Staring "sharp as a wet sponge," Mel Blanc, asking the audience questions to determine if you are a genius, a whiz kid, a brain. Produced by AFRS, Mel Blanc with his exceptional voice talent gets pretty weird and wonderful as a one-man sound effects artist.
Mel Blanc asks that you get out a pencil and paper and answer as you go along. Each question is given a point value and you add your points up at the end to see if you are a genius. Most of the show's questions are about cultural literacy of the era, such as "What date was the first Model-T Put on the market?" But other questions are word literacy and common knowledge.
Ten points "What is a misogynist?"
- One who doesn't like women,
"Can you imagine anyone that stupid?"
- One who is a contentious objector
- A person who doesn't like massages
Are You a Genius? is a fun and entertaining old time radio quiz show that highlights the many voice talents of Mel Blanc. For another interactive show, see also: Calling All Detectives and the informative program, The Answer Man.