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Storybook Squares 1969
Storybook Squares '69 Alt
Storybook Squares 1977
Aired
NBC Saturday Mornings, January 4, 1969-August 30, 1969; 1976-December 30, 1977
Run time
30 Minutes
Host
Peter Marshall
Announcer
Kenny Williams "Guardian of the Gate"
Origination
NBC Studios, Burbank, California

Storybook Squares was a game show.

Game FormatEdit

Original 1969 versionEdit

Like the normal version, two contestants competed (with a boy as X and a girl as O). The game was played exactly the same as the original Hollywood Squares, but no money was involved. Instead, the children played for prizes, with one being awarded per game won.

1976-1977 versionEdit

Although the original 1969 series only made 16 episodes, the format returned as part of the regular series from 1976–1977 for special theme weeks. However, the format differed slightly, featuring teams with three generations of family members (for example, grandmother/mother/daughter). Each game was worth $300, with each team earning $50 per square should time run out (similar to the short-lived NBC primetime version from 1968). The kids played for the first segment of the show, and their parents squared off in the next game, and the grandparents for the rest of the game, unless time was running out, in which case all three players on each team played.

The team with the most money at the end of the game won a large prize, such as a car or exotic vacation.

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STORYBOOK SQUARES STARRING PETER MARSHALL (1969) NBC

STORYBOOK SQUARES STARRING PETER MARSHALL (1969) NBC

Storybook Squares- Mary Jame vs

Storybook Squares- Mary Jame vs. Tim (1969)

Hollywood Squares Storybook Squares 1

Hollywood Squares Storybook Squares 1

Hollwood Squares Storybook Squares 2

Hollwood Squares Storybook Squares 2

Storybook (Hollywood) Squares (Aired July 4, 1977) Brown Rushing

Storybook (Hollywood) Squares (Aired July 4, 1977) Brown Rushing
















See AlsoEdit

The Hollywood Squares
Match Game Hollywood Squares Hour
Hollywood Squares (1986)
Hollywood Squares (1998)
Hip Hop Squares
Hip Hop Squares (2017)

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