Year 1954

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I’ve Got a Secret — 1954

Episodes listed on this page:

Seen by us 1
Details unavailable 19
Total entries 20

All air dates are Wednesdays.

This is the year for which the least information is available, but it can be inferred from surrounding years that the regular cast was Host Garry Moore and Panel Bill Cullen, Jayne Meadows, Henry Morgan, and Faye Emerson, seated in that order.


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Calendar Week Air Date Guest Notes
82: 1/3-9 [Unknown]
83: 1/10-16 [Unknown]
84: 1/17-23 [Unknown]
85: 1/24-30 [Unknown]
86: 1/31-2/6 [Unknown]
87: 2/7-13 2/10/54 [Unknown] A clip from this episode (“My wife and I had our 25th child last week”) is shown in the fourth anniversary episode of 6/13/56.
88: 2/14-20 [Unknown]
89: 2/21-27 [Unknown]
90: 2/28-3/6 [Unknown]
91: 3/7-13 [Unknown]
92: 3/14-20 [Unknown]
93: 3/21-27 [Unknown]
94: 3/28-4/3 [Unknown]
95: 4/4-10 [Unknown]
96: 4/11-17 [Unknown]
97: 4/18-24 4/21/54

Chico Marx Sponsor: Cavalier cigarettes

Polly Bergen fills in for Faye. First contestant is one of Ava Gardner’s sisters. Chico appears disguised as Harpo.
98: 4/25-5/1 [Unknown]
99: 5/2-8 5/5/54 [Unknown] A clip from this episode (Earl Wilson) is shown in the fourth anniversary episode of 6/13/56.
100: 5/9-15 [Unknown]
101: 5/16-22 [Unknown]
102: 5/23-29 [Unknown]
103: 5/30-6/5 6/2/542 Audrey Meadows Laraine Day fills in for Faye.
104: 6/6-12 6/9/54 Janet Leigh
105: 6/13-19 [Unknown]
106: 6/20-26 6/23/54 [Unknown]

A clip from this episode (Louise Gordon) is shown in the sixth anniversary episode of 6/18/58.
107: 6/27-7/3 [Unknown]
108: 7/4-10 7/7/542 Alan Mowbray Laraine Day fills in for Faye.
109: 7/11-17 7/14/54 Morgan the Dog
110: 7/18-24 7/21/54 Helen Kane
111: 7/25-31 [Unknown]
112: 8/1-7 8/4/542 Maxie Rosenbloom Laraine Day fills in for Faye.
113: 8/8-14 8/11/542 Chester Morris Laraine Day fills in for Faye.
114: 8/15-21 8/18/542 Robert Q. Lewis Laraine Day fills in for Faye.
115: 8/22-28 8/25/54 Charles Coburn
116: 8/29-9/4 [Unknown]
117: 9/5-11 9/8/54 Dennis O’Keefe
118: 9/12-18 [Unknown]
119: 9/19-25 9/22/54 Emmett Kelly
120: 9/26-10/2 [Unknown]
121: 10/3-9 [Unknown]
122: 10/10-16 10/13/54 Boris Karloff

Only episode from this year known to have aired on Game Show Network (even 1953 had more).

Sponsor: Cavalier cigarettes

  1. Paul Thomas of Louisiana gives Faye 20 pounds of sugar cane to chew on.
  2. “Mr. X” (Harold van S.), Miami Beach: “I’m the doctor who brought Faye Emerson into the world.” Garry gives it away that he’s a doctor. Bill guesses, going last.
  3. “Misters Y” (Jesse Owens, Dick Button, Eddie Egan, Johnny Hayes, Dick Landon): “Each of us won an Olympic championship for the USA.” Bill guesses, going second.
  4. Guest Boris Karloff: Four women chosen from the audience participate in a screaming contest. When Karloff touches each woman’s shoulder, that is her cue to scream. The blindfolded panel have to figure out what’s going on.
123: 10/17-23 [Unknown]
124: 10/24-30 [Unknown]
125: 10/31-11/6 [Unknown]
126: 11/7-13 [Unknown]
127: 11/14-20 11/17/54 [Unknown] In the episode of 12/2/59, it is stated that the guest’s secret in this episode was, “Panel had to test weight-reducing machines,” though it is not stated who the guest was.
128: 11/21-27 [Unknown]
129: 11/28-12/4 12/1/54 [Unknown] A clip from this episode (Inspector Fabian) is shown in the fourth anniversary episode of 6/13/56.
130: 12/5-11 [Unknown]
131: 12/12-18 [Unknown]
132: 12/19-25 12/22/54 None
133: 12/26/54-1/1/55 12/29/54 Peter Lorre

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