You Bet Your Life (1950) (TV Show)

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You Bet Your Life is an American quiz show that aired on both radio and television. The original and best-known version was hosted by Groucho Marx of the Marx Brothers, with announcer and assistant George Fenneman. The show debuted on ABC Radio on October 27, 1947, then moved to CBS Radio debuting October 5, 1949 before making the transition to NBC-TV and NBC Radio on October 4, 1950. Because of its simple format, it was possible to broadcast the show simultaneously on radio and television. June 10, 1960 was the last episode aired in its radio broadcast format. For its final season debuting September 22, 1960, the TV show was renamed The Groucho Show and ran a further year. Wikipedia


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You Bet Your Life is a member of the following lists: 1950 television series debuts, 1950s American television series, Black-and-white television programs, NBC network shows, 1960s American television series, American game shows, First-run syndicated television programs in the United States, 1961 television series endings, 1980s American television series and 1990s American television series.

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83 Episodes »
  • Season 1 Season 1
  • Season 2 Season 2
  • Season 3 Season 3
  • Season 4 Season 4
  • Season 5 Season 5
  • Season 6 Season 6
  • Season 7 Season 7


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Announcer: Our next contestants are Marika Aba...
Groucho: And a happy new year.


6 Awards »
Nominated for 6 Awards

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54 Lists »
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