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"The celebrity panelists start their questions. Is there any object connected with a secret thing Dr X. Well Yeah I think he's on quite sure there's not big. Do doctors use this object Yes it's been used in surgery. Is this some kind of a machine that might be painful. When it's you a small almost imperceptible smart emerges the contestants face yeah sometimes more would this remotely remotely or in any way be connected with psychiatric cases well not as the host chimes in with a quick joke in very interested in been on the cause of fuel? But that really isn't it really. Isn't the purpose of the game continues but the the panel comes no closer to identifying the contest so after a few minutes the host reveals the secret identity of Doctor. X is the famous doctor. DOC TO FILO defines worth who invented electronic television the audience cheers but Francois bristles slightly had been called a famous especially after stumping the panel. Who never came close to identifying him or his invention Farnsworth had always dreamed of becoming an inventor in the same league? This is heroes. Alexander Graham Bell and Thomas Edison and he had indeed achieved something that warranted that level of recognition. The things hadn't worked out that way for Farnsworth sure he'd been working on television for over thirty years and he was the technical director of his own electronics company. But Farnsworth was the furthest thing from a household name and and his company was on the verge of financial collapse. We can stand here. I sit here for many many hours and talk most fascinating admitting many a long year but unfortunately television being what it is. It's your baby and we're out of time. The host hands farnsworth eighty dollars cash and a carton of Winston cigarettes. The prize he gets for winning being the game. Third the money that you want and I return Greg. That'd be out of work that weren't view. Filo Foxworth the man who invented television exits the stage. It would be his first and only televised appearance."