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Art Linkletter's House Party or House Party was an Americanmarker daytime variety/talk show which aired on CBS Radio from January 15, 1945 to October 13, 1967. It had an equally long run on CBS television from September 1, 1952 to September 5, 1969 (the last season as The Linkletter Show).

The series was launched when producer John Guedel learned that an ad agency (representing General Electric, the original sponsor) wanted to do a new audience participation show and began phone calls pitching a series with Art Linkletter. Asked to provide an outline, Guedel and Linkletter came up with a format that would give Linkletter total freedom and spontaneity.

Hosted by Linkletter, the show featured everything from household hints to hunts for missing heirs. A humorous monolog by Linkletter could be followed by an audience participation quiz to win prizes, musical groups, informal celebrity interviews and guest speakers from assorted walks of life. Ideas for the show were devised by producer John Guedel and his father, Walter, but Linkletter never used scripts or rehearsed.

The show's best-remembered segment was "Kids Say the Darndest Things" in which Linkletter interviewed schoolchildren between the ages of five and ten. The popularity of this segment led to a TV series with the same title and a series of Kids Say the Darndest Things books. Two were illustrated by Charles Schulz in a rare non-Peanuts approach. During the 27-year run, Linkletter interviewed more than 23,000 children.

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