Candid Camera

  • 1999
  • TV Show
  • TV-PG

Peter Funt continues his father's legacy of eavesdropping on unsuspecting folks and saying 'Smile! You're on Candid Camera.' This forerunner of reality-tv began on radio, in a show called 'Candid Microphone,' which moved to TV in 1948. The original show aired on and off on ABC, CBS and NBC until 1990, but had its longest sustained run (1960-67) on CBS.

Candid Camera

First Aired: June 3, 2000

An automated parking gate prevents motorists from exiting a parking lot; a supermarket checker frustrates shoppers by requesting a price check on every item; a couple goes fishing at the Monterey Bay Aquarium. Also: youngsters attempt to count and do jumping jacks at the same time.

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  • Premiered: September 24, 1999
  • Rating: TV-PG
  • Premise: Peter Funt continues his father's legacy of eavesdropping on unsuspecting folks and saying 'Smile! You're on Candid Camera.' This forerunner of reality-tv began on radio, in a show called 'Candid Microphone,' which moved to TV in 1948. The original show ai… (more)

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