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The Original Hollywood Squares

Discussion in 'Anything goes' started by Just_An_SID, Jul 31, 2008.

  1. Just_An_SID

    Just_An_SID Active Member

    I am posting this for Killick on his B-day. . . enjoy.

    If you remember the Original Hollywood Squares and its comics, this may bring a tear to your eyes. These great questions and answers are from the days when ' Hollywood Squares' game show responses were spontaneous, not scripted, as they are now. Peter Marshall was the host asking the questions, of course..

    Q. Do female frogs croak?
    A. Paul Lynde : If you hold their little heads under water long enough.

    Q. If you're going to make a parachute jump, at least how high should you be? A. Charley Weaver : Three days of steady drinking should do it.

    Q. True or False, a pea can last as long as 5,000 years.
    A. George Gobel : Boy, it sure seems that way sometimes.

    Q. You've been having trouble going to sleep. Are you probably a man or a woman?
    A. Don Knotts : That's what's been keeping me awake.

    Q. According to Cosmopolitan, if you meet a stranger at a party and you think that he is attractive, is it okay to come out and ask him if he's married?
    A. Rose Marie : No; wait until morning.

    Q. Which of your five senses tends to diminish as you get older?
    A. Charley Weaver : My sense of decency.

    Q. In Hawaiian, does it take more than three words to say 'I Love You'?
    A. Vincent Price : No, you can say it with a pineapple and a twenty.

    Q. As you grow older, do you tend to gesture more or less with your hands while talking?
    A. Rose Marie : You ask me one more growing old question Peter , and I'll give you a gesture you'll never forget.

    Q. Paul, why do Hell's Angels wear leather?
    A. Paul Lynde : Because chiffon wrinkles too easily.

    Q. Charley, you've just decided to grow strawberries. Are you going to get any during the first year?
    A. Charley Weaver : Of course not, I'm too busy growing strawberries.

    Q. In bowling, what's a perfect score? A. Rose Marie : Ralph , the pin boy.

    Q. It is considered in bad taste to discuss two subjects at nudist camps. One is politics, what is the other?
    A. Paul Lynde : Tape measures.

    Q. During a tornado, are you safer in the bedroom or in the closet?
    A. Rose Marie : Unfortunately Peter , I'm always safe in the bedroom.

    Q. Can boys join the Camp Fire Girls?
    A. Marty Allen : Only after lights out.

    Q. When you pat a dog on its head he will wag his tail. What will a goose do?
    A. Paul Lynde : Make him bark?

    Q. If you were pregnant for two years, what would you give birth to?
    A. Paul Lynde : Whatever it is, it would never be afraid of the dark.

    Q. According to Ann Landers, is there anything wrong with getting into the habit of kissing a lot of people?
    A. Charley Weaver : It got me out of the army.

    Q. It is the most abused and neglected part of your body, what is it?
    A Paul Lynde : Mine may be abused, but it certainly isn't neglected.

    Q. Back in the old days, when Great Grandpa put horseradish on his head, what was he trying to do?
    A. George Gobel : Get it in his mouth.

    Q. When a couple have a baby, who is responsible for its sex?
    A. Charley Weaver : I'll lend him the car, the rest is up to him.

    Q. Jackie Gleason recently revealed that he firmly believes in them and has actually seen them on at least two occasions. What are they?
    A. Charley Weaver : His feet.

    Q. According to Ann Landers, what are two things you should never do in bed?
    A. Paul Lynde : Point and laugh
  2. casty33

    casty33 Active Member

    Thank you, SID, you just provided this old man many laughs and the most enjoyable reading material I have had in months.
  3. spnited

    spnited Active Member

    All Casty needs now is Fanny Flagg.
  4. bigpern23

    bigpern23 Well-Known Member

    That was some funny shit.
  5. casty33

    casty33 Active Member

    I loved Fanny Flagg, spnited. Too bad she liked women better than she liked men.
  6. Smasher_Sloan

    Smasher_Sloan Active Member

    I have decent gay-dar, but that's one that surprised me.
  7. Pete Incaviglia

    Pete Incaviglia Active Member

    Good stuff. Did anyone else read the Don Knotts response while hearing his voice in your head? That's the only one where I "heard" the actor.
  8. mike311gd

    mike311gd Active Member

    Q. Charley, you've just decided to grow strawberries. Are you going to get any during the first year?
    A. Charley Weaver : Of course not, I'm too busy growing strawberries.

    This was my favorite. I loved Hollywood Squares when it was on USA in the early '90s.
  9. dooley_womack1

    dooley_womack1 Well-Known Member

    Ah, the "confirmed bachelor" Paul Lynde. Great stuff. By the early 1970s, they were providing some joke answers, tho.
  10. Huggy

    Huggy Well-Known Member

    George Gobel was the man....
  11. Chef

    Chef Active Member

    Quick trivia--

    During the 90's Hollywood Squares.......who was

    A. Upper Left
    B. Center
    C. Lower Center
  12. I believe Whoopi Goldberg was center square
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