWO CARS"". (Volkswagon beetles!!) (NOTE:the piano is not included among the instruments) As they pack their instruments, the panel ask their questions. Bill Cullen asked if what they were doing was athletic, and a band
1. "I sing with the Metropolitan Opera Company … I've sung with the Met every season since 1910." 2. "I'm a professional ice hockey player … I'm the only American-born player in major league hockey." 3. Guest Robert Morse: Each panelist is shown an original model of a famous invention and must guess what it is.
1. "I walk 4 miles a day looking for money on the streets … " 2. "Her letters saved my life … I kept them in my helmet and they deflected a bullet." 3. Guest Phyllis Diller: Friend: "I design all Phyllis Diller's clothes." 4. Found money totals $216.07.
1. "I made the dress I'm wearing ... She made all of our clothes, too." 2. "I was the featherweight boxing champion of the world … I was also the lightweight boxing champion of the world …" 3. Guest John Daly: Reads excerpts from old newspaper articles and the panel must guess what event is being described.
1. "Through the efforts of my high school class … I was freed from behind the Iron Curtain." 2. "I posed as Miss Liberty for the U.S. 25-cent piece." 3. Guests Phil Ford and Mimi Hines: Ford has a toolbox containing what look like mechanic's tools. "I borrowed these tools from a dress designer … He used these tools to make a dress for my wife."
1. "The harpist is my daughter-in-law … All the other musicians are my sons." 2. "I ran in the Boston Marathon last week" 3. Guest E.G. Marshall: The Multiple Image Maker and Identification Compositor (MIMIC) is a machine variation of the Identikit for creating portraits of crime suspects. Using the machine, the panel try to assemble a portrait of Bill.
1. "I taught Steve Allen to play the clarinet … xylophone and vibes … piano." 2. "This is only part of the painting … The entire painting is longer than a football field" 3.Guest Shelley Winters: Steve and the panel are asked questions about themselves and guess the answers by writing down a number from 0 to 5.
1. "It's the oldest automobile still operating in the United States … Nothing on it has been replaced since it was built in 1891" 2. "I just signed a recording contract as a singer." 3. Guest Arlene Francis: Brings out four people, each of whom has a secret about one of the panel. Each person is questioned only by the panelist involved.