In the late 1950s and early '60s, legendary comedian groucho marx hosted the game show you bet your life-- first on radio, then on television guests included average citizens and younger, up-and. As a young child we laid on the shelf old cars had under the back windon speakers there played supermaan, gunsmoke, and you bet your life as we took the long ride back from grandas house. Spencer christian’s, “you bet your life: how i survived jim crow racism, hurricane chasing, and gambling” is a thoughtful account of mr christian’s humble upbringing, cherished family life and fascinating career.
Watch full episodes of you bet your life and get the latest breaking news, exclusive videos and pictures, episode recaps and much more at tvguidecom. A bugs bunny cartoon entitled wideo wabbit had a scene where bugs bunny impersonated groucho to elmer fudd for the game show you beat your wife, a takeoff on the name you bet your life an episode of animaniacs had a segment called you risk your life, where if the secret word was said, wakko would hit the contestant who said it on the head. You bet your life is the 18th episode of the third season of er it was first aired on april, 17 1997 it was written by paul manning and directed by christopher chulack benton tries to find out if everything's ok with carla's baby carter tries to get a man operated, despite the fact. Lyrics to 'you bet your life' by rush just another hunter like a wolf in the sun / just another junkie on a scoring run / just another victim of the things he.
You bet your life was a quiz show that was more about the host than the quiz first on radio and then on tv, groucho marx was the ringleader and chief quipster for an on-air circus of celebrity. You bet your life just another winner, pours his life down the drain just another island in a hurricane just another loser, like a cat in the rain just another day, in the path of a speeding train the odds get even, you name the game the odds get even, the stakes are the same. You bet your life tells the roller-coaster story of christian’s rise to success and crash to rock bottom it also details his rebounding, rebuilding, and recovering of hope and happiness it also details his rebounding, rebuilding, and recovering of hope and happiness. You bet your life was the television version of groucho marx's popular radio series of the same name, which grew out of improvisational scenes groucho had performed.
Thank you so much for uploading these i've watched all the episodes of the tv version that the archive has and i love this show i wish i was as quick-witted as groucho. You bet your life the top 10 reasons you need a professional patient advocate by your sidecame along later to help patients understand how they can get the help they need when they are just too sick, or too tired, to advocate for themselves when seeking care during a difficult time. Listen to 32 episodes of you bet your life for free part of our over 12,000 show library of old time radio.
In an episode of animaniacs, there was a parody of you bet your life called you risk your life yakko was the host and dr scratchnsniff was the announcer if the contestant said the secret word, they would be hit on the head with a mallet from wakko. You bet your life was taken from groucho's radio series of the same name it was inspired after groucho had done an improvisational scene with bob hope on radio the idea was the same as it later was with bill cosby : to invite people on and have an unrehearsed conversation with them. You bet your life is currently unavailable to stream on-demand, but may be available on hulu with live tv depending on regional availability try live tv for free.
You bet your life starring groucho marx (update) with 46 additional recordings, enjoy this hilarious american quiz old time radio show host by famed funny man groucho marx schmoozing with regular folks and announcer, straightman george fenneman. In your mid-40s or early 50s, the light suddenly goes on oh, yeah, you say to yourself in the early-morning hours, the day is coming when i'll actually retire that's when the counting starts. The televised you bet your life went the way of most prime time game shows in 1961, the victim of quiz scandals and dwindling audience interest in the game show format but since every episode of you bet your life was filmed, the show has survived in syndication and in packaged video compilations. About an hour's worth of short highlight clips from the rare you bet your life episodes posted on this channel, a great way to see how much gold is in these shows if you take the time to watch them.
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The time god appeared on you bet your life (the following is a transcript of you bet your life as it was originally telecast on may 6, 1954 at 8pm, by the national broadcasting company. A channel featuring complete episodes of the groucho marx's classic comedy game show you bet your life with over 120 episodes available, new shows will be posted all the time-- and not the same ones you see over and over on youtube and public domain dvds. On my blog i’m doing a book cover reveal for the latest mystery in my new cozy series, you bet your life a willows bend cozy mystery, book 1 “sometimes, you have to take a chance.