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But he got the money... (10.20)

Wags: Taylor, when you come with us, you will see that this man parries those questions like Charles Van Doren.

Taylor: Van Doren was fed the answers.

Wags: But he got the money. As will we. And that's all that matters.

Charles Lincoln Van Doren (born February 12, 1926) is an American academic, writer, and editor who was involved in a television quiz show scandal in the 1950s. In 1959 he testified before the United States Congress that he had been given the correct answers by the producers of the show Twenty-One. Terminated by NBC, he joined the Encyclopedia Britannica in 1959, becoming a vice president and writing and editing many books before retiring in 1982. He has continued to live a quiet life as a writer and teacher.