Granddaddy of them all: Groucho Marx’s secret word game

Groucho Marx (or Grouchy as one participant called him) gave $100 cash to contestants who lucked into mentioning the secret word of the day on his hit game show You Bet Your Life.

Here’s “Crazy Legs” Rowena stumbling into the secret word of the day for October 18, 1958.

(While you’re here, don’t miss Pee-wee Herman’s secret word game and Kristen Wigg’s secret word solution.)