Who was on the old Hollywood Squares?

The 14 best celebrities to pick on ‘Hollywood Squares’ in the…

  1. Paul Lynde. There is only one Paul Lynde.
  2. Joan Rivers. The queen of the one-liner, Rivers’ dished out the often risqué domestic humor of her early stand-up.
  3. Rose Marie.
  4. George Gobel.
  5. Vincent Price.
  6. Karen Valentine.
  7. Charo.
  8. Harvey Korman.

What year did Hollywood Squares start?

Match Game-Hollywood Squares Hour

The Match Game-Hollywood Squares Hour
Distributor MGM Worldwide Television Fremantle North America
Original network NBC
Original release October 31, 1983 – July 27, 1984

Who said Circle gets the square?

Thanks 🙂 This was a common phrase on the game show “The Hollywood Squares.” As I recall, it was usually what was said by the host when the X player missed his question so that the O player (circle) was awarded the “square” that the X player was trying to win on the tic-tac-toe board of celebrities.

Who played the middle square on Hollywood Squares?

In 1986 when a new daytime syndicated version was produced, John Davidson became the host. Shadoe Stevens took over the centre square in 1998, and in the late 90s actress Whoopi Goldberg acquired the rights to the series and became the regular centre square on the show (now hosted by Tom Bergeron).

What is the meaning of Circle gets the square?

An affirmative response
(humorous) An affirmative response; often used sarcastically. “You guys are going to mock me for this aren’t you?” “And circle gets the square!”

What does the expression and circle gets the square mean?

cliché Said when one is awarded something or gets something correct. A phrase commonly heard on the game show Hollywood Squares, which was based on the gameplay of tic-tac-toe. Primarily heard in US.

Who was the first host of Hollywood Squares?

Peter Marshall
He was the original host of The Hollywood Squares from 1966 to 1981 and has almost fifty television, movie, and Broadway credits….Peter Marshall (entertainer)

Peter Marshall
Occupation Actor singer TV host radio personality
Years active 1950–2021
Known for Original host of Hollywood Squares (1966–1981)