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Dr. I. Q., The Mental Banker

Premiere Episode: 1939-04-10
Final Episode: 1950-11-29

Number of Episodes: 25

Genre(s):
Game Show

Broadcast History:

Dates: 4/10/1939 - 7/3/1939
Network: NBC Blue
Days: Monday
Starting time: 10:03PM
Sponsor: Mars Candy
Length of show: 30 minutes

Dates: 7/10/1939 - 3/30/1942
Network: NBC
Days: Monday
Starting time: 9:00PM
Sponsor: Mars Candy
Length of show: 30 minutes

Dates: 4/6/1942 - 3/27/1949
Network: NBC
Days: Monday
Starting time: 9:30PM
Sponsor: Vick Chemical
Length of show: 30 minutes

Dates: 4/3/1944 - 6/27/1949
Network: NBC
Days: Monday
Starting time: 9:30PM
Sponsor: Mars Candy
Length of show: 30 minutes

Dates: 7/1/1949 - 10/28/1949
Network: NBC
Days: Friday
Sponsor: Mars Candy
Length of show: 30 minutes

Dates: 1/4/1950 - 11/29/1950
Network: ABC
Days: Wednesday
Starting time: 8:00PM
Sponsor: Embassy Cigarettes
Length of show: 30 minutes

Series Synopsis: Dr. I. Q. was the first great quiz show of the air. None before it possessed the style, pace, or longevity of this brisk item. The “doctor” offered a new lightning-fast quiz, with listeners in almost every major city eventually eligible to play... On the Air: The Encyclopedia of Old-Time Radio by John Dunning
Series Theme: You Are My Lucky Star, We're In The Money
Creator: ***  
Cast: Frank Barton(Assistant)
Jim Doyle(Assistant)
Robert Enoch(Host)
Johnny Frazer(Assistant)
Bert Igou(Host)
   
Director: Paul Dumont
 Harry Holcomb
Announcer: Allen C. Anthony
 Frank Barton
 Jim Doyle
 Johnny Frazer
 Hal Gibney
 Ed Shaughnessy
 Hank Weaver