The Better Half was a game show that pitted husbands against wives.

Broadcast[edit | edit source]

Mutual Radio: 3/22/1942 – 1/19/1950

Hosts[edit | edit source]

Tom Slater (1942–1944)
Edmund "Tiny" Ruffner (1944–1950)

Format[edit | edit source]

Four married couples were brought onstage and competed in various stunts involving the traditional concepts of "manhood" and "womanhood". The stunts were based on old prejudices and concepts.

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