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: May 11, 2002

Included: photo-shop customers returning pictures find the store is now a dry-cleaning shop; a woman in a tight skirt solicits help from passersby; supermarket customers' movements match the store music; an elevator doesn't go up or down---it goes side-to-side; a customer gives away a movie's plot in a video store.

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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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