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Quick as a Flash! (1953-54)
Episode Guide compiled by The Classic TV Archive
with contributions by: Rina Fox
references:
TV Guide/ Library of Congress (telnet://locis.loc.gov)
Internet Movie Database (http://us.imdb.com)
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Writers Guild of America (wga)


Moss & Lewis Productions
for
ABC
Producers Richard Lewis & Bernard J. Prockter

US Game show 1953-54   29 episodes x 30 min

Host Bobby Sherwood (12Mar53-26Mar53)(first 2 episodes only)
Host Bud Collyer (09Apr53-02Jul53) (10Sep53-25Feb54)

Announcer Frank Gallop

Audience Participation Game Show.

Pilot taped in 1952 hosted by Bill Cullen.

*Trivia: Originally a radio program that aired from 1944-1951.

############## Quick as a Flash ##############
############ season 1 Early 1953 #############
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ABC Thursdays 10:30-11pm
Aired alternately with "Personality Puzzle".

[01] Quick as a Flash [Premiere]
12Mar1953 ABC Thur
Host Bobby Sherwood
with
Eva Gabor and Roger Price.

[--] Personality Puzzle
19Mar1953


[02] Quick as a Flash
26Mar1953 ABC Thur
Host Bobby Sherwood

[--] Personality Puzzle
02Apr1953


[03] Quick as a Flash
09Apr1953 ABC Thur
Host Bud Collyer (takes over from Bobby Sherwood)

[--] Personality Puzzle
16Apr1953


[04] Quick as a Flash
23Apr1953 ABC Thur
Host Bud Collyer

[--] Personality Puzzle
30Apr1953


[05] Quick as a Flash
07May1953 ABC Thur
Host Bud Collyer
Guests
Boris Karloff
June Lockhart
Leo Durocher
and Laraine Day.

[--] Personality Puzzle
14May1953


[06] Quick as a Flash
21May1953 ABC Thur
Host Bud Collyer

[--] Personality Puzzle
28May1953


[07] Quick as a Flash
04Jun1953 ABC Thur
Host Bud Collyer

[--] Personality Puzzle
11Jun1953


[08] Quick as a Flash
18Jun1953 ABC Thur
Host Bud Collyer

[--] Personality Puzzle
25Jun1953


[08] Quick as a Flash
02Jul1953 ABC Thur
Host Bud Collyer

############## Quick as a Flash ##############
############## season 2 1953-54 ##############
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ABC Thursday 8-8:30pm

2.01 [09] Quick as a Flash [Season 2 Premiere]
10Sep1953 ABC Thur
Host Bud Collyer

2.02 [10] Quick as a Flash
17Sep1953 ABC Thur
Host Bud Collyer
with
Faye Emerson
George Jessel
and Kitty Carlisle.

2.03 [11] Quick as a Flash
24Sep1953 ABC Thur
Host Bud Collyer

2.04 [12] Quick as a Flash
01Oct1953 ABC Thur
Host Bud Collyer

2.05 [13] Quick as a Flash
08Oct1953 ABC Thur
Host Bud Collyer

2.06 [14] Quick as a Flash
15Oct1953 ABC Thur
Host Bud Collyer

2.07 [15] Quick as a Flash
22Oct1953 ABC Thur
Host Bud Collyer
George Price
Paula Stone

2.08 [16] Quick as a Flash
29Oct1953 ABC Thur
Host Bud Collyer

2.09 [17] Quick as a Flash
05Nov1953 ABC Thur
Host Bud Collyer

2.10 [18] Quick as a Flash
12Nov1953 ABC Thur
Host Bud Collyer

2.11 [19] Quick as a Flash
19Nov1953 ABC Thur
Host Bud Collyer

2.12 [20] Quick as a Flash
26Nov1953 ABC Thur
Host Bud Collyer
Zachary Scott
Kitty Carlisle
and Faye Emerson

2.13 [21] Quick as a Flash
03Dec1953 ABC Thur
Host Bud Collyer
Kitty Carlisle
and Faye Emerson.

2.14 [22] Quick as a Flash
10Dec1953 ABC Thur
Host Bud Collyer
Cesar Romero
Kitty Carlisle
and Faye Emerson.

2.15 [23] Quick as a Flash
17Dec1953 ABC Thur
Host Bud Collyer
Kitty Carlisle
and Faye Emerson.

2.16 [24] Quick as a Flash
24Dec1953 ABC Thur
Host Bud Collyer
Carl Reiner
Kitty Carlisle
and Faye Emerson.

2.17 [25] Quick as a Flash
31Dec1953 ABC Thur
Host Bud Collyer
Kitty Carlisle
and Faye Emerson.

2.18 [26] Quick as a Flash
07Jan1954 ABC Thur
Host Bud Collyer
Kitty Carlisle
and Faye Emerson.

2.19 [27] Quick as a Flash
14Jan1954 ABC Thur
Host Bud Collyer
Kitty Carlisle
and Faye Emerson.

2.20 [28] Quick as a Flash
21Jan1954 ABC Thur
Host Bud Collyer
Kitty Carlisle
and Faye Emerson.

2.21 [29] Quick as a Flash
28Jan1954 ABC Thur
Host Bud Collyer
Kitty Carlisle
and Faye Emerson.

2.22 [30] Quick as a Flash
04Feb1954 ABC Thur
Host Bud Collyer
Kitty Carlisle
and Faye Emerson.

2.23 [31] Quick as a Flash
11Feb1954
Host Bud Collyer
Kitty Carlisle
and Faye Emerson.

2.24 [32] Quick as a Flash
18Feb1954 ABC Thur
Host Bud Collyer
Kitty Carlisle
and Faye Emerson.

2.25 [29] Quick as a Flash [Final show of the series]
25Feb1954 ABC Thur
Host Bud Collyer
Kitty Carlisle
and Faye Emerson.

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