“When it’s least expected, you’re elected. You’re the star today. With a hocus pocus, you’re in focus. It’s your lucky day.”If the above prompts you to reply, “Smile, you’re on Candid Camera,” then you really know your TV theme-song lyrics, because those are the opening lines to the “Candid Camera” theme.The show pioneered the hidden-camera technique and eventually spawned such contemporary imitators as “Punk’d” and “Girls Behaving Badly.” Advertisers, knowing a good thing when they saw it, ...
Register to view this article
It’s free but we need to know a little about you to continually improve our content.
Registering allows you to unlock a portion of our premium online content. You can access more in-depth stories and analysis, as well as news not found on any other website or any other media outlet. You also get free eNewsletters, blogs, real-time polls, archives and more.
Attention Print Subscribers: While you have already been granted free access to NRN we ask that you register now.We promise it will only take a few minutes!
Questions about your account or how to access content?