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What is Beat the Clock (1969) about?
Welcome to the Beat the Clock (1969) guide at TV Tome. Eight years after Beat the Clock ended its network run, the folks at Goodson-Todman productions revived this durable game show for syndication. It turned out this stunt contest was a success, lasting five years in first-run syndication. Two male-female couples (usually married but could also be engaged) competed to complete stunts within a 60-second (or less) time limit, this time with the aid of a celebrity guest. As with the network Beat the Clock, the stunts were the centerpiece of the show, and they were often very messy. Examples: Putting on oversized underwear and then stuffing 12 balloons into it without breaking any. Springing six mouse-traps using a large sausage tied to a fishing pole, and the partner freeing the mouse-traps. Throwing three custard pies through a wooden cutout that their mate stood behind, while the pie-thrower was blindfolded. A huge on-stage clock counted down the sec


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