When the network decides to bring in a more telegenic contestant, the WASP-ish Charles Van Doren (Ralph Fiennes), to replace Queens-born Herbie Stempel. Stempel takes aim at the show, announcing that the game is rigged. An idealistic young lawyer working for a Congressional subcommittee Dick Goodwin is brought in to examine the claim that winners were given the answers.
Craig, Alan and guest Bryan Richards (@FirewaterCast on twitter) discuss entitlement, making a name for yourself, the Funnybooks and Firewater podcast and the movie Quiz Show on this week’s Matinee heroes!!
Craig, Alan and guest Bryan Richards discuss his Funnybooks and Firewater podcast
Craig, Alan and Bryan discuss the movie “Quiz Show”
A preview of next week’s episode “Argo”
Next week… The fall of the Shah leads to American hostages and the making of “Argo”
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